PLATTE, S.D. — A huge night at the net helped Class A No. 3 Platte-Geddes defeat Class B No. 4 Burke in a battle of ranked foes in four sets on Tuesday night in high school volleyball action. Set scores were 25-22, 16-25, 25-9 and 26-24 in favor of the Black Panthers.
P-G’s Karly VanDerWerff had 14 kills, six blocks and 11 digs. Cadence Van Zee and Avery DeVries each had three blocks, with Van Zee had 11 kills and 18 digs and DeVries posting 38 set assists. Regan Hoffman had 13 kills, two blocks, 11 digs and three aces, and Hadley Hanson had 12 digs.
Burke had 15 kills from Adisyn Indahl, while picking up 10 kills and 12 digs from Kailee Frank. Ava Sargent had 11 set assists and 11 digs, while Elle Johnson added 17 digs for the Cougars, who dropped to 10-3 on the season.
Platte-Geddes (11-2) is back in action on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Sanford Pentagon tournament in Sioux Falls, leading off with a match against Rapid City Christian. Burke faces Bon Homme and Chamberlain on Thursday in a triangular in Tyndall.
- Nearly identical statistical production from Kate Miller and Erin Uecker helped Freeman get past Scotland in three sets on Tuesday. Miller and Uecker each had eight kills, a block and three aces, while Miller had 11 digs and Uecker had 10 in the home win.
- Gracie Oakley had 14 kills and Mya Nuebel had five aces, nine kills and 21 digs for Parkston on Tuesday in a four-set win at Winner, improving the Trojans to 11-6. Cora Moss had a match-high 23 digs for Winner.
- Hanson topped rival Bridgewater-Emery in five sets behind some large statistical efforts. Annalyse Weber had 11 kills and 15 digs, while Jersey Kampshoff had 33 digs and four aces. Jalyn Kampshoff had 29 set assists, as well. The Huskies had 16 assists, 20 digs and four aces from Oakley Weber.
- Megan Reiner and Gracey Schatz had 12 kills, with 12 digs added from Schatz, while Hannah Stremick had 30 assists and five ace serves for Tripp-Delmont/Armour in a sweep of Andes Central/Dakota Christian in Armour.
- Dani Deffenbaugh had 27 kills, three blocks and 10 digs for Kimball/White Lake as the Wildkats rallied out of a first-set hole for a 3-1 win over Corsica-Stickney. Payton DeLange had 11 kills, 14 digs and five aces for the Jaguars.
- Cassidy Keiser had six aces and nine kills for Gregory in a home sweep over Todd County on Tuesday. Mya Determan had eight kills and four aces, as well.
- Miranda Moravelz had six aces and Ellie Koenig added four more for Deubrook Area in a three-set sweep of Deuel on Tuesday night. The Dolphins finished with 15 aces as a team.
- Piper Thompson had six aces and 27 digs for Howard, while Canyon Kidd added five aces. Kate Connor had a team-high 17 kills for the Tigers, who are now 10-4.
- Daniela Lee had five total blocks to help Colman-Egan sweep Canistota on Tuesday, improving to 9-3.
- It was a night for dual milestones for Northwestern’s volleyball squad. Ella Haven earned her 1,000th career kill, while fellow senior and setter Brooklinn Halvorson picked up career assist No. 2,000. Halvorson had 22 assists, 10 digs and five aces, while Haven had 18 kills as Northwestern won in three sets over Leola-Frederick to move to 11-5.
A couple of top Mitchell-area standouts recently reached notable career milestones.
For Kimball/White Lake, Dani Deffenbaugh picked up her 1,000th kill in her career as the Wildkats won four times at the Ipswich Tournament on Saturday. For the tournament, the 5-foot-9 senior outside hitter had 46 kills, and she is hammering kills at a rate of 4.5 per set before her season-best effort on Tuesday night with 27 kills.
Another top area hitter achieved 1,000 kills earlier this month, with Burke’s Adisyn Indahl reaching the milestone on Sept. 3 at the Gregory Tournament. She is now the third Cougar player all-time to reach the milestone, joining her sister Taylee (who now plays at Dakota Wesleyan) and Mandy Baxa. The 5-foot-6 senior Indahl entered the week with 1,092 kills and 1,597 digs in her career.
Tuesday’s statewide scores
Aberdeen Christian def. Waubay/Summit, 25-16, 14-25, 25-20, 25-23
Arlington def. Madison, 25-16, 25-18, 25-20
Britton-Hecla def. Waverly-South Shore, 25-15, 25-10, 25-19
Brookings def. Mitchell, 25-22, 25-19, 15-25, 21-25, 15-11
Chester Area def. Parker, 25-9, 25-4, 25-12
Colman-Egan def. Canistota, 25-21, 25-14, 25-7
Dakota Valley def. West Central, 25-8, 25-6, 25-10
Deubrook Area def. Deuel, 25-10, 25-9, 25-11
Elk Point-Jefferson def. Beresford, 25-22, 25-23, 25-12
Elkton-Lake Benton def. Baltic, 25-16, 25-18, 26-24
Faulkton Area def. Highmore-Harrold, 25-14, 25-16, 25-15
Florence/Henry def. Sisseton, 25-20, 25-7, 25-11
Freeman def. Scotland, 25-13, 25-12, 25-17
Garretson def. Dell Rapids, 25-23, 25-16, 25-19
Gregory def. Todd County, 25-14, 25-6, 25-13
Hanson def. Bridgewater-Emery, 25-16, 23-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-2
Hitchcock-Tulare def. Iroquois/Lake Preston, 25-21, 18-25, 20-25, 25-18, 15-13
Howard def. Dell Rapids St. Mary, 25-21, 25-23, 22-25, 27-25
Huron def. Aberdeen Central, 25-22, 25-20, 25-22
Kimball/White Lake def. Corsica-Stickney, 16-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-21
Lower Brule def. Sunshine Bible Academy, 25-17, 25-17, 24-26, 25-21
McCook Central/Montrose def. Flandreau, 20-25, 25-13, 25-10, 25-20
Miller def. Redfield, 25-23, 25-20, 25-17
Northwestern def. Leola/Frederick Area, 25-5, 25-5, 25-10
Parkston def. Winner, 25-12, 25-12, 22-25, 25-18
Philip def. White River, 28-26, 25-23, 25-15
Platte-Geddes def. Burke, 25-22, 16-25, 25-9, 26-24
Potter County def. Ipswich, 25-21, 16-25, 25-18, 25-19
Sioux Falls Lincoln def. Yankton, 25-16, 25-11, 25-16
Sioux Falls Lutheran def. Centerville, 25-12, 23-25, 25-16, 25-21
Sioux Falls O’Gorman def. Sioux Falls Jefferson, 25-16, 25-9, 23-25, 25-20
Sioux Falls Washington def. 25-15, 22-25, 25-14, 23-25, 15-12
Sioux Valley def. Milbank, 25-18, 25-14, 25-20
Spearfish def. Sturgis, 25-19, 25-9, 25-19
Tripp-Delmont/Armour def. Andes Central/Dakota Christian, 25-20, 25-15, 25-16
Viborg-Hurley def. Menno, 25-19, 25-13, 23-25, 25-21
Wall def. Lyman, 20-25, 26-24, 19-25, 25-13, 16-14
Wagner def. Bon Homme, 25-20, 25-14, 25-11
Warner def. Groton Area, 25-10, 25-15, 25-10
Webster Area def. Wilmot, 25-11, 25-18, 25-20
Wolsey-Wessington def. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, 25-17, 25-10, 25-8
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