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Area volleyball roundup

August 29, 2012
Marshall Independent

Wabasso 3, RRC 1

The Wabasso volleyball team recovered from a slow first set to defeat Red Rock Central 21-25, 25-19, 25-21, 25-13 on Tuesday in a non-conference match in Jeffers. It was the season opener for both teams.

The Rabbis had a strong night behind the service line. Desi Kramer was 18 of 18 serving with five aces, while Kimberly Frank and Chelsey Guetter each had four ace serves.

Frank also had 13 set assists, nine digs and five kills. Guetter added 12 digs, five kills and a team-high four ace blocks.

Katie Larsen had nine kills and three ace blocks for the Falcons. Brooke Rasmussen was 19 of 19 serving with a pair of aces and 16 digs. Tegan Derickson tallied three ace serves, 10 digs and 13 set assists.

The Rabbits (1-0 overall) play their home opener next Tuesday against Cedar Mountain/Comfrey. Red Rock Central (0-1) is back in action Thursday with a home match against Springfield.

Wabasso21 25 25 25

RRC25 19 21 13


Serving (good-att-aces): Larissa Rohlik 14-15-1, Desi Kramer 18-18-5, Kimberly Frank 14-19-4, Morgan Frank 17-20-0, Chelsey Guetter 13-13-4, Ellen Franta 6-8-1.

Kills: Guetter 5, Franta 4, Kramer 4, K. Frank 5.

Digs: Guetter 12, Kramer 11, Erin Liebl 9, K. Frank 9, Rohlik 8.

Set Assists: K. Frank 13, Rohlik 7.

Blocks: M. Frank 1, Guetter 4, Mindy Goblirsch 2.


Serving (good-att-aces): Brooke Rasmussen 19-19-2, Tegan Derickson 11-13-3, Mikaela Smith 10-10-0.

Kills: Katie Larsen 9, Cassandra Errickson 5, Fern Engen 4.

Digs: Rasmussen 16, Derickson 10, Erickson 9.

Set Assists: Smith 15, Derickson 13.

Blocks: Larsen 3, Engen 2.

WWG 3, Lincoln HI 0

The Westbrook-Walnut Grove volleyball team improved to 2-0 on the season, picking up a 3-0 victory over Lincoln HI in non-conference action Tuesday in Westbrook. The Chargers won 25-12, 25-9, 25-8.

Pacing WWG's offense against the Rebels was Paige Erickson, who finished with 13 kills. Abby Herding added 22 set assists, four digs and three ace serves, and Kelsi Wahl finished with five ace serves.

The Chargers return to action on Sept. 6, hosting Southwest Minnesota Christian in their first game of the Red Rock Conference schedule. Lincoln HI (0-1) travels to MACCRAY next Tuesday.

Lincoln HI12 9 8

WWG25 25 25


Ace Serves: Kelsi Wahl 5, Madison Takle 4, Abby Herding 3, Dayna Comnick 3

Kills: Paige Erickson 13, Comnick 7.

Digs: Herding 4, Hailey Osland 4, Comnick 3.

Set Assists: Herding 22,

Blocks: Takle 1/2, Osland 1/2.


Kills:?Alyssa Otto 2

Digs: Morgan Citterman 4.

RTR 3, Pipestone 2

First-year head coach TJ Williams had a memorable first match leading Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Tuesday night. The Knights came out on top in a back-and-forth five-setter, defeating visiting Pipestone 25-21, 16-25, 25-16, 22-25, 15-11 in the non-conference match.

Anna Madsen had a solid night defensively and behind the service line for RTR. She finished 21-for-22 serving with two aces, and also had 10 digs. Destinee Strand had two ace serves and 45 set assists.

The Knights (1-0 overall) will try to keep their positive momentum rolling Thursday night in a home match against Murray County Central. Pipestone (0-2) plays host to Minneota on Thursday.

Pipestone21 25 16 25 11

RTR25 16 25 22 15


Serving (good-att-aces): Anna Madsen 21-22-2, Destinee Strand 16-18-2.

Digs: Madsen 10, Janel Wichern 9.

Set Assists: Strand 45.

Lakeview 3, Redwood Valley 1

In a close match until the final set, the Lakeview Lakers snatched victory from the Redwood Valley Cardinals Tuesday night in Redwood Falls.

