The Gayville-Volin Raiders fell in straight sets to Warner yesterday in the Class B Volleyball State Tournament.

Freshman Maia Achen (A-ken) secured the 1,000th kill of her varsity career in the loss, as she recorded a team high 12 kills. Setter Keely Larson tallied 15 assists as well.

            The Raiders fall into the consolation bracket with the loss, as they take on Wolsey-Wessington in their next match, today at 11:00 AM mountain, noon central in Rapid City.

*Day One Results and Day Two Schedule for All Classes at End*

            Mount Marty Men’s and Women’s Basketball will be on the road tomorrow afternoon, as they have a double header against Morningside in Sioux City, Iowa.

            The women will play first at 2:00 PM with the men to follow. Pregame coverage on KYNT begins at 1:30. Tehl Tanner will be on the call.

            The Summit League Volleyball Tournament begins on November 19th, and despite earning a share of the regular season conference title, the South Dakota Coyotes enter as the #4 seed.

            The Coyotes finished in a 4-way tie at the top of the Summit, as USD, Kansas City, Denver, and Omaha all earned 12 and 4 conference records. This year’s tournament will be held in Vermillion, due to the Coyotes winning last year’s Summit League Title.

Summit League Tournament Opening Round Bracket:

  • #1 Kansas City – *First Round Bye*
  • #2 Omaha – *First Round Bye*
  • #3 Denver vs #6 South Dakota State
  • #4 South Dakota vs #5 North Dakota State

            South Dakota Men’s Basketball are in Glendale for the Arizona Tip-Off this weekend, with their first game taking place today against the Virginia Military Institute. The game is slated to begin at 1:00 PM.

            South Dakota Women’s Basketball will be in the Bahamas this weekend, as they compete in the 2023 Battle 4 Atlantis. The Coyotes open the Battle 4 Atlantis tomorrow evening, as they take on DePaul.

South Dakota State Women’s Basketball will be on the road tomorrow afternoon, as they’ll be in Martin, Tennessee to take on UT Martin. Tip-Off is set for 1:00 PM on Saturday.

South Dakota High School Volleyball State Tournament Opening Round Results:

In Class AA:

  • #1 Harrisburg defeated #8 Aberdeen Central in straight sets.
  • #2 Sioux Falls Jefferson swept #10 Brandon Valley 3 sets to 0.
  • #3 Sioux Falls Washington beat #6 Sioux Falls Lincoln 3 sets to 1.
  • #4 Watertown fell to #5 O’Gorman in 3 sets.

In Class A:

  • #1 Sioux Falls Christian swept #8 Lennox
  • #2 Rapid City Christian outlasted #7 Dakota Valley, 3 sets to 2
  • #3 Miller defeated #6 Wagner in 5 sets.
  • #4 Platted-Geddes were defeated by #5 Dell Rapids, 3 sets to 1.

In Class B:

  • #1 Warner defeated #8 Gayville-Volin in 3 sets.
  • #2 Chester swept #7 Faulkton Area.
  • #3 Colman-Egan were upset by #6 Castlewood, 3 sets to 1.
  • #4 Burke topped #5 Wolsey Wessington, 3 sets to 2.

South Dakota High School Volleyball State Tournament Day Two Matchups (Today):

In Class AA:

  • In the Championship Bracket
    • #1 Harrisburg vs #5 O’Gorman
    • #2 Sioux Falls Jefferson vs #3 Sioux Falls Washington
  • In the Consolation Bracket
    • #4 Watertown vs #8 Aberdeen Central
    • #6 Sioux Falls Lincoln vs #10 Brandon Valley

In Class A:

  • In the Championship Bracket:
    • #1 Sioux Falls Christian vs #5 Dell Rapids
    • #2 Rapid City Christian vs #3 Miller
  • In the Consolation Bracket:
    • #4 Platte-Geddes vs #8 Lennox
    • #6 Wagner vs #7 Dakota Valley

In Class B:

  • In the Championship Bracket:
    • #1 Warner vs #4 Burke.
    • #2 Chester vs #6 Castlewood.
  • In the Consolation Bracket:
    • #3 Colman-Egan vs #7 Faulkton Area.
    • #5 Wolsey-Wessington vs #8 Gayville Volin.