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Volleyball Roundup: BBE holds off Paynesville in home opener

Jaguars improve to 3-0 with 3-1 win over Bulldogs

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BBE senior Karsee Kampsen lobs the ball for a set during Tuesday's Central Minnesota Conference match against Paynesville in Brooten. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

BROOTEN — After two road sweeps to start the 2020 season, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa was finally able to hold serve on its home court.

Playing Central Minnesota Conference rival Paynesville on Tuesday, the seventh-ranked (Class A) Jaguars won a battle of unbeatens with a 3-1 victory.

BBE won 25-17, 25-14, 22-25, 25-14.

Ava Mueller and Karissa Jones had double-digit kills for the Jaguars with 13 and 12, respectively. BBE picked apart the Bulldogs’ serve-receive with 17 aces, led by seven from Kylie Winter and four from Emily Kern. Karsee Kampsen set the offensive tone with 31 set assists, and libero Emily Kern anchored the defense with 29 digs.

Natalie Riley and Kyleigh Tangen each had six kills to lead Paynesville, with Riley also chipping in with a team-best 14 digs. Aubrey Spanier came up with 12 set assists, two ace serves and six digs.

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Both teams are on the road Tuesday, Oct. 20, with BBE at Eden Valley-Watkins and Paynesville at Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City.

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Paynesville's Ashley Osendorf (14) hits the ball by BBE blockers Liz French (7) and Paige Rupp (5) during Tuesday's Central Minnesota Conference match in Brooten. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

Central Minn.
BBE 3,
Paynesville 1

Paynesville (2-1) 17 14 25 14
BBE (3-0) 25 25 22 25
Paynesville
Serving (aces): Aubrie Spanier 2, Madi Leyendecker 2, Kyleigh Tangen 1 … Set assists: Spanier 12, Leyendecker 8 … Hitting (kills): Natalie Riley 6, Tangen 6, Ashley Osendorf 5, Brooklyn Schroeder 3 … Blocking (aces): Brynn Johnson 1, Osendorf 1 … Digs (5 or more): Riley 14, Emma Stanley 12, Tangen 9, Spanier 6
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa
Serving (aces): Kylie Winter 7, Paige Rupp 1, Karsee Kampsen 2, Emily Kern 4, Ava Mueller 3 … Set assists: Kampsen 31, Kern 3 … Hitting (kills): Rupp 3, Kampsen 1, Karissa Jones 12, Kern 1, Mueller 13, Abby Berge 5, Liz French 4 … Blocking (aces): Rupp 4, Jones 3, Berge 1, French 1 … Digs (5 or more): Winter 16, Tayjah Marthaler 5, Kampsen 5, Kern 29, Mueller 7

Holdingford 3,
ACGC 0

Holdingford won the Central Minnesota Conference match over Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City.

The Huskers won 25-9, 25-12, 25-12.

ACGC is host to Paynesville at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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Holdingford (1-1) 25 25 25
ACGC (0-3) 9 12 12
Holdingford
Stats not available
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City
Serving (aces): Elli Roemeling 1, Merary Parker 1, Myli Narragon 1 … Set assists: Parker 11 … Hitting (kills): Dani Parker 2, Erin Roemeling 3, Narragon 4… Blocking (aces): N/A … Digs (5 or more): N/A

EV-W 3,
Kimball 2

Down 2-0 to winless Kimball, Eden Valley-Watkins was able to rally and win in a five-set thriller, 20-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-19, 15-7.

Lindsey Wirz had an EV-W-best 10 kills, followed by nine from McKenna Moehrle. Wirz also had a team-high 22 digs.

EV-W returns home on Tuesday, Oct. 20 against Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa.

Kimball (0-3) 25 26 22 19 7
EV-W (2-1) 20 24 25 25 15

Central Lakes
Willmar 3,
St. Cloud Tech 0

Willmar earned its third sweep of the season after a dominating win at Tech.

Abby Stark led the Cardinals with 27 assists, seven digs and six of the team’s 12 ace serves. Sydney Schnichels put up a team-high 13 kills.

