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Prep Roundup: MACCRAY volleyball bests YME

CLARA CITY -- Ashley Dirksen led a solid MACCRAY offensive effort with 13 kills in a straight-set victory over Yellow Medicine East on Friday. The Wolverines won the non-conference match 25-21, 25-20, 25-20. Ellie Thein had 7 kills and served 2 a...

CLARA CITY - Ashley Dirksen led a solid MACCRAY offensive effort with 13 kills in a straight-set victory over Yellow Medicine East on Friday.
The Wolverines won the non-conference match 25-21, 25-20, 25-20.
Ellie Thein had 7 kills and served 2 aces, and Ali Siverhus had 14 set assists and 3 ace serves.
Yellow Medicine East’s Makayla Dyrdahl had 6 kills and blocked 3 shots, and Chyanne Sand had 3 kills and 5 ace blocks.
The Wolverines play next at Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
MACCRAY 3, YME 0
YME (0-1).................................21 20 20
MACCRAY (1-0).......................25 25 25
(Key: good-attempts-aces)
Yellow Medicine East
Serving: Kalli Knudson 11-12-0, Chyanne Sand 5-5-0, Madison Hagert 8-8-0, Kelsey Sorenson 3-5-0, Jordan Hinz 9-11-1, Paige Steffen 6-7-1, Makayla Dyrdahl 6-9-1 … Set assists: Knudson 47-53-10 … Hitting: Sand 10-15-3, Hinz 6-11-2, Steffen 6-11-1, Maggie Scheffler 9-16-4, Dyrdahl 10-22-6 … Blocking (aces): Sand 5, Steffen 1, Scheffler 1, Dyrdahl 3 … Digs (5 or more): Dyrdahl 8, Hinz 5, Megan Odegard 5, Hagert 5
MACCRAY
Serving: Ashley Dirksen 8-8-1, Ali Siverhus 12-13-3, Laura Hauser 12-12-1, Ellie Thein 16-17-2, Emily Orwick 6-7-1, Sydney Schwitters 11-11-1 … Set assists: Siverhus 27-29-14, Schwitters 24-27-10 … Hitting: Dirksen 24-29-13, Thein 21-28-7, Siverhus 13-14-2, Carly Orwick 7-10-3, Emily Orwick 16-22-6, Mallory VanKlompenburg 1-3-0, Emily Wrede 1-1-1, Schwitters 1-1-1, Hauser 1-1-1 … Blocking (aces): E. Orwick 1, Thein 1 … Digs (5 or more): Hauer 13, Schwitters 13, Dirksen 7
Tennis
Wright County
Orono 4, Litchfield 3
Laney Huhner didn’t lose a game at 4-singles for Litchfield, but the Dragons only won two other matches, Shanna Kinny at 3-singles and Kalley Spreiter/Kennedy Sommerfeld at 1-doubles.
Singles
(1) Zoe Lindbloom, O, def. Laura Knisley 6-0, 6-1 (2) Kenzie Gill, O, def. Natalie Nelson 6-2, 6-2 (3) Shanna Kinny, L, def. Rochelle Lensing 7-5, 6-4 (4) Laney Huhner, L, def. Natalie Klammer 6-0, 6-0
Doubles
(1) Kalley Spreiter/Kennedy Sommerfeld, L, def. Morgan Swenson/Sophie Peterson 6-2, 6-0 (2) Abby Attman/Lizzy Kroll, O, def. Grace Spanos/Julia Pyrlik 6-4, 6-2 (3) Brooklyn Duffy/Emily Deelan, O, def. Kate Schumann/Addie Lokken 6-2, 6-3
Mound Westonka 6, Litchfield 1
Spreiter and Sommerfeld collected Litchfield’s lone win as they won in straight sets again at 1-doubles.
The Dragons host a quadrangular Monday beginning at 9 a.m. with Willmar, Pine City and Rocori.
Singles
(1) Evann Welty, M. def. Knisley 6-0, 6-0 (2) Kristina Linder, M, def. Nelson 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 (3) Alex Welty, M, def. Kinny 4-6, 6-1, 6-0 (4) Jamie Goldberg, M, def. Huhner 6-3, 6-3
Doubles
(1) Kalley Spreiter/Kennedy Sommerfeld, L, def. Rachel Lee/Erin Ehlers 6-3, 6-3 (2) Sam Burris/Lauren Brady, M, def. Spanos/ Pyrlik 7-5, 1-6, 6-2 (3) Hannah O’Borsky/Ellie Burris, M, def. Schumann/Lokken 6-1, 6-2
LPGE Quad
Benson had three undefeated doubles team and all four singles players won two of three matches at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle quadrangular on Friday in Long Prairie.
The Braves defeated Little Falls 6-1 and downed LPGE 7-0. They lost to Osakis 6-1.
Benson’s 1-doubles team of Kelsey Rajewsky and Melanie Reese were 3-0, and 2-doubles Olivia Vegin and Samantha Payne were 2-0.
Team scores
Benson 6, Little Falls 1; Benson 7, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 0; Osakis 6, Benson 1
How Area Teams Fared
BENSON
Singles
(1) Maggie Buyck 2-1 (2) Raquel Curriel 2-1 (3) Kellie Enderson 2-1 (4) Katie Samuelson 2-1

Doubles
(1) Kelsey Rajewsky/Melanie Reese 3-0 (2) Olivia Vergin/Samantha Payne 2-0; Vergin/Gracie Grussing 0-1 (3) Grussing/Rose McDonald 1-0; McDonald/Payne 0-1; Cassie Fugelberg/Grace Ricard 1-0
St. James Triangular
YME 5, Montevideo 2
Mariah Norell and Steph Bartels at 2-doubles for Yellow Medicine East won the only three-setter.
The Sting also had Sandy Bartels win 6-0, 6-0 at 4-singles, while Kailey Maroney of Montevideo won at 1-singles.
Singles
(1) Kailey Maroney, M, def. Danielle Clarke 6-0, 6-3 (2) Britanna Raddatz, Y, def. Natasha Smith 6-3, 6-3 (3) Avery Koosman, M, def. Anne Clarke 6-1, 6-0 (4) Sandy Bartels, Y, def. Erica Loose 6-0, 6-0
Doubles
(1) Jordan Trotter/Jordan Glad, Y, def. Macy Peterson/Nikki Erickson 6-2, 6-4 (2) Mariah Norell/Steph Bartels, Y, def. Morgan Reidinger/Kendra Wanke 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 10-2 (3) Sophie Timm/Nikki Musselman, Y, def. Anna VanRavensway/Kiana Anderson 6-1, 3-6, 10-6
St. James 7, YME 0
Singles
(1) Julia Boeve, S, def. D. Clarke 6-0, 6-0 (2) Aubrey Eckstrom, S, def. Raddatz 6-1, 6-0 (3) Renata Hernandez, S, def. A. Clarke 6-1, 6-0 (4) Miranda Jacoby, S, def. Sa. Bartels 6-2, 6-0
Doubles
(1) Ashley Fredrickson/Hollie Peterson, S, def. Trotter/Glad 6-1, 6-4 (2) Morgan Sandmeyer/Alejandra Trapero, S, def. Norell/St. Bartels 6-1, 6-0 (3) MacKenzie Blickem/Miranda Giese, S, def. Tiffany Tennis/Sidney Knapper 6-1, 6-0
St. James 7, Montevideo 0

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