Playing in their first home match of the season, the Tri-Valley Mustangs played their second straight five-set match on Thursday, September 9th. And for the second time in a row in a five-set match, the Mustangs fell just short of their first win. The Vermillion Tanagers won by set scores of 16-25, 25-16, 18-25, 25-16, and 15-10.
Hannah West and Kenzie Atwood both had a strong defensive match. West finished with 15 digs, and Atwood had 13 digs. Erica Bicknase led the team with six kills. Megan Wenzel had four kills. Meg. Wenzel also had four solo and four assisted blocks. Maddie Wenzel had two solo blocks. Nevaeh Grann had 11 set assist, and Brookelyn Stieben finished with nine set assists. Grann also led the team with two ace serves. West and Stieben both had one ace serve.
Tri-Valley will host the Dell Rapids Quarriers on Thursday, September 16th for their next match.