PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: MCC wins key conference matchWESTBROOK — One team was going to come out with an upper hand in the conference. In a battle between Westbrook-Walnut Grove and Murray County Central, it was the Rebels who came away with a four-set victory in Tuesday night’s Red Rock Conference volleyball match.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
WESTBROOK — One team was going to come out with an upper hand in the conference.
In a battle between Westbrook-Walnut Grove and Murray County Central, it was the Rebels who came away with a four-set victory in Tuesday night’s Red Rock Conference volleyball match.
Game scores were 25-22, 25-17, 23-25 and 25-21.
Abby Van Meveren had eight kills, eight blocks and scored 13 points from the service line to lead MCC (9-2-3, 5-0).
Makenzie Giese had a team-high 11 kills for the Rebels, while Kristi Bose added nine kills and six blocks.
Brooklyn Schmitz led MCC with 36 set assists, while Elissa Reinsma had 41 digs.
Giese added 18 digs for the Rebels, who travel to Southwest Christian on Thursday.
Dayna Comnick led the Chargers with 12 kills, while Taylor Elzenga had 11 kills and added 21 digs. Molly Jarmer had 28 digs for W-WG (12-4, 4-1).
Anne Woelber dished out 30 set assists and was a perfect 16-for-16 serving with two aces. Hailey Osland was 13-for-13 serving with an ace, while Chanel Madson was 13-for-13 with an ace.
W-WG will host Edgerton on Thursday.
SSC 3, Adrian 1
ADRIAN — Southwest Star Concept kept pace in the conference with a victory against Adrian.
Katey Granstra had 14 kills and five blocks to lead SSC, which earned a 25-13, 21-25, 25-12, 25-22 victory to remain undefeated in the Red Rock Conference.
Jennifer Schmidt added 10 kills and 26 digs for SSC (12-5, 5-0), while Maddie Rasche also had 26 digs.
Mandy Henkels led SSC with 22 set assists, while Kelli Schmitz had 22 points from the service line.
Courtney Place also had 22 points serving to go with 13 kills and five blocks, while Alyssa Hendrickson added seven blocks.
SSC will host Round Lake-Brewster on Thursday.
For Adrian (3-8, 1-4), Sydne Springman had a team-best 13 kills, two ace blocks and scored seven points from the service line.
Rachel Kontz had eight points serving, while Karli Meyer had 13 digs.
Nichole Loosbrock dished out nine set assists for the Dragons, who will travel to Fulda on Thursday.
SWC 3, Edgerton 0
EDGERTON — In a battle of cross-town rivals, Southwest Christian came into Edgerton Public and came away with a sweep.
Game scores were 25-14, 25-19 and 25-13.
Britney Mouw had a team-best 11 kills for the Eagles (10-2, 4-1), while Hanna Bosma added six kills and three ace blocks.
McKenzie De Kam led the SWC defense with 28 digs while Michaela Zeinstra added 10 set assists.
Abby De Groot had a solid all-around match. She was 14-for-15 serving and had a team-best 14 set assists.
Kayla VanGrootheest led Edgerton (1-10-1, 1-4) with a 13-for-13 night at the service line.
Megan Timmer had eight digs, while Lindsey Drooger had five kills.
Racheal Steffl added three kills and had a team-high five ace blocks, while Jessica Menning had eight set assists.
SWC will host Murray County Central on Thursday while Edgerton travels to Westbrook-Walnut Grove the same night.
RRC 3, Fulda 2
JEFFERS — For the second night in a row, Fulda was in a five-set battle.
And for consecutive nights, they fell just short.
RRC earned a five-game victory, 19-25, 25-15, 29-27, 24-26 and 15-8.
Klarissa Larsen and Alyssa Fredrickson each had 15 kills to lead the Falcons (9-8, 3-2), while Chloe Arfsten had nine kills and added 19 digs.
Cierra Nickel was a perfect 25-for-25 serving with six aces to go along with 42 set assists, while Brooke Rasmussen was 19-for-19 serving with an ace and 15 digs.
Alison Kircher had 15 digs, while Kendra Hagert had four blocks for RRC, which travels to Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin on Thursday.
Brittany Hulstein led the Raiders with 14 kills, three blocks, 11 digs and was a perfect 20-for-20 serving with three aces.
Kassie Wilkening added 14 kills, while Courtney Hulstein was 17-for-18 serving with three aces. She also had a team-high 22 set assists.
Brittney Hermeling was 18-for-19 serving with two aces to go along with 13 digs for Fulda, which hosts Adrian on Thursday.
ML/B-O 3, H-BC 1
HILLS — Jennie Romsdahl was 12-for-14 serving and had seven kills, leading Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin to its first victory of the season.
Sada Kliewer added six kills, while Kaitlin Feil had 25 set assists and three solo blocks for ML/B-O, which won 25-21,11-25, 25-17, 25-17.
The Wolverines (1-11, 1-4) will host Red Rock Central on Thursday.
Jayme Plimpton had four kills and was 13-for-13 serving for Hills-Beaver Creek (3-7, 1-4).
Natalie Stueven had five kills and was 17-for-18 serving with five aces, while Taylor Vaughn had 10 set assists for the Patriots, which will travel to Ellsworth on Thursday.
Luverne 3, Lennox 1
LUVERNE — Katlyn Sawtelle had a team-high 12 kills and seven blocks as the Cardinals won a non-conference match against an out-of-state opponent.
Game scores were 25-22, 17-25, 25-14 and 26-24.
Amanda Oeltjenbruns added seven kills for the Cardinals (5-7-2), while Cheyenne Hemme had six kills.
Chelsea Curtis was 24-for-25 serving with 11 aces, while Cheyenne Hemme was 20-for-23 with six aces. Sawtelle was 14-for-16 serving with one ace for Luverne, which had 20 total aces on the night.
Hemme had seven digs in the match, while Curtis added six. Codi Oehlerts and Ashley Dohlmann each had four solo blocks and three assists.
Gretchen Nowatzki (five set assists) and Hemme (four) shared the setting duties for Luverne, which will travel to Redwood Valley on Thursday.
H-LP 3, CCE 0
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Down 27-26 in Game 3, Harris-Lake Park was determined to not allow a Game 4.
The Wolves scored four of the last five points, closing out a 25-22, 25-23, 30-28 sweep of Clay Central-Everly.
Lydia Brandt had a solid all-around night for the Wolves (15-7, 5-1). She had 13 kills, 10 set assists and 11 digs to lead H-LP.
Noreen Morrow added seven kills, while Macy Gunderson had 16 set assists.
Mariah Gath was 16-for-17 serving with three aces to go along with 11 digs, while Samantha Brueggeman had 17 digs for the Wolves, who travel to Armstrong on Thursday for a triangular.
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