BOLD starts quick, cruises to win

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OLIVIA — BOLD jumped on Minnewaska early and never relented on Tuesday, cruising to a three-set West Central Conference victory, 25-12, 25-20, 25-10.

The Warriors' attack was spearheaded by Makenna Steffel, who had 10 kills along with 14 digs, two ace serves and a block. Morgan Schmitz came up with eight kills and nine digs for BOLD. Makayla Snow was effective with her passes at the net, finishing with 24 set assists.

The Lakers' top hitters was Ellie Danielson and Emma Thorfinnson with three kills apiece. Danielson also had a team-best eight digs, and Sara Geiser came up with eight set assists in the loss.

BOLD 3,

Minnewaska 0

Minnewaska 12 20 10

BOLD 25 25 25

Minnewaska

Serving (aces): Ellie Danielson 1 ... Set assists: Sara Geiser 8, Sierra Lindemann 1 ... Hitting (kills): Danielson 3, Emma Thorfinnson 3, Alexis Piekarski 2, Makena Panitzke ... Blocking (aces): None ... Digs (5 or more): Danielson 8, Avery Hoeper 6

BOLD

Serving (aces): Ashley Trongard 2, Makenna Steffel 2, Makayla Snow 2 ... Set assists: Snow 24 ... Hitting (kills): Steffel 10, Morgan Schmitz 8, Snow 7, Trongard 7 ... Blocking (aces): Alex Revier 1, Trongard 1, Steffel 1 ... Digs (5 or more): Steffel 14, Schmitz 9, Brenna Weis 8

Canby 3, D-B 1

Canby rallied from a first set loss to dispatch Dawson-Boyd in a Camden Conference battle.

Lydia Aafedt recorded 30 set assists for the Blackjacks while Mary Bothun and Karoline Dahl each logged 11 kills.

Canby 16 25 25 25

D-B 25 20 19 16

Canby

Stats not provided

Dawson-Boyd

Serving (aces): Avery Bartunek 1, Mary Bothun 2, Dahl 2 ... Set assists: Bartunek 1, Bothun 1, Johnson 1, Lydia Aafedt 30, Karoline Dahl 1 ... Hitting (kills): Bartunek 6, Bothun 11, Megan Mamer 4, Dahl 11, Jenna Wyum 2 ... Blocking (aces): Mary Bothun 1, Karoline Dahl 1 ... Digs (5 or more): Bothun 10, Tarah Johnson 15, Lydia Aafedt 8, Dahl 11

Sauk Centre 3,

ACGC 0

ACGC hung around with the powerful Mainstreeters in a West Central Conference match on Tuesday.

The Falcons' Lindsay Minnick had eight kills and Shayna Hobson had seven kills and served an ace. Rachel Wilner had 16 set assists.

ACGC 19 15 18

Sauk Centre 25 25 25

ACGC

Serving (aces): Shayna Hobson 1 ... Set assists: Rachel Wilner 16 ... Hitting (kills): Mykaela Lange 2, Lindsey Minnick 8, Pailey Wilner 2, Hobson 7, Erika Tagtow 1 ... Blocking (aces): R. Wilner 1, Lange 1 ... Digs (5 or more): Jeana Denton 9

Sauk Centre

Stats not provided

Paynesville 3, NLS 1

Paynesville continued the early season dominance with a tightly contested four-set win against New London-Spicer.

Skylar Bayer and Abby Schaefer combined for 23 kills for the Bulldogs but Wildcat hitter Ashlyn Olson was the leader with 17 kills.

Paynesville's Madi Leyendecker and Jenna Lundquist split setting duties, finishing with 17 and 16 set assists respectively.

