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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Minneota slips past Canby, 3-0

CANBY — In a battle between two of the top teams in Class A, No. 3-ranked Minneota defeated No. 10 Canby 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 25-21) on Tuesday.

Natalee Rolbiecki led the way for Minneota with 16 kills.

Abby Hennen added 14 kills and 10 digs in the win, while Ellie Pesch and McKenna Yost added 10 digs apiece for Minneota.

Gabby Harding led the way for Canby with 11 kills.

Minneota (21-2) will participate in a tournament at Eastview this weekend while Canby (17-6) will host Wabasso on Monday.

Minneota 25 25 25

Canby 17 15 21

KILLS: Minneota (Rolbiecki 16, A. Hennen 14, M. Hennen 10); Canby (G. Harding 11, B. Nelson 6, Wright 4, Janiszeski 4).

SERVING: Minneota (A. Hennen 178-18-3, Yost 13-13-1, Rolbiecki 10-11-1); Canby (Wright 2 aces, B. Nelson 1 ace).

DIGS: Minneota (A. Hennen 10, Pesch 10, Yost 10).

SET ASSISTS: Minneota (Yost 36).

BLOCKS: Minneota (Five with 1).

Lakeview 3, TMB 0

COTTONWOOD — Lakeview defeated Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-22) on Tuesday.

LeeAnn Stensrud led the way for Lakeview with 16 kills and 11 digs.

Savanna Louwagie added 10 kills and 15 digs in the win, while Sidney Geistfeld tallied a team-high 21 digs.

Catherine Wendland led TMB with 10 kills and six digs.

Lakeview (23-3) will travel to Ortonville on Thursday, while TMB (15-6) will travel to Marshall on Thursday.

TMB 23 21 22

Lakeview 25 25 25

KILLS: TMB (Wendland 10, K. Hensch 9); Lakeview (Stensrud 16, Louwagie 10, Imes 8, Rausch 7).

SERVING: TMB (Holland 2 aces, Wendland 2 aces); Lakeview (Geistfeld 17-17-0, Fischer 17-17-2, Imes 8-8-1).

DIGS: TMB (Dolan 17, Peterson 14, Langerock 10); Lakeview (Geistfeld 21, Louwagie 15, Stensrud 11).

SET ASSISTS: TMB (Langerock 31); Lakeview (Fischer 36).

BLOCKS: TMB (Wendland 4, K. Hensch 2); Lakeview (Rausch 3, Gniffke 2, Stensrud 1, Fischer 1).

RTR 3, YME 0

TYLER — Russell-Tyler-Ruthton defeated Yellow Medicine East 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-16) on Tuesday.

Haley Muenchow led RTR with 15 kills.

McKinley Schreurs added 17 digs and 20 set assists in the win while Kalleigh Carr recorded 15 digs.

Alli Steffen recorded 10 kills and 16 digs to lead YME.

RTR (20-8) will host Edgerton on Oct. 15 while YME (8-13) will host Ortonville on Oct. 15.

YME 18 13 16

RTR 25 25 25

KILLS: YME (Steffen 10, Flores 4); RTR (Muenchow 15, Baartman 6).

SERVING: YME (Steffen 13-14-2, Sakry 7-7-1); RTR (Carr 3 aces, Baartman 2 aces, Muenchow 2 aces).

DIGS: YME (Steffen 16, Flores 11); RTR (M. Schreurs 17, K. Carr 15).

SET ASSISTS: YME (Hinz 21); RTR (M. Schreurs 20).

BLOCKS: YME (Bones 3, Hinz 2); RTR (Witte 4, M. Schreurs 3).

MACCRAY 3, DB 0

DAWSON — MACCRAY defeated Dawson-Boyd 3-0 (25-14, 25-11, 25-15) on Tuesday.

Karoline Dahl led Dawson-Boyd with five kills and four digs.

Avery Bartunek and Megan Mamer added three kills apiece in the win, while Tarah Johnson and Amelia Olson each recorded a team-high five digs.

DB (8-16) will travel to Hancock on Oct. 15.

MACCRAY 25 25 25

Dawson 14 11 15

KILLS: Dawson-Boyd (Kar. Dahl 5, Bartunek 3, Mamer 3).

SERVING: Dawson-Boyd (Olson 10-10-2, Kar. Dahl 7-7-2, T. Johnson 3-5-2).

DIGS: Dawson-Boyd (T. Johnson 5, Olson 5).

SET ASSISTS: Dawson-Boyd (Husby 10).

BLOCKS: Dawson-Boyd (Bartunek 0-1, Mamer 0-1).

NUC 3, Wabasso 0

WABASSO — New Ulm Cathedral defeated Wabasso 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-20) on Tuesday.

Cora Eichten led the way for Wabasso with nine kills.

Ally Fenger added eight kills in the loss, while Halle Huhnerkoch recorded five kills and 10 digs.

Wabasso (7-16) travels to Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Thursday.

Cathedral 25 25 25

Wabasso 16 29 20

KILLS: Wabasso (Eichten 9, Fenger 8).

SERVING: Wabasso (Frank 8-8-1, Eichten 8-8-1).

DIGS: Wabasso (Brand 13, Huhnerkoch 10).

SET ASSISTS: Wabasso (Frank 13, Carlson 10).

BLOCKS: Wabasso (Eichten 1, Fenger 1).

