Area volleyball roundup: Bridgewater-Emery claims home tournament title

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Sep. 19—EMERY — Bridgewater-Emery hosted the Bridgewater-Emery Tournament on Saturday and swept through pool play beating Hanson 2-0 and Freeman 2-0. The Huskies went on to defeat Chester in the gold bracket championship match. Set scores were 25-22 and 25-23.

Bridgewater-Emery (12-0): Julia Weber had 12 kills, six digs and two blocks while Taylor Schallenkamp had nine kills and nine digs. Cara Meyer added 21 digs while Casey Meyer added 20 assists and eight digs. Kaitlyn Roskens also had 12 assists and Morgan Uptagrafft had two ace serves. The Huskies host Hanson on Sept. 21.

Chester (12-3): Lily VanHal had six kills and 13 assists while Carly Becker had eight assists and two ace serves. Ashlynn Bleeker added six kills for the Flyers while Emery Larson added 24 digs and Brecken Ewoldt added two ace serves. Jayda Kenyon also chipped in with five kills and one block. Chester travels to Parker on Sept. 21.

Irene-Wakonda 2, Ethan 0

EMERY — After losing to Chester and beating Viborg-Hurley in pool play of Saturday's Bridgewater-Emery Tournament, Irene-Wakonda defeated Ethan in the silver bracket championship game. Set scores were 25-20 and 25-20.

Irene-Wakonda (5-8): Nora O'Malley had four kills and three blocks for the Eagles. Willa Freeman had six digs, Jordan Bak had 10 digs, Madison Orr had two blocks and Emerson Flynn had three assists and four digs. Irene-Wakonda travels to Hanson on Sept. 23.

Ethan (5-6): Bella Neishem had nine kills and 12 digs while Hannah Barscher had five kills and 12 digs. Jaya Kurtenbach had 11 digs while Maddy Bartscher added 15 assists and seven digs. Ethan travels to Mitchell Christian on Sept. 20.

Hanson 2, Canistota 0

EMERY — Hanson lost two straight matches to Bridgewater-Emery and Freeman in pool play of Saturday's Bridgewater-Emery Tournament, but managed to beat Canistota in the bronze bracket championship match. Set scores were 25-23 and 25-19.

Hanson (3-8): Taylor Schroder had 18 digs while Annalyse Weber had eight digs and two ace serves. Jayln Kampshoff had 13 assists and four digs while Erin DeWald had six digs. Kylie Haiar led the team in kills with four. Hanson's next match is a rematch against Bridgewater-Emery on Sept. 21.

Canistota (1-12): Taylor McGregor and Sydnee Engbrecht each had five kills while Kayla Papendick had five kills and 15 digs. Natalie Becker had 21 digs, Natalee Hofer added 16 assists and Presley Scheson had 12 digs and three ace serves.

Platte-Geddes 2, Vermillion 1

TYNDALL — Platte-Geddes defeated Vermillion in three sets during the Cavalier Clash Tournament on Saturday. Set scores were 25-17, 15-25 and 25-8.

Platte-Geddes (13-1): Cadence Van Zee had 10 kills, five digs and two ace serves while Karly VanDerWerff had 10 kills, 11 digs and two ace serves as well. Avery DeVries had 24 assists with five digs while Regan Hoffman had seven kills and eight digs. Baleigh Nachtigal added six digs and three ace serves for the Black Panthers while Hadley Hanson had 11 digs and four ace serves. Platte-Geddes travels to Burke on Sept. 21.

Vermillion (3-7): Statistics for Vermillion were not submitted. The Tanagers to Tea Area on Sept. 21.

Platte-Geddes 2, Gayville-Volin 0

TYNDALL — Platte-Geddes beat Gayville-Volin in two straight sets during the Cavalier Clash Tournament on Saturday. Set scores were 29-27 and 25-21.

Platte-Geddes (13-1): Cadence Van Zee had 12 kills and nine digs while Karly VanDerWerff had 10 kills, 15 digs, three blocks and two ace serves. Regan Hoffman added 21 digs for the Black Panthers while Hadley Hanson added eight digs. Avery DeVries had 27 assists. Platte-Geddes travels to Burke on Sept. 21.

