YME 3, LQPV 2
Yellow Medicine East picked up its first win of the season Thursday in a five-set thriller against Lac qui Parle Valley in Granite Falls.
The Sting won the match 25-27, 25-17, 25-22, 19-25, 15-13.
Chyanne Sand had a big night at net for YME with 26 kills and five ace blocks. Makayla Dyrdahl added 10 kills.
On defense, YME senior Danie Roden had 15 digs. She also had five ace serves. Alexis Peters added 36 set assists and four ace serves.
The Sting (1-3, 1-2 West Central Conference) are back on the court today to play in the Southwest Minnesota Challenge. YME opens the tournament at 5 p.m. against Wayzata at Marshall High School.
YME25 25 25 19 15
LQPV27 17 22 25 13
YME INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Serving (good-att-aces): Danie Roden 20-24-5, Chyanne Sand 13-14-1, Alexis Peters 9-12-4, Megan Odegard 18-20-2.
Kills: Sand 26, Makayla Dyrdahl 10, Marissa Sneller 4.
Digs: Roden 15, Sneller 9, Peters 6.
Set Assists: Peters 36.
Blocks: Sand 5, Dyrdahl 4, Allie Zieske 2.
Canby 3, RTR 0
The Canby Lancers bounced back from Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Minneota with a clean sweep of Russell-Tyler-Ruthton on Thursday in Canby. The Lancers won the match 25-21, 25-19, 25-15.
Taylor Gorder pounded down 17 kills for Canby and also had three ace serves and 10 digs.
Leah Jessen had a team-high 13 digs for Canby, while Ricki Kallhoff added five blocks and Kristy Schmidt tallied 33 set assists.
For RTR, Leslie Willert had a team-high 10 kills, Anna Madsen and Destinee Strand each had 10 digs and Dana Schaefer tallied four ace blocks.
The Lancers (4-1 overall, 1-1 Camden Conference) kick off the Southwest Minnesota Challenge against Waconia at 5 p.m. today at the R/A Facility at Southwest Minnesota State University.
RTR (2-2, 0-2) will also compete in the Southwest Minnesota Challenge today, starting things off with a 5 p.m. match against Lakeville North at SMSU.
RTR21 19 15
Canby25 25 25
CANBY INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Ace Serves: Taylor Gorder 3, Leah Jessen 2.
Kills: Gorder 17, Alenni Nemitz 8, Alayna Pederson 6.
Digs: Hannah Jessen 13, Gorder 10.
Set Assists: Kristy Schmidt 33.
Blocks: Ricki Kallhoff 5, Pederson 2.
RTR INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Serving (good-att-aces): Allison Pochardt 10-10-0, Destinee Strand 7-8-1.
Kills: Leslie Willert 10, Janel Wichern 7.
Digs: Anna Madsen 10, Strand 10.
Blocks: Dana Schaefer 4.
MACCRAY 3, Lakeview 2
The Lakeview volleyball team suffered a second straight disappointing loss on Thursday, winning the first two sets against MACCRAY before eventually falling 17-25, 20-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-10.
The Lakers lost 3-2 to Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Tuesday after winning the opening two sets.
Tegan VanMoer had 12 kills, 20 digs and three ace blocks to lead the Lakers (1-2 overall, 0-2 Camden Conference). Alli Boerboom added 10 kills and three ace blocks, and Kana Barker had 20 digs and 20 set assists.
The Lakers will compete in a tournament hosted by Westbrook-Walnut Grove on Saturday.
MACCRAY17 20 25 25 15
Lakeview25 25 20 23 10
LAKEVIEW INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Kills: Tegan VanMoer 12, Allie Boerboom 10.
Digs: Hailey Matthys, VanMoer, Kana Barker 20.
Set Assists: Barker 20.
Blocks: Boerboom 3, VanMoer 3, Brianna Hoffman 3, Katie Timm 2.
CMCS 3, Dawson-Boyd 2
Leading 2-0, the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks were unable to put away the Central Minnesota Christian Bluejays during the third set. Dawson-Boyd dropped the final three sets and the match, their first loss of the season.
Now at 4-1 overall (1-1 Camden Conference), the Blackjacks won the first two sets Thursday night in Dawson 25-22 and 25-15. The Bluejays responded to take the final three sets 25-14, 25-20 and 15-11.
Maria Lee had 17 kills to lead the Blackjacks, while Katarina Kuhlmann had three aces on 14 of 17 serving. Justine Flattum had 18 set assists and Andrea Lee had 16 playing in a 6-2 offense. Lee also had 12 digs, five behind Dawson leader Kylie Schuelke.
The Blackjacks have the weekend off before traveling to Tracy on Tuesday to take on the Panthers in Camden Conference play.
CMCS22 15 25 25 15
DB25 25 14 20 11
Serving (good-att-ace): Katarina Kuhlmann 14-17-3.
Kills: Mari Lee 17, Kelly Husby 7.
Digs: Kylie Schuelke 17, Andrea Lee 12.
Set Assists: Justine Flattum 18, A. Lee 16.
Blocks: Nicole Jurgenson 1.
Minneota 3, RCW 0
The Minneota Vikings used a three-set sweep of Renville County West to remain unbeaten on the season.
Minneota controlled the play throughout the match, winning 25-12, 25-21 and 25-11 over the Jaguars.
Megan Larson helped steer the Vikings to victory with 32 set assists and an ace block. The junior setter also went 15-for-15 serving.
Outside hitter Molly Hennen continued to provide points for the Vikings as she led the team in kills with 14 and had an ace block as well. Hennen also went 12 of 12 serving with an ace.
