The Beresford Watchdogs played for the second day straight on Tuesday, October 17th. After traveling to Yankton on Monday, the Watchdogs made the trip to Vermillion. The Tanagers won in straight sets by scores of 25-9, 25-20, and 25-16.
Vermillion made a fast start to open the first set and built an 8-1 lead. Beresford pulled within four points, 12-8, but the Tanagers rolled from there to a 25-9 victory.
The Watchdogs started the second set with a 3-1 lead. They grew the lead to 11-6. Vermillion, however, went on a 6-1 run to tie the score 12-12. Beresford responded with a 6-0 run to go back in front 18-12. The Tanagers made the last big run of the set. They scored eight in a row to regain the lead 20-18 and went on to win 25-20.
The Tanagers used the momentum and started the set with a 4-1 lead. They were able to keep building on that lead throughout the set. Vermillion went ahead 18-9 and maintained the nine-point lead the remainder of the way for a 25-16 win.