On a windy night, Dakota Valley defeated Vermillion 2-1 at VHS Thursday, Oct. 1. It tied this year’s series at 1-1, as Vermillion won at Dakota Valley 1-0 in North Sioux City.

All the scoring took place in the first half.

Lexi Plitzuweit scored the Vermillion goal at the 15-minute mark. Dakota Valley came back when Rylee Rosenquist scored at the 16-minute mark.

Grace Bass scored the go-ahead goal at the 34-minute mark.

Neither team scored in the second half. Vermillion put pressure on the Panther defense, as most of the second half was played in the Dakota Valley part of the field.

Ivey Winckler had 3 saves on Vermillion’s 11 shots at the goal.

The Panthers also had 11 shots on the goal.