Thursday sports roundup: Windom volleyball team tops Worthington

Thursday sports roundup: VOLLEYBALL Windom Area 3, Worthington 0 WINDOM -- Host Windom Area moved its perfect 2018 high school volleyball record to 5-0 Thursday night with a 25-10, 25-16, 25-14 win over Worthington. Becca Hacker had 13 kills, sev...

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Windom Area 3, Worthington 0

WINDOM -- Host Windom Area moved its perfect 2018 high school volleyball record to 5-0 Thursday night with a 25-10, 25-16, 25-14 win over Worthington.


Becca Hacker had 13 kills, seven set assists and three digs to lead the Eagles. Katelyn Nichols had seven kills and three solo blocks. Autumn Hauge had five kills, four solo blocks and was 12-for-13 serving with four aces. And Halle Jackson was 14-for-15 serving with two aces. She also had nine set assists and three digs.

For Worthington, four players served well. Madisyn Huisman was 8-for-8 with three points and one ace. Steph Bauman was 9-for-9 with four points and one ace. Kara Thuringer was 7-for-7 with three points. And Payton Sauerbrei was 7-for-7 with two points.

Anna Meyer had five kills, Huisman had four and Gracie Barber had three. Sauerbrei was credited with six digs.

Adrian 3, W-WG 2

ADRIAN -- Five-nine senior outside hitter Miah Kunkel played a strong hitting game for Adrian as the Dragons edged Westbrook-Walnut Grove in five games. Scores: 21-25, 25-19, 25-21, 26-28 and 15-8.

Kelsey DeSmith had 11 kills to lead W-WG, and Brittany Erickson added eight. Emma Wahl had 15 digs and Grace Woelber had 23 set assists. Camryn Bunting had a big defensive night at the net with 10 solo blocks.

DeSmith ws 18-for-19 serving, Woelber was 20-for-23, and Grace Wahl 16-for-17.

SWC 3, H-BC 1


EDGERTON -- Southwest Christian put together a balanced attack in a 3-1 triumph over Red Rock Conference rival Hills-Beaver Creek. Scores were 25-23, 25-22, 13-25 and 25-19.

Holly Vis was 16-for-17 serving with one ace, and Liz Prins was 15-for-16 with one ace. Jaz Prins had 13 kills and Bella Niemeyer 10. Niemeyer also had five blocks. Liz Prins and Jessa Nibbelink had 18 digs apiece. And Sommer Schaap had 24 set assists.

For H-BC, Kailey Rozeboom was 18-for-19 serving with four aces, and teammate Abby Knobloch put 17 of 18 serves in play.

Sydney Fick had 18 kills and six blocks.

RV 3, Luverne 0

REDWOOD FALLS -- Redwood Valley won the battle of the Cardinals in three games, on scores of 27-25, 25-16 and 25-22.

Tacey Baustian had seven assists and Regan Bork six for Luverne. Greta Ahrendt had five solo blocks and 13 assists. Alyssa Nattress and Mallory Thorson contributed 14 and 12 digs, respectively.

Thorson was 10-for-10 serving and Baustian 8-for-8.


HL-O 3, Ellsworth 1

ELLSWORTH -- Heron Lake-Okabena moved out from a 1-1 tie to win the final two games and beat Ellsworth in four sets.

Scores were 25-18, 28-30, 25-15, 25-20.

Ashlyn Meester led Ellsworth with nine kills and Lizzie Chapa added five. Chapa and Meester both served for two aces and Morgan Dreesen had 29 set assists.

Grace Mulder led Ellsworth in digs with 15, and Meester had 10, with three blocks.


Luverne 4, Marshall 3

MARSHALL -- Visiting Luverne won two of three doubles matches and edged Marshall 4-3.

Roz Oye and Elise Jarchow beat Kaitlyn Matzner and Madie Rowe 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles, and at No. 3 doubles Lauren Ver Steeg and Solveig Tofteland won 6-3, 6-1 over Samantha Ariasola and Samantha Nielsen. Marshall won the other doubles match with Alexis Moat and Leah Matzner defeating the Cardinals’ Mela Jarchow and Brynn Thier 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.

Carissa Cunningham at No. 1 singles and Ainslie Robinson at No. 3 singles also won for LHS. Cunningham beat Gionna Parsa 6-3, 6-1, and Robinson beat Maddy Penske 6-0, 6-0. Marshall’s Kelsey Boerboom topped Luverne’s Riley Severtson 1-6, 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 singles, and the Tigers’  Eden Knutson won 6-0, 5-7, 10-8 over the Cards’ Liz Kelm.


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