The Pierre T.F. Riggs Governors volleyball team hosted the Brandon Valley Lynx at Riggs Gymnasium in Pierre on Saturday afternoon in a battle of ESD teams. The Lynx won 3-1. Set scores were 19-25, 25-17, 25-15 and 25-22.

Junior Ayvrie Kaiser led the Govs with 10 kills and two blocks. Junior Remington Price had nine kills, while the returning MaKenna Schlekeway had seven kills. Junior Lily Sanchez added three aces.

The Lynx (12-6) are the no. 6 ranked team in Class AA. They will next see action against the no. 2 ranked O’Gorman Knights (12-2) in Sioux Falls on Tuesday. Action is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. CT. The Lynx and Knights have both beaten each other once this season.

The Govs (9-3) are the no. 4 ranked team in Class AA. They will next see action against the no. 10 ranked Aberdeen Central Golden Eagles (5-7) in Aberdeen on Tuesday. Action is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. CT. The Govs defeated the Golden Eagles 3-0 at Riggs Gymnasium in Pierre on Sept. 4.

Scott Millard | 605-295-8429

Scott Millard has been the sports reporter for the Capital Journal since 2017. He was previously an intern with the Capital Journal during the summer of 2016.

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