The Milbank Area Lady Bulldogs swept past the Sisseton Redmen in high school volleyball Tuesday, October 17. The team also celebrated Pink Night.
Milbank Area started slow, but controlled the contest throughout. The Lady Bulldogs won all three sets with scores of 25-17, 25-16, and 25-14.
Jaecy Engebretson led the offensive attack with 13 kills on 32-33 hitting, six aces on 11-12 serving, and 10 assists on 38-38 setting. Molly Rick followed with 12 kills on 29-34 hitting, two aces on 12-12 serving, and seven digs. Gabbi Cummins contributed six kills on 10-11 hitting and one assisted block. Jaden Hoeke added six kills on 12-17 hitting, two aces on 12-13 serving, and two solo blocks. Maty Lightfield went 32-32 setting with 11 assists and seven digs. Makayla Johnson made one solo and one assisted block.
Four seniors and their parents were recognized prior to the match. Seniors completing their final volleyball season as a Lady Bulldog include: Molly Rick, Maty Lightfield, Katie Vander Wal, and Sadie Holland.
Milbank Area concludes its regular season with two road games. The Lady Bulldogs travel to Britton-Hecla on Friday, October 20, and to Groton on Monday, October 23.
Photo: Senior Katie Vander Wal.