NLS 22 20 25 22

Paynesville 25 25 15 25

New London-Spicer

Serving (aces): Abbi Moline 2, Emily Novak 2, Kendra Bagley 1, Presley Arndt-Callenius 2 ... Set assists: Ashlyn Olson 1, Emma Hanson 8, Hunter Paffrath 22, Mya Krause 1, Arndt-Callenius 12 ... Hitting (kills): Aleah Zieske 5, Olson 17, Engelke 4, Ava Kramer 5, Emma Hanson 8, Paffrath 1, Bagley 5 ... Blocking (aces): Zieske 4, Olson 3, Engelke 1, Kramer 2, Bagley 3 ... Digs (5 or more): Engelke 20, Novak 16, Paffrath 6, Krause 10, Arndt-Callenius 11

Paynesville

Serving (aces): Madi Leyendecker 1, Skylar Bayer 3, Abby Schaefer 1, Kylee Everson 1 ... Set assists: Jenna Lundquist 16, Leyendecker 17, Olivia Riley 3, Schaefer 1, Brynn Johnson 1, Megan Utsch 1 ... Hitting (kills): Lundquist 9, Bayer 13, Schaefer 10, Johnson 1, Sammy Pederson 1, Ashley Ley 1, Skylar Burg 1, Utsch 4 ... Blocking (aces): none ... Digs (5 or more): Leyendecker 7, Riley 26, Bayer 11, Schaefer 11

MACCRAY 3,

RCW 0

MACCRAY's Piper Asche had 19 kills and served two aces in the Wolverines' Camden Conference win over Renville County West on Tuesday.

Sydney Thein finished with 33 set assists, seven assists and had 12 digs, and Danni Burns had seven kills and 18 digs.

MACCRAY 25 25 25

RCW 22 23 20

MACCRAY

Serving (aces): Sydney Thein 1, Kate Hultgren 1, Piper Asche 2, Abigail Pieper 1 ... Set assists: Thein 33 ... Hitting (kills): Pipe Asche 19, Sydney Thein 7, Danni Burns 7, Gabby Randt 4, Kylee Kimpling 4, Grace Slagter 1, Annie Dykema 3 ... Blocking (aces): Asche 1, Thein 1 ... Digs (5 or more): Thein 12, Ella Bourne 5, Burns 18, Kate Hultgren 17, Jaimi Heida 7

Renville County West

Serving (aces): Avery Elfering 1, Alyssa Ashburn 1, Lauren Wulf 2, Katie Marr 2 ... Set assists: Elfering 1, Wulf 20, Vanessa Savig 2 ... Hitting (kills): A Elfering 11, Makenna Bruns 2, Emma Mott 3, Riley Elfering 1, Wulf 2, Leslie Gonzalez 6 ... Blocking (aces): R Elfering 2, Wulf 2, Marr 3, Gonzalez 1 ... Digs (5 or more): A Elfering 12, Sandra Perez 5, Ascheburn 5, Wulf 8, Savig 10

Morris/CA 3,

Benson 0

Morris/Chokio-Alberta cruised to a 3-0 victory against Benson.

Nine different Tigers logged kills, led by Bailey Marty's seven. Marty joined Decker in the back row, tallying 13 digs to Decker's 15.

Maranda Wieber led the way for the Braves with 17 digs.

Morris/CA 25 25 25

Benson 14 8 12

Morris/Chokio-Alberta

Serving (aces): Liz Dietz 1, Sophie Carlson 1, Kenzie Hockel 1, Bailey Marty 3, Riley Decker 4, Kenzie Stahlman 1 ... Set assists: Liz Dietz 10, Decker 8, Larea Kram 11 ... Hitting (kills): Carlson 3, Hockel 6, Emma Berlinger 3, Lexi Pew 5, Marty 7, Dietz 1, Jen Solvie 2, Kram 1, Horman 1 ... Blocking (aces): Carlson 1, Pew 2, Marty 1 ... Digs (5 or more): Hockel 9, Marty 13, Dietz 7, Decker 15

Benson

Serving (aces): None ... Set assists: Mariah Ahrndt 14, Ellie Moesenthin 5 ... Hitting (kills): Ahrndt 2, Rachel Berens 1, Cain 5, Maranda Wieber 4, Claire Ricard 6, Abby Lundebrek 1, Abbie Mitteness 1 ... Blocking (aces): Ricard 1 ... Digs (5 or more): Wieber 17, Mitteness 12

YME 3, RTR 2

Yellow Medicine East overcame a 2-1 deficit to knock off Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in a tightly contested Camden Conference match Tuesday in Tyler.

