HL-O/F wins twice in Marshall Southwest Challenge Tournament
MARSHALL — The Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda volleyball team won two matches in the Friday-Saturday Marshall Southwest Challenge Tournament.
The Coyotes beat Bloomington Jefferson 25-21 and 25-12, and also beat Maple Grove 27-25 and 25-19. They lost to Champlin Park (14-25, 5-25), Marshall (15-25, 16-25) and Chaska (13-25, 14-25).
Sam Untiedt had 42 digs, 37 sets assists and was 22-for-26 serving with seven aces. Emma Rasche had 41 digs. Marenna Bang had 38 set assists and 19 kills. Maddie Schumacher had six blocks and 14 kills. And Anna Fest had five blocks.
"We've gone to this tournament since before I started coaching for HL-O and we have never won both of the first matches on Friday to make it to the championship bracket," said HL-O/F head coach Trista Rhubee. "The team played phenomenal against Bloomington Jeffers and Maple Grove, both which are Class AAAA schools. ... I was impressed with the improvements that we made over the course of the tournament, particularly in blocking, serve receive and setting."
The Coyotes finished eighth out of 32 teams.