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2020 State One Act Play Superior Award Recipients
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State One Act Play Festival
South Dakota Public Broadcasting

O'Gorman high school in Sioux Falls hosted the 2020 SDHSAA State One Act Play Festival over the weekend. Here are all of the plays, ensembles, and individual performers who received a superior rating at the event.

Class AA

AA Overall Superior Play
1WatertownCurse of the Mummy's TombMichael Jacobsen
2Aberdeen CentralClue the MusicalRoger McCafferty, Jessica Appl, Christopher Jacobsen
3O'GormanMARVEL-USMs. Teresa Fester and Mr. Kevin Humke
4Yanktonmacbethkeith goeden, pam kallis
5Pierre T.F. RiggsGrommetAshley Boone
6Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamMelanie Sittig, Nick Sittig
7SpearfishThe Least Offensive Play in the Whole Darn World
8HarrisburgPlanet ZMichael Smith
9DouglasThe Yellow BoatKevin Plooster, Anna Vaughn, Jesse Hamer
10Rapid City CentralAll for OneJustin Speck & Joey Lore
AA Superior Performer
1HuronCarrying OnJack Kluth
2HuronCarrying OnKendra Paye
3HuronCarrying OnEmersen Mitchell
4WatertownCurse of the Mummy's TombAudra Wallenmeyer
5WatertownCurse of the Mummy's TombMarqus McDonnell
6WatertownCurse of the Mummy's TombJustine Schwanke
7WatertownCurse of the Mummy's TombCarter Canfield
8WatertownCurse of the Mummy's TombMegan Outland
9WatertownCurse of the Mummy's TombTimbu
10BrookingsCyrano de BergeracCarl Steinlicht
11BrookingsCyrano de BergeracElias Whaley
12BrookingsCyrano de BergeracBreana Nupen
13BrookingsCyrano de BergeracGrant Taylor
14BrookingsCyrano de BergeracTristen Bruns
15BrookingsCyrano de BergeracAnya Olson
16Aberdeen CentralClue the MusicalLincoln End of Horn
17Aberdeen CentralClue the MusicalRawley Moore
18Aberdeen CentralClue the MusicalHannah Gasperich
19Aberdeen CentralClue the MusicalSadie Raap
20Aberdeen CentralClue the MusicalAbe Wieland
21Aberdeen CentralClue the MusicalChristine Crouch
22MitchellThe Complete History of America (Abridged) !Wyatt Haibeck
23MitchellThe Complete History of America (Abridged) !Isaac Heide
24MitchellThe Complete History of America (Abridged) !Rylie Eitemiller
25Yanktonmacbethbailey nielsen
26Yanktonmacbethclaire kouri
27Yanktonmacbethjaden pearson
28Pierre T.F. RiggsGrommetSavannah Shrake
29Pierre T.F. RiggsGrommetThomas Vetsch
30Pierre T.F. RiggsGrommetRuben Bowen
31Pierre T.F. RiggsGrommetJordan Morley
32Rapid City StevensWelcome to the Rest of Your LivesKelbie Powers
33Rapid City StevensWelcome to the Rest of Your LivesRebecca Rudge
34Rapid City StevensWelcome to the Rest of Your LivesJordan Hagel
35Rapid City StevensWelcome to the Rest of Your LivesKady Nankivel
36Rapid City StevensWelcome to the Rest of Your LivesMackenzie Layson
37Sturgis BrownAll I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Murder MysteryKailee Kirk
38Sturgis BrownAll I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Murder MysteryOwen Hoops
39Sturgis BrownAll I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Murder MysteryShanyah Johnson-Landoll
40Sturgis BrownAll I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Murder MysteryLayne Matthew
41Sturgis BrownAll I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Murder MysteryAlex Wheele
42Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamEllen Joseph
43Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamJimmy Hoffmann
44Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamConnor Klimek
45Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamGrace Wilford
46Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamGrant Gunderson
47Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamTy Stephany
48Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamBen Gromer
49Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamIzzie Stone
50Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamEthan McEachran
51Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamOlivia Kern
52SpearfishThe Least Offensive Play in the Whole Darn WorldSophie Neiman
53SpearfishThe Least Offensive Play in the Whole Darn WorldColter Huseby
54HarrisburgPlanet ZNeil Peltier
55HarrisburgPlanet ZLogan Cotter
56HarrisburgPlanet ZLexi May
57HarrisburgPlanet ZMiah Nielson
58HarrisburgPlanet ZGabe Delle
59HarrisburgPlanet ZGabe Hyatt
60HarrisburgPlanet ZEvelynn Ducheneaux
61DouglasThe Yellow BoatSkylar Archer
62DouglasThe Yellow BoatTierra Flesner
63DouglasThe Yellow BoatVictor Collins
64Sioux Falls LincolnSquirrel Girl Goes to CollegeLiyah White
65Sioux Falls LincolnSquirrel Girl Goes to CollegeAvery Store
66Sioux Falls LincolnSquirrel Girl Goes to CollegeSatchel Workman
67Sioux Falls LincolnSquirrel Girl Goes to CollegeKaden Karu
68Sioux Falls WashingtonThe Internet Is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!!Bree Summers
69Sioux Falls WashingtonThe Internet Is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!!Phoebe Wallace
70Sioux Falls WashingtonThe Internet Is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!!Kaitlyn Fletcher
71Sioux Falls WashingtonThe Internet Is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!!Kirby Kennedy
72Sioux Falls WashingtonThe Internet Is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!!James Cagney
73Sioux Falls WashingtonThe Internet Is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!!Sabina Kaiser
74Sioux Falls WashingtonThe Internet Is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!!Anton Feyerherm
75Sioux Falls WashingtonThe Internet Is Distract--OH LOOK A KITTEN!!Skyla Sanders
AA Superior Ensemble
1Aberdeen CentralClue the MusicalBoddy Manor StaffHope Patton, Alex Snell, Sam Pharris, Cain Ingram, Emelie Gast, Meara Sharisky
2O'GormanMARVEL-USEnsembleAiden Geiver, Atong Mawien, Dominic Johnson, Ellen Dow, Elli Richardson, Grace Thuringer, Griffin Aasen, Henry Heyer, Issac Kovash, Jacob Olson, Jessica Kruse, Jordan Miller, Josiah Davis, Katie Dinsmore, Kianna Healy, Libby Schoenfelder, Maria Evans, Mary Wilka, Matthew Meyer, Rima Jamous, Sam Schmidt, Scott Shlanta, Sophie Jones, Sydney Benson
3YanktonmacbethEnsembleryan trail, nicholas taylor, olivia hunhoff, reid brown, abby rothenberger, elisha swenson, grace taggart, gabe grant, bella purzol, logan smallwood, cassidy johnson, cora johnson, nathan huff, abby huff, hailee gilbery, carter dahl, sara carr, allie taggart, tori weiland, mataya holland, gavin kafka, madison reisner
4Pierre T.F. RiggsGrommetBuilding EnsembleConnor Gravatt, William Hodges, Ain Peterson, Addisyn Gruis, Nathan DeGreef, Morgan Eckert
5Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamFairy EnsembleAbbey Jacobsen, Ellie Erickson, Kylee Fueston, Kira VanRoekel, Hannah Frost, Kenzie Polasky
6Brandon ValleyA Midsummer Night's DreamHenchman EnsembleMiles Hemelstrand, Tyr Crapser, Brett VanOort, Harry Heiberger, Henry Heiberger
7SpearfishThe Least Offensive Play in the Whole Darn WorldThe Least Offensive EnsembleZade Dohman, Josh Coppe, Andrew Krum, Tristen Olsson, Jonah Donner, Carmen Dias, Mary George, Tori Fischer-Sukstorf, Elijah Jackson
8DouglasThe Yellow BoatEnsembleMaiya Timm, Lily Militello, Austin Hayes, Brennan Ackerman, Brock Murphy, Alissa Wieman, Gaven Williams, Brayden Schuelke, Alexandria Robinson, Brooklyn Wickersham, Riley Perry, Grace Huetson, Caley Murphy
