FARGO, N.D. (NewsDakota.com)- Bismarck Century will get an opportunity to defend their state title after topping Valley City 3-1 in the state tournament semifinals Friday at The Fargodome. The Hi-Liners won the opening set 25-20 but it was all Patriots after that as they stormed back to win the next 3; 25-14, 25-7, 25-20.
Valley City’s defense shined in the losing effort with 5 players recording double figure digs. Kacee White paced The Hi-Liners with 19, Lexi Ondracek had 14 and Macy Olstad and Reagan Ingstad 11 each. Mackenzie Pederson added 5.
Cali Halgrimson registered a team high 13 kills, Olstad scored 9 and Pederson 4. Pederson and Josie Berntson each had 2 blocks. Ingstad posted 27 assist.
Valley City gets a chance to end their historic season on high note when they play Mandan in the 3rd place match Saturday at 3. Coverage on KOVC and NewsDakota.com starts 20 minutes before set 1.
West Fargo 3 Davies 0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-13)
Bismarck High 3 Devils Lake 2 (22-25, 25-20, 25-22, 19-25, 17-15)
Jamestown 3 Mandan 2 (20-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-20, 17-15)
Bismarck Century 3 Valley City 1 (20-25, 25-14, 25-7, 25-2)
7th place- 11am Davies vs Devils Lake
5th place- 1pm West Fargo vs Bismarck
3rd place- 3pm Valley City vs Mandan
Championship-7pm Jamestown vs Bismarck Century
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