NDHSAA Throwback Thursday: 1984 NDHSAA Volleyball Tournament

September 16, 2021 8:00 am

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Each Thursday NDHSAA Media Specialist Tom Mix posts a “Throwback Thursday” featured news story highlighting a championship team, a specific tournament/event or significant individual(s) from NDHSAA history on the NDHSAA NOW website. Keep visiting each Thursday!

NDHSAA Throwback Thursday: 1984 NDHSAA Volleyball State Tournament

The story:

The 1984 North Dakota High School Volleyball State Tournament was the first to be sanctioned and sponsored by the NDHSAA.

The 1984 tournament was hosted at Fargo North High School. Eight teams ­- Fargo North, Fargo South, Fargo Shanley, Grand Forks Red River, Bismarck, Bismarck Century, Minot and Harvey - qualified for the tournament.

Bismarck Century edged Fargo Shanley 2-0 in the state championship match by set scores of 15-10, 15-10. A NDHSAA Class B state volleyball tournament was added in 1989.

Full Tournament Recap:

Bismarck 2, Grand Forks Red River 1
Bismarck Century 2, Fargo North 0
Fargo South 2, Harvey 0
Shanley 2, Minot 0
Consolation Semifinals
Grand Forks Red River 2, Fargo North 1
Minot 2, Harvey 0
Bismarck Century 2, Bismarck 1
Shanley 2, Fargo South 1
Fifth place
Minot 2, Grand Forks Red River 0
Third place
Fargo South 2, Bismarck 0
Bismarck Century 2, Shanley 0

State Championship Team Members (Bismarck Century Patriots):

Jeri Peterson, Jr.; Andi Williams, Jr.; Lisa Eckroth, Jr.; Stephanie Smith, Sr.; Crystal Reiswig, Sr.; Suzanne Demarais, Sr.; Beth Cash, Jr.; Codi Feyereisen, Jr.; Brenda Jaeger, Jr.; Jenni Kersey, Sr.; Missy Bosch, Jr.; Missy Ritter, Sr.; Audra Nordaby, Sr.; Lori Olson, Jr.; Tamra Ottmar, Sr. Coaches: Linette Olson & Ann Vadnie.

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