West sports: Volleyball team succumbs in five sets; soccer team loses 3-1

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After winning the first two games, the Minnesota West volleyball squad dropped a 3-2 match to host MState-Fergus Falls on Wednesday, Meanwhile, at Worthington, the men's soccer team was outscored 3-1 by Alexandria Tech.

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MState-FF 3, Lady Jays 2

FERGUS FALLS — Minnesota West won the first two games 25-22 and 25-22, then lost the last three 18-25, 9-25 and 12-15.

Dannyn Peterson was 23-for-23 serving with four aces, plus eight kills and 15 digs for the Jays. Teammate Kiarra Danielson was 19-for-19 serving with 10 kills and 15 set assists. Courtney Moser had 19 digs and 15 set assists and Jaenid Gorres had 15 digs. Sami Polzin was 18-for-18 serving with six kills. Kennedy Buckneberg added seven kills and 13 digs.

Men's soccer
Alexandria Tech 3, Bluejays 1


WORTHINGTON — Playing at Trojan Field on a bright, hot afternoon, Minnesota West and Alexandria Tech played to a 0-0 scoreless tie through the first half. But the visitors outscored West 3-1 in the second half.

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