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Prep Volleyball Roundup

GLENWOOD -- A balanced attack and a solid serving game ignited Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg to a 25-18, 25-19, 25-21 non-conference win over Minnewaska on Thursday in both teams' season openers.

GLENWOOD - A balanced attack and a solid serving game ignited Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg to a 25-18, 25-19, 25-21 non-conference win over Minnewaska on Thursday in both teams’ season openers.

No one reached double figures in kills for the visiting Fighting Saints, but each player in the seven-girl rotation got at least two kills. Tori Everson led the way with eight and Kallee Anderson followed with seven in 13 errorless attacks.

Anderson also had a match-high five ace serves, while Samantha Gjerde guided the offense with 21 assists and four Fighting Saints had 10 digs; Everson, Gjerde, Eden Norton and MiKaylie Hagen.

Emma Middendorf had 11 kills and Abby Ver Steeg hammered down another nine for Minnewaska. Taylor Amundson added 28 assists and Kaylee Glover 15 digs.

KMS is at Benson on Monday and Minnewaska has a week off until playing at Montevideo next Thursday.

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KMS 3, Minnewaska 0

KMS (1-0)            25 25 25

Minnewaska (0-1)           18 19 21

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

KMS

Serving: Sydney Walsh 15-15-1, Molly Jeppesen 11-12-0, Tori Evenson 7-9-0, Kallee Anderson 18-20-5, Samantha Gjerde 6-7-1, Eden Norton 9-10-1 … Set assists: Jeppesen 3, Gjerde 21 … Hitting: Walsh 13-13-3, Jeppesen 6-8-2, Everson 24-29-8, Anderson 13-13-7, Gjerde 9-10-3, Norton 24-25-1 … Blocking (aces): Walsh 1, Jeppesen 2, Everson 1, Anderson 2, Gjerde 1 … Digs (5 or more): Walsh 8, Everson 10, Anderson 6, Gjerde 10, Norton 10, Katie Krieger 6, MiKaylie Hagen 10

Minnewaska

Serving: Kaylee Glover 7-7-2, Abby Ver Steeg 3-5-0, Ashlyn Guggisberg 16-16-0, Makenzia Zemke 3-4-1, Ashley Blom 2-2-0, Emma Middendorf 2-4-0, Taylor Amundson 12-13-0, Bailey Stewart 3-5-1, Courtney Erickson 1-2-0 … Set assists: Amundson 28 … Hitting: Glover 13-18-4, Ver Steeg 21-31-9, Guggisberg 4-4-1, Middendorf 16-20-11, Amundson 11-12-3, Stewart 1-1-0, Madisen Lundebrek 1-1-0, Erickson 4-6-1 … Blocking (aces): Ver Steeg 1, Middendorf 3, Amundson 1 … Digs (5 or more): Glover 15, Guggisberg 12, Zemke 9, Amundson 5, Lundebrek 7

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Montevideo 3, Dawson-Boyd 0

In the first match of the season for both sides on Thursday, Montevideo came out on top, led by 13 kills from Abby Olson and seven from Ashley McKee.

The T-Hawks were nearly perfect serving, making only three serving errors combined.

Katie Hillerud was a perfect 21-for-21 with two ace serves, and Grace Sulflow was 15-for-16.

Alexis Schmitz added three kills, one ace serve and two ace blocks.

Alyssa Strand paced the Blackjacks with five kills.

Kaitlyn Willand was 15-for-17 serving, and had 10 set assists and 18 digs.

The T-Hawks host Minnewaska on Thursday and Dawson-Boyd hosts Ortonville on Tuesday.