Madelyn Gregory paced the visitors with five ace blocks. Marissa Rosen and Mackenzie Knofczynski each added four ace blocks. Bailey Olson chipped in with 10 digs and six kills.

With setter Lydia Larson gone on a college visit, Tuesday’s match offered a chance for Willmar to mix up the lineup.

“Our setter was gone tonight, so our libero was setting,” said Cardinals head coach Traci Grussing. “It was nice. It gave a few different people a chance to play different spots.”

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Willmar’s next scheduled match is 7 p.m. Tuesday at Moorhead.

Willmar (3-0) 25 25 25
St. Cloud Tech (0-1) 12 5 15
Willmar
Serving (aces): Abby Stark 6, Callie Slagter 4, Sydney Schnichels 1, Madelyn Gregory 1 … Set assists: Stark 27, Slagter 3 … Hitting (kills): Stark 3, Bailey Olson 6, Schnichels 13, Marissa Rosen 4, Gregory 4, Mackenzie Knofczynski 4, Emily Staska 1 … Blocking (aces): Stark 1, Schnichels 1, Rosen 4, Gregory 5, Knofczynski 4, Staska 1 … Digs (5 or more): Stark 7, Slagter 6, Olson 10
Tech
Stats not available

Wright County
Litchfield 3, HLWW 0

Greta Hansen had eight kills and Lily Osterberg had seven to lead host Litchfield to the victory over Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted.

The Dragons won 25-12, 25-13, 25-19.

HLWW and Litchfield play at 7 p.m. Thursday at Howard Lake.

HLWW (0-2) 12 13 19
Litchfield (1-1) 25 25 25
Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted
Stats not available
Litchfield
Serving (aces): Lily Osterberg 1, Kristin Foley 2, Liv Holmgren 1, Kamri Driver 1 … Set assists: K. Foley 17, Greta Hansen 2, Izzy Pennertz 1, Addi Marquardt 1, Holmgren 1, Rachel Foley 2, Driver 1 … Hitting (kills): Osterberg 7, Sydney McCann 4, Alexis Hansen 4, G. Hansen 8, Pennertz 3, Marquardt 1, JoJo Schultz 1, R. Foley 1 … Blocking (aces): McCann 1 … Digs (5 or more): McCann 6, K. Foley 8, Marquardt 5, Driver 7

West Central
Minnewaska 3,
Benson 0

Minnewaska earned the road win at Benson.

The Lakers beat the Braves 25-21, 25-16, 25-13.

MaKena Panizke and Brecklyn Beyer each had eight kills to lead Minnewaska. Britta Nelson had 14 set assists and two service aces. Avery Fier had three ace serves. Panizke also had 21 digs.

Minnewaska plays host to Sauk Centre at 7:15 p.m. Thursday. Benson’s next match is 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at home against Morris/Chokio-Alberta.

Minnewaska (1-1) 25 25 25
Benson (0-1) 21 16 13
Minnewaska
Serving (aces): Avery Fier 3, Britta Nelson 2, MaKena Panizke 1, Kristen Glover 1 … Set assists: Nelson 14, Haley Shea 10 … Hitting (kills): Panizke 8, Brooklyn Larson 4, Kristen Glover 3, Avery Hoeper 5, Brecklyn Beyer 8 … Blocking (aces): Hopper 2, Beyer 1, Larson 1 … Digs (5 or more): Panizke 21, Glover 10, Hoeper 16, Shea 5, Fier 15, Nelson 7
Benson
Serving (aces): Ellie Moesenthin 1 … Set assists: Moesenthin 7, Adysen Himley 3, Marissa Connelly 1, Lilly Slaughter 1, Zoe Doscher 1 … Hitting (kills): Sarah Brandt 1, Rachel Berens 4, Beth Cain 2, Kimberly Pagel, Slaughter 1, Greta Szczur 2 … Blocking (aces): Brandt 1, Cain 1, Pagel 1 … Digs (5 or more): Berens 11, Cain 15, Moesenthin 13, Jimley 8, Connelly 5, Doscher 10, Szczur 6

Morris/CA 3,
BOLD 0

Morris/Chokio-Alberta earned the road victory over BOLD at Olivia.

