PARKER — In a top-five Class A volleyball battle on Thursday night in Parker, the fifth-ranked Parker Pheasants upset third-ranked McCook Central-Montrose 25-18, 17-25, 25-15, 25-23.

The Pheasants were led by Brooke Berens with 12 kills, while Cierra Mohr had 14 assists. McCook Central-Montrose was led by Jacy Pulse, and Aleah Ries, who both finished with 12 kills for the Fighting Cougars.

McCook Central-Montrose will play again next Tuesday in Salem against Sioux Valley, while Parker will play on Sept. 17 on the road against Tea Area.

MCCOOK CENTRAL/MONT. (5-2) 18 25 15 23

PARKER (4-0) 25 17 25 25

Wynot Inv.

Wynot 2, Crofton 0

WYNOT, Neb. — Wynot defeated Crofton 25-19, 25-17 in the Wynot Invitational volleyball tournament on Thursday night in Wynot, Nebraska.

In the victory for the home town Blue Devils, Karley Heimes had four kills, three blocks and nine digs, while Shaelee Planer, Kaitlyn Heimes and Autumn Lawson all had three kills. Noelle Wieseler led the defense with 10 digs.

For Crofton, Kaley Einrem had four kills. Taylor Schieffer had 10 assists and eight digs. Jayden Jordan posted 10 digs, with Alexis Folkers recording nine digs.

Wynot, 4-0, travels to Winside on Tuesday. Crofton, 2-1, hosts rival Hartington Cedar Catholic on Tuesday.

CROFTON (2-1) 19 17

WYNOT (4-0) 25 25

Hartington-New. 2, Bloomfield 0

WYNOT, Neb. — The Hartington Wildcats defeated Bloomfield 25-18, 25-13 in the third place match at the Wynot Invitational on Thursday in Wynot, Nebraska.

The Wildcats were led by Abbe Morten (six ace serves) and Kayden Jueden (10 kills).


BLOOMFIELD (0-4) 18 13

Wynot 3, Hartington-Newcastle 0

WYNOT, Neb. — Wynot remained undefeated as the Blue Devils swept Hartington-Newcastle 25-17, 22-25, 25-15 at the Wynot Invitational on Thursday in Wynot, Nebraska.

The Wildcats were led by Kayden Jueden with 17 kills.

In the victory for Wynot, Whitney Hochstein had seven kills and four blocks, while Karley Heimes had six kills and 23 digs. Edyn Sudbeck recorded five kills, 13 digs and 15 set assists, while Emersyn Sudbeck contributed six digs and 12 set assists


WYNOT (3-0) 25 22 25

Crofton 2, Bloomfield 0

WYNOT, Neb. — Crofton downed Bloomfield 25-18, 25-16 in the opening round of the Wynot Invitational volleyball tournament on Thursday in Wynot.

Ella Wragge had six kills, and Alexis Arens had five kills and two blocks for Crofton. Taylor Schieffer had 15 assists and Alexis Folkers posted 15 digs in the win.

No statistics were available for Bloomfield at presstime.

CROFTON            25  25

BLOOMFIELD     18  16

Regular Season

Vermillion 3, South Sioux City 2

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. — The Vermillion Tanagers outlasted South Sioux City 17-25, 25-15, 26-24, 22-25, 15-13 in an inter-state volleyball showdown on Thursday.

Toria Andre had 15 kills, four blocks and 10 digs to lead the Vermillion attack. Lexi Saunders had 17 assists, three blocks and two ace serves. Emily Stockwell and Eva Knutson each had six kills. Shandie Ludwig posted 18 digs and Kennedy Pratt added 12 assists in the victory.

Jordan Kriens led South Sioux City with 15 kills and 20 digs. Hannah Strom posted 31 assists and 11 digs. Ashley Hedquist had 30 digs and Regie Banks added 25 digs for the Cardinals.

Vermillion, 6-2, hosts Bon Homme on Tuesday. SSC, 1-4, travels to Sioux City (Iowa) East on Tuesday.

