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BBE volleyball back at state

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

BERTHA -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa captured its second straight Section 5A title Saturday, drubbing Nevis 25-12, 26-24, 25-22.

It also marked the second straight season the Jaguars have won 30-or-more matches.

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Heidi Lensing, a 5-11 senior middle hitter with over 350 kills on the season, uncorked 19 kills in 42 attacks with only three errors for a robust .381 kill percentage. She also had a team-high 18 digs and two ace serves and had four ace blocks, as did Rachel Anderson.

BBE (30-1) will open at the Class A state tournament on Thursday against Martin County West (25-5) at 3 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center (See pairings on Page B-3).

It's the third time in four years the Jaguars have earned a spot in the state tournament.

Emily Roelike added 10 kills in 31 attacks and also contributed 11 digs, while serving 16-for-16 with one ace. Anderson had four kills and Maggie Gruber three.

Julie Hieserich dished out 26 assists and Jenny Hieserich notched 15 digs.

Nevis finished 16-9.

BBE 3, Nevis 0

BBE 25 26 25

Nevis 12 24 22

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

BBE

Serving: Heidi Lensing 14-14-2, Emily Roelike 16-16-1, Shannon Gruber 11-11-0, Ashly Serbus 9-10-0, Jenny Hieserich 13-15-1, Julie Hieserich 9-10-0 ... Setting: Julie Hieserich 83-83-26, Lensing 3-3-0, Roelike 4-4-1, Rachel Anderson 5-5-0, Serbus 5-5-1, Maggie Gruber 6-6-1, Jenny Hieserich 2-2-0 ... Hitting: Lensing 39-42-19, Roelike 28-31-10, S.Gruber 3-3-0, Anderson 18-21-4, Serbus 9-10-4, M.Gruber 7-9-3, Jenny Hieserich 2-2-0, Julie Hieserich 5-5-0 ... Blocking (aces): Lensing 4, Anderson 4, Serbus 1 ... Digs: Lensing 18, Roelike 11, S.Gruber 8, Anderson 2, Serbus 1, M.Gruber 3, Jenny Hieserich 15, Julie Hieserich 10

Nevis

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