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Prep volleyball roundup: Willmar sweeps Brainerd

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West Central Tribune
Prep volleyball roundup: Willmar sweeps Brainerd
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- The Willmar volleyball team had little trouble with Brainerd on Tuesday, winning the Central Lakes Conference match in three games.

The Cardinals won 25-12, 25-11 and 25-20.

"We started out with some really good digs and that got our momentum up right away," said Cardinals head coach Traci Grussing. "We also hit the ball really well."

Emily Minnick finished with 19 kills in just three games, and Leah Ruter had 8. Riley Grussing was good on 68 of 69 sets and had 34 assists.

Dani Rosen had 4 kills and 3 ace blocks, and Ali Roehl led Willmar with 17 digs.

The Cards play next: at St. Cloud Apollo at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Willmar 3, Brainerd 0

Brainerd...................................12 11 20

Willmar.....................................25 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Brainerd

Statistics not available

Willmar

Serving: Ali Roehl 7-8-0, Anne Dunham 9-11-1, Courtney Magnuson 1-1-0, Emily Minnick 10-11-2, Jenny Magnuson 1-1-0, Leah Ruter 11-13-1, McKenzie Hasted 10-12-1, Riley Grussing 13-14-2 ... Setting: Grussing 68-69-34 ... Hitting: Dunham 11-12-4, Dani Rosen 9-9-4, Minnick 28-32-19, Ruter 15-16-8, Hasted 16-17-5 ... Blocking (aces): Rosen 3, Minnick 1, Ruter 2, Grussing 1 ... Digs: Roehl 17, Dunham 9, Ruter 11, Hasted 6

Camden

Dawson-Boyd 3,

MACCRAY 0

Dawson-Boyd set down MACCRAY in three games in a Camden Conference match on Tuesday.

Brooklyn Gould had 7 kills and 15 digs. Aleah Schwitters and Ali Siverhus combined on 19 set assists.

Dawson-Boyd..........................25 25 25

MACCRAY................................13 17 10

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Dawson-Boyd

Statistics not available

MACCRAY

Serving: Brooklyn Gould 6-7-1 Aleah Schwitters 7-9-1, Ali Siverhus 4-8-0, Ashley Dirksen 3-4-0, Emily Orwick 5-6-0, Molly Friese 3-4-1 ... Setting: Schwitters 46-47-10, Siverhus 46-50-9 ... Hitting: Gould 28-35-7, Schwitters 13-15-4, Orwick 16-18-3, Dirksen 30-30-5, Siverhus 4-4-1, Mallory VanKlompenberg 5-6-0 ... Blocking (aces): Dirksen 1 ... Digs: Gould 15, Friese 16, Dirksen 11

CMCS 3, Lakeview 0

Central Minnesota Christian won its final two games by a total of five points and the Bluejays beat Lakeview 25-14, 25-23, 25-22.

Kari Blom was a force on offense with 17 kills to go with her 2 ace serves for CMCS (5-3, 14-7).

Alexis Scott had 10 kills, 2 blocking aces and 2 service aces, and Kristin Slagter added 8 kills.

CMCS (5-3, 14-7)....................25 25 25

Lakeview (2-6, 9-10-1)............14 23 22

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

CMCS

Serving: Mary Covert 18-18-0, Kristin Slagter 14-15-2, Nicole Brouwer 16-16-0, Kari Blom 7-8-2, Alexis Scott 9-10-2, Stephanie Link 7-7-3 ... Setting (assists): Brouwer 38 ... Hitting: Covert 18-22-4, Slagter 16-21-8, Brouwer 2-2-0, Blom 30-34-17, Scott 12-16-10, Link 11-11-3 ... Blocking (aces): Blom 1, Scott 2 ... Digs: Covert 8, Blom 14, Karisa Wuben 19

Lakeview

Statistics not available

West Central

BOLD 3, ACGC 1

Baylie Kubesh smashed 19 kills and Taylor Ebnet uncorked another 10 Tuesday to help BOLD upended Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 25-18, 25-13, 22-25, 25-16 in a West Central Conference match.

