Area volleyball 9-27-23
James Valley Christian 3, Kimball/White Lake 1
HURON - The James Valley Christian Lady Vikings scored a home victory Tuesday over the Kimball/White Lake WiLdKats three sets to one at the JVC gym.
Set scores for the Lady Vikings were 18-25, 25-22, 25-12, and 25-22.
JVC moves to 9-8 behind 10 kills on 35 of 40 hitting from Cora Hofer. Alexa Goertz went 22 for 24 serving with six aces and also added six blocks and nine kills on 21 of 24 hitting.
Andee Frandsen had 31 digs to lead the Lady Vikings.
The WiLdKats fell to 8-9 despite a monster game from Ryann Nielsen with 20 kills. Harley Namanny had four aces on 13 of 14 serving while setting the Kimball/White Lake offense with 28 assists.
The Lady Vikings host Highmore-Harrold in a 281 Conference match Thursday.
Miller 3, Chamberlain 0
MILLER - The Miller Rustlers swept the Chamberlain Cubs Tuesday in Miller by scores of 25-8, 25-12, and 25-14.
The Rustlers move to 13-3 with the dominant victory. Jolie Palmer had a strong match, going 22 of 25 serving with five aces and also leading the defense with 18 digs. Heather Resel was perfect on 62 sets for 20 assists.
Aleah Schlechter led the Rustler attack with 10 kills on 17 of 21 hitting. She also had three block assists.
The Cubs fall to 3-13. Grace Vanderley led Chamberlain with a pair of service aces.
The Rustlers will participate in the Redfield Volleyball Classic on Saturday.
Hitchcock-Tulare 3, Sunshine Bible Academy 0
HITCHCOCK — The Hitchcock-Tulare Lady Patriots dominated play Tuesday night, taking a 3-0 win (25-6, 25-14, 25-13) over the Sunshine Bible Academy Crusaders in 281 Conference volleyball action.
Katelyn Schroeder had 13 kills and three aces for the Lady Pats, while Rebecca Huizenga added 10 kills. Lila Johnson passed out 28 set assists, while Gracyn Bixler had seven aces, three assists and six digs as Hitchcock-Tulare improves to 16-4 with the win.
For SBA, which falls to 1-13, Sadie Konechne had two kills, Abby Hinman had two assists and Betra Amara was seven of eight serving the ball.
SBA and Hitchcock-Tulare will both be competing in the 281 Conference Tournament, which tips off at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the James Valley Christian School.
James Valley Christian’s Kaylie Robinson sets the ball during a match against Kimball/White Lake on Tuesday at the JVC gym.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 3, Highmore-Harrold 0
WOONSOCKET - The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Blackhawks swept away the visiting Highmore-Harrold Pirates in a 281 Conference match Tuesday in Woonsocket.
Set scores for the Blackhawks were 25-22, 25-20, and 25-22.
Kam Ochsner led the Blackhawks (6-9) with five aces on 19 of 22 serving. Kenna Ochsner led SCW with 12 kills on 33 of 36 attacking. She also led the team with 17 digs.
Kenzie Schley was 76 of 78 setting with 27 assists. Liz Boschee was 26 of 28 on the attack with nine kills and also had three blocks.
The Pirates fall to 7-10 despite the efforts of Kendal Cermak who had a pair of aces on 12 of 13 serving, led the Pirates with nine kills on 25 of 30 hitting, and also had a pair of blocks.
Kenidey Effling had 25 digs for H-H while Brooklyn Baloun had 18 assists, going perfect on 64 sets.
The Blackhawks will travel to James Valley Christian for a 281 Conference matchup on Thursday. The Pirates will be back in action Saturday in the 281 Conference tourney at James Valley Christian.
Northwestern 3, Redfield 0
REDFIELD — The Northwestern Wildcats, ranked third in Class “B” volleyball, raced past the Redfield Pheasants 3-0 Tuesday night at the Redfield High School Gymnasium.
Set scores for Northwestern, now 19-5 on the season, were 25-17, 25-14 and 25-10. Redfield falls to 5-10.
Sophomore hitter Ashley Haven pounded home 24 big kills to pace the Wildcats to the win, with Ana Ratigan adding eight kills. Payton Grandpre had four aces and Tara Blachford had three aces and 15 digs. Ella Boekelheide passed out 35 assists for Northwestern.
For the Pheasants, Katie Rozel had six kills and Chloe Zens had eight digs.
Redfield hosts Hamlin on Thursday.
Wolsey-Wessington 3, Iroquois/Lake Preston 2
LAKE PRESTON — Wolsey-Wessington needed a 15-5 victory in the fifth set to escape with a 3-2 win against Iroquois/Lake Preston on Monday.
After the host team won the opening set 25-11, the Lady Warbirds took a 2-1 lead in the match with wins of 25-11 and 25-13.
Iroquois/Lake Preston forced the fifth set with a 25-21 victory to even the match at 2-2.
Tatum Luce led the way for the Lady Warbirds, who improved to 15-2, with 18 kills. Samara Clemnte added 12 kills.
Shae Uttecht had a pair of aces for Wolsey-Wessington and Kendal Uttecht had an ace. Payton Kemnitz finished with 23 assists, while Kendal Uttecht added 16 assists.
Shae Uttecht amassed a team-high 19 digs for the Lady Warbirds and Luce had six blocks.
Adison Moore and Elena Campagnolo each had 10 kills for Iroquois/Lake Preston. Campagnolo also had two aces and 22 digs.
Rebecca Bich tallied 30 assists for the Lady Sharks, who are now 4-9. Hadlee Holt recorded 34 digs and had three blocks, along with Faith Steffensen.
Wolsey-Wessington is now off until the 281 Conference Tournament, which will be held in Huron on Saturday at the James Valley Christian gym. Iroquois/Lake Preston travels to play Dell Rapids St. Mary on Thursday before competing in the 281 Conference Tournament on Saturday.