ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Volleyball: Willmar goes 2-0 in Day 1 of STMA Invite

Cardinals beat Woodbury in three sets, Pequot Lakes in two

WCT.s.volleyball.boys.jpg
Volleyball
We are part of The Trust Project.

ST. MICHAEL — Wilmar opened play in the St. Michael-Albertville Invitational by beating Woodbury 25-17, 26-28, 15-11.

Ellery DeBoer had 26 set assists and Sydney Schnichels had 17 kills, 13 digs and two service aces. Gretchen Volk added eight kills and 16 digs and Hannah Stark had four service aces and seven digs.

The Cardinals, ranked second in the state in Class AA, then beat Pequot Lakes 25-16, 25-20.

Schnichels added 14 kills and five digs. DeBoer had 22 set assists and Stark, Schnichels and Volk all had five digs.Stark also had four service aces.

Willmar’s play in the 32-team tournament continues Saturday at 10:45 a.m. against St. Michael-Albertville. The Cardinals are one of the top-eight teams.

ADVERTISEMENT

Team scores

Willmar 2, Woodbury 1 (25-17, 26-28, 15-11)
Willmar 2, Pequot Lakes 0 (25-16, 25-20)
How Area Teams Fared
Willmar
Serving (aces): Hannah Stark 8, Sydney Schnichels 3, Allie Rosendahl 3, Brielle Ogdahl 2 … Set assists: Ellery DeBoer 48, Stark 4, Schnichels 2, Rosendahl 1 … Hitting (kills): Schnichels 31, Gretchen Volk 12, DeBoer 4, Ogdahl 7, Lauren Dirkes 2 … Blocking (aces): Lauren Dirkes 2, Dena Mathison 2, Deboer 1 … Digs (5 or more): Stark 12, Schnichels 18, Volk 21, Rosendahl 10

More volleyball coverage:
Recent volleyball coverage from west central Minnesota.
Here are the top-viewed sports stories on WCTrib.com ranked by the individual story's pageviews for 2022.

Related Topics: VOLLEYBALLWILLMAR CARDINALS
What To Read Next
Prep wrestling report for Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, in west central Minnesota. BBE beats Minneota and HLWW, falls to Canby
Girls basketball report for Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, in west central Minnesota. Jaguars hold off Sauk Centre 46-41 before a packed house in Belgrade
Cullen Gregory, Jordan Gorans each score 2 goals in Willmar’s road win
Prep boys basketball report for Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, in west central Minnesota. Jaguars edge Mainstreeters 59-57 in a matchup of state-ranked teams