The Dell Rapids Quarriers and Tri-Valley Mustangs had quite the battle on Thursday, September 16th at Tri-Valley High School. The two teams traded set wins and needed five sets to determine the winner.
Tri-Valley opened the match with a 25-21 victory. Dell Rapids came back and cruised through the second set for a 25-12 win. The third set went to the Mustangs by a 25-18 score. Once again Dell Rapids cruised through another set, winning the fourth 25-13. With the match tied 2-2, it came down to the fifth set. Dell Rapids came out victorious with a 15-12 score.
This was the third match in a row the Mustangs have fallen in five sets.
Hillary Hastings had four kills, and Megan Wenzel had three on the night. Wenzel also had seven total blocks. Ava Pearson finished with three. Jenna Hanson had a team-high 10 digs, and Hannah West had eight digs. McKenzie Atwood had four ace serves. Nevaeh Grann had 10 set assists in the match. Brookelyn Stieben had nine set assists and one ace serve.
The Mustangs (0-8) look to get that first win of the season at home against Canton on Tuesday, September 21st.