RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — After falling to Warner in last year’s state championship, Chester got their revenge, claiming a 3-2 win on Saturday night.
Chester was the first and only team to hand the Monarchs a loss in 2023.
Chester led the match 2-1, before Warner won set four, forcing a fifth and final set.
The fifth set was a battle. Chester grabbed an early lead, but Warner came back and took a lead of their own. The Flyers responded by stealing the lead late and winning the set 15-13.
The match set scores were: 20-25, 25-23, 25-17, 18-25, 15-13.
The win was Chester’s second ever state championship.