Area volleyball 9-21-22

PHOTOS BY MIKE CARROLL/PLAINSMAN Above: De Smet’s Jada Burke tips the ball at the net against a pair of James Valley Christian defenders during their volleyball match Tuesday at the JVC gym. Below: Colleen Wipf of James Valley Christian passes the ball during a match Tuesday against De Smet at the JVC gym.

De Smet 3, James Valley Christian 0
HURON – The De Smet Bulldogs pulled out a sweep over the James Valley Christian Lady Vikings on Tuesday at the JVC gym.

Set scores for the Bulldogs were 25-21, 25-18, and 26-24.

Jada Burke had nine kills and 10 digs for De Smet, who moves to 8-7. Hazel Luethmers added eight kills, three blocks and a pair of aces from the service line.

JVC fell to 4-9 despite seven kills from Alexa Goetz and three aces from Kaylie Robinson.

The Lady Vikings host fifth-ranked Wolsey-Wessington Thursday while the Bulldogs travel to Clark/Willow Lake next Tuesday.

Miller 3, Redfield 0
REDFIELD – The Miller Rustlers moved to 12-1 on the season with a road sweep of the Redfield Pheasants Tuesday by scores of 25-23, 25-21, and 25-17.

Ally Mullaney had a big night on the attack for Miller, going 25 of 32 hitting with 14 kills.

Tyra Gates set up the Miller offense with 29 assists. Jolie Palmer led the Rustler defense with 14 digs.

Redfield fell to 8-4 despite 10 kills for Gracie Fast.

Miller swept the JV match 25-17 and 25-12 and also swept the “C” match 25-14 and 25-11.

The Pheasants host Milbank on Thursday. Miller will travel to Wolsey for the Central South Dakota Conference tournament Saturday.

Wolsey-Wessington 3, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 0
WOLSEY – The Wolsey-Wessington Lady Warbirds, ranked fifth in the most recent Class “B” media volleyball poll, had no problem sweeping the Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Blackhawks Tuesday in Wolsey in 281 Conference action.

Set scores for the Lady Warbirds were 25-17, 25-10, and 25-8.

The Lady ‘Birds move to 9-2 behind a balanced attack as Mya Boomsma and Leah Williams each tallied 10 kills on the night. Mallory Miller had a big all-around night for W-W, with six kills, three blocks, and five aces from the service line.

SC/W fell to 5-9. Kenna Ochsner led the attack with five kills for the Blackhawks.

The Lady Warbirds travel to James Valley Christian on Thursday while the Blackhawks are off until next Tuesday when they travel to Highmore-Harrold.


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