The Warriors (5-4, 9-11) also had Carly Sigurdson and Andrea Maher collect 9 kills each and Mallarie Steffel 8 more. Samantha Luepke had a match-high 24 assists to help direct the BOLD offense.

Sydney Larson paced the Falcons (3-5, 5-10), who have lost six of their last seven matches, with 13 kills. Shelby Schroeder added 5 kills and Jacey Nelson 3 ace blocks.

BOLD..................................25 25 22 25

ACGC..................................18 13 25 16

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

BOLD

Serving: Baylie Kubesh 9-11-0, Bailey Elbert 13-15-0, Carly Sigurdson 16-17-2, Mallarie Steffel 19-21-3, Samantha Luepke 15-15-1, Paige Larsen 16-17-1 ... Setting: Kubesh 59-59-8, Sigurdson 10-10-4, Luepke 66-67-24, Larsen 5-5-1 ... Hitting: Kubesh 40-49-19, Taylor Ebnet 23-28-10, Sigurdson 27-32-9, Steffel 23-29-8, Andrea Maher 20-24-9, Larsen 12-14-2 ... Blocking (aces): n/a ... Digs: Kubesh 15, Elbert 8, Sigurdson 20, Steffel 16, Luepke 8, Larsen 23

ACGC

Serving: Mariah Remmel 3-3-0, Payton Wilner 8-9-0, Shelby Schroeder 3-3-0, Jacey Nelson 17-17-1, Rebecca Lang 5-5-0, Mikayla Holm 9-11-0, Sydney Larson 8-10-1, Kelsey Kramer 4-5-0 ... Setting: Wilner 80-80-19, Schroeder 6-6-2, Marisa Smith 1-1-1 ... Hitting: Wilner 4-4-0, Schroeder 11-13-5, Nelson 17-21-2, Smith 9-11-2, Larson 37-41-13, Kramer 3-4-1, Kaitlyn Moore 10-13-0 ... Blocking (aces): Nelson 3, Larson 2 ... Digs: Wilner 5, Lang 5, Holm 5, Moore 5

Sauk Centre 3,

Benson 0

Sauk Centre, which is undefeated and tied at No. 4 in Class AA state rankings this week, routed the Braves in a West Central Conference match on Tuesday.

Ashley Kollman had 10 kills, Macy Weller had 8 and Liz Ellens 7 for the Mainstreeters. Jena Klaphake had 26 set assists and Brianna VonWalhlde had 4 blocks.

Benson's Emma Peterson had 10 kills and 10 digs.

Sauk Centre is 9-0 in the WCC and 18-0 overall.

Benson.....................................10 6 21

Sauk Centre.............................25 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Benson

Serving: Alexa Nissen 4-4-1, Emma Peterson 6-6-0, Hanna Lindblad 5-5-0, Abby Tolifson 10-11-0, Mady Krienke 6-6-1, Hannah Moline 8-9-0 ... Setting: Nissen 44-45-5, Lindblad 33-37-9 ... Hitting: Nissen 6-9-2, Peterson 41-46-10 ... Blocking (aces): Beth Erhardt 2 ... Digs: Peterson 10, Nissen 8, Lindblad 12, Tolifson 10, Moline 11

Sauk Centre

Serving: Jena Klaphake 18-18-2, Jordan Gamradt 12-13-2, Macy Weller 8-9-1, Katie Reitsma 11-11-2, Jordan Friedrichs 5-5-1 ... Setting: Klaphake 26 set assists ... Hitting: Ashley Kollman 10, Weller 8, Liz Ellens 7, Kendra Zenzen 6 ... Blocking (aces): Brianna VonWahlde 4, Amanda Weir 2, Kollman 2 ... Digs: Reitsma 18, Kollman 7, Klaphake 7

Minnewaska 3,

Paynesville 0

Second-place Minnewaska won its sixth match in a row with a 26-24, 25-19, 25-17 victory over Paynesville.