Vermillion swept the Cardinals in the JV match.

VERMILLION (6-2)            17  25  26  22  15

S. SIOUX CITY (1-4)          25  15  24  25  13

Gayville-Volin 3, Alcester-Hudson 0

ALCESTER — Molly Larson finished with 20 digs and stands three shy of 1,000 for her career as she helped Gayville-Volin sweep Alcester-Hudson 25-21, 25-14, 25-14 on Thursday night in Alcester.

Kayla VanOsdel recorded 17 kills and Samantha Olson added 13 kills for the unbeaten Raiders (5-0), while Olivia Petrik had 15 digs and Keeley Larson had 35 set assists.

In the loss for Alcester-Hudson (0-3), Elizabeth Hallaway had seven kills, nine digs and two ace serves, while Emily VanderFeen added seven kills, two blocks and seven digs. Ella Serck recorded 24 set assists and eight digs, and Alyssa Keiser had 21 digs.

Gayville-Volin visits Scotland next Tuesday and Alcester-Hudson hosts Avon next Thursday.

GAYVILLE-VOLIN (5-0) 25 25 25

ALCESTER-HUDSON (0-3) 21 14 14

Dakota Valley 3, Elk Point-Jefferson 1

ELK POINT — Rachel Rosenquist recorded 15 kills and 12 digs to help Dakota Valley defeat Elk Point-Jefferson 25-13, 22-25, 25-11, 25-17 on Thursday night in Elk Point.

Sophia Atcheson added 11 kills, two aces, 19 digs and four blocks for Dakota Valley (3-0), while Rachel Wente had nine kills, six digs and five blocks. Ally Beresford keyed the Panthers with 36 set assists.

In the loss for EPJ (2-1), Kenna Curry had 12 kills, Carlie Corder had 11 digs, Katelyn Chytka recorded 48 digs and Gracie Holmes had 28 digs.

Next Tuesday, Dakota Valley hosts Beresford and EPJ visits West Central in Hartford.

DAKOTA VALLEY (3-0) 25 22 25 25

ELK POINT-JEFF. (2-1) 13 25 11 17

Mt. Vernon-Plankinton 3, Bon Homme 0

TYNDALL — The Mt. Vernon-Plankinton Titans swept the Bon Homme Cavaliers 25-10, 25-16, 25-17 on Thursday night in Tyndall.

The Titans were led by Katlyn Briggs with seven kills, while Keagan Klooz had four ace serves. The Cavaliers were led Abby Crites with five kills.

MT. VERNON/PLANK. (2-1) 25 25 25

BON HOMME (1-3) 10 16 17

Viborg-Hurley 3, Scotland 0

VIBORG — The Viborg-Hurley Cougars swept the Scotland Lady Highlanders 26-24, 25-18, 25-23 on Thursday night in Viborg.

The Lady Highlanders were led by Ashton Simantal with 17 assists, while the Cougars were led by Rachel Christensen. Christensen had 19 assists, four ace serves, and seven kills on the night.

Scotland will play again next Tuesday at home against Gayville-Volin, while Viborg-Hurley will play next this Saturday at the Estelline Tournament.

SCOTLAND (2-1) 24 18 23

VIBORG-HURLEY (1-1) 26 25 25

Menno 3, Freeman Academy/Marion 0

MENNO – Menno swept Freeman Academy/Marion 25-8, 25-15, 25-15 Thursday night in Menno.

Freeman Academy/Marion was led by Leah Goodwin (3 kills), and Josie Epp (3 kills). Freeman Academy/Marion with play again Sept. 12 on the road against Scotland.

Menno was led by Kylie Harriman with seven ace serves. Menno will play again on Sept. 10 at Bridgewater/Emery.

