Daily Republic Sports
ALEXANDRIA—Freeman dropped the second set on Tuesday but bounced back to defeat Hanson in four sets. Set scores were 25-20, 15-25, 26-24 and 25-17. Freeman (19-6): Rijjy Peterson stuffed the stat sheet for the Flyers, recording 17 digs, seven assists, five blocks and an ace. Josie Fuhrmann added 18 assists, three digs and an ace, while Emily Miller recorded a team-high 15 kills in the win. Dayna Roth finished with 17 digs and eight kills. Freeman plays at Canistota on Oct. 22.
HARRISBURG—The Mitchell High School volleyball team rode a rollercoaster on Tuesday. The Kernels knocked off Eastern South Dakota Conference rival Harrisburg in a five-set marathon match. Mitchell controlled the first, later trailed 2-1 and rallied for the five-set victory. Set scores were 25-13, 20-25, 15-25, 25-17 and 15-10.
The Mitchell High School softball team placed four players on the South Dakota all-state teams. Seniors Tori Misiaszek and Hannah Sibson were named to first team, while senior Haley Linke and freshman Keirstyn Krcil were second-team honorees.
ABERDEEN—The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team snapped a three-match losing streak on Tuesday with a four-set win over Presentation College. It wasn't an easy win, however, as the Tigers dropped the first set before rattling off three in a row, 23-25, 25-22, 25-18 and 25-21.
The Mitchell Quarterback Club has a volleyball theme this week, with Ethan High School head coach Stephanie Plastow and Wagner head coach Amy Tyler slated to speak today. The Mitchell High School and Dakota Wesleyan University coaches will speak as well. The meeting is at 7:30 p.m. today at the Freighthouse Room of the Depot.
PREP VOLLEYBALL Canistota def. Irene-Wakonda, 25-7, 22-25, 25-15, 25-18 Chadron, Neb. def. Hot Springs, 25-21, 25-7, 25-12 Corsica/Stickney def. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, 25-17, 22-25, 25-18, 25-23 Edmunds Central def. Eureka/Bowdle, 25-12, 25-18, 25-23 Ethan def. Avon, 25-19, 25-14, 25-14 Faulkton def. Ipswich, 28-26, 25-16, 25-22 Hanson def. Scotland, 25-7, 25-18, 15-25, 25-15 Harrisburg def. Yankton, 25-14, 25-11, 25-17 Herreid/Selby Area def. South Border, N.D., 25-13, 25-18, 25-18
STICKNEY --Corsica-Stickney bounced back after dropping the second set to beat Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in four. Set scores were 25-17, 22-25, 25-18 and 25-23. Corsica-Stickney (11-12): Raven Barse paved the way for the Jaguars, recording 32 digs, 10 kills, six blocks and three aces. Bridget Burke chipped in with 21 digs and four kills, while Alissa Kuyper added 29 digs and served two aces in the win. Kassidy Clark finished with 17 assists, nine digs and an ace. The Jaguars host Avon on Tuesday in Corsica.
The Mitchell Aquatic club played host to the Huron Park & Recreation Wobbegongs on Sunday for its Winter Dual swim meet. MAC had a host of winners spread across the entire meet, but 11-year-old Christian Stange and nine-year-old Ethan Plamp each finished on top of the podium in six different events. Stang competed in the boys 11-12 division and scored wins in the 100-yard individual medley, 50 butterfly, 50 backstroke and 50 freestyle, while also participating in the in the mixed 12 and under 100-freestyle relay and 100 medley relay teams, where he joined forces with Plamp.
POLLS 6 The South Dakota Prep Media football and volleyball polls for the week of Oct. 15 are listed below, ranking the top-five teams in each class. First-place votes received are indicated in parentheses. FOOTBALL Class 11AAA 1. SF O'Gorman (24) 8-0 120 1 2. SF Washington 6-2 89 2 3. Brandon Valley 6-2 70 3 4. SF Roosevelt 6-2 56 4 5. Watertown 6-2 25 5 Class 11AA 1. Pierre (23) 6-2 119 1 2. Harrisburg (1) 5-3 90 3 3. Yankton 4-4 72 2 4. Brookings 4-4 49 5