MLA/C 3, WWG 0

COMFREY — Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey defeated Westbrook-Walnut Grove 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 28-26) on Tuesday.

Alli VandeKieft led WWG with six kills.

Madison Dennistoun, Camryn Bunting and Kelsey DeSmith recorded four kills apiece in the loss, while Halle Steen added three aces and three solo blocks along with 17 set assists.

WWG (13-12) will host Adrian on Monday.

WWG 20 19 26

MLA/C 25 25 28

KILLS: WWG (VandeKieft 6, Dennistoun 4, Bunting 4, DeSmith 4).

SERVING: WWG (Steen 13-13-3, Wahl 13-13-2, Berglund 14-15-1).

DIGS: WWG (Wahl 20).

SET ASSISTS: WWG (Steen 17).

BLOCKS: WWG (Steen 3, Herding 1).

Adrian 3, MCC 0

SLAYTON — Adrian defeated Murray County Central 3-0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-16) on Tuesday.

Shelby Christensen led MCC with five kills and 11 digs.

Bryn Hoekman added four kills and five blocks in the loss, while Brianna Schmitz finished with 12 digs and seven set assists.

MCC (6-15) will travel to Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey on Monday.

Adrian 25 25 25

MCC 11 8 16

KILLS: MCC (Christensen 5, Hoekman 4).

SERVING: MCC (Graphenteen 8-8-1, Schmitz 6-6-1, Christensen 5-8-1, Hoekman 4-7-1).

DIGS: MCC (Schmitz 12, Christensen 11, Frisk 10).

SET ASSISTS: MCC (Graphenteen 8, Schmitz 7).

BLOCKS: MCC (Hoekman 5).

Cross Country

Dragon Invite

ADRIAN — Four area schools competed at the Dragon Invitational in Adrian on Tuesday.

The Marshall Tigers won the girls race with a team score of 37. Murray County Central/Fulda placed second with 67 points, followed by Luverne at 81. Canby/Minneota finished fourth with 97 points, followed by Redwood Valley (162), Pipestone Area, (164), Southwest Minnesota Christian/Edgerton (165), Springfield (189), Worthington (246), Adrian (267), Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey (270) and Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (343).

Kate Bucher was Marshall’s top finisher, placing third overall with a time of 19:49.30. Natalee Sample (20:17.40) and Bellamy Sukalski (20:26.60) placed sixth and seventh, overall. Miracle Tucker added a 10th place time of 20:53.40, while Cameen McFarquhar finished in 21:01.90 for 12th place.

Morgan Gehl of MCC/Fulda won the race in 19:05.50. Ashley Overgaauw (20:50.00) and Amanda Overgaauw (20:52.20) finished consecutively in eighth and ninth place, respectively. Brylei Schrier added a time of 22:12.00 for 25th place, while Ella Stapek placed 26th at 22:20.50.

Grace Drietz led C/M with a time of 19:57.60 for fourth place. Braelyn Merritt placed 18th at 21:30.40, followed by McKenzie Ruether (22:09.90) in 24th place. Claire Stoks finished at 22:34.10 for 28th place, while Faith Traen completed the Lancers team score with a 30th place time of 22:58.90.

Annaka Hook led TMB with a time of 24:45.70 for 54th place. Sarena Schwartz finished in 78th place at 26:48.70, followed by Makala Lemburg (26:59.10) in 80th, Caitlyn Devereaux (29:09.60) in 87th and Hannah Larson (29:18.50) in 88th place.

Worthington had four Top 10 finishers to run away with the team win in the boys race with 35 points. Marshall placed second at 96 points, followed by Redwood Valley (113), Pipestone Area (126), Luverne (152), C/M (176), Windom Area (182), Jackson County Central (200), MLA/C (211), MCC/Fulda (260), Heron Lake-Okabena (270), Ortonville (292) and Springfield (319).

Zach Matzner finished the race in second place with a time of 17:08.30. Jenson Meyer added a time of 17:52.40 for ninth place, followed by Zach Leibfried (18:48.90) in 18th place, Josh Leibfried (19:11.20) in 30th place and Landon Wherry (19:24.60) in 38th place.

“Overall, we felt good about today’s effort and performance,” Marshall boys cross country coach Brian Leibfried said after the race. “This is our third race in seven days and we could see the effect upon some tired legs throughout our squads. But even with the tired legs, we were able to sustain effort within the last mile which is a sign that our strength and fitness levels are high.”

Marshall will now prepare for the Big South Conference Championships on Oct. 15.

Blake Stoks led C/M with a time of 18:27.00 for 14th place. Kolton Duis added a 27th place time of 19:06.40, while Eric Carrasco was in 39th at 19:27.90. Alexander Full placed 49th at 19:52.30, while Tristan Biershenk (19:58.50) placed 53rd to complete the Lancers score.

The MCC/Fulda boys were led by Lukas Stapek, who placed 19th with a time of 18:50.40. Maverick Beckmann (19:05.10) followed in 26th place, while Justin Clarke finished in 66th place at 20:34.10. Ryan Risacher finished in 22:24.30 for 89th place, while Dante Damm placed 91st at 22:30.90.

TMB did not register a team score in the boys race. Sawyer Schwartz placed 51st at 19:54.60 to lead the way. Gabe Struchen added a time of 23:02.30 for 97th place, while John Schmitt placed 110th at 25:01.80.

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