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Brenna Olsen stuffs Ellsworth CC middle hitter April Jones in Game 2 of a match Saturday at the Ridgewater Classic in Willmar. The Ridgewater freshman from Dassel had a huge game as the Lady Warriors fought back from a 14-7 deficit to win 29-27. Olsen supplied two kills in extra time. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

College Volleyball: Ellsworth outlasts Warriors


WILLMAR — The Ridgewater volleyball team and Ellsworth played five grueling sets, with Ellsworth edging the Warriors 3-2 in the final match of the Ridgewater Classic on Saturday at the Warriors’ gym.

Ellsworth, a NJCAA Division II program, won 25-21, 27-29, 25-14, 21-25 and 30-28 to improve to 3-1.

The D-III Warriors, who started the season with two victories on Friday, take their 2-1 record into their MCAC opener against Rochester on Saturday.

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