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PHOTOS: Montevideo defeats Benson, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022

The Thunder Hawks swept the Braves in three sets.

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Thunder Hawks senior middle hitter Avery Koenen smiles while jogging toward the bench during a match against the Benson Braves on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Benson High School.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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BENSON — The Montevideo Thunder Hawks dominated the Benson Braves en route to a victory sweep on Thursday evening.

The win marks the first victory for the Thunder Hawks in the West Central Conference this season.

Here are eight photos from the match:

Montevideo earns its first West Central Conference win of the season at Benson.

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Braves sophomore setter Mya McGeary sets the ball in the air during a match against the Montevideo Thunder Hawks on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Benson High School.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Thunder Hawks sophomore outside hitter Teagan Epema passes the ball during a match against the Benson Braves on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Benson High School.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Braves head coach Ainsley Anderson talks to her team during a match against the Montevideo Thunder Hawks on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Benson High School.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Thunder Hawks junior outside hitter/middle blocker Kiya Blom smiles at the bench during a match against the Benson Braves on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Benson High School.
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Braves senior setter Emma Krusemark (center) huddles with her teammates during a match against the Montevideo Thunder Hawks on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Benson High School.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Thunder Hawks junior right-side hitter/middle hitter Maren Nelson hits the ball over the net during a match against the Benson Braves on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Benson High School.
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Braves senior outside hitter Ellie Krusemark digs the ball during a match against the Montevideo Thunder Hawks on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Benson High School.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Thunder Hawks junior outside hitter Avery Williams puts the ball in play during a match against the Benson Braves on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Benson High School.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune

Michael Lyne joined the West Central Tribune as a sports reporter in May 2022, following his graduation from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where he graduated with a bachelors degree in journalism and a minor degree in Spanish studies.

You may reach Michael at mlyne@wctrib.com, or by calling (320) 214-4345.
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