RAPID CITY – The Arlington Cardinals placed seventh at the Class B volleyball state championships held at The Monument in Rapid City.
In the consolation semifinals the Cardinals were swept by seventh-seeded Aberdeen Christian by set scores of 28-26, 25-22, and 26-24.
Arlington on Saturday defeated eighth-seeded Burke, 3-1, to finish seventh. The Cardinals won by set scores of 25-19, 18-25, 25-18, and 25-19.
The Cardinals finished the year with a record of 31-7.
• Aberdeen Christian 3, Arlington 0
28-26, 25-22, 26-24
Hadley Carlson posted a double-double with 22 kills and 23 digs, but the Cardinals were defeated by the Knights of Aberdeen Christian.
Carlson also had five of the Cardinals’ eight service aces.
Erin Haufschild added six kills, five digs, and a pair of service aces.
Harley Johnson had 15 digs to go along with a pair of kills and a block.
Grace Parry and Morgan Larsen each had 13 digs; Parry also had 32 set assists.
Aberdeen Christian’s Hanna Miller led the Knights into the consolation championship with 13 kills while Mallory Miller added nine and Mary Fites had eight kills.
Emily Schwan logged five of the nine Knights service aces.
Joy Rohrbach had 29 digs, while Kaylee Block led Aberdeen Christian with 33 set assists.
• Arlington 3, Burke 1
25-19, 18-25, 25-18, 25-19
Carlson again posted a double-double while leading the Cardinals in kills (14) and digs (27) as Arlington won their final match of the state tournament to place seventh.
Haufschild had nine kills, while Natalie Burns and Larsen each had seven kills.
Larsen, Carlson, and Parry each had two service aces as the Cardinals registered seven aces in the four-set match.
Parry had 33 set assists as the Cardinals primary setter.
Adisyn Indahl led the Lady Cougars with 22 kills and 29 digs.