Cossacks, Dolphins, Lady Elks post wins

CHESTER – Sioux Valley dropped Elk Point-Jefferson, Deubrook Area edged Arlington and Elkton-Lake Benton topped Bridgewater-Emery in the Chester Area Challenge on Saturday.

 Sioux Valley 3, Elk Point-Jefferson 0

The Cossacks won 32-30, 25-23, 25-17.

Rylan Willis finished with 13 kills, Reagan Johnson 11 and eighth-grader Kaedyn Sapp 10.

Match MVP Haydyn Hauge dished out 30 set assists.

Kasey Pistulka came up with 29 digs, as Natalie Jacobson added 20 and Sapp notched 17.

Willis and Pistulka both netted a pair of aces, with Johnson contributing two blocks.

Sioux Valley (10-12) is host to Arlington on Tuesday.

 Deubrook Area 3, Arlington 2

The Dolphins pulled out a 24-26, 25-20, 25-23, 23-25, 16-14 victory over the Cardinals.

Match MVP Andrea’ Vandermeer collected 18 kills and Emma Vandermeer and Baylee Holmlund both added 14.

Brooke Koppatschek (33) and Ellie Koenig (26) combined for 59 set assists.

Holmlund notched 30 digs and Andrea Vandermeer chipped in with 22 to go with three aces and a pair of blocks.

Koppatschek netted four aces and recorded two blocks.

Arlington’s Hadley Carlson had another big match with 28 kills, 28 digs, three aces and two blocks.

Erin Haufschild tallied 14 kills.

Grace Parry dished guided the offense with 52 set assists while also posting a trio of aces. Dani Carlson had 14 digs and Morgan Larsen added two blocks.

Deubrook improved to 13-2, while Arlington dropped to 9-7.

The teams face off again Thursday in Arlington.

 Elkton-Lake Benton 3, Bridgewater-Emery 1

The Lady Elks won 25-18, 25-13, 20-25, 25-21.

Hannah Krog finished with 21 kills and 17 digs, earning match MVP honors in the process.

Tevan Erickson chipped in with 13 kills and Kailyn Drietz added 12 to go with three aces.

Julia Drietz guided the offense with 47 set assists and Rachael Krog paced the defense with 29 digs while also totaling three aces. Kailyn Drietz added three aces.

The Huskies dropped to 14-2.

ELB (14-3) is host to Deuel on Tuesday.


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