PAYNESVILLE — The Paynesville Bulldogs earned a sweep win over Minnewaska on Monday.

The Bulldogs won the sets 25-23, 25-19, 25-18.

The Lakers and Bulldogs endured a close first set with the score tied at 20 before the Bulldogs went on a scoring run to take the win.

After taking the first set, Paynesville continued its scoring drive, taking a 14-8 lead. The Lakers eventually found their own scoring drive and narrowed the gap to two with a 20-18 score, leading to Paynesville calling a timeout.

After the timeout, Paynesville outscored Minnewaska 5-1 to take the 25-19 win.

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Minnewaska started the third set by taking a small lead, but Paynesville went on to re-take the lead and pull away with the set 25-18.

Paynesville plays at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Holdingford in a Central Minnesota Conference match.

Minnewaska returns to West Central Conference play with a match against Morris/Chokio-Alberta at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in Glenwood.



Paynesville junior Emma Stanley lobs up the ball for an assist on Monday, Oct. 11, against Minnewaska in Paynesville. Matthew Curry/West Central Tribune
Paynesville junior Emma Stanley lobs up the ball for an assist on Monday, Oct. 11, against Minnewaska in Paynesville. Matthew Curry/West Central Tribune
Paynesville junior Kyleigh Tangen led the Bulldogs in kills with 13 and digs  with nine on Monday, Oct. 11, against Minnewaska in Paynesville. Matthew Curry/West Central Tribune
Paynesville junior Kyleigh Tangen led the Bulldogs in kills with 13 and digs with nine on Monday, Oct. 11, against Minnewaska in Paynesville. Matthew Curry/West Central Tribune
Minnewaska hitter Avery Fier prepares to serve against the Bulldogs on Monday, Oct. 11, in Paynesville. Matthew Curry/West Central Tribune
Minnewaska hitter Avery Fier prepares to serve against the Bulldogs on Monday, Oct. 11, in Paynesville. Matthew Curry/West Central Tribune

Paynesville 3, Minnewaska 0

Minnewaska (4-16) 23 19 18
Paynesville (17-3) 25 25 25
Minnewaska
Serving (aces): Brooklyn Meyer 1 … Set assists: Haley Shea 22, Avery Fier 1 … Hitting (kills): Fier 10, Dreya Barsness 9, Brooklyn Larson 7, Dacia Fleury 3, Shea 1 … Blocking (aces): Barsness 2, Miaya Guggisberg 2, Shea 1, Larson 1 … Digs (5 or more): Fier 11, Larson 9, Barsness 8, Shea 8, Meyer 8.
Paynesville
Emma Stanley 2, Natalie Riley 2, Aubrie Spanier 1, Sophie Schroeder 1 … Set assists: Aubrie Spanier 30, Emma Stanley 1 … Hitting (kills): Kyleigh Tangen 13, Emm Flander 12, Kaitlyn Gilk 5, Spanier 4, Natalie Riley 1 … Blocking (aces): Gilk 1, Spanier 1 … Digs (5 or more): Tangen 9, Spanier 6, Stanley 5.

BOLD 3,

New Ulm Cathedral 2

Caylee Weber had 12 kills and Leslie Snow 11 as BOLD needed five sets to beat New Ulm Cathedral at New Ulm.

Layla Pfarr had 20 set assists and Delaney Tersteeg 15 for the Warriors, who also got five blocks from Kenzie Visser. Weber, Mari Ryberg and Tersteeg all had nine digs.

BOLD plays at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Melrose in a West Central Conference match.



BOLD (17-3) 25 25 26 20 15
New Ulm Cath. (18-4) 23 27 26 25 10
BOLD
Serving (aces): Caylee Weber 1, Kenzie Visser 1, Mari Ryberg 1, Nellie Borer 1 … Set assists: Layla Pfarr 20, Delaney Tersteeg 15 … Hitting (kills): Weber 12, Leslie Snow 11, Ryberg 7 … Blocking (aces): Kenzie Visser 5, Weber 2 … Digs (5 or more): Weber 9, Ryberg 9, Tersteeg 9
New Ulm Cathedral
Stats not available

Kimball 3, KMS 2

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg battled to a five-set non-conference loss at Kimball.

The Fighting Saints fell 25-18, 24-26, 22-25, 25-21, 15-8.

KMS plays at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday against MACCRAY in a Camden Conference match at Clara City.



KMS (5-16) 25 24 22 25 8
Kimball (12-11) 18 26 25 21 15

Marshall 3, MACCRAY 0

Marshall, the No. 1-ranked team in Class AAA, swept Class A MACCRAY at Marshall.

The Tigers beat the Wolverines 25-14, 25-14, 25-21.

Sydney Thein had a Wolverine-best seven kills along with 10 digs and eight set assists. Annie Bourne dished out 11 set assists while Ella Bourne led the defense with 14 digs.

MACCRAY is back in Camden Conference action Tuesday, hosting Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.



MACCRAY (16-6) 14 14 21
Marshall (20-2) 25 25 25
MACCRAY
Serving (aces): Annie Bourne 1, Gabby Randt 1 … Set assists: A. Bourne 11, Sydney Thein 8, Ella Bourne 2 … Hitting (kills): S. Thein 7, Kimpling 5, Brielle Janssen 5, Randt 3, Jordan Thein 3 … Blocking (aces): J. Thein 1, Randt 1 … Digs (5 or more): E. Bourne 14, S. Thein 10, Kimpling 7, Randt 7
Marshall
Stats not available