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Blue Hawks volleyball tops Vikings in 4 sets

VALLEY CITY -- After dropping the first set to Valley City State 25-21 on Saturday, the Dickinson State volleyball team regrouped to win the next three games in a row and even its North Star Athletic Association record at 4-4.

VALLEY CITY - After dropping the first set to Valley City State 25-21 on Saturday, the Dickinson State volleyball team regrouped to win the next three games in a row and even its North Star Athletic Association record at 4-4.

The Blue Hawks (7-13 overall) won the final three sets by scores of 25-22, 25-18, 29-27.

In the win, senior setter Danielle Boyette recorded a triple-double with 12 kills, 27 assists and 12 digs.

Senior outside hitter Brenna Hansen led all players with 19 kills. Tessa Sian also had 11 kills for the Blue Hawks, and Ellie Hanser and Sydney Bentz each tallied eight.

Shaylee Singleton collected 17 digs, and Kaitlyn Anderson followed with 16 of her own.

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Sian had three blocks, and Hansen had two for DSU. Anderson, Alli Hert and Shelby Gustafson all had a service ace in the match. Keera Stookey added 15 assists and nine digs.

Dickinson State 3, Valley City 1

DSU  21  25  25  29-3

VCSU 25  22  18  27-1

Kills: DSU, Brenna Hansen 19, Danielle Boyette 12, Tessa Sian 11, Sydney Bentz 8, Ellie Hanser 8, Shelby Gustafson 4, Keera Stookey 1. VCSU, Taylor Sharp 12, Leah Ruter 10, Autumn Johnson 10, Clarissa Olson 9, Megan Johnson 8.

Blocks: DSU, Sian 3, Hansen 2, Gustafson 2, Bentz 1, Boyette 1. VCSU, A. Johnson 3, Olson 3, Nicolette Bloomer 2.

Aces: DSU, Alli Hert 1, Kaitlyn Anderson 1, Gustafson 1. VCSU, Jaycee George 3.

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Digs: DSU, Shaylee Singleton 17, Anderson 16, Boyette 12, Stookey 9, Hert 8, Bentz 5, Gustafson 5, Sian 3, Hanser 2, Hansen 1. VCSU, George 24.

Assists: DSU, Boyette 27, Stookey 15, Anderson 5, Sian 4. VCSU, Taylor Balkan 25, Meagan Schwarzrock 18.

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