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Montevideo (1-0)            25 25 25

Dawson-Boyd (0-1)         21 13 22

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Montevideo

Serving: Olivia Hagen 7-7-0, Abby Olson 8-8-0, Katie Hillerud 21-21-2, Grace Sulflow 15-16-0, Bre Welling 2-2-1, Sarah Sulflow 7-9-0, Alexis Schmitz 7-7-1 … Set assists: G. Sulflow 17, S. Sulflow 10 … Hitting: Olson 29-38-13, Hillerud 18-21-5, G. Sulflow 3-3-0, S. Sulflow 0-1-0, Alex Wolner 2-2-0, Ashley McKee 18-21-7, Schmitz 8-8-3, Kaylee Glomstad 5-6-1, Kami Ochsendorf 1-2-0 … Blocking (aces): McKee 1, Schmitz 2 … Digs (5 or more): Hagen 14, Olson 5, S. Sulflow 5

Dawson-Boyd

Serving: Alyssa Strand 8-8-0, Mary Bothun 6-9-1, Kaitlyn Willand 15-17-0, Hannah Stelter 16-16-1, Jalynn Popma 4-4-0, Lily Olson 3-4-0 … Set assists: Willand 10 … Hitting: Strand 27-29-5, Bothun 17-22-3, Willand 9-11-0, Faith Anyasike 5-6-1, Stelter 11-16-1, Popma 5-5-1, Olson 1-2-0, Alisa Fenske 1-1-0 … Blocking (aces): Bothun 1 … Digs (5 or more): Strand 6, Bothun 8, Willand 18, Stelter 7, Olson 10

Paynesville 3, ACGC 0

Ella Johnson had 12 kills and made just three errors in 25 attempts to lead Paynesville to victory over former West Central Conference rival Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in a season-opening match on Thursday.

Johnson also had two service aces, a block and six digs.

The Bulldogs’ Sydney Riley had 22 set assists, a pair of ace serves and eight digs.

Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City’s Hannah Wilner had five kills and five service aces, and Maree Lee had 25 set assists.

Both teams play in the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Tournament on Saturday.

ACGC (0-1)          23 17 23

Paynesville (1-0)               25 25 25

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

ACGC

Serving: Miranda Lang 1 ace, Kylie Rosenquist 4, Hannah Wilner 5, Kendra Miller 4 … Set assists: Rosenquist 2, Wilner 4, Maree Lee 25, Miller 1 … Hitting: Lang 3, Rosenquist 2, Wilner 5, Miller 2, Taryn Reinke 2, Jordyn Berstein 1 … Blocking (aces): Miller 1 … Digs (5 or more): None

Paynesville

Serving: Sydney Riley 13-13-2, Brooke Kraemer 10-11-1, Ella Johnson 11-12-2, Katelyn Dingmann 13-15-3, McKayla Quade 7-10-3, Richelle Beurmann 11-11-0 … Set assists: Riley 22 … Hitting: Riley 1-1-0, Ashley Froelich 17-20-5, E. Johnson 22-25-12, Halle Johnson 1-2-0, Dingmann 8-8-4, Quade 2-2-1, Sara Shaefer 2-8-2 … Blocking (aces): Froelich 1, E. Johnson 1, Dingmann 1, Shaefer 4 … Digs (5 or more): Riley 8, E. Johnson 6, Beurmann 9

Wabasso 3, YME 0

Makayla Dyrdahl had 12 kills and Jordan Hinz had 10  in Yellow Medicine East’s losing effort at home against Wabasso Thursday it its season opener.

The Sting (0-1) next play Thursday at Paynesville.

Wabasso              25 25 25

YME (0-1)            21 15 20

(Key: good-attempts-aces)

Wabasso

Statistics not available

Yellow Medicine East

Serving: Kalli Knudson 6-6-0, Paige Steffen 9-9-0, Mackenzie Dyrdahl 9-12-1, Jordan Hinz 7-8-0, Maggie Scheffler 2-3-0, Ali Miller 14-15-0, Makayla Dyrdahl 8-10-0 … Set assists: Knudson 36, Miller 17 … Hitting: Knudson 0-1-0, Steffen 9-13-2, Mac. Dyrdahl 7-12-4, Hinz 23-26-10, Scheffler 4-6-2, Ali Miller 1-1-0, Mak. Dyrdahl 27-34-12 … Blocking (aces): Mac. Dyrdahl 1, Scheffler 1, Mak. Dyrdahl 2 … Digs (5 or more): Madison Hagert 5, Mac. Dyrdahl 7, Hinz 7, Mak. Dyrdahl 7

 

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