Dawson-Boyd 3, Canby 1
Justine Flattum's 34 set assists and three aces on 22 of 22 serving helped deliver a Camden Conference victory for Dawson-Boyd over the Canby Lancers Thursday evening in Dawson.
Flattum and the Blackjacks took the final two sets from the Lancers 25-15 and 25-23, en route to a 3-1 victory. Dawson-Boyd won the first set 25-18, while Canby stole Set 2, 25-19.
Mari Lee and Justine Lee had 35 combined kills for the Blackjacks. Mari had a three-kill edge over Justine. Kylie Schuelke picked up 15 digs for Dawson-Boyd, while Flattum was second on the team with 12.
Taylor Gorder led the Lancers with 20 kills, while setter Kristy Schmidt had 37 set assists in defeat. Gorder also had 14 digs for Canby, three behind libero Hannah Jessen ,who led the Lancers.
The Blackjacks (10-3 overall, 3-2 Camden Conference) travel to Hancock on Monday for a non-conference matchup with the Owls. Canby falls to 9-4 on the season and 3-3 in the conference with the loss. The Lancers have three games on Friday as part of the Class A Showcase in Chaska. Canby opens the day with Heritage Christian at 4 p.m. before a game with the Northern Freeze at 6 p.m. The Lancers close out the day at 8 p.m. against Class A's second-ranked Wabasha-Kellogg.
Canby18 25 15 23
DB25 19 25 25
Serving (good-att-ace): Justine Flattum 22-22-3.
Kills: Mari Lee 19, Justine Lee 16, Nicole Jurgenson 9.
Digs: Kylie Schuelke 15, Flattum 12, J. Lee 10.
Set Assists: Flattum 34, Andrea Lee 14.
Blocks: Jurgenson 2.
Serving (aces): Dani Kontz 1, Kyla Hopp 1.
Kills: Taylor Gorder 20, Brook Baumann 6.
Digs: Hannah Jessen 17, Gorder 14, Kontz 10.
Set Assists: Kristy Schmidt 37.
Blocks: Schmidt 1, Alayna Pederson 1.
Minneota 3, CMCS 0
A commanding three-set sweep of Class A No. 10 Central Minnesota Christian on Thursday night carried the third-ranked Minneota Vikings to their 10th consecutive victory.
The match, which took place in Minneota, was decided by scores of 25-8, 25-17, 25-18. Outside hitter Molly Hennen led the Vikings to victory on 17-for-17 serving and a team-high 12 kills. Hennen also had nine digs.
Joining Hennen near the top of the stat sheet was sophomore Taylor Reiss, whose 11 kills were second only to Hennen. Reiss also was 13 of 14 serving with a pair of aces and had two ace blocks. Setter Megan Larson picked up 32 set assists in the win and led Minneota with 14 digs and two ace blocks as well.
The Vikings (16-2 overall, 6-0 Camden Conference) travel to Ivanhoe on Tuesday to face the Lincoln HI Rebels.
CMCS 8 17 18
Minneota25 25 25
Serving (good-att-ace): Molly Hennen 17-17-4, Faith Laleman 10-10-0, Taylor Reiss 13-14-2, Karissa Bot 10-12-1, Shelby Corbin 9-11-2.
Kills: Hennen 12, Reiss 11, Corbin 9.
Digs: Megan Larson 14, Hennen 9, Corbin 8, Reiss 8.
Set Assists: Larson 32.
Blocks: Larson 2, Reiss 2, Corbin 1, Hannah Prellwitz 1.
RTR 3, Lincoln HI 0
With a sweep over winless Lincoln HI on Thursday in Ivanhoe, the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights climbed over the .500 threshold on the season, improving to 7-6.
Scores of 25-4, 25-4 and 25-10 also helped the Knights reach 3-3 in the Camden Conference.
Janel Wichern led the Knights on 17 of 17 serving with four aces, while Leslie Willert had a team-high seven kills. Caroline Bunjer had the top statistical night for the Rebels (0-12 overall, 0-5 Camden Conference) with four set assists.
Lincoln HI hosts Minneota in its next contest on Tuesday, while the Knights travel to Clara City for a Camden Conference clash with MACCRAY the same night.
Lincoln HI 4 4 10
RTR25 25 25
Serving (good-att-ace): Janel Wichern 17-17-4, Lexi Reider 10-10-3.
Kills: Leslie Willert 7, Dana Schaefer 6.
Digs: Allison Pochardt 5.
Set Assists: Destinee Strand 5.
Serving Aces: McKenzie Nelson 1.
Kills: Maranda Jerzak 1.
Set Assists: Caroline Bunjer 4.
Block: Jordan Bucholz 1.
