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Prep volleyball roundup: NLS bounces Minnewaska
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NEW LONDON — New London-Spicer lost the first game of its Section 3AA-North quarterfinals match against Minnewaska on Friday but the Wildcats recovered and swept the next three games to advance to the semifinals.

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The No. 1-seed Wildcats (18-12) won 21-25, 25-19, 25-13, 25-22 and plays host to No. 5-seed Redwood Valley in the semifinals at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Minnewaska finished the season 9-15.

The Wildcats’ Sydney Stone had 20 kills, Petra Lothert had 7, Lindsay Vagle had 6 and Megan Thorson put away 5 shots.

Kelsie Rustad had 33 set assists and 20 digs.

Minnewaska’s Ariel Ostrander had 7 kills and Alison Hoeper had 6. Ostrander had 5 blocks, Emma Middendorf and Carley Stewart both had 3 blocks.

NL-Spicer 3,

Minnewaska 1

Minnewaska (9-15)           25 19 13 22

NL-Spicer (18-12)             21 25 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Minnewaska

Serving: Ashlyn Guggisberg 15-17-0, Ariel Ostrander 8-8-1, Jordan Hill 15-16-1, Shanae Suchy 8-9-1, Taylor Amundson 14-15-0, Alison Hoeper 14-15-0 … Set assists: Amundson 20 … Hitting: Ostrander 41-47-7, Emma Middendorf 17-18-5, Amundson 5-6-1, Hoeper 33-36-6, Carley Stewart 11-14-2, Kaitlyn Lundebrek 18-21-3 … Blocking (aces): Ostrander 5, Middendorf 3, Stewart 3, Hoeper 1 … Digs (5 or more): Guggisberg 9, Ostrander 20, Hill 5, Suchy 10, Amundson 8, Hoeper 18, Lundebrek 9

New London-Spicer

Serving: Sydney Stone 1 ace, Kelsie Rustad 2, Petra Lothert 1, Shelby Stehn 1, Lindsay Vagle 1 … Set assists: Rustad 33 … Hitting: Stone 20, Lothert 7, Vagle 6, Thorson 5, Kabrie Weber 4, Stehn 1, Bri Fredrick 2, Rustad 1 … Blocking (total): Thorson 1.5, Vagle 0.5 … Digs (5 or more): Stone 24, Rustad 20, Fredrick 17, Lothert 5, Thorson 6, Vagle 8, Carley Cronen 8

Morris/CA 3,

Montevideo 0

Morris/Chokio-Alberta advanced to the Section 3AA semifinals with a victory over the Thunder Hawks on Friday in Morris.

Morris/CA spread the wealth at the net. Sydney Engebretson had 9 kills, Terianne Itzen knocked down 8 shots, and Paige Schieler and Lacee Maanum both finished with 7 kills.

Haley Erdahl had 12 set assists and Chelsey Ehleringer had 10.

The Tigers also had 8 ace blocks, led by Maanum and Engebretson with 2 each. Itzen had 19 digs and Beth Holland had 17 digs and 2 ace serves.

Morris/CA plays next at Litchfield in the semifinals Tuesday.

Montevideo (7-13)             10 22 16

Morris/CA (17-5)                25 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Montevideo

Serving: Alexis Schmidt 9-9-0, Tori Kuhlmann 2-4-0, Jessie Janisch 7-7-0, Kayla Collins 7-8-0, Kiersti Grey 8-9-0, Abby Olson 7-9-0 … Set assists: Kuhlmann 24 … Hitting: Alyssa Stern 27-31-8, Schmidt 9-15-6, Erin Balken 10-10-4, Janisch 7-8-0, Grace Sulflow 5-9-4, Olson 27-34-8 … Blocking (aces): Balken 2, Sulflow 2 … Digs (5 or more): Kuhlmann 7, Janisch 14, Olson 13

Morris/Chokio-Alberta

Serving: Hunter Mundal 14-15-0, Beth Holland 18-18-2 Haley Erdahl 9-10-0, Terianne Itzen 8-9-1, Sydney Engbretson 8-8-0, Chelsey Ehleringer 11-12-0 … Set assists: Erdahl 12, Ehleringer 10 … Hitting: Nicole Strobel 5-6-2, Paige Schieler 23-26-7, Lacee Maanum 17-18-7, Itzen 22-22-8, Engebretson 22-26-9, Kayla Pring 9-10-3 … Blocking (aces): Strobel 1, Schieler 1, Maanum 2, Itzen 1, Engebretson 2, Pring 1 … Digs (5 or more): Holland 17, Erdahl 9, Itzen 19, Engebretson 8

Litchfield 3, Benson 0

Krista Motzko had 7 kills and Shyanne Himley 3 ace serves for Benson, which ends the season at 10-16.

Benson (10-16)   17 15 11

Litchfield (15-13)              25 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Benson

Serving: Hanna Lindblad 7-7-0, Taylor Laumeyer 10-10-1, Shyanne Himley 11-11-3, Shaleah Schmidt 5-6-0, Krista Motzko 4-4-1, Mady Krienke 7-7-0 … Set assists: Lindblad 16 … Hitting: Lindblad 5-5-0, Laumeyer 5-9-2, Himley 9-11-3, Motzko 16-24-7, Bethany Erhardt 9-11-3, Cyra Carlson 5-11-0, Hannah Ricard 12-16-3 … Blocking (aces): none … Digs (5 or more): Laumeyer 5, Krienke 6

Litchfield

Statistics not provided

Section

6AA-South

Dassel-Cokato 3,

Paynesville 0

The top-seeded Chargers (24-3) ended the Bulldogs’ season as they held No. 8 Paynesville (5-19) to just 17 kills. Allie Stanger led the Bulldogs with 7 kills after misfiring on only one hit in 16 attempts.

