The Northwestern Wildcats defeated the Faulkton Trojans as the volleyball team won its 11th the State B Championship and went 41-0, becoming the first team in the program’s 35-year history to go undefeated.
“I am super proud of what these girls have accomplished,” Coach Nora Groft said. “This season they did something no other Wildcat team has done, thus etching their own place in history.”
Academic All-State: Talley Sparling, Chrissy Stoltenberg, Miranda Thorson, Tya Weideman and Madalyn Groft
First Team All-State: Madalyn Groft and Sydney Schell
All-Tournament Team: Madalyn Groft and Sydney Schell
Argus Leader Super Six: Madalyn Groft; Sydney Schell Second Team
All-Lake Region Conference: Madalyn Groft, First Team and MVP, Sydney Schell, First Team and Hannah Schentzel Second Team
Aberdeen American News Athlete of the Week: Madalyn Groft (twice) and Sydney Schell
Adrenaline Class B Player of the Year: Madalyn Groft
Midco Sports Network Class B Player of the Year: Madalyn Groft
Miss Volleyball: Madalyn Groft
“We all worked as a team this year, and we loved each other like family,” sophomore Emma Grandpre said.