BREEZY POINT—Mya Monson scored goals in the first and third periods and Madison Garberding found the net in the second as Willmar defeated Northern Lakes 3-2 on Tuesday at the Breezy Point Sports Center. Monson scored on an assist from Bailey Olson midway through the first period, and Garberding made 2-0 at 12:12 of the second period on an assist from Serena Monson. Northern Lakes sandwiched goals around Mya Monson's second goal, an unassisted power play tally at 15:29 of the third. Willmar goalie Savana Knutson 36 of 38 shots.
WILLMAR—Hannah Gray's goal midway through the third period proved to be the winning tally in Totino Grace's 3-2 win over Willmar on Saturday at the Willmar Civic Center. The Cardinals' Bailey Olson scored unassisted early in the second period to tie the game 1-1, and after Totino regained the lead, Willmar's Serena Monson scored on as assist from Madison Garberding midway through the second period to again knot the game. Totino-Grace 3, Willmar 2 Totino Grace 1 1 1 — 3 Willmar 0 2 0 — 2
ST. PAUL — Ada-Borup downed BBE in the Class A third-place game on Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center. Minneota defeated Medford in three sets to win the Class A championship on Saturday. BBE's Ally Gruber had 13 kills and 11 digs and Emily Knight had seven kills. Karsee Kampsen finished with 24 set assists. The Jaguars wrapped their season 27-6. Class A Third Place Ada-Borup 3, BBE 0 Ada-Borup (32-2) 25 25 25 BBE (27-6) 22 23 16
Willmar diver Erica Schramm will be seeking to repeat as the Section 3A champion and other Cardinals swimmers will be looking to earn state meet spots during section finals Saturday in Hutchinson. Diving preliminaries and swimming semifinals begin at 11 a.m. and finals begin at 3 p.m. The top two places in each event, and those that meet qualifying times, advance to the Minnesota State Swimming and Diving Meet on Nov. 14-16 at the University of Minnesota's Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center in Minneapolis.
PAYNESVILLE — New London-Spicer extended the match with a third-set win but Paynesville closed out its Section 3AA-North victory in the fourth on Tuesday. The Bulldogs advanced with a 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-23 victory. Paynesville's Skylar Bayer and Abby Schaefer played big matches at the net, each finishing with 19 kills. Bayer also served five aces and had 14 digs. Jenna Lundquist had 26 set assists and Madi Leyendecker had 17 set assists and she served two aces.
PRINSBURG — Central Minnesota Christian School edged Dawson-Boyd in five sets in the opening round of the Section 3A-North playoffs on Monday. CMCS won 12-25, 25-20, 25-15, 20-25 and 15-9. The Bluejays advanced to play a second-round match at Minneota at 7 p.m. Friday. Emma Van Dyken led the Bluejays with 19 kills and four ace blocks. Molly Mulder had 12 kills and two solo blocks and Elli Stoel had nine kills, served three aces and had eight digs. Coco Duininck had 38 set assists, three kills and eight digs.
WILLMAR — The Willmar swimming and diving team won 10 of 12 events and posted a convincing win over St. Cloud Apollo on Thursday night at the Willmar High School pool. The Cardinals won 126-60, and it was a complete team effort. Willmar's Edyn Saulsbury won two events, placing first in the 200 Individual Medley and the 100 Backstroke. Ava Brogren placed first in the 200 Freestyle and Amanda Mathiasen won the 50 Freestyle. Josie Miller won the 100 Freestyle and Allie Evink placed first in the 500 Freestyle.
FERGUS FALLS—Ridgewater had a trio of players finish with double-digit kills but the Warriors also made 28 hitting errors and lost to Minnesota State-Fergus Falls in five sets on Wednesday. M State won 25-19, 18-25, 25-23, 17-25 and 15-12. Morgan Gronli finished with 19 kills, Baylee Larsen had 14 and Lexi Vos had 12. Vos also had four solo blocks, and Staci Banks had 27 set assists and Sarah Sulflow had 25 assists, six kills, two blocks and eight digs. M State 3, Ridgewater 2 Ridgewater 19 25 23 25 12
Prep Football From Minnesota-Scores District Standings North Central (White) Team Dis. Over. PF PA Hutchinson 4-0 5-0 35.6 19.2 Willmar 2-1 4-1 43.2 19.8 Apollo 2-1 3-2 23.2 25.0 Becker 2-2 2-3 27.2 22.4 Big Lake 1-2 2-3 13.4 32.0 Rocori 1-2 1-4 23.6 24.8 Princeton 0-4 0-5 18.6 44.2 East Central (North) Team Dis. Over. PF PA Albany 3-0 4-1 32.8 6.8 NLS 3-0 4-1 43.6 14.2 Zimmerman 3-1 4-1 32.8 16.0 Foley 1-2 1-4 10.6 31.8
The New London-Spicer Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet is 7 p.m. Thursday at the Little Crow Country Club. The 2018 inductees are Jessica Ackerman, Drew Fernelius, Brad Gronli, Amber Hanson-Barrett, Angela Sampson-Nelson and Brandon Smith. A limited number of tickets are available. Call NLS Community Education at (320) 354-2252, extension 2710. The 2018 inductees are: