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Tuesday sports roundup: WHS girls soccer team keeps improving offensively

“It’s fun to watch them, because they can make a lot of offensive action happen,” said head coach Anne Greenway Tuesday night.

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New Ulm 7, Worthington 2

NEW ULM -- It’s not yet causing victories, but the Worthington High School girls soccer team has noticeably improved its offensive capabilities. On Tuesday, New Ulm defeated Worthington 7-2 in New Ulm to move the locals to 0-12-1 on the season.

Any time Worthington scores, it’s another reminder that the team is making progress.

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“It’s fun to watch them, because they can make a lot of offensive action happen,” said head coach Anne Greenway Tuesday night.

Princess Martinez scored a first half goal for the Trojans against New Ulm off of a corner kick by Sara Esquivel. In the second half, teammate Leidy Chavez scored with Sahyra Talamantes being credited with an assist.

Greenway said the score might have been closer had Worthington not been without some key players on defense. Offensively, though, she said the Trojans are getting the ball into the offensive side of the field on a much more regular basis, regardless of the quality of the opponent.

Earlier this fall, New Ulm defeated Worthington 9-0.

Worthington 1 1 -- 2

New Ulm 4 3 -- 7

Volleyball

RRC 3, MLA/C 1

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COMFREY -- Sondra Rindfleisch had nine kills and Josie Horning had six as Rec Rock Central took care of Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey 25-23, 25-22, 21-25, 25-22.

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Rindfleisch also had six blocks. Emily DeCock had 27 set assists.

MCC 3, SWChristian 1

EDGERTON -- Kate Slettum had 10 kills, 10 digs and 14 set assists to help Murray County Central to a 14-25, 29-27, 25-21, 25-20 comeback victory over Southwest Christian.

Abby Loosbrock had six kills and three aces for MCC while Elie Meyer contributed 11 digs and Casey Miller had 16 set assists. Zoey Iverson had 10 digs.

For Southwest Christian, Madyson Fey nine kills, Ana Veldkamp had eight and Paris Van Dyke had seven. Myah Vander Maten had 26 digs. Jocelyn Barron had four blocks.

W-WG 3, Edgerton 0

EDGERTON -- Westbrook-Walnut Grove’s Jessica Harder was 12-for-12 with 11 digs to lead the team to a three-set victory over Edgerton, 25-16, 25-21,27-25.

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W-WG’s Shelby Foster was 16-for-17 and Isabel Klumper was 12-for-12 serving. Carlie Ross ended with 13 kills, Natalie Wahl had 12 kills, and Riley Parker finished with six kills. Isabella had 19 digs and Macie Christians had nine digs. Addeson Jennigs ended the night with 35 set assists.

W-WG has a conference record of 4-2 and overall record of 9-6.

Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 3, Adrian/Ellsworth 0

FULDA -- Lili Nielsen was 23-for-24 serving with eight digs to lead Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda to a three-set win over Adrian/Ellsworth. Set scores 25-15, 25-14, 25-12.

HL-O/F’s Emma Rasche was 12-for-12 serving with six aces, and eight digs. Marenna Bang had 15 set assists, six kills, and two blocks. Sam Untiedt finished with 20 set assists and six kills. Maddie Schumacher had six kills and Marissa Becker had seven kills.

HL-O/F has a conference record of 5-1 and overall record of 17-8.

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