Area volleyball roundup: Freeman gets past Hanson
ALEXANDRIA—Freeman dropped the second set on Tuesday but bounced back to defeat Hanson in four sets. Set scores were 25-20, 15-25, 26-24 and 25-17.
Freeman (19-6): Rijjy Peterson stuffed the stat sheet for the Flyers, recording 17 digs, seven assists, five blocks and an ace. Josie Fuhrmann added 18 assists, three digs and an ace, while Emily Miller recorded a team-high 15 kills in the win. Dayna Roth finished with 17 digs and eight kills. Freeman plays at Canistota on Oct. 22.
Hanson (11-14): Megan Guericke served three aces to go along with 13 digs, while Jacy Waldera recorded a team-high 31 assists. Ellie Tuschen added 19 digs and six kills for the Beavers. Morgan Huber and Josie Bartscher finished with eight kills a piece. The Beavers play Viborg-Hurley on Friday in Hurley.
Winner 3, Wagner 2
WINNER—In one of the more highly anticipated matches of the regular season, Class A No. 3 Winner rebounded from a first-set loss to outlast Wagner in five sets, ending a 10-match winning streak in the process, 17-25, 25-20, 25-15, 14-25 and 15-10.
Winner (21-1): Morgan Hammerbeck recorded a whopping 25 kills and came up with another 23 digs. Mackenzie Levi also doled out 42 assists and made two blocks and Maggie LaCompte added 21 digs and two aces. Ellie Brozik and Abby Marts had 10 kills apiece. The Warriors play in the Southeast South Dakota Conference Tournament on Saturday in Tyndall.
Wagner (21-4): Faith Tyler had a match-high 26 kills and added 14 digs and Abby Brunsing had 24 digs and 18 kills. Lizzie Tyler and Emilea Cimpl had 24 and 21 assists, respectively, and Kirstyn Roth had a match-high 32 digs. The Red Raiders play in the Southeast South Dakota Conference Tournament on Saturday in Tyndall.
Bon Homme 3, Parkston 2
PARKSTON—Bon Homme won three straight sets to come from behind and beat Parkston in five sets on Tuesday. Set scores were 20-25, 18-25, 27-25, 25-23 and 15-8.
Bon Homme (5-18): Emily Cap recorded a team-high 42 digs, while Johanna Jelsma added 25 assists, three kills and two aces for the Cavaliers. Ciera Himes finished with 16 kills and 11 digs in the win. Bon Homme plays in the Southeast South Dakota Conference Tournament on Saturday in Tyndall.
Parkston (8-18): Kim Weber and Tiah Holzbauer both served three aces for the Trojans. Izzy Hohn tallied 25 assists and 14 digs, with Amber Albrecht chipping in with 16 digs, as well. Brenna Walz added 10 kills in the loss. Parkston plays in the Southeast South Dakota Conference Tournament on Saturday in Tyndall.
Colome 3, Jones County 1
COLOME—After dropping the first set, Colome got back on track in its four-set win over Jones County on Tuesday. Set scores were 23-25, 25-17, 25-7 and 25-22.
Colome (12-16): Kaydee Heath had 15 kills, 13 digs and three blocks for the Cowgirls, while Saydee Heath finished with 14 digs. Makayla Shippy dished out a team-best 39 assists in the win. Colome hosts Crow Creek on Friday.
Jones County (2-21): Jadyn Jensen added eight kills for the Coyotes. Emma Hunt and Lilli Moore added 19 and 18 digs, respectively. Jones County hosts Rapid City Christian on Friday.
Baltic 3, Howard 0
HOWARD—Baltic left Howard with a three-set road victory on Tuesday night, 25-14, 26-24 and 25-15.
Baltic (8-13): Sami Polzin led the Bulldogs with seven kills and 12 digs, while Elyssa Clark had five kills and eight digs. Kelsey Keating also pitched in five kills, four aces and two blocks. Shelby Dosch and Amber Hartman had 11 and nine assists, respectively. Baltic hosts Freeman Academy/Marion on Friday.
Howard (2-15): Kyra Shumaker had eight digs and two aces and Madison Kizer had four digs and two aces in defeat. The Tigers host Iroquois on Oct. Monday.
KWL 3, Platte-Geddes 0
KIMBALL—Kimball/White Lake scored its eighth win in the last nine matches thanks to a three-set win over Platte-Geddes on Tuesday, 25-7, 25-22 and 25-11.
