REDFIELD — Northwestern, which is the top team in Class B, went 5-0 to win the championship during the Pheasant Fall Volleyball Classic on Saturday.
The Wildcats, who are now 26-0, defeated Webster Area, Waverly-South Shore, Beresford and Aberdeen Roncalli in pool play to earn a spot in the title match.
Groton Area used wins against Warner, Potter County, Redfield and Belle Fourche to earn a shot at upsetting the top team in the state.
Northwestern used set wins of 25-23 and 25-17 to get past Groton Areain the championship match.
Warner needed three sets to get past Beresford in the third-place match. The set scores were 25-19, 23-25 and 25-20.
Hannah Schentzel, Madalyn Groft and Sydney Schell were named to the all-tournament team for Northwestern, while Nicole Marzahn and Eliza Wanner were named to the team for Groton Area. Also selected to the all-tournament team were Ava Nilsson, Jennifer Aman and Danille Seymour of Warner; Janessa Storley of Webster Area; Emily Kranz of Waverly-South Shore; Hannah Kuehl of Redfield; and Jessica Niles of Beresford.
Northwestern def. Webster Area 25-19, 25-12; Beresford def. Aberdeen Roncalli 15-25, 25-22, 25-20; Northestern def. Waverly-South Shore 25-19, 25-9; Webster Area def. Waverly South Shore 25-23, 21-25, 25-23; Northwestern def. Beresford 25-12, 25-10; Aberdeen Roncalli def. Webster Area 25-18, 20-25, 25-16; Aberdeen Roncalli def. Waverly-South Shore 25-12, 25-18; Beresford def. Webster Area 25-21, 25-13; Northwestern def. Aberdeen Roncalli 25-6, 25-12; Beresford def. Waverly-South Shore 25-13, 25-17.
Redfield def. Potter County 25-19, 25-10; Groton Area def. Warner 25-20, 18-25, 25-18; Redfield def. Belle Fourche 22-25, 25-13, 25-20; Warner def. Belle Fourche 25-10, 25-16; Groton Area def. Potter County 22-25, 25-20, 25-18; Warner def. Redfield 25-8, 25-23; Belle Fourche def. Potter County 25-20, 19-25, 25-23; Groton Area def. Redfield 25-16, 25-23; Warner def. Potter County 25-13, 25-15; Groton Area def. Belle Fourche 25-15, 25-18.
Warner def. Beresford 25-19, 23-25, 25-20
Northwestern def. Groton Area 25-23, 25-17