Morris/CA won 25-22, 25-21, 25-16.

BOLD’s next match is against Minnewaska at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Olivia. Morris/CA is host to Melrose at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

Morris/CA (1-1) 25 25 25
BOLD (0-1) 22 21 16
Morris/CA
Stats not available
BOLD
Serving (aces): Mari Ryberg 3, Leslie Snow 2, Emily Salinas 1 … Set assists: Delaney Tersteeg 13, Ella Mages 11 … Hitting (kills): Snow 9, Abby Meyers 4, Caylee Weller 4 … Blocking (aces): Kilee Elfering 2 … Digs (5 or more): Tersteeg 10, Ryberg 8

Camden
Minneota 3,
MACCRAY 0

Minneota, Class A’s top-ranked team, picked up a sweep in Camden Conference play against MACCRAY at Clara City

The Vikings were victorious by scores of 25-19, 25-16, 25-19.

Sydney Thein led the Wolverines with eight kills along with 13 digs, a block and an ace serve. Ella Bourne tallied 23 digs in the loss.

MACCRAY plays at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Cottonwood against Lakeview.

Minneota (3-0) 25 25 25
MACCRAY (0-2) 19 16 19
Minneota
Stats not available
MACCRAY
Serving (aces): Sydney Thein 1, JoAnna Johnson 3 … Set assists: Annie Bourne 8, Ella Bourne 3, S. Thein 3 … Hitting (kills): Gabby Randt 3, Jordan Thein 2, S. Thein 8, Kylee Kimpling 4, Elsie Sumner 3 … Blocking (aces): J. Thein 1, S. Thein 1, Kimpling 4, Randt 3 … Digs (5 or more): S. Thein 13, E. Bourne 23, Johnson 5, J. Thein 11, A. Bourne 6

TMB 3,
CMCS 0

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton swept Central Minnesota Christian at Prinsburg.

TMB won 25-10, 25-7, 25-15.

The Bluejays were led by Molly Mulder’s six kills and 17 digs. Coco Duininck added 10 set assists and seven digs for CMCS.

CMCS plays at 7:30 p.m. Thursday against Russell-Tyler-Ruthon in Tyler.

TMB (2-0) 25 25 25
CMCS (1-1) 10 7 15
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton
Stats not available
Central Minnesota Christian
Serving (aces): Addison Brouwer 2 … Set assists: Coco Duininck 10 … Hitting (kills): Molly Mulder 6, Katelyn Graves 2, Maaike Duininck 2 … Blocking (aces): Graves 3, Mulder 1 … Digs (5 or more): Mulder 17, Sydney Damhof 10, Brouwer 8, C. Duininck 7

YME 3, D-B 1

Yellow Medicine East prevailed in the Camden Conference match at Dawson-Boyd.

The Sting won 25-15, 25-20, 24-26, 25-11.

Allie Steffen had nine kills and five blocks and Ruby Bones had nine kills and six blocks to help lead YME. Shelby Mortenson chipped in with eight kills and five blocks and Hannah Star had five blocks and four kills for the Sting.

For the Blackjacks, Ella Johnson had 12 kills and Chelsie Husby contributed 14 set assists.

The Blackjacks plays at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Tracy-Milroy-Balaton. YME faces Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in Granite Falls.

