Class A, Class B SoDak 16 volleyball matchups set for Nov. 8

Eight state tournament teams in each class will be determined with the one-off state-qualifying contests

From left, Platte-Geddes' Baleigh Nachtigal and Emerson Ringling attempt to block a Hanson attack in a Region 5A volleyball game on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022 in Platte.
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MITCHELL — With the conclusion of region tournament play on Thursday night, the SoDak 16 rounds for Class A and Class B volleyball were finalized.

In Class A, Wagner has the No. 1 overall seed after posting a 30-3 record and will take on Winner, the No. 16 seed, with that match at 7 p.m. at Plankinton High School.

Platte-Geddes (26-7) earned the No. 9 seed in Class A and will take on eighth-seeded Hamlin (26-4) at 7 p.m. at McCook Central High School in Salem.

In Class B, Burke is the No. 2 overall seed behind No. 1 Warner, with the Cougars taking on Kadoka Area, the No. 15 seed. The match will be at 5:30 p.m. at the Chamberlain Armory. Tripp-Delmont/Armour took the No. 9 seed as the other representative of Region 5B, while Freeman, the top seed in Region 4B, is seeded 12th. TDA will face eighth-seeded Castlewood and will play at 7:30 p.m. at Madison High School, while No. 12 Freeman faces No. 5 Jones County at 7 p.m., in Chamberlain.

The Corn Palace will play host to one match, with third-seeded Elkton-Lake Benton taking on 14th-seeded Lakota Tech at 6 p.m. in the Class A playoffs.


The eight winners in each class will advance to their respective state tournaments, starting on Nov. 17 in Sioux Falls. The Class AA SoDak 16 and state tournament bracket will be announced early next week.

Class A SoDak 16 pairings

Tuesday, Nov. 8 — All times Central.

No. 1 Wagner (30-3) vs. No. 16 Winner (12-19), 7 p.m., in Plankinton

No. 2 Miller (31-2) vs. No. 15 Groton Area (14-14), 5:30 p.m., at James Valley Christian, in Huron

No. 3 Elkton-Lake Benton (29-3) vs. No. 14 Lakota Tech (20-10), 6 p.m., at Corn Palace

No. 4 Rapid City Christian (29-6) vs. No. 13 Elk Point-Jefferson (23-9), 5 p.m., in Fort Pierre.

No. 5 Sioux Falls Christian (28-5) vs. No. 12 Redfield (19-12), 6 p.m., in Madison

No. 6 Dakota Valley (25-7) vs. No. 11 Baltic (21-5), 7 p.m., in Centerville


No. 7 Belle Fourche (31-6) vs. No. 10 Mobridge-Pollock (26-6), 7 p.m., in Buffalo

No. 8 Hamlin (26-4) vs. No. 9 Platte-Geddes (26-7), 7 p.m., in Salem

Class B SoDak 16 pairings

Tuesday, Nov. 8 — All times Central.

No. 1 Warner (33-2) vs. No. 16 Viborg-Hurley (19-12), 7 p.m., at Watertown Civic Arena

No. 2 Burke (30-4) vs. No. 15 Kadoka Area (16-14), 5:30 p.m., in Chamberlain

No. 3 Chester Area (25-5) vs. No. 14 Faith (21-12), 7 p.m., at James Valley Christian, in Huron

No. 4 Northwestern (26-8) vs. No. 13 Faulkton Area (20-11), 7 p.m., in Ipswich

No. 5 Jones County (30-1) vs. No. 12 Freeman (20-9), 7 p.m., in Chamberlain


No. 6 Wolsey-Wessington (27-4) vs. No. 11 Timber Lake (22-8), 6:30 p.m., in Fort Pierre.

No. 7 Colman-Egan (22-9) vs. No. 10 Herreid/Selby Area (21-8), 5:30 p.m., at Watertown Civic Arena

No. 8 Castlewood (21-7) vs. No. 9 Tripp-Delmont/Armour (25-4), 7:30 p.m., in Madison

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