The first set was played close most of the way. Mt Vernon/Plankinton took a late lead and won the first set 25-22. West Central was able to come back and take set two by a score of 25-17. After trailing 23-20, the Titans put the pressure on the Trojans by winning the third set 26-24 for a 2-1 lead. West Central battled back in the fourth set winning 25-21 to force a fifth and final set of the night. The fifth set was another close contest. The set was tied 9-9 midway through. The Titans scored three in a row for a 12-9 lead, but the Trojans went on a run of their own scoring the next four points for a 13-12 lead. Mt Vernon/Plankinton tied it at 13-13. The set was tied again at 14-14, 15-15, and 16-16. The Titans got the point after a 17-16 advantage for the 18-16 set victory and match win.
Cassidy Siemonsma had 14 kills, three blocks, and three ace serves for the Trojans. Rachel Bucher added 13 kills. Taylor Kunzweiler had three ace serves. Brooke Opitz finished with 39 set assists, and Jenna Lueth had a team-high 24 digs.
West Central (6-10) will play Tri-Valley at the Dak-12 Conference Clash on Saturday, October 17th at Sioux Falls Christian High School.