Kimball/White Lake (17-7): Heather Munsen had a superb all-around performance, handing out 32 assists, coming up with 14 digs and serving three aces. Kennedy Leiferman had 14 kills and two blocks, while Grace Konechne added 10 kills and four blocks. Darby Deffenbaugh pitched in 18 digs and Carlee Natvig added five aces. The WiLdKats play at Wessington Springs on Friday.
Platte-Geddes (10-14): Courtney Neuman had 10 assists and three digs in defeat, while Tori Weins added five kills, three blocks and two digs. Sawyer Naasz had six kills and five digs. Regan Hoffman also pitched in 12 digs. The Black Panthers play in the Southeast South Dakota Conference Tournament on Saturday in Tyndall.
Avon 3, Corsica-Stickney 1
CORSICA—Avon bounced back from a tough loss to Ethan on Monday by toppling Corsica-Stickney on Tuesday night in four sets, 21-25, 25-23, 25-21 and 25-19.
Avon (16-8): Madison Cameron had monstrous night, racking up 36 assists, 23 digs and two aces. KaCee Zacharias also had a big night with 11 kills, 20 digs, two blocks and two aces, while Natalie Zacharias added seven kills, 19 digs and two blocks. Maddie Kocmich also pitched in seven kills and six digs. The Pirates host Menno on Friday.
Corsica-Stickney (11-13): Raven Barse had another strong outing in defeat, picking up 20 digs, eight kills, four aces and three blocks. Courtney Menning also had 30 digs and six kills, while Kassidy Clark had 14 assists, seven digs and two aces. The Jaguars play at Marty on Monday.
Hitchcock-Tulare 3, SCW 1
WOONSOCKET—Hitchcock-Tulare handed Sanborn Central/Woonsocket its third consecutive loss on the road, 25-18, 15-25, 25-14 and 25-21.
Hitchcock-Tulare (12-12): Kenidee Enander dished out 20 assists and three aces, while Dannyn Peterson had nine kills and 18 digs. Cassidy Johnson also put down nine kills in the win. The Patriots host Sully Buttes on Friday in Onida.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (16-9): Mariah Jost had a match-high 14 kills, while Madi Moody had 24 assists and 19 digs. Kaylee White also had 17 digs and 12 assists, with Abby Vermeulen pitching in a match-best 21 digs. The Blackhawks host Bridgewater-Emery on Friday in Forestburg.
Tri-Valley 3, MVP 1
COLTON—Tri-Valley took down Mount Vernon/Plankinton in four sets on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-23, 21-25, 25-17 and 25-16.
Tri-Valley (11-14): Bailey Brooks had 20 digs and Emma Keith served three aces for the Mustangs. Abbie Weinacht finished with nine kills, two blocks and an ave in the win. Erika Langloss had 33 assists, too. Tri-Valley plays Tea Area on Friday in Tea.
MVP (10-14): Reagan Klooz and Rebecca Berlach each had 15 digs, while Klooz also dished out 16 assists. Katlyn Briggs finished with seven kills, four blocks and two aces for the Titans. MVP plays in the Southeast South Dakota Conference Tournament on Saturday in Tyndall.
MCM 3, Tea Area 0
SALEM—Class A No. 4 McCook Central/Montrose cruised to a straight set victory over Tea on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-16, 25-12 and 25-15.
McCook Central/Montrose (20-3): Emily Bies dished out 35 assists and Jacy Pulse served three aces to go along with 10 digs and nine kills for the Fighting Cougars. McKenna Kranz had 11 kills, 10 digs and two aces in the win. Aleah Ries finished with a team-high 12 digs, as well as nine kills. The Fighting Cougars host Canistota on Friday in Montrose.
Tea Area (10-14): Megan Stadtfeld had 19 assists and Heather LaFave added seven kills in the loss. Desi Patzwald and Jayda Verhey each had nine digs. The Titans host Tri-Valley on Friday in Tea.
Winner 3, MVP 0
WINNER—Winner swept Mount Vernon/Plankinton in a prep volleyball match on Monday. Set scores were 25-15, 25-19 and 25-15.
Winner: Ellie Brozik posted a double-double with 14 kills and 15 digs. Morgan Hammerbeck stuffed the stat sheet with eight kills, six aces and 18 digs. Mackenzie Levi notched 13 assists and two digs. Addy Root dished out 20 assists and added nine digs. Maggie LaCompte finished with 16 digs and two aces. Gracie Littau had 12 digs, five kills and four assists. Abby Marts logged six kills.
MVP: Katlyn Briggs finished with seven kills and three blocks. Rebecca Gerlach recorded 20 digs. Reagan Klooz and Hailey Walz both had eight assists.