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Warner takes over top spot in volleyball poll; Central continues to lead girls’ soccer

Warner’s Jennifer Aman, right, hits the ball past Aberdeen Christian’s Grace Kaiser, left, during Thursday night’s match at the Aberdeen Christian School gym. Warner took over the top spot in this week's Class B volleyball poll. Photo by John Davis taken 8/26/2021

SOCCER COACHES POLL

Boys AA

1. Sioux Falls Jefferson

2. Aberdeen Central

3. Rapid City Stevens

T4. Sioux Falls Washington

T4. Yankton

Receiving Votes: SF Lincoln, Spearfish, Brookings, Huron, Pierre T.F. Riggs, RC Central

Girls AA

1. Aberdeen Central

2. Rapid City Stevens

3. Sioux Falls Lincoln

4. Harrisburg

5. Pierre T.F. Riggs

Receiving Votes: RC Central, SF Roosevelt, Brandon Valley, Yankton, Spearfish, O’Gorman 

Boys A

1. Sioux Falls Christian

2. Tea Area

3. Belle Fourche

4. St. Thomas More

5. Vermillion

Receiving Votes: James Valley Christian, Hot Springs, Groton Area

Girls A

1. West Central

2. Sioux Falls Christian

3. Tea Area

4. Groton Area

5. Vermillion

Receiving Votes: Dakota Valley, Garretson, St. Thomas More

VOLLEYBALL POLL

Here is the South Dakota Media Volleyball Poll for the week of Aug. 30. Teams are listed

with first place votes in parenthesis, record, points and previous ranking.

CLASS AA

1. O’Gorman (12) 2-0 60 1

2. S.F. Washington 1-0 48 2

3. S.F. Lincoln 5-0 29 RV

4. Brandon Valley 3-2 20 5

5. Harrisburg 3-2 10 4

RECEIVING VOTES: S.F. Roosevelt (0-2) 7; Aberdeen Central (3-0) 3; Pierre (3-0) 3

CLASS A

1. S.F. Christian (12) 5-0 60 1

2. Dakota Valley 1-0 45 2

3. Winner 2-0 35 3

4. R.C. Christian 5-0 24 5

5. Madison 4-1 10 4

RECEIVING VOTES: Garretson (6-0) 3; Hill City (5-0) 2; Hamlin (5-0) 1

CLASS B

1. Warner (7) 1-0 54 2

2. Northwestern (5) 6-1 48 1

3. Chester Area 4-2 30 3

4. Bridgewater-Emery 2-0 22 4

5. Wolsey-Wessington 2-0 14 NR

RECEIVING VOTES: Burke (1-0) 6; Faulkton Area (1-0) 5; Estelline-Hendricks (5-0) 1

FOOTBALL POLL

The South Dakota Prep Media football polls for the Week of Aug. 30 are listed below, ranking the top-five teams in each class. First-place votes received are indicated in parentheses.

Class 11AAA

1. Harrisburg (16) 1-0 88 1

2. Brandon Valley (2) 1-0 74 2

3. Roosevelt 0-0 51 3

4. O’Gorman 0-0 32 4

5. Jefferson 1-0 20 5

Receiving votes: Lincoln 4, Washington 1

Class 11AA

T1. Tea Area (5) 1-0 71 4

T1. Yankton (6) 1-0 71 3

3. Pierre (7) 0-1 68 1

4. Watertown 1-0 29 5

5. Brookings 0-1 16 2

Receiving votes: Aberdeen Central 14, Mitchell 1. 

Class 11A

1. Canton (16) 1-0 88 1

2. Madison (1) 1-0 70 3

3. Dell Rapids (1) 0-1 47 2

4. SF Christian 1-0 23 RV

T5. Lennox 1-0 13 NR

T5. West Central 0-1 13 4

Receiving votes: Tri-Valley 7, Milbank 6, Dakota Valley 3. 

Class 11B

1. Winner (18) 2-0 90 1

2. Sioux Valley 1-1 62 3

3. Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan 1-1 58 2

T4. Aberdeen Roncalli 2-0 23 RV

T4. Elk Point-Jefferson 1-0 23 5

Receiving votes: Woonsocket/Wess. Springs/Sanborn Central 12, Clark/Willow Lake 1, McCook Central/Montrose 1. 

Class 9AA

1. Platte-Geddes (18) 2-0 90 1

2. Canistota/Freeman 1-1 68 2

3. Hanson 1-0 52 3

4. Garretson 1-0 30 5

5. Timber Lake 2-0 14 RV

Receiving votes: Chester Area 7, Hamlin 4, Florence/Henry 3, Parkston 1, Viborg-Hurley 1. 

Class 9A

1. De Smet (18) 2-0 90 1

2. Howard 2-0 66 2

3. Wolsey-Wessington 0-1 43 3

4. Herreid/Selby Area 2-0 38 4

5. Wall 2-0 25 5

Receiving votes: Castlewood 4, Kimball/White Lake 2, Kadoka Area 1, Warner 1. 

Class 9B

1. Sully Buttes (11) 2-0 80 4

2. Harding Co./Bison (4) 1-1 54 1

3. Gayville-Volin (3) 1-0 40 5

4. Faulkton Area 1-1 39 2

5. Dell Rapids St. Mary 1-1 23 RV

Receiving votes: Hitchcock-Tulare 20, Avon 9, Alcester-Hudson 5.

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