Sam Dahl added a team-high 23 digs, Stanger 2 ace blocks, Ella Johnson 4 kills and Merisa Whitcomb 2 ace serves in 10 errorless attempts.

Paynesville (5-19)             20  8  20

Dassel-Cokato (24-3)        25 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Paynesville

Serving: Merisa Whitcomb 10-10-2, Kenzie Haines 5-5-0, Allison Poepping 9-9-0, Sam Dahl 6-6-0, McKayla Quade 9-9-1, Lexi Skoglund 8-8-0 … Set assists: Whitcomb 9, Haines 6, Blaire Theilen 1 … Hitting: Haines 1-1-0, Poepping 2-2-0, Ashley Froelich 6-10-3, Quade 11-12-0, Ella Johnson 15-18-4, Skoglund 13-15-2, Allie Stanger 15-16-7, Theilen 3-5-1 … Blocking (aces): Quade 1, Stanger 2 … Digs (5 or more): Whitcomb 6, Poepping 8, Dahl 23, Quade 6, Skoglund 10

Dassel-Cokato

Statistics not available

Section 3A-North

Dawson-Boyd 3, RCW 1

Dawson-Boyd ended Renville County West’s season and advanced to the Section 3A-North semifinals.

Sadie Treml collected 6 kills, 1 ace serve, 3 ace blocks and 15 digs for the Jaguars.

Liz Dyrssen added 11 kills and an ace block, and Hanna Johnson had 3 kills and 3 ace blocks.

The Blackjacks face Minneota in the semis on Tuesday in Marshall.

RCW      15 25 21 21

Dawson-Boyd     25 22 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Renville County West

Serving: Sadie Treml 15-17-1, Nora Kronlokken 7-8-0, Morgan Zaske 10-12-3, Hanna Johnson 14-14-0, Courtney Lindahl 0-1-0, Carina Zaske 17-18-0, Stasha Zetta 11-12-0 … Set assists: Treml 24 … Hitting: Treml 16-18-6, Kronlokken 19-21-7, Liz Dyrssen 20-28-11, Morgan Zaske 31-42-13, Johnson 15-20-3, Lindahl 6-8-1, Steph Wersal 5-10-3 … Blocking (aces): Treml 3, Dyrssen 1, Johnson 3, Malerie Thompson 1 … Digs (5 or more): Treml 15, Kronlokken 19, Morgan Zaske 13, Johnson 7, Carina Zaske 22, Zetta 13

Dawson-Boyd

Statistics not available

Minneota 3, KMS 0

The top-seeded and four-time defending section champion Vikings (26-3) held No. 9 KMS (10-15) to just 4 points in Game 3 as they rolled to their 22nd sweep of the season.

Kallee Anderson had 4 kills and 2 ace blocks — both team-highs — for the Fighting Saints. Alison Krieger supplied 8 digs.

KMS (10-15)        10 10   4

Minneota (26-3) 25 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg

Serving: Alison Krieger 2-2-0, Madison Strandberg 2-2-0, Shelby Baker 2-2-0, Katie Wilts 5-5-0, Elizabeth Wilts 5-6-0, Kalli Forsell 3-4-0, Tori Evenson 1-1-0, Samantha Gjerde 3-3-0 … Set assists: K. Wilts 11 … Hitting: Krieger 2-2-0, Strandberg 5-11-2, Sydney Walsh 3-4-1, K. Wilts 2-2-1, E. Wilts 8-12-1, Kallee Anderson 9-11-4, Forsell 12-19-3, Eden Norton 1-3-0 … Blocking (aces): Strandberg 1, Walsh 1, Anderson 2 … Digs (5 or more): Krieger 8, K. Wilts 5, Gjerde 5

Minneota

Statistics not available

RTR 3, MACCRAY 1

MACCRAY squared its Section 3A-North match against Russell-Tyler-Ruthton with a game two win, but the Knights won game three and edged the Wolverines in the fourth game Friday in Montevideo to advance to the semifinals.

RTR won 25-20, 23-25, 25-15 and 25-22. The Knights play Central Minnesota Christian School on Tuesday at Southwest Minnesota State in Marshall.

Brooklyn Gould led the Wolverines with 15 kills and Ashley Dirksen had 13 kills. Emily Orwick finished with 10.

Aleah Schwitters had 39 set assists and   

Gould also served 3 aces and had 40 blocks.

MACCRAY finished the season 12-11.

MACCRAY (12-11)           20 25 15 22

RTR (22-8)          25 23 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

MACCRAY

Serving: Aleah Schwitters 11-12-0, Ali Siverhus 6-9-1, Ashley Dirksen 10-10-2, Brooklyn Gould 16-18-3, Emily Orwick 4-4-0, Molly Friese 14-17-1, Laura Hauser 11-13-0 … Set assists: Schwitters 39 … Hitting: Gould 47-57-15, Schwitters 11-12-3, Orwick 23-28-10, Dirksen 43-50-13, Kenidee Miller 2-4-0, Mallory VanKlompenburg 15-22-5, Carly Orwick 7-9-0 … Blocking (aces): Schwitters 1 … Digs (5 or more): Gould 40, Friese 31, Dirksen 22, Schwitter 17, Hauser 12, Siverhus 16

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton

Statistics not available

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