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The Simms Tigers captured first place at the District 6C volleyball tournament held Oct. 30-31 in Augusta.

The Tigers defeated the Augusta Lady Elks in the championship match in three sets. The Power Lady Pirates finished in third place.

Finishing first and second respectively, Simms and Augusta advance to the Northern Divisional C volleyball tournament in Cascade Nov. 7-9. Simms will play North Star, the number-two finisher in the 6C East. They will play in the fourth match Thursday in the tournament.

Augusta will play Fort Benton, who finished second in 7C tournament action. They are the second match on Thursday.

Power as the third-place team has the opportunity to play into the tournament but must first get past Big Sandy, the third-place team from 6C East, in a play-in match at the start of the tournament at 9 a.m. The winner of the match will go against Belt, the first-place team out of the 7C.

At the district tournament, Augusta opened by defeating Dutton/Brady in three sets. Power also won its first game over Heart Butte in three. Augusta went on to defeat Power in a match that went to four sets.

Dutton/Brady bounced back and defeated Heart Butte in loser-out action. Power, with one loss, then stayed alive by defeating Sunburst.

The Dutton/Brady Lady Diamondbacks were eliminated from the tournament when they lost to Valier on Friday.

Power rallied to defeat Valier in the fourth-place match before losing a second time to Augusta in the third-place match. With the victory in that match, Augusta advanced to the championship game.

STATISTICS

6C West Volleyball Tournament

Game 2 — Augusta def. Dutton/Brady,

25-14, 25-9, 25-12

Augusta leaders — Aces 78 (Dayna Mills 20, Olivia Isakson 17); kills 23 (Isakson 10, Jae Allen 5, Bradi Hill 5); blocks 1 (Isakson 1); digs 2 (Hill 1, Isakson 1); assists 20 (Rylee Shalz 9).

Dutton/Brady leaders — aces 7 (Nadely Roberts 3, Emagin Wakkinen 2); kills 2 (Leslie Ostberg 1, Wakkinen 1); blocks 1 (Makaela Pulver); digs 36 (Pulver 13, Jazmyn Coffman 6); assists 1 (Coffman).

Power def. Heart Butte,

25-8, 22-25, 25-17, 15-12

Power leaders — aces 20 (Veronica Smelser 10, Kinsey May 4); kills 34 (Sierra Sievers 10, Smelser 7); assists 32 (Sievers 17, Smelser 13).

Heart Butte — no stats.

Augusta def. Power,

25-14, 25-20, 23-25, 25-10

Augusta leaders — Aces 12 (Allen 7, Isakson 6); kills 31 (Isakson 17, Allen 5); blocks 7 (Hill 4, Mills 2); digs 29 (Isakson 12, Allen 7); assists 23 (Macyn Mahlum 12, Shalz 10).

Power leaders — Aces 7 (Smelser 2, Sievers 2, May 2); kills 19 (Smelser 11, May 3); blocks 5 (Sievers 2, May 2); assists 16 (Sievers 11, Smelser 3).

Dutton/Brady def. Heart Butte,

25-11, 25-14, 18-25, 25-19

Dutton/Brady leaders — Aces 28 (Coffman 11); kills 15 (Pulver 8, Wakkinen 3); digs 49 (Coffman 12, (Roberts 11); assists 8 (Ostberg 8).

Heart Butte — No stats.

Power def. Sunburst,

25-14, 25-12, 25-20

Power leaders — Aces 14 (Smelser 8, Sievers 3); kills 17 (Samantha Roos 5, Smelser 4, Hailey May 4); blocks 1 (Sievers 1); assists 14 (Smelser 6, Sievers 5).

Sunburst leaders — Aces 1 (Jeena Alborano); kills 11 (Alborano 3); blocks 2 (Mackinzie Wilson 1, Alborano 1); digs 91 (Alborano 25, Laura Meyer 23); assists 6 (Briana Robins 6).

Valier def. Dutton/Brady,

25-20, 25-19, 25-7

Valier leaders — Aces 18 (Kylie Christiaens 5, Makenna VandenBos 4); kills 18 (Erica Ramsey 5, Abby Bock 5); blocks 1 (Madi Weikum 1); digs 12 (Skylar Connelly 4, Vandenbos 3); assists 18 (Christiaens 10, Vandenbos 5).

Dutton/Brady leaders — Aces 6 (Wakkinnen 2, Pulver 2); kills 7 (Pulver 3, Coffman 2, Ostberg 2); blocks 1 (Pulver); digs 33 (Ostberg 7, Coffman 7); assists 1 (Ostberg).

Simms def. Augusta,

25-7, 25-22, 25-19

Simms leaders — Aces 12 (Taylee Sawyer 5, Janessa Willekes 3); kills 38 (Janessa Willekes 14, Kodiann Lynn 9); blocks 1 (Draylen Sawyer 1); digs 38 (Kierah Kriedeman 9, Janessa Willekes 9); assists 30 (T. Sawyer 29, D. Sawyer 1).

Augusta leaders — Aces 8 (Shalz 2, Isakson 2); kills 8 (Isakson 2, Hill 2, Mills 2); blocks 9 (Hill 3, Mahlum 3); digs 23 (Isakson 9, Allen 6); assists 7 (Shalz 4, Mahlum 2).

Power def. Valier,

25-19, 17-25, 25-15, 25-22

Power leaders — Aces 11 (Smelser 4, Sievers 2, Roos 2); kills 32 (Smelser 15, Sievers 7); blocks 1 (Amara Bodkins); assists 25 (Sievers 13, Smelser 8).

Valier leaders — Aces 11 (Ramsey 3, Christiaens 2); kills 30 (Bock 11, Connelly 7); blocks 14 (Bock 5, Weikum 3); digs 57 (Bock 20, Teanna Layne 8); assists 23 (Christiaens 9, Kinley Kovatch 6).

Augusta def. Power (third place),

25-17, 25-19, 25-16

Augusta leaders — Aces 8 (Allen 5, Mahlum 2); kills 24 (Isakson 12, Allen 5); blocks 16 (Iskason 4, Mahlum 2); digs 25 (Allen 12, Hill 5); assists 21 (Shalz 12, Mahlum 9).

Power leaders — Aces 4 (Bodkins 2, Smelser 1); kills 10 (Smelser 3, May 3);

Blocks 4 (Sievers 1, May 1); assists 8 (Sievers 5, Smelser 2).

Simms defeated Augusta (championship),

25-17, 25-19, 29-19

Simms leaders — Aces 11 (T. Sawyer 3, D. Sawyer 2); kills 40 (Willekes 18, D. Sawyer 8); blocks 6 (Lynn 3, T. Sawyer 2); digs 35 (Willekes 10, Kriediman 8); assists 31 (T. Sawyer 31).

Power leaders — Aces 4 (Bodkins 2, Smelser 1); kills 10 (Smelser 3, May 3);

blocks 4 (Sievers 1, May 1); assists 8 (Sievers 5, Smelser 2).