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Local Roundup: Lakers fall in 6A championship match

SARTELL - Minnewaska pushed top-seed Osakis to the brink but the Silverstreaks prevailed 4-3 in the Section 5A championship match on Wednesday at the Sta Fit Club.

Osakis won three singles matches and gained a point at No. 3 doubles to hold off the Lakers.

Karra Hanson got Minnewaska's win at No. 3 singles and the doubles teams of Greta Reichmann and Anna Vold (No. 1) and Alissa Thorfinnson and Cammy Mithun (No. 2) picked up the Lakers' other points.

In the section semifinals on Wednesday, Minnewaska defeated Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd and Osakis blanked Montevideo.

The section individual tournament is Monday and Tuesday at Sta Fit.

Section 6A Championship

Osakis 4, Minnewaska 3

Singles

(1) Tia Dykema, O, def. Danielle Thorfinnson 7-6 (8-6) 6-4 (2) Shea Olson, O, def. Hannah Orlowski 6-3 6-0 (3) Karra Hanson, M, def. Lauren Scherr 6-4 6-4 (4) Alexa Lien, O, def. Maddie Thorfinnson 7-5 6-4

Doubles

(1) Greta Reichmann/Anna Vold, M, def. Kali Geisler/Karlee Hoffarth 6-3 6-3 (2) Alissa Thorfinnson/Cammy Mithun, M, def. Camryn Hoffarth/Kiara Hensley 6-4 (6-7 (4-7) 6-3 (3) Dinara Dykema/Mara VanNyhuis, O, def. Madelynn Reichmann/Annika Randt 6-0 6-4

Semifinals

Minnewaska 7, LQPV/DB 0

Singles

(1) Danielle Thorfinnson, M, def. Molly Hacker 7-5 6-1 (2) Hannah Orlowski, M, def. Ashtyn Oie 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 (3) Karra Hanson, M, def. Anna Hacker 6-4 7-5 (4) Maddie Thorfinnson, M, def. Addi Oie 6-1 6-0

Doubles

(1) Greta Reichmann/Anna Vold, M, def. Courtney Hanson/Jessica Sigdahl 6-2 6-1 (2) Camry Mithun/Alissa Thorfinnson, M, def. Bree Kallhoff/Rachel Halvorson 6-1 6-1 (3) Madelyn Reichmann/Annika Randt, M, def. Veda Maharja/Gionna Parsa 6-2 6-1

Osakis 7, Montevideo 0

Singles

(1) Tia Dykema, O, def. Kori Douglas 6-1 6-1 (2) Shea Olson, O, def. Susie Wamstad 6-0 6-1 (3) Lauren Scherr, O, def. Alissa Eickhoff 6-3 6-0 (4) Alexa Lien, O, def. Lauren Kluver 6-3 6-4

Doubles

(1) Kali Geisler/Karlee Hoffarth, O, def. Erica Loose/Andrea Loose 6-2 6-2 (2) Kiara Hensley/Camryn Hoffarth, O, def. Elizabeth Padula/Hannah Cushing 6-1 6-0 (3) Dinara Dykema/Mara VanNyhuis, O, def. Taylor Knutson/Emily Brace 6-1 6-0

College Volleyball

Ridgewater 3, MN West 0

Ridgewater pulled away for a three-on the road over Minnesota West on Wednesday night.

The Warriors hit just 17.9 percent on the night, but seven different players recorded a kill, led by Cami Sletta's 10.

"From an offensive perspective, we struggled at times with pass and set location, which had a hand in some of our attacking errors, the others were just undisciplined," Ridgewater head coach Joe Sussenguth said.

Where the Warriors pulled away was on the defensive end, however. While not recording any service errors, Ridgewater had six solo blocks and 12 blocking assists.

"I was very pleased with our defensive presence at the net," Sussenguth said. "We were able to score off our blocking, as well as slow balls down to transition into our offense."

The Warriors remain just behind St. Cloud for first place in the MCAC south division.

"At this point of the season, in a tight divisional race, each set is important, so getting a road sweep if very valuable for us," Sussenguth said.

Ridgewater (18-7) 25 25 25

MN West (6-4) 19 9 19

Ridgewater

Serving (aces): Jessica Lemke 1, Heidi Sellmann 1, Brennah Bergh 1, Kiana Johnson 1, Cami Sletta 3 ... Set assists: Lemke 12, Jamie Goblirsch 3, Sarah Sulflow 9, Johnson 1, Sletta 1 ... Hitting (kills): Sletta 10, Ashley Vealetzek 1, Johnson 4, Bergh 1, Ashley Froelich 6, Katelyn Dingmann 5, Sellmann 1 ... Blocking (aces): Dingmann 2, Johnson 2, Sletta 2... Digs (5 or more): Goblirsch 19, Lemke 6, Johnson 6, Sletta 6

Minnesota West

Stats not available

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