D-B dominates Ortonville
Kylie Schuelke recorded six aces, while Katarina Kuhlmann served up five of her own as the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks swept Ortonville in a non-conference volleyball match Friday in Ortonville.
Schuelke was 18-for-19 serving for the match, which Dawson-Boyd swept 25-6, 25-7, 25-8. She also had a team-high 11 digs.
Kuhlmann finished 12-for-12 serving and tied Nicole Jurgenson for the team lead with seven kills.
Brooke Franzky was perfect serving for the Blackjacks, ending her night 14-for-14 with four aces.
Setters Justin Flattum and Andrea Lee racked up 11 set assists apiece in Dawson-Boyd’s 6-2 system. Junior middle hitter Kelly Husby added four kills and two ace blocks.
The Blackjacks (1-0 overall) host Montevideo on Monday for their next match.
Dawson-Boyd 6 7 8
Ortonville25 25 25
DAWSON-BOYD INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Serving (good-att-aces): Kylie Schuelke 18-19-6, Brooke Franzky 14-14-4, Katarina Kuhlmann 12-12-5.
Kills: Kuhlmann 7, Nicole Jurgenson 7, Kelly Husby 4.
Digs: Schuelke 11, Justine Lee 8.
Set Assists: Justine Flattum 11, Andrea Lee 11.
Blocks: Husby 2, Kuhlmann 1, Flattum 1.
Pipestone Area 3, Canby 1
The Pipestone Area volleyball team edged out Canby on Friday in Pipestone, spoiling the season opener for the Lancer with a 3-1 win.
Pipestone claimed the opening set 25-22, but Canby evened things up after taking Set 2 25-16. The Arrows snuck out victories in the final two sets, however, winning 25-23 and 26-24.
Eighth-grader Abbey Pederson provided offense for Canby at the service line, finishing 21-for-23 with six aces. Pederson also contributed 16 set assists.
Dani Kontz also served well for the Lancers, ending her night 14 of 16 with three aces, while also leading the team with 28 digs.
Ricki Kallhoff and Alayna Pederson each recorded three ace blocks. Kallhoff led Canby with seven kills. Alayna Pederson added five.
The Lancers (0-1 overall) open up Camden Conference play with their next match, as they host the MACCRAY Wolverines on Aug. 30.
Canby22 25 23 24
Pipestone25 16 25 26
CANBY INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Serving (good-att-aces): Abbey Pederson 21-23-6, Dani Kontz 14-16-3.
Kills: Ricki Kallhoff 7, Alayna Pederson 5.
Digs: Kontz 28, Tara Kockelman 12.
Set Assists: Ab. Pederson 16, Abbi Denekamp 14.
Blocks: Kallhoff 3, Al. Pederson 3.
MACCRAY 3, YME 0
Ashley Dirksen’s all-around effort helped carry the MACCRAY Wolverines to a 3-0 sweep of the Yellow Medicine East Sting in Granite Falls Friday night. MACCRAY won by scores of 25-18, 25-8 and 25-16.
Dirksen was flawless while serving, finishing 16-for-16 with an ace, and also pounded down seven kills and recorded a team-high 11 digs.
Ali Siverhus added two aces on 14 of 15 serving, while Laura Hauser was 8-for-9 with three aces.
Brooklyn Gould’s nine kills were a team best, as were Alleah Schwitters’ 20 set assists. Keridee Miller had a pair of ace blocks for the Wolverines as well.
MACCRAY (1-0 overall) hosts Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart for its next match on Tuesday. YME (0-1) are at Central Minnesota Christian on Tuesday as well.
YME18 8 16
MACCRAY25 25 25
MACCRAY INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Serving (good-att-aces): Ashley Dirksen 16-16-1, Ali Siverhus 14-15-2, Molly Friese 10-11-0, Laura Hauser 8-9-3.
Kills: Brooklyn Gould 9, Dirksen 7, Emily Orwick 6.
Digs: Dirksen 11, Friese 8, Siverhus 5, Gould 4.
Set Assists: Aleah Schwitters 20.
Blocks: Keridee Miller 2, Orwick 1.