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Prep volleyball: Trojans place fourth in Marshall tourney

MARSHALL -- The Worthington High School volleyball team placed fourth out of 24 teams Saturday at the Subway Tournament in Marshall. After winning two matches on Friday, the Trojans began Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Cedar Mountain/Comfrey (1...

 

MARSHALL -- The Worthington High School volleyball team placed fourth out of 24 teams Saturday at the Subway Tournament in Marshall.

After winning two matches on Friday, the Trojans began Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Cedar Mountain/Comfrey (16-25, 25-22, 16-14). Then came a 2-0 loss to Windom Area (14-25, 20-25) and a 2-0 loss to Murray County Central (17-25, 13-25).

Emma Thuringer recorded 28 kills in the tournament for WHS while teammates Nyamer Diew had 25, Anneke Weg 15, and Madison Huisman and Sophie Wietzema 13 apiece.

Thuringer also led the team with 12 blocks. Wietzema added 11 and Weg nine.

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Payton Sauerbrei had 51 digs, Cassidy Bruns 32, Stephie Bauman 28 and Weg 23.

Weg also had 70 set assists.

Sauerbrei put 49 of 50 serves in play for 26 points and two aces. Bauman was 39 for 44 for 21 points and six aces. Thuringer was 39 for 46 for 21 points and three aces. And Anna Meyer was 34 for 35 for 17 points and two aces.

The Trojans, 14-11 overall, are back in action Monday at Fairmont.

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