9/20/2019 10:56:00 AM Cardinals edge Eagles in five
Windom 25-23-25-16-13 = 2 Redwood Valley 20-25-19-25-15 = 3 In a back-and-forth match that went the distance, Redwood Valley scored the final two points of the night in the fifth set, edging past the Windom Eagle volleyball team 3-2 at Redwood Falls.
The Eagles won the opening set, then controlled the third set to take a 2-1 lead. But Redwood battled back, forcing a fifth set with a 25-16 win.
In the fifth set, the Cardinals held an early lead before the Eagles fought back, tying the set at 13-13. But the Cardinals recorded a kill and forced an error to score the last two points for the win.
Halle Jackson led Windom at the service line, going 18-of-18 with two aces. Autumn Hauge was 17-of-17 with an ace and Meadow Espenson went 12-of-14 with an ace.
Katelyn Nichols led the Eagles at the net with 21 kills and four solo blocks. Hauge added 19 kills and two blocks.
Jackson finished with 26 set assists. Reegan Elder added 15 assists. Jackson and Shelby Erickson each recorded eight digs.
MCC 28-20-24-15 = 1 RRC 26-25-26-25 = 3 Red Rock Central rallied to win the critical third set and carried the momentum into the fourth set Thursday, defeating Murray County Central 3-1 at Lamberton.
The Falcons dropped the first set 28-26, then rallied to win the next two sets in close fashion before pulling away late for the win.
Carissa Erickson led the Falcons at the service line, firing six aces on 22-of-22 serving. Karli Arkell went 20-of-20 with two aces.
At the net, Arkell finished with a team-high 15 kills. Nicole Schroepfer added 13 kills.
Erickson had 17 set assists and Schroepfer tallied 13 assists. Bianca Weis finished with a team-high 22 digs.
HBC 25-22-22-20 = 1 MLAC 21-25-25-25 = 3 Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey shook off a tough first set Thursday night, pulling away late in each of the next three sets to defeat Hills-Beaver Creek 3-1 at Comfrey.
The Wolverines tightened up the defense in the final three sets, slowing down HBC's potent middle attack. The Wolverines also had a strong night at the service line with 16 ace serves as a team.
Destiny Sybounheuan led MLAC from the service line with six aces on 21-of-21 serving. Bileigh Anacker added three aces on 13-of-16 serving. Kirsten Myers and Margo Stoesz had two ace serves each.
Stoesz led MLAC at the net with 21 kills. Megan McCue chipped in five kills and Anna Kirk and Myers each had four.
Sybounheuan finished with 34 set assists and a team-high 16 digs. Sophie Carrison added 14 digs.
Next matches: Check for updates after each match. Windom: at MN VB Warehouse Tourney (Burnsville), Sept. 20-21 MLAC: at HLOF (Okabena), Sept. 24 RRC: vs. WWG (at Lamberton), Sept. 20 WWG: at RRC (Lamberton), Sept. 20