The four-set win (25-23, 28-26, 14-25, 25-12) for the Lakers came in their first match of the season.

Redwood Valley struck back in Set 3, beating the Lakers by 11 points. But Lakeview responded with a devastating 25-12 win in the fourth and final set of the match.

Freshman Bria Buntjer led Lakeview in serving, going 17 of 20 with four aces, and also had 15 digs. That 15 mark was third-best on the team for the match. Madi Nelson had 20 digs and Hailey Matthys, the team's libero, had an impressive 40 digs over four sets. Senior middle hitter Alli Boerboom led the team with 10 kills, while Kana Barker had 29 set assists.

Lakeview moves to 1-0 on the season and begins Camden Conference play as they host Tracy-Milroy-Balaton next Tuesday.

Lakeview25 28 14 25

Redwood Valley23 26 25 12

Lakeview Individual Statistics

Serving (good-att-aces): Bria Buntjer 17-20-4, Tegan VanMoer 14-17-1, Alli Boerboom 13-17-1.

Kills: Boerboom 10, Brianna Hoffman 8, VanMoer 7.

Digs: Hailey Matthys 40, Madi Nelson 20, Buntjer 15.

Set Assists: Kana Barker 29.

Blocks: Hoffman 3, Boerboom 1.

Canby 3, Sisseton 0

Crossing state lines for a non-conference game on Tuesday, Canby cruised to a 3-0 victory over Sisseton (S.D.). The Lancers won 25-23, 25-17, 25-21.

In the back row, Hannah Jessen gave the Lancers a boost with 25 digs and five ace serves.

Taylor Gorder led the offense with 17 kills, while Kristy Schmidt quarterbacked Canby with her sharp passes, finishing with 38 set assists. Alayna Pederson led the team with three ace blocks, while Rick Kallhoff, Alenni Nemitz and Gorder each had two blocks.

At 2-0 overall, Canby heads to Ortonville on Thursday.

Canby25 25 25

Sisseton23 17 21


Ace Serves: Hannah Jessen 5, Kristy Schmidt 3, Taylor Gorder 2.

Kills: Gorder 17.

Digs: Jessen 25.

Set Assists: Schmidt 38.

Blocks: Alayna Pederson 3.

Dawson-Boyd 3, Montevideo 0

The Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks extended their season-opening win streak to three on Tuesday with a sweep of non-conference opponent Montevideo in Montevideo. Dawson-Boyd won the match 25-18, 25-18, 25-20.

Blackjack sophomore Justine Lee was 14-for-14 serving with three aces, and she also had eight digs. Mari Lee had 14 kills and two ace blocks.

The Blackjacks also got 14 set assists apiece from Justine Flattum and Andrea Lee.

Dawson-Boyd (3-0 overall) opens up Camden Conference play next Tuesday with a road match against Russell-Tyler-Ruthton.

Dawson-Boyd25 25 25

Montevideo18 18 20


Serving (good-att-aces): Justine Lee 14-14-3

Kills: Mari Lee 14, Kelly Husby 8.

Digs: Kylie Schuelke 10, J. Lee 8.

Set Assists: Justine Flattum 14, Andrea Lee 14.

Blocks: M. Lee 2.


Central Minnesota Christian had three players reach double digits in kills in a convincing sweep of Yellow Medicine East Tuesday night in Granite Falls. CMCS won the non-conference match 25-11, 25-6, 25-20.

Kari Blom led the way for CMCS with 14 kills and 15 digs. Kristin Slagter added 11 kills, and Alexis Scott had 10. Scott was also 19 of 19 serving with four aces.

Chyanne Sand had three kills and two ace blocks for YME in the loss.

The Sting (0-2 overall) begin West Central Conference play next Tuesday at home against BOLD. CMCS (2-0) travels to play Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg next Tuesday.

CMCS25 25 25

YME11 6 20


Serving (good-att-aces): Nena McCalla 6-7-1.

Kills: Chyanne Sand 3.

Digs: Nena McCalla 6.

Set Assists: Kalli Knudson 4.

Blocks: Sand 2, Knudson 1.


Serving: Alexis Scott 19-19-4.

Kills: Kari Blom 14, Kristin Slagter 11, Scott 10.

Digs: Blom 15, Karia Wubben 10.

Set Assists: Christine Mikelson 35.

Blocks: Scott 1, Slagter 1.



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