Gayville-Volin (9-3): Statistics for Gayville-Volin were not submitted. Gayville-Volin travels to Vermillion on Sept. 23.

Parkston 2, Platte-Geddes 0

TYNDALL — Parkston hands Platte-Geddes its first loss of the season Saturday at the Cavalier Clash Tournament. Set scores were 25-22 and 25-18.

Parkston (7-8): Statistics for Parkston were not submitted. Parkston hosts Winner on Sept. 21.

Platte-Geddes (13-1): Cadence Van Zee had eight kills and six digs while Karly VanDerWerff had nine kills, nine digs and two blocks. Regan Hoffman also had nine digs of her own while Avery DeVries had 19 assists and two blocks. Platte-Geddes travels to Burke on Sept. 21.

Platte-Geddes 2, Northwestern 0

TYNDALL — Platte-Geddes defeats Northwestern in straight sets to advance past the first round of the Cavalier Clash Tournament on Saturday. Set scores were 25-19 and 25-23.

Platte-Geddes (13-1): Karly VanDerWerff had eight kills and 11 digs while Regan Hoffman had five kills and six digs. Hadley Hanson had seven digs and Cadence Van Zee had five digs and two ace serves. Avery DeVries added 16 assists and five digs for the Black Panthers. Platte-Geddes travels to Burke on Sept. 21.

Northwestern (13-3): Ella Haven had eight kills, Ashley Haven had six digs and Brooklinn Halvorson had 13 assists and six digs. Haiden Grandpre had two blocks for the Wildcats while Emma Grandpre had three ace serves. Northwestern travels to Leola/Frederick Area on Sept. 21.

Platte-Geddes 2, Parker 0

TYNDALL — Platte Geddes tops Parker in two straight sets to advance the Cavalier Clash championship game on Saturday.

Platte-Geddes (13-1): Cadence Van Zee had 10 kills, six digs and four ace serves while Karly VanDerWerff had nine kills, nine digs and three blocks. Hadley Hanson had six digs while Regan Hoffman had two ace serves. Avery DeVries added 20 assists, five digs and two blocks for the Black Panthers. Platte-Geddes travels to Burke on Sept. 21.

Parker (6-5): Statistics for Parker were not submitted. Parker hosts Chester Area on Sept. 21.

Platte-Geddes 2, Wagner 0

TYNDALL — Platte-Geddes defeated Wagner in the championship match of the Cavalier Clash Tournament on Saturday. Set scores were 25-13 and 25-21.

Platte-Geddes (13-1): Karly VanDerWerff had 13 kills, 13 digs, eight blocks and two ace serves to lead the Black Panthers in the championship. Cadence Van Zee added seven kills and eight digs while Avery DeVries added 18 assists, nine digs and four blocks. Regan Hoffman had eight digs, Hadley Hanson had 12 digs and Baleigh Nachtigal had 12 digs and three blocks. Platte-Geddes travels to Burke on Sept. 21.

Wagner (11-4): Statistics for Wagner were not submitted. The Red Raiders host Bon Homme on Sept. 21.

Avon 2, Beresford 1

TYNDALL — After dropping the first set of the match, Avon came back to win the next two to edge Beresford at the Cavalier Clash Tournament. Set scores were 17-25, 25-20 and 25-20.

Avon (9-4): Tiffany Pelton had 12 kills and five digs while Courtney Sees had seven kills and 26 digs. Katie Gretschmann had 29 digs along with four ace serves, while Sam Brodeen had 27 digs. Makayla Kopp also had 24 digs and McKenna Kocmich had 17 digs and 16 assists. The Pirates travel to Colome on Sept. 23.

Beresford (1-11): Statistics for Beresford were not submitted. The Watchdogs host Elk Point-Jefferson on Sept. 21.

Northwestern 2, Avon 0

TYNDALL — Northwestern beat Avon in two close sets Saturday during the Cavalier Clash Tournament. Set scores were 25-20 and 25-22.

Northwestern (12-3): Ella Haven had 13 kills, 10 digs, two ace serves and two blocks to lead the Wildcats. Ashley Haven had two ace serves and Brooklinn Halvorson had 23 assists. Emma Grandpre added five kills and Sawyer Styles added three blocks. Northwestern travels to Leola/Frederick Area on Sept. 21.

