2022 State Volleyball Tournament Live Blog - Day Two (11/18/22)
Live updates from day two of the 2022 South Dakota Volleyball State Tournament from Nate Wek and Brent Nathaniel.
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#2 Sioux Falls O’Gorman vs #3 Harrisburg - AA Championship Semifinals
#3 Harrisburg def. #2 Sioux Falls O’Gorman 3-1 (21-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-23)
Harrisburg will play for the AA title as they knock off the '21 champs O'Gorman 3-1. Set 4 score 25-23. Harrisburg will face Sioux Falls Jefferson at 7 PM for the AA title. O'Gorman will take on Sioux Falls Washington for 3rd place at 5 PM.
We're off to the 4th set as Harrisburg takes a 2-1 lead with a 25-23 set 3 win.
Harrisburg ties it up with a 25-21 set two W.
O'Gorman takes a back and forth set one 25-21.
Harrisburg swept O'Gorman in their only meeting of 2022, 3-0 back on October 25th.
O'Gorman is the defending AA champion. Harrisburg took home 7th place in 2021.
#2 Miller vs #3 Elkton-Lake Benton - A Championship Semifinals
#2 Miller vs #3 Elkton-Lake Benton 25-22, 25-9, 25-21
The Elks will face Sioux Falls Christian and 7 PM Saturday for the State A Championship.
Elkton-Lake Benton will play for a state title with a 3-0 sweep of Miller. Set 5 score of 25-21.
The Elks with a dominant 25-9 set two W.
ELB takes set one 25-22
This is the first meeting between the two teams in 2022.
ELB took home 5th place in 2021. Miller's last appearance in the Class A Tournament was 2019 taking home 3rd place.
#2 Burke vs #3 Chester Area - B Championship Semifinals
#3 Chester Area def. #2 Burke 24-26, 25-19, 27-25, 25-22
Chester will play for the B title on Saturday with a 3-1 win over Burke. Set 4 final 25-22. Chester will face Warner at 7 PM for the championship. Burke will take on Wolsey-Wessington at 5 PM.
Chester takes set three in OT 27-25.
We're tied a 1-1 as Chester takes set two 25-19.
Burke fights back to take set one 26-24
Burke placed 8th in 2021. Chester took 5th place in 2021.
This is the first meeting of these two squads in 2022.
Winner of this game will play Warner in the Class B championship game on Saturday at 7 PM.
#1 Sioux Falls Washington vs #4 Sioux Falls Jefferson – AA Championship Semifinals
#4 Sioux Falls Jefferson def. #1 Sioux Falls Washington 3-2 (25-23, 12-25, 25-22, 20-25, 15-7)
Sioux Falls Jefferson will play for the AA Championship on Saturday with a 3-2 win over Washington. Set five score of
So far all three games in AA have gone to 5 sets.
Let's do another 5 setter in AA! Washington ties it up at 2-2 with a 25-20 set four win.
The Cavaliers head into the 4th with a 2-1 lead after a 25-22 set 3 W.
The Warriors tie it up at 1-1 with a 25-12 set two victory.
The Cavaliers grab the first set 25-23.
Sioux Falls Jefferson is making its first-ever appearance in a volleyball state tournament as a school.
Washington looks to get back into the AA title game after falling to O'Gorman last year 3-2.
Sioux Falls Washington has won both meetings in 2022. The Cavaliers took the Warriors to five sets on September 6th but Washington got the 3-0 sweep on October 25th.
#4 Sioux Falls Christian vs #8 Elk Point-Jefferson – 5 pm - A Championship Semifinals
#4 Sioux Falls Christian vs #8 Elk Point-Jefferson 3-0 (25-17, 25-7, 25-15)
Sioux Falls Christian will again play in the Class A Championship Game Saturday at 7 PM with a 3-0 win over Elk Point-Jefferson. EPJ will play for 3rd place at 5 PM.
The Knights with a dominant set two victory 25-7.
The defending champs take set one 25-17.
Sioux Falls Christian is the defending Class A champion. The Knights knocked off Garretson 3-0 in the 2021 championship game. (25-15, 25-15, 25-15)
What a week for Elk Point-Jefferson. The football team won the 11B Football Championship last weekend. The Huskies knocked off the one seed to open the A Tournament and EPJ coach Erin Kuper had a baby last Saturday. Nate Wek has the story HERE.
These two teams have met twice in 2022 with Sioux Falls Christian sweeping the matchups on September 29th and October 15th.
#1 Warner vs #5 Wolsey-Wessington – B Championship Semifinals
#1 Warner def. #5 Wolsey-Wessington 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-11)
The Monarchs are back in the Class B Championship game Saturday at 7 PM with a 3-0 sweep of Wolsey-Wessington. Set three score of 25-11. The Warbirds will play for 3rd place at 5 PM.
Warner takes the 10 point set two victory, 25-15.
Warner takes the first set over Wolsey/Wessington 25-20.
Warner is the defending Class B champion after defeating Colman-Egan 3-0 in 2021. Colman-Egan will be playing for 7th place on Saturday.
This is Wolsey-Wessington's first appearance in the Class B State Tournament and knocked off Northwestern to get here. Nate Wek has a write-up of the Warbird's first ever state tournament win HERE.
These two teams last met on August 29th with Warner earning the 3-0 sweep.