The Lakers (8-1, 14-4) trail undefeated Sauk Centre in the West Central Conference standings.

Ariel Ostrander and Sydney Joos had 7 kills each, with Joos contributing 3 service aces.

Lexi Amundson had 6 kills, and Taylor Noetzelman and Ashton Byrne had 5 each.

Minnewaska (8-1, 14-4)..........26 25 25

Paynesville (3-6, 4-14)............24 19 17

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Minnewaska

Serving: Ashton Byrne 13-15-2, Alison Hoeper 10-11-0, Taylor Noetzelman 5-7-0, Sydney Joos 17-19-3, Lexi Amundson 10-11-1, Alexis Guggisberg 8-8-0, Shanae Suchy 0-1-0, Allyssa Engfer 2-3-0 ... Setting: Byrne 92-100-35 ... Hitting: Byrne 9-11-5, Abby Mitchell 1-1-0, Noetzelman 7-8-5, Joos 18-20-7, Amundson 24-26-6, Ariel Ostrander 15-16-7, Guggisberg 11-12-1 ... Blocking (aces): Ostrander 1 ... Digs: Hoeper 11, Joos 7, Amundson 6

Paynesville

Serving: Rachel Ampe 7-8-1, Megan Schaefer 10-10-1, Merisa Whitcomb 4-5-0, Sadie Hukriede 11-11-2, Sam Dahl 8-8-1, Blaire Thielen 4-4-1, Brooke hemmesch 12-13-0 ... Setting: Whitcomb 75-78-15 ... Hitting: Ampe 8-13-4, Schaefer 3-6-0, Kayla Reiman 8-9-4, Bryanna Burg 14-19-2, Whitcomb 3-3-1, Hukriede 14-18-4, Dahl 2-2-0, Avery Davidson 12-15-4, Thielen 2-3-2, Hemmesch 1-1-0 ... Blocking (aces): Reiman 2, Davidson 1 ... Digs: Schaefer 12, Whitcomb 13, Hukriede 11, Dahl 18, Hemmesch 5

Morris/CA 3, YME 0

The Tigers had a trio of players notch 10-or-more kills to sweep the Sting. Sydney Engebretson had 12 kills, Paige Schieler 11 and MicKenley Nagel 10. The three were a combined 60-for-62 in attacks with Nagel going a perfect 15-for-15.

Chyanne Sand paced YME with 11 kills and Danie Roden followed with 6. Sand also had 4 ace blocks.

Morris/CA................................25 25 25

YME.........................................11 17 16

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Morris/Chokio-Alberta

Serving: Beth Holland 19-19-0, Nicole Strobel 6-7-0, Mikaela Henrichs 5-5-0, Katie Holzheimer 11-13-2, Sydney Engebretson 11-12-2, Chelsey Ehleringer 14-14-1 ... Setting: Holzheimer 32-34-18, Ehleringer 35-38-12, Kayla Pring 3-3-1 ... Hitting: Strobel 11-14-4, Paige Schieler 22-23-11, MicKenley Nagel 15-15-10, Holzheimer 7-7-2, Engebretson 23-24-12 ... Blocking (aces): Strobel 2, Nagel 1, Holzheimer 1, Engebretson 2 ... Digs: Holland 6, Henrichs 19, Engebretson 10

YME

Serving: Maddie Hagert 4-4-0, Danie Roden 3-4-0, Nena McCalla 10-10-0, Chyanne Sand 5-6-1, Alexis Peters 8-10-2, Kalli Knudson 6-6-0 ... Setting: Hagert 1-1-1, Sand 2-2-2, Brooke Blue 1-2-1, Peters 24-26-7, Knudson 18-18-5 ... Hitting: Hagert 10-11-1, Roden 7-8-6, Sand 20-27-11, Blue 10-11-3, Allie Zieske 1-5-0, Marissa Sneller 1-1-1, Knudson 1-1-0, Makayla Dyrdahl 10-10-4 ... Blocking (aces): Sand 4, Blue 2 ... Digs: Hagert 5, Roden 7, McCalla 11

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