9Sioux Falls LincolnSquirrel Girl Goes to CollegeSquirrel ChorusEva Breems, Emma Boyens, Savannah Chhen, Serie Hall, Lilly Kellar, Charles Kriech, Brooke Kellenberger, Maya Madson, Emma Madeja, Isaac Smith, Lewhat Tesfeldat, Marisa Weinsetl
10Rapid City CentralAll for OneCast EnsembleAliya Thompson, Jackson Becker, Gunnar Benson, Kati Buell, Trent Counsellor, Hidie Dahl, Alec Doyle, Mitchell Emory, Drake Heizelman, Aaron Iverson, Jonas Killian, Sammie Kross, Drew Kuske, Gretchen Lindenberg, Henry London, Ethan Mann, Cloe McNaboe, Brooke Parette, Olivia Perli, Brady Riker, Quincy Warren, Taviona Wilson, Lucy Woods

Class A

A Overall Superior Play
1Elk Point-JeffersonElephant's GraveyardKirsten Colt
2ChamberlainThe Little PrinceTrisha Burke and Lynn Herder
3Custer...And OthersSusan Bowen
4Sioux Falls ChristianThe Amish ProjectJessica De Wit
5Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersStephanie Litzen
6BeresfordHush Little Celia, Don't Say a WordThomas Merriman
7FlandreauLafayette No. 1Kristi Fischer
8MadisonThe OdysseyAnne Elisa Brown and Dawn Wiebers
A Superior Performer
1Elk Point-JeffersonElephant's GraveyardJosh Lehman
2Elk Point-JeffersonElephant's GraveyardMatthew Giorgio
3Elk Point-JeffersonElephant's GraveyardSean Coyle
4Elk Point-JeffersonElephant's GraveyardCaleb Niles
5Elk Point-JeffersonElephant's GraveyardKelsie Olson
6Elk Point-JeffersonElephant's GraveyardSophia Russell
7Dakota ValleyOur PlaceAaron Gonzalez
8Dakota ValleyOur PlaceColleen Vick
9Dakota ValleyOur PlacePierce Nichols
10Dakota ValleyOur PlaceBradley Griffin
11Dakota ValleyOur PlaceAlex Olson
12Dakota ValleyOur PlaceClaire Maeschan
13Dakota ValleyOur PlaceLexi Squier
14ChamberlainThe Little PrinceHayes Miller
15ChamberlainThe Little PrinceBreckin Steilen
16ChamberlainThe Little PrinceScoti Donovan
17ChamberlainThe Little PrinceMaxwell Kelsey
18ChamberlainThe Little PrinceMariah Koenig
19ChamberlainThe Little PrinceJack Swanson
20SissetonTwitcherBenicio Morales
21SissetonTwitcherRaif Bartz
22Custer...And OthersAnna Marie Riner
23Custer...And OthersRachel Larcher
24Custer...And OthersOdalys Estrada
25Custer...And OthersTaylee Schramm
26Custer...And OthersMiles Ellman
27Custer...And OthersDaniel Nelson
28WinnerThe StrugglesMegan Brozik
29WinnerThe StrugglesAryn Meiners
30Lead-DeadwoodTracksCasey Briscoe
31Lead-DeadwoodTracksQuinn Ward
32Lead-DeadwoodTracksDaniel Egemo
33Lead-DeadwoodTracksSequoia Sigdestad
34Lead-DeadwoodTracksKialey Rose
35Lead-DeadwoodTracksAnna Burmeister
36Sioux Falls ChristianThe Amish ProjectBrooklyn Pater
37Sioux Falls ChristianThe Amish ProjectCarina Dix
38Sioux Falls ChristianThe Amish ProjectMicah Wimmer
39Sioux Falls ChristianThe Amish ProjectBryce Enger
40Sioux Falls ChristianThe Amish ProjectPaige Hoffman
41Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersWilliam Goscicki
42Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersJonah Kost
43Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersEllie Litzen
44Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersFionna Rigg
45Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersRiley Weinmeister
46Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersJacob O'Keefe
47Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersBrinna Zikmund
48Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersChristina Grettler
49Tea AreaSelfieDelaney Krogh
50Tea AreaSelfieDamien DeVries
51Tea AreaSelfieChylee Thompson
52Tea AreaSelfieRyen Hawkey
53Tea AreaSelfieJacob Hyland
54Tea AreaSelfieVictoria Bartell
55Tea AreaSelfieEmily McCarvel
56Tea AreaSelfieJaya Wilson
57BeresfordHush Little Celia, Don't Say a WordCaleb Weiland
58BeresfordHush Little Celia, Don't Say a WordDanielle Larsen