Avon (9-4): Courtney Sees had eight kills and 15 digs while Tiffany Pelton had five kills and two blocks. Katie Gretschmann had 23 digs, Makayla Kopp had 16 digs and Sam Brodeen had 19 digs and two ace serves. McKenna Kocmich added nine assists for the Pirates. Avon travels to Colome on Sept. 23.

Avon 2, Andes Central/Dakota Christian 0

TYNDALL — Avon topped Andes Central/Dakota Christian Saturday in a volleyball match at the Cavalier Clash Tournament. Set scores were 25-10 and 25-17.

Avon (9-4): Courtney Sees had five kills and five digs while Katie Gretschmann had 10 digs and five ace serves. Tiffany Pelton had four ace serves and Makayla Kopp had six digs. McKenna Kocmich added eight assists for the Pirates. Avon travels to Colome on Sept. 23.

ACDC (2-8): Statistics for Andes Central/Dakota Christian were not submitted. The Thunder host Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Sept. 21.

Avon 2, Parkston 0

TYNDALL — In the first round of the Cavalier Clash Tournament championship bracket, Avon defeats Parkston in two straight sets to advance. Set scores were 25-21 and 25-19.

Avon (9-4): Tiffany Pelton had 11 kills while Courtney Sees had eight digs. Sam Brodeen and Makayla Kopp had 13 digs each, Katie Gretschmann had 22 digs and McKenna Kocmich had 14 assists. Both Reese Powers and Reece Loewe had two blocks for the Pirates. Avon travels to Colome on Sept. 23.

Parkston (7-8): Statistics for Parkston were not submitted. Parkston hosts Winner on Sept. 21.

Wagner 2, Avon 0

TYNDALL — After a back-and-forth second set, Wagner beats Avon to advance to the championship game in the Cavalier Clash Tournament. Set scores were 25-18 and 31-29.

Wagner (11-4): Statistics for Wagner were not submitted. The Red Raiders host Bon Homme on Sept. 21.

Avon (9-4): Courtney Sees had six kills, 10 digs and two blocks while Katie Gretschmann had 12 digs. Tiffany Pelton led the team in blocks with five while McKenna Kocmich led the team in assists with eight. Reese Powers, Sam Brodeen, Reece Loewe and Kocmich all had two blocks each. The Pirates travel to Colome on Sept. 23.

Aberdeen Christian 2, Kimball/White Lake 0

IPSWICH — Aberdeen Christian beat Kimball/White Lake in the championship match of the Ipswich Tournament on Saturday. Set scores were 25-11 and 25-22.

Aberdeen Christian (10-1): Mallory Miller had 10 kills, Mary Fites had seven kills and Hanna Miller had five kills. Ruth Hulscher had eight digs and three ace serves for the Knights while Kaylee Block had 19 assists. Joy Rohrbach added 12 digs as well. Aberdeen Christian hosts Aberdeen Roncalli on Sept. 20.

Kimball/White Lake (6-4): Ryann Nielsen had eight kills and two ace serves for the WildKats while Madison Meier had four assists. Madison Heath had eight digs and Cami Comfert had seven digs. Kimball/White Lake hosts Corsica-Stickney on Sept. 21.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 3, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 1

RUTLAND — Oldham-Ramona/Rutland claimed the opening set, but Sanborn Central/Woonsocket took the next three for a road victory on Thursday night. Set scores were 15-25, 25-21, 25-23 and 25-18.

SCW (11-2): Trista White had 26 kills and 15 digs while Brooke Doering had 11 kills, 13 digs and three blocks. Teya Moody had 36 assists, 14 digs and four ace serves while Hannah Dickson had 13 digs and three ace serves. Dayton Easton also added 17 digs for the Blackhawks. SCW hosts Wolsey-Wessington on Sept. 21.

ORR (4-6): Alivia Bickett had 10 kills, 24 digs and four ace serves to lead the Raiders. Alivia Spilde added 10 kills as well while Julia Trygstad had 15 kills and three blocks. Paige Hanson added 23 assists and Sine Matson added 28 digs. ORR travels to Canistota on Sept. 20.

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