Area volleyball 10-27-21

Hitchcock-Tulare 3, Wessington Springs 0
TULARE — The Hitchcock-Tulare Lady Patriots closed out their regular season Tuesday night, with a 3-0 shutout win over the Wessington Springs Lady Spartans. Set scores for the Lady Pats were 25-22, 25-23 and 25-22.

Katelyn Schroeder led the H-T effort, putting down 24 huge kills on a 35/40 night hitting the ball. Bethany Wiebe added eight kills and Shandi Chasing Hawk was 106-107 setting, with 39 assists, and also had five aces.

Brooklyn Frankenstein led the defense with 22 digs and Madison Hofer added 20 digs and a block/kill.

Wessington Springs got 13 kills and two aces from Avery Orth and six kills and an ace from Karissa Scheel.

Alyssa Grohs passed out 24 assists in the game and Raylee Fagerhaug recorded 20 digs. Orth had six blocks and 14 digs.

Hitchcock-Tulare will enter the post season with a record of 12-14, while Wessington Springs falls to 13-17 with the loss. Post season play begins next week for both teams.

Miller 3, HIghmore-Harrold 1
HIGHMORE – The Miller Rustlers dropped the first set Tuesday in Highmore but came back to take the next three over the Highmore-Harrold Pirates.

Set scores for the Rustlers, who finish the regular season with a 18-12 record, were 23-25, 25-12, 25-15, and 25-16.

Ally Mullaney had a big night for Miller, pounding home 17 kills and totaling four blocks. Tyra Gates set up the Rustler offense with 35 assists and also had 15 digs.

Letha Jessen let the Pirate (17-9) attack with 13 kills. Grace Knox tallied nine kills and three service aces.

Courtney Moser led the team with 12 digs and 22 assists.

Arlington 3, De Smet 0
ARLINGTON – The Arlington Cardinals finished off a 27-5 season with a three-game sweep of the De Smet Bulldogs on Tuesday in Arlington by scores of 25-15, 25-20, and 25-14.

Hadley Carlson led the Cardinals with 15 kills and 15 digs. Grace Parry set up the Arlington offense with 30 assists.

Kennadi Buchholz led De Smet (13-14) with 11 kills, 14 digs, and seven blocks.

Groton 3, Redfield 1
REDFIELD — The Groton Tigers closed their regular season with a record of 11-15 Tuesday night, with a 3-1 win over the Redfield Pheasants in volleyball action. Set scores for the Tigers were 25-22, 16-25, 25-13 and 25-21. Redfield closes the regular season with a record of 13-13.

Madeline Fliehs had 12 kills and to pace Groton to the win, while Aspen Johnson added 11 kills and had a solo block and three assists. Liz Fliehs had five aces and passed out 37 set assists in the match, while Alyssa Thaler led the defense with 22 digs.

Redfield was led by Gracie Fast’s 19 kills, while Katie Rozell chipped in nine. Camryn Rohlfs had 22 set assists and 16 digs, while Denae Paulsen chipped in a pair of aces.

Both teams will begin regional play on Tuesday, with opponents and venues yet to be decided.

Wolsey-Wessington 3, Redfield 2
REDFIELD — Wolsey-Wessington, which is ranked No. 4 in Class B, used a 15-9 win in the fifth set to pull out a 3-2 victory against Redfield on Monday.

Redfield won the opening set 25-15, before the Lady Warbirds evened the match with a 25-23 win in the second set.

Wolsey-Wessington then used a 25-20 to open a 2-1 lead before the Lady Pheasants forced a fifth set with a 25-21 win.

Mya Boomsma was 50 of 57 attacking with 24 kills for the Lady Warbirds, who improved to 25-3. Leah Williams had 17 kills on 48 of 56 hits.

Lainey Uttecht was 25 of 25 serving for Wolsey-Wessington, while Williams was 15 of 17 from the service line. Hailey Clarke had 26 assists on 48 of 50 sets and Taylor Horn had 14 assists on 55 of 55 sets.

Uttecht record a team-high 38 digs for the Lady Warbirds, while Williams had 25 digs. Giyahna Richmond and Horn each had four blocks.

Gracie Fast had 12 kills to lead Redfield, which is now 8-12, while Katie Rozell had eight kills. Ashlyn Clausen was 18 of 20 serving, while Camryn Rohls had 29 assists on 128 of 129 sets.

Denae Paulsen had a team-high 15 digs for the Lady Pheasants, while Fast had 12 digs. Rozell recorded three solo and five assisted blocks.

De Smet 3, Iroquois/Doland 0
DE SMET — Using set scores of 25-21, 25-14 and 25-20, De Smet swept Iroquois/Doland on Friday.

Kennadi Buchholz was 32 of 35 hitting with 15 kills to lead the Lady Bulldogs, who improved to 13-13. Jada Burke was 19 of 23 with eight kills, while Cori Birkel was 18 of 19 with five kills.

Birkel had three aces on 20 of 20 serves for De Smet, while Olivia Johnson was 5 of 6 with an ace. Katelyn Halvorson was 34 of 26 setting with 11 assists and Emma Albrecht had nine assists on 38 of 40 sets.

Burke recorded 16 digs, while Buchholz had 10 digs and 11 blocks.

Katie Dubro and Rebecca Bich had five and four kills, respectively, for Iroquois/Doland. Harley Nelson, Anna Decker and Bich each had an ace.

Bich and Nelson each had 38 sets, with eight and three assists, respectively, for the Lady Chiefs. Dubro amassed a team-high 19 digs, while Nelson had 14 digs.

Miller 3, Ethan 0
MILLER — With set scores of 25-23, 25-21 and 25-17, Miller swept Ethan on Friday to improve to 18-12.

Ally Mullaney was 23 of 26 attacking with 17 kills for the Rustlers. Tricia Lammers and Abbi Blake each had seven kills, while Jaden Werdel had four kills.

Ruby Carder was 11 of 11 serving with an ace for Miller, while Cynthia Ford was 14 of 14 with an eight and Tyra Gates was 10  of 10 with an ace. Blake also had an ace.

Gates converted on 84 of 86 sets and had 29 assists for the Rustlers. Werdel inked 14 digs, while Gates had 12 digs and Payton Kilker and Ford each had nine digs.

Leola/Frederick Area 3, Sunshine Bible Academy 0
LEOLA — Leola/Frederick Area used set scores of 25-18, 25-21 and 25-17 to get past Sunshine Bible Academy on Friday.

Alyx Hofman led the Titans to the win with eight kills on 31 of 39 hits. Jacelynn Ellwein had five aces on 22 of 23 serves and had 18 assists on 85 of 85 sets.

Chloe Arneson was 10 of 11 serving with two aces and had two blocks for Leola/Frederick Area. Lacey Westphal led the way with 25 digs.

Aja Paul paced SBA with six kills on 14 of 16 attacks, while Liza Konechne had three kills on 13 of 16 hits and Sadie Konechne was 18 of 19 hitting with two kills.

Betra Amare was 17 of 19 serving with five aces for the Lady Crusaders, while Jakki Burma was 8 of 8 with two aces and had six assists on 38 of 40 sets.

Amare and Burma each had four digs.


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