The Yellow Medicine East Sting host the Hawley Nuggets at 7 p.m. today in Granite Falls in the Class AA state football quarterfinals.
Football STATE TOURNAMENT Class AA Quarterfinals Pierz (11-0) at Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (7-4) Esko (11-0) vs. Eden Valley-Watkins (9-2) at St. Cloud State, 7:45 p.m. Minnesota Valley Lutheran (9-2) at Caledonia (11-0) Hawley (11-0) at Yellow Medicine East (9-2) Prep Volleyball STATE TOURNAMENT Class AA At XCEL ENERGY CENTER Consolation Semifinals Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (28-3) vs. St. Cloud Cathedral (30-2), 5 p.m. Pipestone (25-4-1) vs. Pine River-Backus (23-8-1), 7 p.m. Class A At XCEL ENERGY CENTER Semifinals Bethlehem Academy (26-3) vs.
ST. PAUL - Competition continued Friday in the Minnesota state high school volleyball tournament at the Xcel Energy Center: Class 3A Quarterfinals Thursday, Nov. 10 Lakeville North def. Hopkins 25-16, 25-21, 25-16 Marshall def. Moorhead 25-15, 25-20, 25-23 Hibbing def. Tartan 22-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-14 Chaska def. Andover 25-8, 25-17, 25-20 Friday, Nov. 11 Consolation semifinals Hopkins def. Moorhead 17-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-12 Tartan def. Andover 27-25, 25-21, 25-22 Semifinals Marshall def. Lakeville North, 25-23, 19-25, 25-14, 23-25, 15-13 Chaska def.
Justin Kubesh, a 6-1, 211-pound sophomore linebacker from Olivia, led South Dakota State's defense with six tackles in the Jackrabbits' 55-7 win over Southern Utah last Saturday in Brookings. Kubesh had one solo and five assisted tackles in a reserve role. Kubesh has 29 tackles this season. South Dakota State is 5-4 and plays North Dakota State at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Fargodome.
Eric Rodel, a 6-3, 215-pound junior wide receiver from Bird Island, leads Concordia of Moorhead in receiving with 35 catches for 449 yards and three touchdowns. He caught six passes for 59 yards as the Cobbers beat St. Olaf 49-35 to finish 7-1 in the MIAC. They take an 8-1 record to the Fargodome today to play UM-Morris.
The West Central Tribune sports department still needs the final individual football and volleyball statistics from area coaches. Coaches can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax the statistics to (320) 235-1300.
State Volleyball Tournament Class AA At Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul Thursday's Quarterfinals Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (28-2) vs. Stewartville (25-5), 5 p.m. St. Cloud Cathedral (30-1) vs. Belle Plaine (26-5), 5 p.m. Mayer Lutheran (22-8) vs. Pipestone (25-3-1), 7 p.m. Lake of the Woods (27-4) vs. Pine River-Backus (23-7-1), 7 p.m. Class A At Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul Thursday's Quarterfinals Littlefork-Big Falls (25-2-1) vs. Bethlehem Academy (25-3), 1 p.m. Meadow Creek Christian (18-12) vs. Central Minnesota Christian (25-5), 1 p.m. Browerville (25-2) vs.
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Kendra Kinzler, a 5-7 freshman defensive specialist from Atwater, helped Bethany Lutheran College (22-10) win the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball title this past Saturday. Kinzler had 11 digs in the semifinals against Crown College before amassing eight more in the championship match against Martin Luther College. Kinzler was first on the team in serving percentage (.968), third in digs (322) and fourth in ace serves (33) this season.
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