The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal volleyball team won three matches and lost two at the Elkton Tournament on Saturday, September 24th. The Cardinals opened up the tournament with a win over Centerville, 25-21, 25-22. Tori Michel led the team with three aces. Danielle Fiegen had six kills in the match, while Lexie LeBrun added five. T. Michel also led the team in set assists with eight. Kelly Michel led the Cardinal defense with 10 digs, and Rachel Scholten had nine. Dell Rapids St Mary dropped the second match to Alcester-Hudson, 13-25, 17-25. In that match, T. Michel and LeBrun each had a service ace. Fiegen had six kills, and T. Michel had five set assists. The defense was led by K. Michel with eight digs.
The Cardinals then went on to defeat Iroquois in a three-set match, 21-25, 25-21, 25-12. LeBrun and K. Michel each had three aces. Fiegen had four kills in the match, and T. Michel once again led the team with six assists. LeBrun also picked up 13 digs in the match, and K. Michel added eight. In the fourth match of the day, Dell Rapids St Mary lost to Elkton-Lake Benton in two sets, 21-25, 17-25. Fiegen this time led the Cardinals with three service aces. She also led the team in kills with five in the match. Abby Siemonsma this time led the Cardinals with five assists. LeBrun had seven digs defensively for Dell Rapids St Mary.
The Cardinals finished their day with a two-set win over the Flandreau Indian School, 25-15, 25-8. K. Michel and Ally Mullaney each had five aces in the match. K. Michel also led the team in kills with three. Siemonsma had six assists, and Kiley Reecy and Siemonsma paced the defense with seven digs apiece. Siemonsma also had three solo blocks in the match.
Dell Rapids St Mary’s record moved to 9-9 after the tournament. The Cardinals will host Baltic on Tuesday, September 25th in their next match.