Meeghen Dahlager had a team-high 17 kills and three set assists along with a pair of ace blocks. Mackenzie Dyrdahl wasn't far behind with 16 kills along with a Sting-best 15 digs. Madison Hinz facilitated the offense with 43 set assists.

YME 25 23 21 25 15

RTR 18 25 25 23 11

YME

Serving (aces): Meeghen Dahlager 3, Abby Jaenisch 1, Lexi Smith 1, Madison Hinz 1, Jadyn Sakry 1 ... Set assists: Hinz 43, Mackenzie Dyrdahl 2, Dahlager 1, Jaenisch 1 ... Hitting (kills): Dahlager 17, Dyrdahl 16, Alli Steffen 9, Hinz 3, Sakry 3, Anayansi Flores 2 ... Blocking (aces): Sakry 2, Flores 2, Dahlager 2, Hinz 1, Dyrdahl 1, Steffen 1 ... Digs (5 or more): Dyrdahl 15, Dahlager 14, Steffen 11, Sakry 9, Hinz 8, Jaenisch 6

RTR

Stats not provided

Minneota 3, CMCS 0

Central Minnesota Christian fell to 0-3 after a three-set loss to defending Section 3A champion on Tuesday, 25-10, 25-8, 25-5.

Elli Stoel finished with five kills for the Bluejays, and Sadie VanderPol led the back row with seven digs.

CMCS 10 8 5

Minneota 25 25 25

CMCS

Serving (aces): None ... Set assists: Colette Duininck 8 ... Hitting (kills): Elli Stoel 5, Emma Van Dyken 3, Molly Mulder 1, Sadie VanderPol 1 ... Blocking (aces): None ... Digs (5 or more): VanderPol 7, Torri Muzik 6, Melanie Beerman 5

Minneota

Stats not provided

Melrose 3,

Montevideo 0

Melrose defeated Montevideo in a West Central Conference match on Tuesday in Montevideo.

The Thunder Hawks play at Sauk Centre at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Melrose 25 25 25

Montevideo 17 21 15

Melrose

Stats not provided

Montevideo

Serving (aces): Katherine Knudson 1, Noelle Sulflow 1, Kenzie Hoidal 2 ... Set assists: Sulflow 9 ... Hitting (kills): Cali Christianson 4, Megan Anderson 2, Sydney Zindel 2 ... Blocking (aces): Zindel 3 ... Digs (5 or more): Livia Gades 5, Knudson 16, Christianson 14, Sulflow 5, Hoidal 23, Jasmyn Kronback 5

Girls Tennis

B/KMS 7,

Morris/CA 0

Benson/KMS blanked Morris/Chokio-Alberta on Tuesday to improved to 2-0 in the West Central Conference and 7-1 overall.

The Brave tangle next with the Lakers at Minnewaska at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Singles

(1) Sophia Curriel, B, def. Lea Asmus 6-4 1-6 7-5 (2) Gracie Lenz, B, def. Hannah Watzke 6-1 6-2 (3) Stacy Johnson, B, def. Katelyn Wehking 7-5 4-6 6-2 (4) Anna Samuelson, B, def. Katie Messner 6-3 6-4

Doubles

(1) Olivia Hoffman/Hanna Andrews, B, def. Abbi Athey/Greta Hentges 6-2 6-3 (2) Halle Bundy/Susan Knutson, B, Ryanne Long/Lakia Manska 6-2 6-4 (3) Taylor Samuelson/Amy Zniewski, B, def. Ireland Winter/Kassidy Girard 4-6 6-3 10-3