MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo took a two-match lead in the West Central South Conference, sweeping Morris Area, while BOLD lost to Yellow Medicine East on Tuesday. Motnevideo dominated all three games by scores of 25-13, 25-10, 25-17 to improve to 6-1 in the conference and 16-2 overall.
KERKHOVEN -- Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg unleashed 12 ace serves en route to a 25-22, 25-9, 25-12 sweep over Dawson-Boyd in a Camden North Conference volleyball match Tuesday. Kelsey Jeseritz paced the Fighting Saints (2-2, 11-4) with 11 kills, nine digs and four ace serves. Kristi Steinhaus added seven kills and two ace serves. For Dawson-Boyd (1-3, 6-6), Kassi Lindblad had six kills and Amber Staab three ace serves.
ATWATER -- Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd swept the team races and the Eagles' Nikki Swenson and Kelly Swenson ran 1-2 in the girls' race Tuesday at Island Pine Golf Course. Austin Hinrichs of MACCRAY was first and Casey Lippert of team runner-up Renville County West second in the boys 5k run Tuesday at Island Pine. BOYS Team scoring (1) Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 42 (2) Renville County West 56 (3) tie, Benson; MACCRAY, both 86 (5) Morris 100 (6) Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 149 (7) BOLD 151 (8) Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Long Prairie-Holy Trinity, Minnewaska, incomplete. Individual
MARSHALL -- Trisha Foshaug and Katie Switzer teamed up to win Willmar's first point this season at 2-doubles and Hannah Okins won her fifth match of the season, but the Cardinals succumbed to Marshall 5-2 Tuesday in a non-conference tennis match. The Wilmar duo slipped by Jess Henderson-Erin Dunlap 6-4, 6-3. Marshall improved to 9-3. Willmar (0-9) remained winless on the season. Okins picked up a point at 3-singles tipping Danica Louwagie 6-1, 5-7, 6-3, but Willmar lost three-set matches at both 4-singles and 1-doubles. Marshall 5, Willmar 2 Singles (1) Rachel Kunde, Mar, def.
Prep Volleyball Buffalo Lake-Hector def. Cedar Mountain/Comfrey, 12-25, 25-21, 25-22, 20-25, 15-7 Central Minnesota Christian def. Lake Benton/Lincoln HI, 25-16, 25-19, 25-11 Maple Lake def. Litchfield, 25-21, 25-23, 14-25, 20-25, 15-6 Melrose def. New London-Spicer, 15-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-23 Sauk Centre def. Minnewaska, 25-17, 25-13, 25-10 St. Cloud Cathedral def. Paynesville, 25-16, 25-14, 25-18 Renville County West def. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, 19-25, 25-27, 25-18, 25-16, 15-10 Sartell def. Willmar 25-16, 18-25, 22-25, 25-9, 15-12 Yellow Medicine East def.
College Volleyball JUNIOR COLLEGE Ridgewater vs. Minnesota West at Worthington, 6:30 p.m.
Late result Monday West Central North Minnewaska Area 4, St. Cloud Cathedral 3 Minnewaska (4-1, 11-1) claimed a share of the conference title with the help of shutouts posted by Alexa Lagred at 3-singles and Brittany Mensing at 4-singles. The Lakers also got wins from Britta Johnson-Laura Paulson at 2-doubles and Sarah Faehnrich-Sherri Jergenson at 3-doubles. Singles (1) Alicia Otto, SCC, def. Kasie Rust 7-6 (10-8), 1-6, 6-4 (2) Michaela Clinton, SCC, def. Amber Jackson 6-2, 6-1 (3) Alexa Lagred, Min, def. Kari Meemken 6-0, 6-0 (4) Brittany Mensing, Min, def.
ST. CLOUD -- The Central Lakes co-frontrunner St. Cloud Tech shut down the Willmar Cardinals 4-0 in girls soccer on Tuesday. St. Cloud Tech 4, Willmar 0 Willmar (0-9, 1-10)..................0 0 -- 0 SC Tech (8-1, 9-2-2)...............1 3 -- 4 Scoring not available. Shots on goal - Willmar: 7 ... St. Cloud Tech: 27
WILLMAR -- St. Cloud Tech beat Central Lakes Conference foe Willmar for the second time 3-1 Tuesday, scoring three straight goals after the Cardinals took an early 1-0 lead. Forward Sergio Flores struck the ball 18 yards from the right side hitting the left post and deflecting into the goal. Dennis Liebchen assisted. "We played a good first half and pretty well overall, but we made some defensive mistakes and Tech took advantage each time," said coach Richard Courtney of Willmar. The Cardinals play St. Cloud Apollo/Sauk Rapids at Sauk Rapids at 5 p.m.
Concordia junior golfer Drew Dvorak, a Litchfield graduate, was named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's Men's Golfer of the Week for the third time in his career. Dvorak took second at the Erv Kaiser Invitational in Fargo Sept. 15-17, which featured about 70 golfers. He shot a three-round score of 221. This season, Dvorak has two top five finishes.