The Timber Lake Panthers captured their second consecutive District 15B volleyball championship last Thursday night, cruising past McLaughlin in straight sets to advance to the Region 8 tournament. The victory lifted Timber Lake to 16-15 for the season
The Timber Lake Panthers’ recent win streak stopped at four games last Thursday when they dropped a 3-0 volleyball decision to Harding County. The Ranchers swept the match by scores of 15-25, 18-25 and 17-25. The loss dropped the Panthers to 14-15 overall on the season.
The Timber Lake Panthers will play in the District 15B volleyball championship match Thursday, Nov. 6 at McLaughlin. Top-seeded Timber Lake defeated Dupree 3 sets to 0 on Tuesday during the first night of the tournament. On the other side of the bracket, #3 McLaughlin beat #2 McIntosh to advance to the finals.
Led by Lexy White and Mary Aberle, the Timber Lake girls cross country team captured 10th place in the 18-team competition at the State Cross Country Meet in Huron last weekend. Ipswich won its third consecutive girls’ state championship, followed by Gayville-Volin, Freeman and Wolsey- Wessington in the team standings
The girls cross country team and one individual boy from Timber Lake qualified at the Region 4B meet last Wednesday and will compete in the South Dakota State Cross Country Meet in Huron. The state meet will be held on Saturday, October 25, with the Class B girls event scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and the Class B boys race getting underway at 2 p.m.
Timber Lake claimed the opening set when it met Mobridge-Pollock in volleyball action on October 9, but the Tigers responded by winning the next three to claim a 3-1 non-conference win over the Panthers.
The Panther volleyball team added to its growing win column on September 23 with a 3-1 victory over McLaughlin. Timber Lake will face a pair of region and district rivals in the next week, traveling to McIntosh Thursday, October 2, and to Lemmon
Sophomore quarterback Sam Podzimek threw four touchdown passes and ran for a score to lead the top-ranked Harding County Ranchers past Timber Lake 54-26 Friday in the Panthers’ homecoming game. The loss dropped Timber Lake to
2-3 on the season while the Ranchers improved to 4-0