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Saturday roundup: Trojans beat BEA in volleyball showcase

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A roundup of sports from Saturday (Aug. 27):

Prep volleyball

Big South Showcase

Worthington 3, BEA 1

MARSHALL -- Bouncing back impressively after losing their season opener 3-2 to Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda on Thursday, the Worthington Trojans volleyball team breezed past Blue Earth Area at the Big South Conference Showcase on Saturday.

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Scores were 25-17, 25-10, 24-26, 25-14.

Addison Gerber was credited with 52 set assists and three ace serves. Maddie Petersen was 18-for-21 serving and Tarren Spartz was 17-19. Ellie Weg had 19 kills, Spartz 17, and Madison Beckmann and Janessa Hamann both had eight.

Boys soccer

Worthington 2, New Prague 0

NEW PRAGUE — In an early regular season matchup against a strong section foe, Worthington scored a goal in both halves and played excellent defense to turn back New Prague.

Alan Flores scored a goal in the first period. In the second period, Oscar Galvez scored a goal from about 45 yards away, sending it over the goalie's head.

WHS out-shot New Prague 10-5.

Trojans head coach Juan Flores said his team played very good defense against a young and talented New Prague team which he described as somewhat similar to his own.

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"This is a section win for us, and it's big," Coach Flores said.

Girls soccer

Garretson 8, Worthington 0

WORTHINGTON -- Garretson, S.D., defeated Worthington 8-0 on Trojan Field, leading 4-0 at halftime and scoring four more goals in the second half.

Maylin Fabian Perez had a good game in goal for the Trojans, stopping many shot attempts. A particularly exceptional moment occurred in the first half when Perez stopped a penalty kick that happened in the box due to a hand ball.

Head coach Anne Greenway said WHS (0-2) is beginning to see more action on offense than previous years but needs more work on controlling the ball in the midfield.

Garretson 4 4 --8

Worthington 0 0 -- 0

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