OAKES (NewsDakota.com) The Oakes High School volleyball team had quite the successful Saturday as they competed in the Central Cass Tournament in Casselton.
Oakes won all their contests in pool play; defeating Thompson 25-16 and 25-20, Hettinger 25-23 and 25-15, Barnes County North 25-16 and 25-7 and Des Lacs Burlington 25-17 and 25-15 to advance to the Gold Division Tournament.
In the Gold Division Tournament, Oakes lost their opening match to Minot Our Redeemers 26-24, 12-25, 13-15, but came back and took third after taking down Park River 25-18 25-18.
“We played with confidence, and had aggressive attacks from the net and the serving line.” said Oakes Head Coach Kathy Warren. “Defensively, we played so though that teams had a hard time finding an open spot.”
Oakes now heads to LaMoure on Tuesday evening to battle the Loboes. Coverage on KDDR 1220 AM/95.9 FM and NewsDakota.com starts around 7:15 with Bruce Junker. First serve of game one of the match will commence around 7:30.
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