MONTEVIDEO -- A sweep in singles helped Montevideo go above .500 for the season as the Thunder Hawks upended MACCRAY 5-2 in a non-conference match Tuesday afternoon. MACCRAY won three-or-more games in 5 of the 10 singles sets, but Montevideo (7-6) swept all 10 sets.
RAYMOND -- Joel Dudgeon of Wabasso and Becky Graves of Raymond won their respective divisions at the Run Around Raymond 5K Saturday. Graves, 29, won her third event in the Glacial Lakes Championship Series, finishing in 20:23. She also won the Litchfield Watercade Eight-Mile Run and the Foot Lake 4 race in Willmar. Dudgeon, 39, took his second Glacial Lakes title of the season with a time of 17:59. He took the men's title at the Watercade race. Male Results (Place, name, age, city, time) 1. Joel Dudgeon, 39, Wabasso 17:59 2. Mike Pluimer, 33, Raymond 18:53 3.
Results Saturday UM-Morris Invite Team scores (round robin) Morris def. Minnewaska 25-13, 25-16 Morris def. Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 25-10, 25-17 Morris def. Milbank, S.D. 25-22, 14-25 Morris def. Chokio-Alberta 21-25, 25-16 Morris def. Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 25-23, 25-18 Morris def. Dawson-Boyd 25-17, 25-17 Dawson-Boyd def. Minnewaska 25-21, 25-22 Dawson-Boyd def. Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 25-22, 25-20 Dawson-Boyd def. Clinton-Graceville/Beardsley 25-14, 25-17 Milbank, S.D. def. Dawson-Boyd 25-17, 25-15 Dawson-Boyd def. Chokio-Alberta 25-18, 24-26 Minnewaska def.
College Volleyball JUNIOR COLLEGE MSCTC-Fergus Falls at Ridgewater, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Tennis Montevideo 5, MACCRAY 2
REDWOOD FALLS -- The MACCRAY Wolverines rallied to tip Redwood Valley 15-25, 30-28, 25-23, 25-22 Monday. Danielle Loomis provided a boost in game two with a dump hit and two ace serves and the sophomore setter would finish with 40 assists. Kari Caspers chipped in with seven ace blocks and 15 kills. Jordan Olerud and Christal Greenslit led the Cardinals with 12 kills apiece.
BENSON -- In a match that saw neither team win a game by more than five points, BOLD outlasted Benson 27-25, 25-20, 21-25, 23-25, 15-12 in a West Central South Conference duel Monday. Leah Miller led the Warriors with 19 kills, while Bre Keltgen followed with 10. For Benson, Courtney Frank had 14 kils, Jessica Ascheman 13 and Annie Ecklund 10. BOLD 3, Benson 2 BOLD (3-1, 4-1) 27 25 21 23 15 Benson (2-1, 2-2) 25 20 25 25 12 BOLD Serving: Carrie Hebrink 17-19-3, Jaclyn Wertish 3-3-3, Leah Miller 12-14-1, Nikki Ervin 7-8-3, Bre Keltgen 13-14-2, Laura Wallenta 21-23-2, Alli Marcus
BROOTEN -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa unleashed its heavy artillery, shelling Hancock 25-10, 25-19, 25-21 in non-conference volleyball action Monday. The Jaguars (6-1), ranked No. 5 in the latest Class A poll, dominated the first game, then played steadily throughout the final two games. Ashley Lensing amassed 14 kills to lead BBE, followed by April Hansen with 10 and Heidi Lensing with eight.
With primary elections across the state, there are only two sporting events involving area teams on today's schedule. MACCRAY travels to Montevideo for a 4 p.m. non-conference tennis match and the Montevideo cross country team will be running in the Norwood Young American Invite starting at 4 p.m.
WILLMAR -- After starting out the season by winning three of its first four matches, Willmar has fallen on hard times, losing four of its last five, including a three-game loss to Little Falls Monday night in a Central Lakes Conference match. The Flyers, behind 15 kills by hard-hitting sophomore Katherine Harms, topped the Cardinals 25-19, 25-15, 25-23. "We just couldn't get anything going tonight," said Willmar coach Mary Hanson. "The serving errors we had came at crucial times when we were getting some momentum going. It just wasn't our night.