Area volleyball roundup: Ethan eases past Hanson
ETHAN—Class B No. 4 Ethan defeated Hanson in three sets on Thursday in Cornbelt Conference action, 25-21, 25-16 and 25-15.
Ethan (22-4): Mollie Miiller racked up 27 digs for Ethan, while Jessica Bartscher dished out 32 assists and came up with 15 digs. Cameryn Logan led the kill tally with seven, while Karly Gustafson, Miiller and Jada Plastow contributed six kills apiece. Gustafson also added two aces in the win. The Rustlers host Avon on Monday.
Hanson (10-13): Ellie Tuschen tallied 11 digs and six kills for the Beavers, while Morgan Huber added five kills. Abby Kortan and Megan Guericke dished up nine digs apiece, and Jacy Waldera finished with 13 assists in the loss. The Beavers play Scotland on Monday in Alexandria.
Chamberlain 3, Platte-Geddes 2
PLATTE—Chamberlain outlasted Platte-Geddes in a five-set match on Thursday. The Cubs lost the first two set, but rallied for the victory. Set scores were 15-25, 12-25, 25-23, 25-12 and 16-14
Chamberlain (7-13): Hannah Anderson powered the Cubs with 10 kills, four blocks, 18 digs and five aces. Makenzie Sorensen dished out 10 assists. Avany Long stuffed the stat sheet with six kills, three blocks, three aces and 21 digs. Mady Handel added seven kills and five blocks. The Cubs play McLaughlin on Tuesday in Eagle Butte.
Platte-Geddes (9-13): Tori Weins had 24 kills, three digs and a block for the Black Panthers, with Courtney Neuman adding 20 assists, six digs and an ace. Molly Muilenberg had seven kills, four digs and served and ace in the loss. Regan Hoffman recorded 19 digs and Avery DeVries had 10 assists, four digs, three aces and two kills. The Black Panthers play Tripp-Delmont/Armour in Armour on Monday.
Wagner 3, AC/DC 0
LAKE ANDES—Wagner won its 10th consecutive match with a three-set sweep on the road against Andes Central/Dakota Christian, 25-18, 25-6 and 26-24.
Wagner (21-3): Abby Brunsing had 11 kills and 11 digs, while Faith Tyler pitched in eight kills and 10 digs. Emilea Cimpl handed out 18 assists and Lizzie Tyler added 12 assists, five kills, five digs and two aces. The Red Raiders travel to Class A No. 3 Winner on Tuesday.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian (13-8): Brianna Deurmier led AC/DC with 15 assists and seven digs and Tyra Medicine Horn had 18 digs, four kills and three blocks. Isabel Pheifer also had seven kills and eight digs and Mackenzie Muckey had four kills and nine digs. The Thunder play in the Dakota Christian Thunder Nation tournament on Saturday in New Holland.
Avon 3, Centerville 0
AVON—Avon downed Centerville in three sets to pick up a win at home on Thursday. Set scores were 25-4, 25-11, 25-14
Avon (15-7): Madisyn Cameron tallied 12 aces and nine assists to lead the Pirates, while Natalie Zacharias notched four kills. Tori Schryvers grabbed four digs and three aces while Maddie Kocmich, KaCee Zacharias and Ali Sees tallied three kills apiece. The Pirates travel to Ethan on Monday.
Centerville (0-16): Haley Meyer finished with three digs and two kills, while Sophie Eide had two digs and three assists. Ellie Hunter tallied four digs in the loss for Centerville. The Tornadoes play in the Wolsey tournament on Oct. 20.
Bridgewater-Emery 3, Gayville-Volin 0
EMERY—Bridgewater-Emery cruised to a straight set victory on Thursday over Gayville-Volin. Set scores were 25-21, 25-17 and 25-13.
Bridgewater-Emery (13-6): Sydney Hoffman paved the way for the Huskies, recording 10 kills, five blocks and two aces. Joslyn Schrank had a team-high 17 digs and Katelyn Kotas added 15. Kerrigan Schultz finished with 13 assists and five digs, while Sophia Potter finished with 12 assists. The Huskies play in the Dakota Christian Thunder Nation tournament on Saturday in New Holland.
Gayville-Volin (13-9): Molly Larson finished with 22 digs, while Olivia Petrik added 20. Abby Larson dished out 19 assists for the Raiders. The Raiders play Marty in Gayville on Tuesday.
Wolsey-Wessington 3, Wessington Springs 0
WOLSEY—Wolsey-Wessington defeated Wessington Springs on Thursday to earn its 10th win of the season. Set scores were 25-22, 25-11 and 25-20.
Wolsey-Wessington (10-6): Lizzi Brandt and Chantel Haider both served four aces, while Brandt also added 13 digs and six kills. Shayla Muilenburg tallied 24 assists for the Warbirds. Ally Boomsma finished with 17 digs in the win. The Warbirds play in Redfield on Saturday.
Wessington Springs (11-9): Makayla Dornbusch and Chasity Vissia both had three aces for the Spartans. Vissia also led the team with 20 aces, with Sierra Burg recorded a team-high nine digs in the loss. The Spartans play in the Dakota Christian Thunder Nation Tournament on Saturday in New Holland.
Menno 3, Mitchell Christian 0
MENNO-- Menno picked up a three-set victory over Mitchell Christian Thursday in Menno. Set scores were 25-15, 25-6 and 25-19.
Menno (7-12): Kiara Nusz racked up 14 kills for Menno while Eisley Sayler pitched in eight kills, 13 digs and five aces. Morgan Edelman tallied four kills and 10 digs, while Tess Oplinger finished with 15 assists, and Jaedyn Oplinger added 13 assists and nine digs. Hailey Handel also had five digs and five aces. The Wolves play in New Holland on Saturday.
Mitchell Christian (3-16): Claire Lepke racked up 12 digs, while Maggie Reynen pitched in seven. Erica Thompson had four assists.Whisper Eben led the Golden Eagles in kills with four. Mitchell Christian plays at Iroquois on Tuesday.
Colome 3, White River 1
COLOME—After dropping the first set of Thursday's match against White River, Colome went on to win the final three sets in convincing fashion to secure the win, 23-25, 25-14, 25-18 and 25-12.
Colome (7-15): Makayla Shippy had a huge night with 31 assists, 23 digs and two aces, while Saydee Heath posted 10 kills and 20 digs and Kaydee Heath added nine kills and two blocks. Haley Krumpus also had eight kills and Rayne Hermsen had 13 digs. The Cowgirls play in the Dakota Christian Thunder Nation Tournament on Saturday in New Holland.
Chester Area 3, Canistota 0
CHESTER—A big effort from Hanna Reiff powered Class B No. 3 Chester Area to a three-set victory over Canistota on Thursday.
Chester Area (19-5): Reiff dished out 38 digs for the Flyers, while Makenna Larson pitched in 19. Hailey Ewoldt racked up 40 assists, while Jadon Wages and Jayda Kenyon notched 13 and 10 kills, respectively. The Flyers host Sioux Valley on Tuesday.
Canistota (19-5): Cassidy Keller tossed up 24 digs for Canistota, while Noelle Hofer tallied seven kills and Jordan Engbrecht had five. Hannah Parry finished with 10 assists.The Hawks travel to Parker on Saturday.
MVP 3, West Central 1
MOUNT VERNON—Mount Vernon/Plankinton rebounded after dropping the third set to beat West Central in four on Thursday. Set scores were 25-15, 25-14, 23-25, 25-18.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (9-12): Reagan Klooz had 21 assists for the Titans, while Rebecca Gerlach finished with 22 digs. Katlyn Briggs had 16 kills, Hailey Walz served two aces and Dacey Rihanek recorded three blocks in the win. The Titans host Bon Homme Saturday.
West Central (7-8): Shaw Nelson served three aces and Haley Tobin had 39 digs for the Trojans. Olivia Heath had eight kills, while Morgan Schumacher finished with 16 assists in the loss. The Trojans will play in North Sioux City on Saturday.
Parker 3, Parkston 0
PARKSTON—Parker cruised to victory over Parkston on Thursday, defeating the Trojans 3-0. Set scores were 25-22, 25-8 and 25-15.
Parker (20-7): Grace Leberman led the kill tally with 12, while Logan Gusso notched 10 kills and Raelin Jurgens pitched in eight. Karley Peters tossed in nine digs and three kills, while Leberman added eight digs and Hannah Even dished up 32 assists. The Pheasants travel to Canistota on Saturday.
Parkston (8-11): Amber Albrecht led the Trojans with 14 digs and nine kills, while Tiah Holzbauer added 13 digs and four kills. Brenna Walz pitched in six kills, and Maggie Baumgart notched five. Ellie Weidenbach tossed up 13 assists and nine digs in the loss. The Trojans host Bon Homme on Tuesday.
Burke 3, Gregory 0
BURKE—Burke pulled away with the victory over Gregory after a close first set Thursday in Burke. Set scores were 25-23, 25-12 and 25-17.
Burke (22-5): Lahna Matucha racked up 14 digs and 10 kills for the Cougars, while Taylee Indahl finished with nine kills and and 10 digs. Lainee Schonebaum tallied 15 digs and Bobbi Jo Wischmann dished up 24 assists. The Cougars play in the Southeast Conference tournament in Tyndall on Oct. 20.
Gregory (12-9): Sydney Svatos led Gregory with 18 digs and nine assists, while Megan Warnke added 10 digs and seven kills. Addy Nelson also finished with eight kills. The Gorillas play Boyd County (Nebraska) on Tuesday in Spencer, Nebraska.
KWL 3, SCW 1
WHITE LAKE—Kimball/White Lake dropped the first set but bounced back to beat Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in four sets on Thursday. Set scores were 24-26, 25-21, 25-21 and 25-15
Kimball/White Lake (15-7): Kennedy Leiferman led the WiLdKats with 28 kills, 13 digs and three blocks. Heather Munsen dished out 47 assists to go along with 10 digs in the win. Darby Deffenbaugh added 31 digs and Grace Konechne had 18 digs, 13 kills and a block. The WiLdKats travel to New Holland to play Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Monday.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (16-7): Tesa Jensen and Erica Howard both had 12 kills, with Madi Moody adding 18 assists and 12 digs. Kaylee White finished with 15 digs, eight assists, three kills and three aces for the Blackhawks. The Blackhawks face Corsica-Stickney on Monday in Stickney.
Scotland 3, TDA 1
SCOTLAND—Scotland defeated Tripp-Delmont/Armour in volleyball action Thursday, 3-1. Set scores were 25-19, 25-16, 21-25 and 25-21.
Scotland (4-15): Delanie Van Driel notched 13 kills and 16 digs for the Highlanders, while Bella Vitek added 11 kills. Kennedy Bietz racked up 32 digs and nine kills, and Kelsi Nooney and Britnney Bauder tossed in 11 digs apiece in the win. The Highlanders play in Lake Andes on Saturday.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour (3-15): Hannah Whitney dished up 15 digs while Mattilynn Reiner added 10. Bailey Spaans tossed up 15 assists and six digs, and Reiner chipped in seven kills. The Nighthawks play in the Dakota Christian Thunder Nation Tournament on Saturday in New Holland.