Warriors Third At Morrill Invite


Sioux County’s Ashley Hunter passes the ball for the Warriors earlier this season. Sioux County finished third at the Morrill Invite Saturday. Photo by Kerri Rempp

The Sioux County Warriors improved to 9-7 and took third place at the Morrill Invite Saturday after a 2-1 showing.

The Warriors opened the tournament in action against Banner County and easily earned the two-set sweep 25-14, 25-18. Next up was a contest against Lingle-Fort Laramie. Sioux County won a tight 25-21 first set but lost a nailbiter in the second 23-25 to set up a third. Lingle-Fort Laramie’s momentum continued in the final set, and they rolled to a 25-13 victory to advance to the championship and send Sioux County to the consolation match.

The Warriors were paired against Minatare in the third-and-fourth place bracket. They dominated the match, winning in sets of 25-15, 25-12.

No stats from the games are available.

The Warriors will take on Edgemont Thursday at home at 5 p.m. Sioux County’s football and volleyball teams will celebrate Homecoming Friday starting with football at 2 p.m. against Cody-Kilgore.