OAKES, N.D. ( NewsDakota.com) – With the top seed in the District 5 tournament already wrapped up, the Oakes Tornadoes want to head into the postseason with a bit of momentum. Monday they started that with a straight set win over Richland 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-11)

Sadie Hansen led the way with a double-double with  10 kills and 14 assists. She would add seven digs and two blocks. Abby Cox nearly had the double-double with 14 assists and nine  digs. She added five kills and a team high three blocks.

Emma Muggli had nine kills offensively for Oakes. Laikyn Roney had five kills and five digs. Grace Day led the defense with 10 digs. Beth Harris had eight and Brynn Dethlefsen chipped in seven. Roney and Cox each had three ace. Dethlefsen and Harris had two each.

Oakes heads into the District 5 tournament with a 15-1 record. They will get the by on Thursday in the quarterfinals, then face the winner of Griggs County-Midkota and Ellendale on Friday.