Volleyball Recap: Janz and Gray-Smith lead Scoopers to Victory

Sturgis defeats Douglas in straight sets

STURGIS, S.D.  –  We’re just a little over half way in the high school volleyball regular season and the Sturgis Scoopers know they have work to do if they want to qualify for the playoffs.

Currently, the Scoopers are holding onto the 16th and final playoff spot in Class ‘AA’.

Sturgis picked up a pivotal win on Thursday night, knocking off the Douglas Patriots by scores of 26-24, 31-29 and 27-25.

Emily Gray-Smith and Sarah Janz led the Scoopers with nine kills a piece.

On defense, Sturgis senior Cassidy Jorensen registered 12 digs and had four aces.

Meanwhile, Jeslyn Jindra finished with four kills for the Patriots.

Sturgis improves to 7-12 on the season, while Douglas falls to 4-13.

 

High School Volleyball Scores

From Thursday, Sept. 27

Bison def. Dupree, 25-18, 16-25, 16-25, 25-23, 15-7

Bridgewater-Emery def. Alcester-Hudson, 25-22, 25-7, 25-12

Castlewood def. Estelline/Hendricks, 20-25, 16-25, 25-17, 25-23, 15-11

Chadron, Neb. def. Belle Fourche, 25-14, 25-16, 25-14

Chester def. Beresford, 25-18, 25-14, 25-12

Corsica/Stickney def. Tripp-Delmont/Armour, 25-21, 25-17, 25-15

Dell Rapids St. Mary def. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland, 25-15, 20-25, 25-22, 25-23

Deubrook def. Lake Preston, 25-12, 25-15, 25-10

Deuel def. Sisseton, 25-20, 25-16, 23-25, 25-23

Faith def. Harding County, 25-16, 25-23, 25-13

Great Plains Lutheran def. Florence/Henry, 25-21, 25-23, 25-6

Gregory def. Chamberlain, 25-21, 25-27, 25-23, 25-23

Groton Area def. Clark/Willow Lake, 25-17, 25-17, 25-22

Harrisburg def. Brandon Valley, 22-25, 18-25, 25-18, 26-24, 15-12

Ipswich def. Edmunds Central, 25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 25-13

Irene-Wakonda def. Centerville, 25-4, 25-8, 25-13

Kadoka Area def. Jones County, 25-8, 25-14, 25-7

Kimball/White Lake def. Hanson, 25-11, 25-18, 25-19

Langford def. Waubay/Summit, 25-11, 25-19, 25-9

Lennox def. Dell Rapids, 27-25, 21-25, 25-18, 25-19

Madison def. Hamlin, 25-14, 24-26, 25-12, 25-8

McCook Central/Montrose def. Tri-Valley, 25-9, 23-25, 25-9, 25-20

Menno def. Bon Homme, 25-17, 25-16, 23-25, 25-19

Mitchell def. Aberdeen Central, 25-23, 25-23, 21-25, 24-26, 15-8

Parker def. Garretson, 25-10, 25-9, 25-17

Parkston def. Scotland, 25-15, 25-16, 25-19

Philip def. Sully Buttes, 25-20, 25-19, 25-27, 25-16

Redfield/Doland def. Britton-Hecla, 25-16, 25-6, 25-18

Sioux Falls Christian def. Elk Point-Jefferson, 25-15, 25-20, 25-13

Sioux Falls Washington def. Sioux Falls Roosevelt, 21-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-16

St. Thomas More def. Pine Ridge, 25-7, 25-23, 25-15

Sturgis def. Douglas, 26-24, 31-29, 27-25

Tea Area def. Canton, 25-20, 25-23, 18-25, 25-11

Warner def. Herreid/Selby Area, 25-7, 25-18, 25-13

Waverly-South Shore def. Wilmot, 25-15, 25-13, 25-21

West Central def. Vermillion, 25-14, 18-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-10

281 Conference Tournament
First Round

Hitchcock-Tulare def. James Valley Christian, 25-11, 25-20, 25-18

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket def. Iroquois, 25-6, 25-8, 25-17

Wessington Springs def. Highmore-Harrold, 25-22, 25-13, 25-12

Wolsey-Wessington def. Sunshine Bible Academy, 25-12, 25-18, 25-10

Dakota Valley Triangular

Dakota Valley def. Ponca, Neb., 25-16, 25-22, 25-17

Pierce, Neb. def. Dakota Valley, 25-23, 16-25, 25-23, 25-23

Pierce, Neb. def. Ponca, Neb., 25-18, 14-25, 25-23

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