#6 Sioux Falls Lincoln vs #7 Huron - AA Consolation Semifinals
#6 Sioux Falls Lincoln def. #7 Huron 3-2 (25-23, 14-25, 25-22, 19-25, 15-11)
Sioux Falls Lincoln holds on for a 3-2 win over Huron. The Patriots will face the Governors at 1:15 PM Saturday for the Class AA Consolation Championship. Huron will take on Rapid City Stevens for 7th place at 11:30 AM.
Both consolation semifinal matches have gone into the 5th set today. Winner of this one will face Pierre at 1:15 PM Saturday.
Huron forces a set five with a 25-19 set four victory.
Lincoln takes set three 25-22. We're on to set four with the Patriots up 2-1.
Huron wins their first set over Lincoln this season with a 25-14 set two W.
Lincoln comes back to take set one over Huron 25-23.
Lincoln won the only meeting of these two teams this year 3-0 on September 29th.
Winner will face Pierre in the consolation championship game at 1:15 PM Saturday.
#6 Belle Fourche vs #7 Platte-Geddes - A Consolation Semifinals
#7 Platte-Geddes def. #6 Belle Fourche 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-20)
Final stats are available HERE.
Platte-Geddes downs Belle Fourche in 3 sets. The Black Panthers will face Dakota Valley for the Class A Consolation Championship at 1:15 PM Saturday. Belle Fourche will take on Wagner for 7th place at 11:30 PM.
The Black Panthers go up 2-0 with a 25-22 set two victory.
Platte-Geddes holds off Belle Fourche in set one 25-22.
This is the first meeting of the two squads in 2022.
Winner of this game will play Dakota Valley for the consolation championship at 1:15 PM Saturday.
#6 Colman-Egan vs #7 Castlewood - B Consolation Semifinals
#7 Castlewood def. #6 Colman-Egan 3-1 (25-18, 17-25, 27-25, 25-18)
Castlewood moves on with a 25-18 set four win over Colman-Egan. The Warriors will face Northwestern in the consolation championship at 1:15 PM. Colman-Egan will play for 7th place against Freeman.
We head to a fourth set as Castlewood comes back to take a 27-25 set three victory.
The Hawks tie it up at 1-1 with a 25-17 set two victory.
Castlewood takes set one 25-18.
These two teams have played each other three times this year. Castlewood took the matchup on September 29th 2-1 at the Hamlin Invite. The Hawks won the next two matchups, September 29th 3-2 at Colman-Egan and 2-1 in the DVC Tournament.
Winner of this one will play Northwestern at 1:15 PM Saturday for the consolation championship.
#4 Northwestern vs #8 Freeman - B Consolation Semifinals
#4 Northwestern def. #8 Freeman 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-15)
Final stats are available HERE.
Northwestern is heading to the consolation championship by sweeping Freeman. The Wildcats took the third set 25-15.
A set two victory for Northwestern 25-17. Wildcats up 2-0.
Northwestern holds off Freeman in set one 25-17
Check back here for updates from the Class B Consolation Semifinals between #4 Northwestern and #8 Freeman.
#1 Wagner vs #5 Dakota Valley - A Consolation Semifinals
#5 Dakota Valley def. #1 Wagner 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-11)
Final stats are available HERE.
Dakota Valley sweeps the one seed Wagner 3-0 with a 25-11 win in set three.
Dakota Valley goes up 2-0 against Wagner with a 25-17 set two victory.
Set one goes to Dakota Valley over Wagner, 25-17.
Check back here for updates from #1 Wagner vs #5 Dakota Valley in the Class A Semifinals.
#5 Pierre vs #8 Rapid City Stevens - AA Consolation Semifinals
#5 Pierre def. #8 Rapid City Stevens 3-2 (25-20, 25-21, 19-25, 22-25, 15-9)
Pierre holds off Stevens in the fifth set 15-9 and will head to the consolation championship.
Stevens forces a set five with a 25-22 set four victory.
Stevens stays alive with a 25-19 set three victory. On to the 4th!
Pierre makes it 2-0 with a 25-21 set two victory.
Pierre takes set one from Rapid City Stevens, 25-20.
Check back here for updates from the AA Consolation Semifinals between #5 Pierre and #8 Rapid City Stevens.
Day two schedule
#5 Pierre vs #8 Rapid City Stevens – 11:30 am
#6 Sioux Falls Lincoln vs #7 Huron – 1:15 pm
#1 Sioux Falls Washington vs #4 Sioux Falls Jefferson – 5 pm
#2 Sioux Falls O’Gorman vs #3 Harrisburg – 6:45 pm
#1 Wagner vs #5 Dakota Valley – 11:30 am
#6 Belle Fourche vs #7 Platte-Geddes – 1:15 pm
#4 Sioux Falls Christian vs #8 Elk Point-Jefferson – 5 pm
#2 Miller vs #3 Elkton-Lake Benton – 6:45 pm
#4 Northwestern vs #8 Freeman – 11:30 am
#6 Colman-Egan vs #7 Castlewood – 1:15 pm
#1 Warner vs #5 Wolsey-Wessington – 5 pm
#2 Burke vs #3 Chester Area – 6:45 pm
Day one recap and scores
A recap of day one of the 2022 South Dakota State Volleyball Tournament is available below.