Springfield 3, Wabasso 1
The Wabasso Rabbits were unable to defend their home gym against their Tomahawk Conference rivals, the Springfield Tigers, losing in four sets.
Wabasso dropped the first two sets 25-17 and 26-24 before forcing the fourth set with a 25-17 win. Springfield proved too much for the Rabbits, claiming the fourth set 26-24.
Chelsey Guetter had an outstanding night in defeat for the Rabbits. She led the team in serving (18-for-18 with an ace), kills (14), digs (19) and ace blocks (4). Desi Kramer also put on a strong performance for Wabasso, going 16 of 16 serving and compiling 19 digs, three ace blocks, and 11 kills. Kimberly Frank led the Rabbits with 27 set assists and also had two aces on 15 of 15 serving.
With the loss, Wabasso falls to 8-3 on the season (2-2 Tomahawk) and hosts Westbrook-Walnut Grove in a non-conference match on Monday.
Springfield25 26 17 26
Wabasso17 24 25 24
Serving (good-att-ace): Chelsey Guetter 18-18-1, Desi Kramer 16-16-0, Kim Frank 15-15-2, Larissa Rohlik 10-11-1.
Kills: Guetter 14, Kramer 11, Frank 7.
Digs: Guetter 19, Kramer 19, Erin Liebl 17, Frank 11.
Set Assists: Frank 27, Rohlik 8.
Blocks: Guetter 4, Kramer 3, Mindy Goblirsch 3, Morgan Frank 1.
TMB 3, KMS 0
With a sweep of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg on Thursday, the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton volleyball team remained unbeaten in Camden Conference play. Scores of 25-12, 25-19 and 25-17 helped the Panthers improve to 5-0 in the conference and 8-7 on the year.
Anna Peterson had the top digging night for the Panthers with 15, and also led TMB on 14 of 14 serving with two aces. Kassidy Przymus also was 14-for-14 serving and had an ace. Jenna Stoneberg had four ace blocks to go along with her five kills for the Panthers.
TMB's next match is on Tuesday when the Panthers travel to Prinsburg to take on Central Minnesota Christian in a Camden Conference tilt.
KMS12 19 17
TMB25 25 25
Serving (good-att-ace): Anna Peterson 14-14-2, Kassidy Przymus 14-14-1, Sammie Gervais 10-10-0, Cassie Hook 9-10-2.
Kills: Gervais 6, Jenna Stoneberg 5, Kelli Soupir 4.
Digs: Peterson 15, Soupir 8.
Set Assists: Hook 14.
Blocks: Stoneberg 4, Gervais 2.
SWC 3, MCC 1
Murray County Central was handed its first Red Rock Conference loss by Southwest Minnesota Christian on Thursday. The Rebels fell in four sets to the Eagles in Edgerton, 25-13, 25-11, 20-25, 25-18.
Kristi Bose had an all-around night for the Rebels. She picked up a pair of aces, a team-high nine kills, 11 digs and an ace block. Taylor Schreier led the team in digs with 18, and ace blocks, with two, while spiking four kills. Paris Thomas also had 17 digs, to go with her six set assists. Jade Giese paced the Rebels with nine set assists and three aces.
MCC falls to 3-1 in the conference and 3-4 overall with the loss, but is back in action on Tuesday when the Rebels host Mountain Lake.
MCC13 11 25 18
SWC25 25 20 25
Serving (aces): Jade Giese 3, Kristi Bose 2, Taylor Schreier 1.
Kills: Bose 9, Schreier 4.
Digs: Schreier 18, Paris Thomas 17, Hannah Schmidt 13, Bose 11.
Set Assists: Giese 9, Thomas 6.
Blocks: Schreier 2, Lindsey Barritt 2, Bose 1, Macy Halbur 1, Mckenzie Scmitz 1.
Benson 3, YME 0
The Benson volleyball team picked up its third straight win with a sweep of Yellow Medicine East Thursday in Granite Falls. The Braves rolled in the match, winning 25-13, 25-16, 25-15.
Chyanne Sand led the Sting with eight kills and two ace blocks. Nena McCalla had a team-high nine digs, and Dani Roden and Maddie Hagert each had eight digs.
Benson improved to 5-6 overall and 3-3 in West Central Conference play following the win.
YME (1-11 overall, 1-4 WCC) will continue conference play Tuesday in Glendwood with a match against Minnewaska Area.
Benson25 25 25
YME13 16 15
YME INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Serving (good-att-aces): Nena McCalla 10-11-1, Alexis Peters 5-7-1, Kalli Knudson 3-5-1, Dani Roden 7-8-0.
Kills: Chyanne Sand 8, Brooke Blue 4.
Digs: McCalla 9, Roden 8, Maddie Hagert 8.
Blocks: Sand 2, Blue.