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Prep volleyball: Wildcats top HLWW

Tribune photo by Rand Middleton New London-Spicer's Kelsie Rustad bumps the ball to a teammate in Game 2 of a Section 6AA-South quarterfinal against Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted on Thursday in New London.

NEW LONDON -- Sydney Stone's 13 kills and another 10 kills from Taylor Thunstedt helped New London-Spicer advance to the Section 6AA South semifinals as the Wildcats upended Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 21-25, 25-21, 25-10, 25-20 Thursday.

The No. 3 seed Wildcats (12-15) snap a six-match losing streak with the win and will face either No. 5 Annandale or No. 4 St. Cloud Cathedral on Tuesday. The loser of today's Annandale/SCC match will host the two sub-section semifinals.

NLS was also aided by Jess Johnson's five ace serves and 20 set assists. Olivia Setterberg added eight kills while Mikayla Jacobson led the team with 14 digs.

NL-Spicer 3, HLWW 1

HLWW 25 21 10 20

NLS 21 25 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted

Statistics not available

New London-Spicer

Serving (aces): Jess Johnson 5, Kelsi Rustad 1, Lauren Dietz 2 ... Setting (assists): Catie Kluver 1, Johnson 20, Rustad 5, Olivia Setterberg 2, Petra Lothert 3 ... Hitting (kills): Johnson 3, Dietz 4, Setterberg 8, Lothert 3, Sydney Stone 13, Taylor Thunstedt 10 ... Blocks: Dietz 2, Setterberg 2 ... Digs: Johnson 7, Rustad 6, Mikayla Jacobson 14, Stone 13, Thunstedt 10

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