Region 7 Volleyball Capsules
By: Dustin Monke, The Dickinson Press
Head coach: Allison Skari (fifth season)
Last season: 20-13-4, District 13 runner-up, lost in quarterfinals of Region 7 tournament
Returners: Hailee Farstveet, Jr., MH; Cydni Stedman, Jr., OH; Channa Clarin, So., MH.
Newcomers: Ashlyn Dietz, So., RS/S; Chantel Fulton, Jr., RS/S; Bailey Waldal, Jr., OH.
Losses: Kelcee Dykins, OH; Sarah Grant, S.
Bowman County Bulldogs
Head coach: Jettie Swanson (second season)
Last season: 10-22, Fourth place in District 13 Tournament, lost in Region 7 quarterfinals
Returners: Macy Smyle, Jr., MB; Morgan Woodley, Jr., RS; Kaitlyn Dix, Jr., RS; Haley Sabe, Sr., L/OH.
Newcomers: Brittany Hansey, Jr., OH; Kaylee Heinrich, So., MH/OH; Rebecca Fisher, So., S.
Losses: Nicole Germann, OH; Erika Olson, S; Kayla Palczewski, MB; Brooke Lewton, OH; Paige Miller, S; Jessica Hill, S.
Heart River Cougars
Head coach: Hope Volesky (first season)
Last season: 28-7, District 13 champions, fourth place in Region 7 Tournament
Returners: Alexis Rustan, Sr., OH; Lacy Obrigewitch, Sr., RS; Shanea Haugtvedt, Sr., L; Patricia Romanyshyn, Sr., MBKarli Northrop, Jr., OH/L; Alex Poland, Jr., OH; Desiree Johnson, Jr., MH; Jada Mattson, S, So.
Newcomers: Kayla Raskin, So., MH; Addison Olson, So., OH.
Losses: Miranda Kadrmas, MH; Quinn Steffan, OH; Brittney Tift, OH; Kaitlyn Rahr, OP; Nettie Splichal, Jr., S (out for season with injury).
Hettinger-Scranton Night Hawks
Head coach: Jon Kohler (fifth season)
Record: 13-22, Third place in District 13 Tournament, lost in Region 7 Tournament quarterfinals
Returners: Becca Oase, Sr., MH; Kaitlyn Olson, Sr., LS; Brooke Slater, Jr., LS.
Newcomers: Cassie Holt, Jr., MH; Michaela Erickson, Sr., OP; Bailey Sadowsky, Sr., S; Lizzy Thompson, Fr., L; Jo Steen, Sr., MH; Kinsey Jahner, So., OP; Kaylee Pierce, Jr., MH; Jaylee Mathis, So., S.
Losses: Reba Resner, OP; Taylor Kelner, S; Alexis Markegard, LS; Lindsey Honeyman, L; Anita Moor, DS; Jamie Schwarzwalter, MH; Courtney Anderson, Jr.
New England Tigers
Head coach: Taylor Brown (first season)
Last season: 17-17, lost out in District 13 Tournament
Returners: Bryanna Rasch, Sr., MH; Erin Volk, Sr., S; Heather Kuntz, Sr., RS/OH; Gabbi Hanson, Jr., S.
Newcomers: Taylor Hewson, So., OH; Hannah Nordby, Jr., OH; Ashley Plaggemeyer, Jr., MH; Maddie Hanson, So., DS/L; Autumn Wolf, Jr., DS/L.
Losses: Kristen Neprash, MH; India Fitterer, S; Kari Wandler, OH.
Head coach: Aryn Dangerud (third season)
Last season: Eliminated in District 13 Tournament
No other infomration was provided.
Head coach: Kevin Petersen (fifth season)
Last season: 28-11-1, won Region 7 championship, finished seventh at Class B state tournament
Returners: Kelsie Schmidt, Sr., MH; Nicole Schramm, So., OH/MH; Lakin Kessler, Jr., S.
