The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals play in their second consecutive five-set match on Thursday, October 12th. Not only did they play in their second straight five-set match, they also won for both of those matches. St Mary defeated the Centerville Tornadoes on the road.
The Cardinals got the first win of the night by a score of 25-20. The Tornadoes responded with a 25-21 win in the second set. The teams traded wins again as St Mary won the third set 25-16. Centerville forced a fifth set after another 25-21 win in the fourth. The Cardinals won the match after a 15-9 win in the fifth and final set.
Courtney Brown tallied 19 kills, seven digs, and three blocks. Maya Heinitz had eight kills, 14 digs, and two ace serves. Ella Griffin added six kills, six digs, four set assists, a block, and a team-high 10 ace serves. Addy Gilbert finished with three kills, seven digs, and six blocks. Brianna Lindeman had 13 set assists, five digs, and four ace serves. Madala Hanson added five set assists and four digs. Josie Baumberger had 13 digs, and Whitney Warwick had 12 digs.
The Cardinals will host De Smet on Thursday, October 14th.