YME (1-1) 25 25 24 25
D-B (0-2) 15 20 26 11
Yellow Medicine East
Serving (aces): Hannah Stark 3, Aria Peters 2, Alexis Smith 1, Alli Steffen 1 … Set assists: Peters 16, Smith 15, Yansi Flores 5 … Hitting (kills): Steffen 9, Ruby Bones 9, Shelby Mortenson 8, Flores 6, Stark 4, Jadyn Sakry 3 … Blocking (aces): Bones 6, Steffen 5, Stark 5, Smith 4, Mortenson 3 … Digs (5 or more): Flores 22, Steffen 20, Kiara Sakbry 20, Smith 6, Peters 5, Mortenson 5
Dawson-Boyd
Serving (aces): Chelsie Husby 3, Tarah Johnson 2, Ayiana Hastad 1, Kyndall Franzky 1, Ella Johnson 1 … Set assists: Husby 14, Franzky 13, … Hitting (kills): E. Johnson 12, Hastad 7, Bailey Bothun 6, T. Johnson 4 … Blocking (aces): N/A … Digs (5 or more): N/A

KMS 3, Canby 1

Lauren Krieger had 14 kills and Maret Gjerde had 12 while Halie Nichols had 36 set assists for Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg in its win over Canby at Kerkhoven.

Nichols also had 36 digs in the 25-23, 20-25, 25-23, 27-25 victory.

The Fighting Saints play at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Yellow Medicine East.

Canby (1-1) 23 25 23 25
KMS (2-0) 25 20 25 27
Canby
Stats not available
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg
Serving (aces): Lauren Krieger 3, Karli Jensen 2, Halie Nichols 1, Maret Gjerde 1, Makenna Kelley 1 … Set assists: Grace Collins 34 … Hitting (kills): Krieger 14, Gjerde 12, Kelley 9, Hayley Demuth 5, Katie Klaphake 3 … Blocking (aces): Demuth 2, Klaphake 2, Gjerde 1 … Digs (5 or more): Nichols 36, Collins 15, Krieger 14, Gjerde 11, Jensen 7, Demuth 6, Kelley 5

Lakeview 3,
LQPV 1

Lakeview captured the Camden Conference match over Lac qui Parle Valley at Madison

Lakeview won 25-14, 25-12, 12-25, 25-15.

LQPV plays at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Canby.

Lakeview (1-1) 25 25 12 25
LQPV (0-2) 14 12 25 15
Lakeview
Stats not available
Lac qui Parle Valley
Serving (aces): Macie Lund 1 … Set assists: Tayler Kittelson 23, Cassidie Olson 2 … Hitting (kills): Olson 6, Rylee Sawatzky 1, Tori Bungarden 11, Rylee Lund 4, Paige Meyer 5 … Blocking (aces): Olson 1, Bungarden 1, Meyer 2 … Digs (5 or more): M. Lund 15, Addy Molden 6, Kittelson 5, R. Lund 23

RTR 3, RCW 0

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton swept Renville County West in the Camden Conference match at Renville.

For RCW, Hannah Pharr had eight kills and two blocks.

The Jaguars play Lakeview at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday in Renville.

RTR (2-0) 25 25 25
RCW (0-3) 17 17 16
Russell-Tyler-Ruthton
Stats not available
Renville County West
Serving (aces): Alice Hanson 1, Bethany Bratsch 1 … Set assists: Holly Bratsch 7, Addyson Tanner 6 … Hitting (kills): Hannah Pharr 8 … Blocking (aces): Pharr 2, Tanner 1, Reilly Elfering 1 … Digs (5 or more): Ellie Wulf 7, H. Bratsch 7, Tanner 7, B. Bratsch 5, Hanson 5

Tomahawk
BLHS 3, MVL 0

Allison Dornseif recorded her 1,000th career set assist in Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart’s home victory over Minnesota Valley Lutheran.

Dornseif had 24 set assists in the win for the Mustangs (2-1).

MVL (1-3) 14 13 22
BLHS (2-1) 25 25 25
MINNESOTA VALLEY LUTHERAN
Stats not available
BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR-STEWART

Serving (aces): Katie Buboltz 2, Chloe Ufkes 1, Jessica Novotny 1, Rachel Kottke 1 … Set assists: Allison Dornseif 24 … Hitting (kills): Emilie Hable 10, Ufkes 5, Kristi Kottke 1, Tia Weispfennig 7, R. Kottke 5 … Blocking (aces): Hable 4 … Digs (5 or more): Ufkes 6, Buboltz 15, K. Kottke 7, R. Kottke 9

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