Volleyball Playoffs: RC Stevens returning to state volleyball tournament
Raiders defeat the Scoopers in straight sets
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Rapid City Stevens has been one of the top-ranked volleyball teams all season long in Class ‘AA.’
After rolling through the regular season with a 30-1 record, the Raiders had a chance on Thursday night to qualify for the state volleyball tournament for the 19th year in a row.
The Raiders hosted Sturgis in the SoDak 16.
Despite a great effort by the Scoopers, Stevens defeated Sturgis in three sets by scores of 25-9, 25-11 and 25-14.
Stevens will now play Brookings in the opening round of the State AA Volleyball Tournament starting Nov. 15 in Sioux Falls.
Brookings def. Aberdeen Central, 25-23, 25-17, 17-25, 25-15
Huron def. Brandon Valley, 25-17, 25-9, 25-12
Mitchell def. Pierre, 27-25, 25-11, 25-22
Rapid City Stevens def. Sturgis Brown, 25-9, 25-11, 25-14
Sioux Falls O’Gorman def. Sioux Falls Lincoln, 25-16, 20-25, 25-7, 25-15
Sioux Falls Roosevelt def. Rapid City Central, 21-25, 25-19, 25-13, 25-21
Sioux Falls Washington def. Spearfish, 25-6, 25-9, 25-10
Watertown def. Harrisburg, 32-30, 25-23, 25-23