SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Sioux Falls Washington entered the week ranked second in the latest South Dakota Prep Media Volleyball poll after starting the year 3-0.
The Warriors looked to improve to 4-0 Tuesday night against new crosstown rival Jefferson.
It was a tight battle in the first until Washington pulled away late for the 25-19 victory. The Warriors carried that momentum into the second with a 25-15 victory to take a 2-0 lead in the match. The third set was another hard fought set, but ultimately Washington prevailed 25-21 to pick up the straight sets victory.
Ellie Walker led the Warriors with 8 kills, while Joslyn Richardson added 7. Macie Malchow dished out 23 assists in the win. Shelby Kinzer collected 5 aces, Jadyn Schetnan added 4, as did Taryn Heibult.
Emory Brosnahan collected a team-high 8 kills for the Cavaliers. Maddie Paulsen picked up four blocks in the match while Averi Schmitt collected 8 assists.