Windom 26-18-25 = 0
Pipestone 28-25-27 = 3
The Windom Eagle volleyball team couldn’t close out sets Tuesday night, dropping a 3-0 decision at Pipestone in Big South Conference West Division play.
The Eagles and Arrows locked in a tight opening set before Pipestone scored a string of points late, taking a 28-26 win. The Arrows carried that momentum into a second game 25-18 win.
In the third set, the Eagles again had an early lead before Pipestone roared back, closing out the match with a 27-25 victory.
Hadley Sammons led the Eagles at the service line, going 18-of-18 with three aces. Kadyn Paulson was 16-of-16 with an ace and Charlee Huska was 11-of-12 with an ace.
At the net, Tristyn Maras led the Eagles with 13 kills. Elliot Espenson added five kills and Hannah Dauer had four.
Huska had a team-high 16 set assists. Makenna McNamara finished with 14 assists. Maras had a team-high 22 digs while Paulson added 20.
WWG 25-25-25-25 = 3
RRC 23-27-16-22 = 1
Red Rock Central battled back after a tight first-set loss Tuesday, but couldn’t sustain its momentum, dropping a 3-1 decision to Westbrook-Walnut Grove at Lamberton.
WWG won the opening set before the Falcons battled back, rallying late in set two before eventually winning 27-25.
But the Chargers regained control in the third set, pulling away to win 25-16, then holding off a late Falcon rally in set four to win 25-22.
Sondra Rindfleisch led RRC at the net with 10 kills. Abby Evans added nine kills, Josie Horning had seven and Jada Radmaker finished with six.
Jadyn Steen went 11-of-14 serving with three aces. Ella Erickson was 19-of-20 with an ace.
Emily DeCock finished with 26 set assists and had a team-high 15 digs. Erickson and Maia Scheffler each had 14 digs.
AE 25-25-25-25 = 3
MLAC 27-17-20-18 = 1
Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey couldn’t sustain its early momentum Tuesday night, falling 3-1 to Adrian-Ellsworth at Comfrey.
The Wolverines rallied from three points down late in the opening set, eventually winning 27-25. But the Dragons answered, seizing momentum with a 25-17 win in set two. AE pulled away late to win the third set, then built a comfortable lead to win the fourth set.
Jaci Tollefson went 19-of-20 serving with three aces. Michala Morin was 17-of-18 with two aces and Brooke Naas went 17-of-18 with an ace.
Morin finished with 14 kills. Naas added nine and Kyla Wuertz finished with six kills and two solo blocks.
Tollefson finished with 34 set assists. Morin had a team-high 26 digs. Tollefson added 24 digs.
Next matches: Check for updates after each match.
Windom: at Luverne, Sept. 15
MLAC: at Edgerton, Sept. 15
RRC: at JCC Tourney (Jackson), Sept. 17