59FlandreauLafayette No. 1Grace Johanson
60FlandreauLafayette No. 1Keva Burshiem
61FlandreauLafayette No. 1Austin Kulm
62FlandreauLafayette No. 1Liam Streitz
63FlandreauLafayette No. 1James Drietz
64MadisonThe OdysseyEmma Kruger
65MadisonThe OdysseyDaniel Bounds
66MadisonThe OdysseyOliver Jankord
67MadisonThe OdysseyIsaac Meyer
A Superior Ensemble
1ChamberlainThe Little PrinceEnsembleDarynn Burke, Chynna Story, Derrick Rasmusson, Aries Fox, Aries Fox, Rozalyn Larson, Sailor Lippert
2WinnerThe StrugglesThe StrugglesFaith Covey, Teresa Taylor, Justin Hausmann, Maggie DeMers, Jack Ducheneaux, Leah Wiechelman, Shelby Scott
3Sioux Falls ChristianThe Amish ProjectAmish DaughtersKaitlyn Westenberg, Jocelyn Kooistra, Nicole Rayhons, Lindsey Mesman, Ellie Jones, Sophia Lunn, Emma Powers, Keira Kooima
4Aberdeen RoncalliThe DivinersTownspeopleErica Carda, Lauren Dosch, Rose Gutenkauf, Sophia Madsen, Sarah Mitzel, Elizabeth Russell, Hayley Schmidt, Ella Ulmer
5BeresfordHush Little Celia, Don't Say a WordThe StudentsSolomon Saugstad, Gabe Poppenga, Mykenzie Farley, Ashleigh Colford, Cadence Stewart, Isaac Andal, Hannah Josko, Trajen Bautista, Hope Namminga, Haidyn Lounsbery, Eva Schaap, Nikita Renken, Stevie Miller, Kelsie Knutson
6MadisonThe OdysseyThe PercussionistsBailey Gonyo, Savannah Shipley, Renae Hass
7MadisonThe OdysseyThe EnsembleKaden Krusemark, Ailin Montgomery, Hannah LeMair, Peyton Bern, Carlie Terrall, Maddie Pauli, Kelsey O'Connell, James Rollins, Enoch Martin, Hannah Meyer, Addy Meyer

Class B

B Overall Superior Play
1Sunshine Bible AcademyBeast of the BaskervillesLauren Haun
2RosholtThe Adventures of Alice in WonderlandKim Davidson & David Brandell
3Chester AreaEveryone Gets Eaten by Sharks: A Cautionary TaleVelda Schneider & Jen Nelson
4CastlewoodParfumerieJennifer & Adam Rudebusch
5Kadoka AreaThe Actor's NightmareTeresa Shuck
6James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingKathy Hofer & Jill Mendel
7Bridgewater-Emery13 Signs You Should Stop Being a PirateValerie Marsh
B Superior Performers
1Sunshine Bible AcademyBeast of the BaskervillesEvelyn Jones
2Sunshine Bible AcademyBeast of the BaskervillesKatie Nguyen
3Sunshine Bible AcademyBeast of the BaskervillesGage Davis
4RosholtThe Adventures of Alice in WonderlandVanesss Klein
5RosholtThe Adventures of Alice in WonderlandSienna Klein
6RosholtThe Adventures of Alice in WonderlandAyden Ochs
7RosholtThe Adventures of Alice in WonderlandKadee Davidson
8RosholtThe Adventures of Alice in WonderlandKymi Braun
9RosholtThe Adventures of Alice in WonderlandJaden Ebel
10ArmourThat's Not How I Remember It Emma Bertram
11ArmourThat's Not How I Remember It Grady Harrington
12ArmourThat's Not How I Remember It Faith Werkmeister
13ArmourThat's Not How I Remember It Dylan VanDerWerff
14ArmourThat's Not How I Remember It Braden Hawley
15HenryWe Loathe Our CustomersDestinee Nelson
16HenryWe Loathe Our CustomersCollin Fuller
17HenryWe Loathe Our CustomersJaden Thomas
18HenryWe Loathe Our CustomersChase Kelly
19HenryWe Loathe Our CustomersOlivia Nelson
20Chester AreaEveryone Gets Eaten by Sharks: A Cautionary TaleAlex VanEgdom
21Chester AreaEveryone Gets Eaten by Sharks: A Cautionary TaleHannah Nelson
22PhilipSix Characters in Search of a LifeJaerek Thorn
23PhilipSix Characters in Search of a LifeSarah Parsons
24PhilipSix Characters in Search of a LifeAutumn Skow
25ArlingtonHome Shopping Studios Live! Caden Letsche
26ArlingtonHome Shopping Studios Live! Grace Parry
27ArlingtonHome Shopping Studios Live! John Geary
28Lutheran HS of Sioux FallsCommercials Colin Thuringer
29Lutheran HS of Sioux FallsCommercials Gabi Micheel
30Lutheran HS of Sioux FallsCommercials Hope Dunkle