Karissa Bot, though not as consistent serving as Larson or Hennen, finished 11-for-14 with four aces.
Shelby Corbin provided the defense for Minneota with 16 digs. Taylor Reiss chipped in with nine digs to go along with her 13 kills.
The Vikings are now 4-0 in 2012 (2-0 Camden Conference), but face the Class AAA Tartan Titans today as a part of the Southwest Challenge in Marshall.
RCW12 21 11
Minneota25 25 25
Serving (good-att-ace): Megan Larson 15-15-0, Molly Hennen 12-12-1, Faith Laleman 16-16-1, Shelby Corbin 6-6-1, Karissa Bot 11-14-4.
Kills: Hennen 14, Taylor Reiss 13, Corbin 5, Hannah Prellwitz 4.
Digs: Corbin 16, Reiss 9.
Set Assists: Larson 32.
Blocks: Prellwitz 4, Reiss 2, Hennen 1, Larson 1.
Wabasso 3, NUC 1
The Wabasso Rabbits picked up their third straight win to start the season, defeating Tomahawk Conference foe New Ulm Cathedral 3-1 Thursday in Wabasso. The Rabbits won the match 25-23, 24-26, 25-14, 25-21.
Wabasso's Chelsey Guetter had two ace serves, 10 kills, 10 digs and five ace blocks to lead the charge for the Rabbits. Desi Kramer added 12 kills, 11 digs and three ace blocks.
Kimberly Frank also had a nice night for the Rabbits, finishing with eight kills, 22 set assists and 12 digs. Mindy Goblirsch had a match-high seven ace blocks.
The Rabbits (3-0 overall, 2-0 Tomahawk) go out of conference Monday to play Renville County West in Renville.
NUC23 26 14 21
Wabasso25 24 25 25
WABASSO INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Serving (good-att-aces): Morgan Frank 21-22-2, Ellen Franta 15-18-1, Chelsey Guetter 15-15-2, Desi Kramer 15-17-1.
Kills: Kramer 12, Guetter 10, Kimberly Frank 8, Franta 7.
Digs: K. Frank 12, Kramer 11, Guetter 10, Larissa Rohlik 6.
Set Assists: K. Frank 22, Larissa Rohlik 16.
Blocks: Guetter 5, Mindy Goblirsch 7, M. Frank 5, Kramer 3, K. Frank 2.
SWC 3, WWG 2
In a match that ebbed and flowed all night, it was Westbrook-Walnut Grove who found themselves at low tide in the end. The Chargers fell to Southwest Minnesota Christian in five sets (25-23, 22-25, 25-15, 23-25, 15-13) to open Red Rock Conference play.
Dayna Comnick and Hailey Osland had near identical matches for WWG. The pair combined for seven aces on 43 of 45 serving. Comnick had 20 digs to Osland's 15, but Osland had one more kill (8) than Comnick.
Paige Erickson led the Chargers in kills with 21. Abby Herding was also sharp serving for WWG, finishing 25-for-25. She also had 38 sets assists.
In the end the Chargers were unable to stop the Eagles and Amber Pater, who had six service aces, 19 kills and 27 digs.
The loss was WWG's first on the season. Now at 2-1 overall (0-1 RRC), the Chargers will look to bounce back this weekend as they host a tournament in Westbrook on Saturday.
SWC25 22 25 23 15
WWG23 25 15 25 13
Serving (good-att-ace): Dayna Comnick 25-26-4, Abby Herding 25-25-0, Hailey Osland 18-19-3.
Kills: Paige Erickson 21, Osland 8, Comnick 7.
Digs: Comnick 20, Osland 15.
Set Assists: Herding 38.
Blocks: Osland 1.5, Madison Takle .5
KMS 3, Lincoln HI 0
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg picked up its first win in three tries by sweeping Camden Conference foe Lincoln HI Thursday in Ivanhoe. KMS won the match 25-19, 25-15, 25-15.
Lincoln HI senior KaLea DeSmet had an ace serve, two kills and six digs. Jordan Bucholz added two blocks to led the Rebels' defense at the net.
The Rebels (0-3 overall, 0-2 Camden) continue conference play Tuesday with a home match against Lakeview.
KMS25 25 25
Lincoln HI19 15 15
LINCOLN HI INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Ace Serves: KaLea DeSmet 1.
Kills: DeSmet 2, Jerzak 2.
Digs: DeSmet 6, Caroline Bunjer 5.
Set Assists: Alyssa Otto 5.
Blocks: Jordan Bucholz 2.
MCC 3, Adrian 0
The Murray County Central Rebels picked up their first win of the season and in the Red Rock Conference after a 3-0 sweep of the Adrian Dragons Thursday night in Adrian.
Led by Kristi Bose's 15 kills and 15 digs, the Rebels defeated the Dragons by scores of 25-12, 25-9 and 25-23.
Taylor Schreier used 16 digs, 10 kills and two serving aces to contribute to the MCC win. Hannah Schmidt, a junior libero, led the Rebels with 22 digs, while Jade Giese had a team high 14 set assists.
The Rebels (1-2 overall, 1-0 RRC) do not take the court again until Thursday as they continue Red Rock Conference play and host the Red Rock Central Falcons.
MCC25 25 25
Adrian12 9 23
Serving (aces): Taylor Schreier 2, Jade Giese 1, Hannah Schmidt 1.
Kills: Kristi Bose 15, Schreier 10, Macy Halbur 7, Lindsey Barritt 6.
Digs: Schmidt 22, Schreier 16, Bose 15.
Set Assists: Giese 14, Paris Thomas 7.