Thursday night sports roundup:
HL-O/F 3, H-BC 0
HILLS -- Hailey Liepold had 12 kills and three blocks to lead Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda to a Red Rock Conference sweep of Hills-Beaver Creek.
Game scores were 25-19, 25-17 and 25-19.
For HL-O/F, Meakin Bang had 10 kills and a team-high 14 digs, while Ellyson Bang added 27 set assists. Grace Kilian had 11 digs and was 12-for-13 serving with an ace, while Samantha Untiedt had four ace serves.
For H-BC, Taryn Rauk was 11-for-12 serving with an ace, while Annie Bos and Kailey Roveboom combined for 17 set assists. Whitney Elbers had eight kills and a block, and teammate Kenadie Fick had six digs and four kills.
Adrian 3, Red Rock Central 0
ADRIAN -- Marisa Lehnhoff had 11 kills and four ace serves to lead Adrian to a straight-set victory over Red Rock Central.
The Dragons won 25-15, 25-14, 25-18.
Brianna Reckamp and Bailey Lonneman had eight and seven kills, respectively, for Adrian. Shauna Rogers was 17-for-17 serving and had six kills at the net.
Kasie Tweet led Adrian with 27 assists. She was 13-for-14 serving. Also serving effectively for the Dragons were Mayssa Tweet, who was 12-for-13, Kasie Tweet (13-for-14) and Morgan Neuenberg (11-for-12).
Mayssa Tweet and Kasie Tweet each had 13 digs.
Karli Arkell and Carissa Erickson served for four points for RRC. Karli Arkell had seven kills and Nicole Schroepfer added five. Bianca Weis had 14 set assists.
SWC 3, Edgerton 1
EDGERTON -- In a crosstown showdown, Edgerton Southwest Christian downed Edgerton Public 25-21, 25-22, 24-26, 25-13.
Jazzy Prins was 17-for-18 serving with 13 kills and 15 digs for Southwest. Bella Niemeyer was 15-for-17 serving. Maren Nerem added 12 kills and Rylie Talsma 15 set assists. Cybil Vander Top had 19 digs.
Madori Scholten was 22-for-22 serving with four aces for Edgerton, and she also had six kills. Brinna Bloemendaal had nine kills and Reese Wassink had three ace blocks. Samantha Winter and Lauren DJong had 12 digs apiece. Jayme Bleyenburg had 12 set assists.
MCC 3, Westbrook-Walnut Grove 2
SLAYTON -- Senior hitter Shelby Christensen had 16 kills and 11 digs to lead the host Rebels to a dramatic victory over Westbrook-Walnut Grove.
Coach Kate DeLong’s Rebels won by scores of 25-23, 16-25, 25-20, 23-25, 15-4.
Bryn Hoekman had 16 kills and nine blocks for MCC. Sophomore Emily Rohrer had four blocks and three ace serves. Brynn Graphenteen had 33 set assists, while Brianna Schmitz added 19. Schmitz also had five ace serves in 26 attempts and 10 digs.
Worthington 7, Redwood Valley 0
REDWOOD FALLS -- Worthington took all seven matches against Redwood Valley on Thursday.
At No. 1 singles, Kessey Aljets won 7-6 (4), 6-0. Ivy Jenson won 7-5, 6-4 at No. 2 singles, while Mara Darling won 6-4, 6-4 at No. 3 singles. Taya Oberloh won 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 at No. 4.
In doubles, Maggie Putnam and Cynthia Souksavath won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1. At No. 2, Neveah Schrieber and Kya Nickel won 6-1, 6-2. At third doubles, Perla Rodriguez and Chloe Bents won 7-5, 6-0.
Luverne 6, Marshall 1
LUVERNE -- The host Cardinals dominated a duel with Marshall, sweeping all three doubles clashes and winning three of the four singles matches.
Roz Oye, Elise Jarchow and Ainslie Robinson of Luverne all won straight-set singles matches while playing No. 1, No. 2 and No.3, respectively.
The Cardinal doubles teams of Brynn Their-Mela Jarchow, Solveig Tofteland-Lauren Ver Steeg, and Olivia Wieneke-Jacey Smith also prevailed without dropping a set.
Oye topped Gionna Parsa 6-3, 6-3, while Jarchow defeated Leah Matzner 6-3, 6-1. Robinson topped Eden Knudson 6-2, 6-4.
Marshall’s Mariah Bergjord edged Liz Kelm at No. 4 singles 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 to record the only Tiger triumph of the day.
In doubles, Their-Jarchow defeated Marshall’s Alexis Moat-Kaia Christensen 6-4, 6-1, Tofteland-Ver Steeg defeated the Tigers’ Regan Loft-Leah Schaefer 7-5, 6-2. And Wieneke-Smith defeated Marshall’s Maddy Bednarek-Danielle Ewing 6-2, 6-1.
Minnesota West 3, Bethany Lutheran JV 0
WORTHINGTON -- Juan Ramirez notched a shutout in goal as Blue Jays won their first official match in program history.
The match was scheduled for Mankato, but was moved to Worthington because of field issues.
Edwin Hernandez, Jose Diaz and Chris Cerda scored goals for Minnesota West. It was the Jays’ season opener under coaches Wayne Verdoorn and Eswin Hernandez.
This is the first season for the Minnesota West program, though there has been a club team operating in the past.
New Ulm 8, Worthington 0
NEW ULM -- Paige Kalis scored three times, and teammates Livia Reinarts and Madison Rouff had two goals apiece as New Ulm blanked Worthington.
New Ulm scored six first-half goals and cruised to the victory.
“We pressured them much better in the second half,” said Worthington coach Emily Ahlquist. “Chantel (Peralta) played great (at goalkeeper). She had a lot of nice saves.”
The Trojan coach said Andrea Rivera and Sofia Montoya Mendez played well in the midfield.
Worthington plays at Garretson, S.D., on Saturday.
Dakota Wesleyan 3, Minnesota West 0
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Minnesota West suffered its first loss of the season against a tough Dakota Wesleyan JV squad.
Game scores were 25-15, 25-15 and 25-12.
Kiana Leighty, Alanna Goetzinger and Paetyn Smit each had four kills for the Lady Jays. Leighty added 17 digs. Emma Woelber had 10 set assists and two ace serves, while Grace Woelber had 13 digs and two aces . Tyra Medicine Horn finished with four blocks.
MW (6-1) hosts St. Cloud Tech on Friday. The Cyclones are ranked No. 9 in the country.