FA/M (0-5) 8 15 15

MENNO (2-1) 25 25 25

Canton 3, Irene-Wakonda 0

WAKONDA — The Canton C-Hawks won a tough match against the Irene-Wakonda Eagles 21-25, 25-21, 25-22, 24-26, 15-13 in Wakonda on Thursday night.

The C-Hawks were led by Nikki Tiemann with seven kills, while Jana Beachler had six ace serves for Canton.

The Eagles were led by Emma McDonald (15 kills, 26 digs) and Abbey Emmick (34 digs).

Next Thursday, Canton will play at home against Elk-Point Jefferson, while Irene-Wakonda will be at home against Bridgewater-Emery.

CANTON (2-4) 21 25 25 24 15

IRENE-WAKONDA (0-4) 25 21 22 26 13

Parkston 3, Hanson 0

PARKSTON — Izzy Hohn’s 33 set assists pushed her over 1,000 for her career as Parkston swept Hanson 25-14, 26-24, 25-16 on Thursday night in Parkston.

Maggie Baumgart added 12 kills for Parkston, while Amber Albrecht recorded 10 kills, 13 digs and two ace serves. Sydney Wickersham had nine kills and nine digs, and Brielle Bruening had three blocks.

For Hanson, Josie Bartscher had six kills and four blocks, while Abby Kortan recorded nine set assists and Morgan Huber had 12 digs.

HANSON 14 24 16

PARKSTON 25 26 25

Corsica-Stickney 3, Centerville 0

CORSICA — Corsica-Stickney defeated Centerville 25-13, 25-16, 25-13 on Thursday night in Corsica.

The Jaguars were led by Morgan DeLange with five kills, and seven ace serves. The Tornadoes were led by Sophie Eide with 14 digs, and three ace serves.

CENTERVILLE (0-2) 13 16 23

CORISCA-STICKNEY (2-0) 25 25 25

Avon 3, AC-DC 0

AVON — The Avon Lady Pirates swept the Andes Central-Dakota Christian Thunder 25-17, 25-20, 25-19 on Thursday night in Avon.

The Thunder were led by Mackenzie Muckey (six kills) and Melanie Mudder (21 digs). The Lady Pirates were led by Tiffany Pelton (seven kills), and Katie Gretschmann (21 digs).

Next Tuesday, Avon will play Tripp-Delmont-Armour at Tripp, while Andes Central-Dakota Christian will play Parkston at Dakota Christian.

AC/DC (2-3) 17 20 19

AVON (3-2) 25 25 25

Freeman 3, Howard 0

FREEMAN — The Freeman Flyers defeated the Howard Tigers 25-19, 25-22, 25-20 on Thursday in Freeman.

The Flyers were led by Cara Maske with 30 assists, while Emily Miller had a match-high 19 kills. The Tigers were led by Emma Rudebusch (11 kills, 11 set assists) and Madison Kizer (13 kills).

Next Tuesday, Howard will play Hanson in Alexandria, while Freeman will play at home against Centerville.

HOWARD (2-2) 19 22 20

FREEMAN (4-1) 25 25 25

Battle Creek 3, Creighton 0

CREIGHTON, Neb. — Battle Creek defeated Creighton 25-13, 25-17, 25-4 on Thursday night in Creighton, Nebraska.

Creighton was led by senior Charlize Wilmes with three kills.

Creighton will play next at Plainview next Tuesday, while Battle Creek will play West Holt next Thursday at Plainview.

BATTLE CREEK (3-0) 25 25 25

CREIGHTON (1-2) 13 17 4

Burke 3, KWL 0

BURKE — Taylee Indahl recorded 15 kills to lead Burke to a 25-14, 25-22, 25-14 sweep of Kimball-White Lake on Thursday night in Burke.

Bobbi Jo Wischmann added 16 set assists for Burke (3-0), which got 11 digs from Sally Hakin and Lainee Schonebaum.

For KWL, Grace Konechne had seven kills and Kennedy Leiferman added six kills.

Burke plays Chamberlain next Tuesday.


BURKE (3-0) 25 25 25


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