The Mitchell High School volleyball team will host Pierre in a SoDak 16 match on Thursday. The Kernels are the No. 6 seed, while the Governors are the No. 11 seed.

The match is at 6 p.m. at MHS gym.

The Kernels (15-8) swept the Governors (8-12) in both meetings this season.

The winner of Thursday's match will advance to the state tournament on Nov. 15-17 in Sioux Falls.

SoDak 16 Class AA matches

No. 16 Sturgis (9-21) at No. 1 Rapid City Stevens (30-1), 7 p.m.

No. 9 Brookings (14-13) at No. 8 Aberdeen Central (10-10), 6 p.m.

No. 14 Sioux Falls Lincoln (8-20) at No. 3 Sioux Falls O'Gorman (26-5).

No. 11 Pierre (8-12) at No. 6 Mitchell (15-8), 6 p.m.

No. 13 Harrisburg (8-16) at No. 4 Watertown (21-5).

No. 12 Brandon Valley (10-17) at No. 5 Huron (16-7), 6:30 p.m.

No. 15 Spearfish (12-19) at No. 2 Sioux Falls Washington (27-5), 6 p.m.

No. 10 Rapid City Central (14-16) at No. 7 Sioux Falls Roosevelt (15-13).