31Lutheran HS of Sioux FallsCommercials Arryanna Rosburg
32CastlewoodParfumerieLogan Sikkink
33CastlewoodParfumerieGage Dobbs
34CastlewoodParfumerieZach Dufek
35CastlewoodParfumerieJakeb Hunter
36CastlewoodParfumerieLayce Kooima
37CastlewoodParfumerieGrace Cordell
38Timber LakeThat's Not How I Remember ItBergen Marshall
39Timber LakeThat's Not How I Remember ItEthan Johnston
40Timber LakeThat's Not How I Remember ItStormi Hulm
41Timber LakeThat's Not How I Remember ItTia LeBeau
42Timber LakeThat's Not How I Remember ItSam Four Bear
43Selby AreaHow To Succeed in High School Without Really TryingJohn Hamre
44Selby AreaHow To Succeed in High School Without Really TryingOlivia Schanzenbach
45Selby AreaHow To Succeed in High School Without Really TryingJayda Sawinsky
46Selby AreaHow To Succeed in High School Without Really TryingEli Hamre
47Kadoka AreaThe Actor's NightmareGreyson DeVries
48Kadoka AreaThe Actor's NightmareAndi Stone
49Kadoka AreaThe Actor's NightmareJoey O'Daniel
50Kadoka AreaThe Actor's NightmareFarynn Knutson
51Kadoka AreaThe Actor's NightmareTyrel Mansfield
52James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingJaime O'Neill
53James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingMelissa Thompson
54James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingAutumn Gross
55James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingAngelina Zuccaro
56James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingJulia Blom
57James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingSeth Mendel
58James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingFaith Pichura
59James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingMatthew Krogstad
60Bridgewater-Emery13 Signs You Should Stop Being a PirateKatrina Weber
61Bridgewater-Emery13 Signs You Should Stop Being a PirateBailey Haiar
62Bridgewater-Emery13 Signs You Should Stop Being a PirateLindsey Weeldreyer
63NorthwesternOnce Upon A Crime- The Trial of GoldilocksHailey Boekelheide
64NorthwesternOnce Upon A Crime- The Trial of GoldilocksEzekiel Duncan
65NorthwesternOnce Upon A Crime- The Trial of GoldilocksPaige Larson
66NorthwesternOnce Upon A Crime- The Trial of GoldilocksNick Troske
67NorthwesternOnce Upon A Crime- The Trial of GoldilocksBailey Heim
68Freeman AcademyAll I Really Need to Know I Learned in KindergartenGabe Miller
69Freeman AcademyAll I Really Need to Know I Learned in KindergartenBeatrice Nelson
70Freeman AcademyAll I Really Need to Know I Learned in KindergartenJosie Epp
B Superior Ensemble
1RosholtThe Adventures of Alice in WonderlandThe TweedlesMartina Ramos, Chesney Greseth
2Chester AreaEveryone Gets Eaten by Sharks: A Cautionary TaleThe Shark EnsembleCarson Eppard, Raegan Hoff, Lily Kenton, Connor Bates, Hollyn Reiff, Brock Wages, Peyton Brown, Lucy Fods, Emily Brown, Bailee Anderson, Elizabeth Selman, Owen Mersch, Chloe Hass, Allison VanEgdom, Destyne Larson, Ashton Olivier, McKenna Kryger, McKenna Larson, Kate Kenton, Mara Seeley, Serena Larson, Kennedy Foster, Calvin Schmahl, Logan Fods, McKenzie Pitts
3PhilipSix Characters in Search of a LifeEnsembleTaylor Hanson, Samuel Leonard, Spencer Ross, Alec Crowser, Katina Blackham, Maisy Slovek, Reese Henrie, McKenna McIlravy, Awyn Leonard
4Lutheran HS of Sioux FallsCommercials Odor SistersReilly Nelson, Maddy Peters, Emma Taylor
5CastlewoodParfumerieEmployees and CustomersHannah Mickey, Olivia Akin, Payton Carroll, Karli Akin, Abigail DeBoer, Joshua Jensen, Leah Aderhold, Brianna Zimney
6James Valley ChristianThe Medicine Show or How to Succeed in Medicine without Really TryingEnsembleJordyn Cutshaw, Emma Miller, Cassie Stahl, Josiah Bishop, Isabel Blom, Jeralyn Fast