3 of top 4 seeds advance to semifinals in AA

Andrew Holtan/Register: Huron’s Brynn Grose spikes the ball during a match against Brandon Valley in the first round of the Class AA State Tournament in Brookings.

BROOKINGS – No. 1 O’Gorman, No. 3 Huron, No. 4 Sioux Falls Washington and No. 7 Sioux Falls Roosevelt advanced at the Class AA State Volleyball Tournament on Thursday at the Swiftel Center.

The Rough Riders knocked off defending-champion Watertown.

 Sioux Falls O’Gorman 3, Harrisburg 2

The Lady Knights prevailed by the set scores of 25-17, 19-25, 25-14, 25-27, 15-12.

Bergen Reilly recorded 15 kills, two aces, a block assist, 16 digs and five set assists.

Isabella Steffel totaled 12 kills, 2 1/2 blocks and an ace. Brogan Beck finished with nine kills and 4 1/2 blocks (one solo). Elaina Lubeck contributed 10 kills and a block assist.

Raegen Reilly guided the offense with 42 set assists while adding 14 digs. Brynn Askew came up with 13 digs, Haley Hoffman 11 and Emma McKay 10.

Harrisburg’s Abby Meister logged 13 kills, 13 digs, an ace and a block assist.

Reese Jansa tallied 12 kills, a block and five digs.

Merdedes Covrig had 35 set assists and 11 digs. Devanie Andre came up with 30 digs.

 Sioux Falls Washington 3, Aberdeen Central 1

The Warriors won 25-21, 18-25, 25-20, 25-23.

Sydni Schetnan had 20 kills and 4 1/2 blocks (four solos).

Joslyn Richardson added 15 kills, a block and 13 digs. Ellie Walker chipped in with 12 kills, two solo blocks and an ace.  Ndjakalenga Mwenentanda tallied eight kills and four blocks (two solo).

Katy Richardson dished out 52 set assists and came up with 11 digs. Jadyn Schetnan recorded 15 digs.

Brooklyn Kusler totaled 19 kills, three blocks (one solo) and an ace to go with 10 digs for the Golden Eagles.

 Huron 3, Brandon Valley 0

In a matchup of clowders, the Tigers beat the Lynx 25-19, 25-19, 25-21.

Brooke Schiltz (ace, block assist, nine digs) and Libby Rounds (1 1/2 blocks) both recorded 10 kills.

Mikena Moore had seven kills, 1 1/2 blocks, an ace and nine digs. Brynn Gose had nine kills.

n Sioux Falls Roosevelt 3, Watertown 2

The Rough Riders won 14-25, 26-24, 25-16, 20-25, 15-11.

Abby Ward and Mya Vandrovec both had 13 kills in the win.


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