MARSHALL — The Montevideo volleyball team got off to a good start in the Jimmy John’s Classic at Southwest Minnesota State University, then lost in the second round of pool play.

Montevideo beat Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 25-20, 25-21. Then, the Thunder Hawks fell to Windom 12-25, 25-19, 15-13 in the second round of pool play.

Against KMS, Avery Koenen had 17 kills, going 30-for-32 on her attacks for the Thunder Hawks. Tenley Epema had 20 set assists.

Against Windom, Koenen had 20 kills, 13 digs and three ace blocks. Epema had 22 set assists, completing 54 of 56 set attempts.

Montevideo served 83%, getting aces from Avery Williams, Taya Weber and Koenen.

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Play continues in the Jimmy John’s Classic on Saturday at SMSU and Marshall High School.

Volleyball

Montevideo 2, KMS 0

KMS (1-13) 20 21
Montevideo (9-7) 25 25
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg
Stats not available
Montevideo
Serving (aces): Avery Williams 1, Taya Weber 1, Avery Koenen 1 … Set assists: Teagan Epema 1, Tenley Epema 20, Koenen 2 … Hitting (kills): Kiya Blom 1, Koenen 17, Augeson 1, Addie Olson 1 … Blocking (aces): Ten. Epema 1, Koenen 3, Augeson 1 … Digs (5 or more): Ten. Epema 5, Koenen 6.



Windom 2, Montevideo 1

Windom 12 25 15
Montevideo (9-8) 25 19 13
Windom
Stats not available
Montevideo
Serving (aces): Taya Weber 2, Callie Augeson 2 … Set assists: Avery Williams 1, Teagan Epema 1, Tenley Epema 22, Avery Koenen 1, Augeson 2, Emmie Koenen 1 … Hitting (kills): Williams 3, Kiya Blom 1, A. Koenen 20, Augeson 2, E. Koenen 1 … Blocking (aces): A. Koenen 3 … Digs (5 or more): Tea. Epema 5, A. Koenen 13