Newcomers: Jaime Murschel, So., OH/MH; (transfer from Ray); Nessa Iverson, So., L; Cassidy Schutt, Jr., OH/RS; Delany Johansen, So.
Losses: Meghan Battest, OH; Nichole Lorenz, L; Anna Iverson, MH; Kaycee Link, MH; Heidi Zimmerman, RS; Taisha Bauer, DS; Shelby Lunde, MH/OH; Maria Hausauer, OH.
Dickinson Trinity Titans
Head coach: Rayma Braaten (second season)
Last season: 22-18, District 14 runner-up, lost in the Region 7 championship match
Returners: Alyson Schieno, Sr., OH; Katelyn Grinsteinner, Jr., S; Katelyn Dockter, So., S; Gretchen Weir, Jr., RS.
Losses: Nikki Grinsteinner, MH; Andrea Jirges, OH; Kelsey Deichert, MH; Mariah Quintus, OH; Samantha Gordon, S; Kelbie Ficek, OH; Kendra Mortenson, RS; Brandi Ouellette, L.
Glen Ullin-Hebron Bearcats
Head coach: Maria Stockert (first season)
Last season: 12-18, eliminated in District 14 Tournament.
Returners: LaiKyn Winkler, Sr., LS; Alyssa Wehri, Sr., RS/S; Teasha Voegele, Sr., OH; Sabrina Horst, Jr., MH; Bethany Morman, Jr., MH; Kari Gerving, Jr., S/RS.
Newcomers: Tanya Bandle, Kendra Gerving, Kelsie Madche, Ivy Burbidge, Mackenzie Glass.
Losses: Karen Schaaf, S; Sara Ornelas, L; Alaina Schaaf, DS: Melissa Wagner, MH; Chloe Brausch, MH.
Head coach: Linette Irwin (fourth season)
Last season: 25-19, Third place in District 13 Tournament, Third place in Region 7 Tournament.
Returners: Rachael Hansana, Sr., S; Ashton Carter, Jr., MB; Maggie Jacobson, Sr., OH.
Newcomers: Dakota Wood, So., L; Autumn Jacobson, So., MH; Krista Slaubaugh, Fr., OH/MH; Stephanie Ziegler, Fr., OH; Lexi Biffert, Jr., OH; Tayler Dockter, Jr., DS; Hannah Zimmerman, Jr., OP.
Losses: Paige Burling, OH; Courtney Ost, OH; DeeAnna Ziegler, MB; Christy Ann Opp, DS; Racheal Biffert, MB; Nikayla Synder, L.
Head coach: Megan Nelson (first season)
Last season: 10-22; lost out in District 14 Tournament.
Returners: Ashton Alley, Sr., S; Kelsey Knutson, Sr., MH; Tara Achter, Sr., LS; Karly Houghton, Jr., RS; Taylor Achter, Jr., OH; Jane Dukart, So., L; Meghan Voigt, Jr., LS; Brittney Berg, Jr., S.
Newcomers: Ashley Birkle, So., S/LS; Alyss Kovash, So., MH; Makaila Entz, Jr., RS; Alison Scheetz, So., OH; Jocelyn Walker, So., DS.
Losses: Moriah Karey, OH; Tess Gaugler, MH; Heidi Ottmar, S; Sarah Knopik, MH; Megan Klein, OH.
Head coach: Kayla Zent (first season)
Last season: 25-12, fourth place in District 14 tournament, lost in quarterfinals of Region 7 tournament
Returners: Halle Olson, Sr., OH; Logan Olson, Sr., MH; Maggie Zentner, Sr., L; Brooklyn Miller, So., DS.
Newcomers: Hannah Rummel, Jr., S; Haley Butterfield, Jr., OH; Sami Steiner, Jr., RS; Ashley Gullickson, Jr., MH.
Losses: Amber Rebel, S; Brianna Steiner, OH; Lindsay Tyrrell, MH; McKinzee Stein, L; Kaylyn Arnold, RS; Lindsey Kirschenheiter, DS.