Langdon Area/E/M wins NDHSAA Class B Volleyball State Championship


November 23, 2019 10:00 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

FARGO – The Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich Cardinals are once again on top of the North Dakota Class B volleyball ranks.

The Cardinals defeated Oakes 3-1 (25-10, 19-25, 25-21, 25-19) in the Class B state title match on Saturday, November 23 during the 2019 North Dakota High School Activities Association Volleyball State Tournament at the FARGODOME.

Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich’s last state title came in 2010. The Cardinals have now won four NDHSAA Class B state championships (2003, 2008, 2010 and 2019).

Morgan Freije, Lexis Olson and Callie Ronningen each posted 12 kills to lead the Cardinals.

Oakes was led by Nicole Schmitz who had 17 kills. The Tornadoes were playing in their second straight Class B state title match. Oakes lost a five setter to Thompson in the 2018 final.

BOX SCORE: LANGDON AREA/EDMORE/MUNICH 3, OAKES 1

FULL TOURNAMENT RESULTS:

QUARTERFINALS
Our Redeemer’s def. Dickinson Trinity 3-0 (25-13, 28-26, 25-18)
Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich def. Flasher 3-0 (25-6, 25-12, 25-8)
Oakes def. Stanley 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-20)
Oak Grove def. Thompson 3-0 (30-28, 25-19, 25-21)

CONSOLATION SEMIFINALS
Flasher def. Dickinson Trinity 3-0 (25-22, 27-25, 26-24)
Thompson def. Stanley 3-0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-22)

SEMIFINALS
Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich def. Our Redeemer’s 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-13)
Oakes def. Oak Grove 3-1 (25-23, 21-25, 25-15, 25-21)

SEVENTH PLACE MATCH
Dickinson Trinity def. Stanley 3-0 (26-24, 25-16, 25-18)

FIFTH PLACE MATCH
Thompson def. Flasher 3-0 (25-20, 25-11, 25-18)

THIRD PLACE MATCH
Oak Grove def. Our Redeemer’s 3-2 (26-28, 23-25, 25-17, 25-15, 15-13)

CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH
Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich def. Oakes 3-1 (25-10, 19-25, 25-21, 25-19)

2019 NDHSAA CLASS B VOLLEYBALL STATE TOURNAMENT BRACKET

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