PREP VOLLEYBALL: Wildcats sweep PatriotsOKABENA — The Southwestern United Wildcats swept the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots 3-0 in a Red Rock Conference volleyball match-up Tuesday in Okabena.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
OKABENA — The Southwestern United Wildcats swept the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots 3-0 in a Red Rock Conference volleyball match-up Tuesday in Okabena.
The Wildcats won 25-6, 25-17 and 25-13.
Courtney Place had 13 kills and four digs, while going 13-for-15 on the serve with six aces for the Wildcats. Rachel Mathias picked up six kills and Alyssa Hendrickson had four blocks in the match.
Autumn Hinkledey had 15 set assists and four digs, while Alisa Carlson (13-for-13) picked up five aces for SWU. Sarah Baumgard led the Wildcats’ defense with 11 digs.
Paige Leuthold picked up three kills and two blocks for the Patriots, while Kelli Esselink went six-for-six on the serve. Haley Van Wyhe was eight-for-eight on the serve and Leuthold had eight set assists.
SWU (7-4 overall, 3-0 conference) plays at Moutain Lake Area Thursday. H-BC (0-5, 0-2) hosts Adrian Thursday.
W-WG 3, Ellsworth 0
WESTBROOK — The Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers took down the Ellsworth Panthers 25-8, 25-14, 25-16 Tuesday in a Red Rock Conference volleyball match.
Abby Herding went 14-for-15 on the serve with three aces to go along with her 20 set assists, three digs and one block for the Chargers. Kelsi Wahl (13-for-14) had two aces and four kills, while Hailey Osland picked up seven kills and seven digs.
Paige Erickson led the team in kills with nine and also had a block for W-WG, while Dayna Comnick had six kills and three digs.
W-WG (12-3, 2-1) plays Monday against Wabasso.
SWC 3, RRC 0
JEFFERS — The Southwest Christian Eagles swept the Red Rock Central Falcons 25-17, 25-19 and 25-23 Tuesday in a Red Rock Conference volleyball match in Jeffers.
Mikaela Smith (16-for-16), Katie Larsen (9-for-9) and Melanie Kedl (7-for-7) were all perfect on the serve for RRC, while Smith picked up 11 set assists and Larsen had six kills plus a block for the Falcons.
Fern Engen had seven kills and two blocks to lead the Falcons, while Chloe Arfsten picked up 15 digs.
SWC was led by Hannah Van Dyke, who went 16-for-17 on the serve and picked up 24 set assists for the Eagles.
Shelby Klarenbeek was perfect on the serve (11-for-11) and picked up 12 digs, while Amber Pater (10-for-10) had 16 digs and eight kills.
RRC travels to Edgerton Thursday and SWC hosts Murray County Central Thursday.
Adrian 3, Edgerton 0
ADRIAN — The Adrian Dragons beat the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen 26-24, 25-15 and 25-23 Tuesday in a Red Rock Conference volleyball match up in Adrian.
Carly Wolf led the Dragons with three aces and six kills, while going perfect on the serve (13-for-13). Kayla Lonneman led the team in kills with seven, while Corie Reckamp had six kills and 14 digs to go along with Rachel Kontz’s 20 set assists.
Amanda Schaap (13-for-13) led the Dutchmen with one ace and four set assists, while Sarah Post had four kills and four blocks. Tara DeKam led the team in digs with 11 and Jessica Menning had four set assists.
Edgerton hosts Red Rock Central Thursday and Adrian heads to Hills to take on Hills-Beaver Creek.
T-M-B 3, MACCRAY 1
CLARA CITY — The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers volleyball team took down MACCRAY 19-25, 25-9, 25-18 and 25-21 Tuesday in Clara City.
Sammie Gervais was 15-for-15 on the serve with two aces to go along with her eight kills, while Kassidy Przymus (18-for-21) had two aces and eight kills as well for the Panthers.
Jenna Stoneberg (12-for-12) had seven kills and three blocks with Cassandra Hook (7-for-7) picking up two more aces and 26 set assists for the Panthers. Kelli Soupir had 17 digs for T-M-B, while Anna Peterson had 12.
T-M-B (7-7, 4-0) plays Thursday at home against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.