PREP VOLLEYBALL: DB, RTR, RRC get through 1st day of Subway Classic clean

MARSHALL – Three area volleyball teams reached the Gold Division during pool play at the Subway Classic on Friday at Southwest Minnesota State University and Marshall High School.

Dawson-Boyd won Pool 2 by defeating Martin Luther/Grenada-Huntley-East Chain (25-16, 25-9) and New Ulm (score not available).

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton was the champion of Pool 7 after topping Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop (25-15, 26-24) and Fulda (25-16, 25-16).

Red Rock Central took Pool 8 by posting wins over Legacy Christian (25-15, 25-17) and Lincoln HI (25-6, 25-18).

The Blackjacks play the Knights in the quarterfinals of the Gold Division today. Red Rock Central has a quarterfinal-round meeting with Central Minnesota Christian.

Murray County Central split its pool matches, defeating Lac qui Parle Valley (25-7, 20-25 15-8) and losing to Springfield (23-25, 25-18, 10-15). After Lac qui Parle Valley topped Springfield in the other pool match, all three teams had identical 1-1 records in tournament play.

After tournament officials conducted a series of tiebreakers, and Lac Qui Parle Valley won the pool over Murray County Central.

The Rebels were placed in the Brown Division and will play Renville County West in the quarterfinals today.

Westbrook-Walnut Grove also split its pool matches, losing to Central Minnesota Christian (19-25, 4-25) before sweeping St. James Area (25-16, 25-17).

The Chargers, who are also in the Brown Division, are scheduled to play Legacy Christian in the quarterfinals.

Lincoln HI dropped its other pool match to Legacy Christian (25-20, 25-17) and will play St. James Area today in the quarterfinals of the White Division.


SERVING – LH (Morgan Citterman 13-13-2, Maranda Jerzak 12-12-1, Alex DeSmet 7-7-1, Brooke Taylor 7-8-2).

KILLS – LH (Brandi Barke 3, Jerzak 3, Taylor 3).

DIGS – LH (Citterman 13, Barke 9, Otto 5, Jordan Bucholz).

SET ASSISTS – LH (Citterman 12, Alyssa Otto 10).

BLOCKS – LH (Otto 1, Taylor 1).


SERVING – MCC (Hannah Schmidt 15-15-2, McKenzie Schmitz 7-7-2, Dana Vander Wal 7-7-1, Paris Thomas 17-17).

KILLS – MCC (Kristi Bose 16, Lindsey Barritt 8, Schmitz 6).

DIGS – MCC (Schmidt 18, Thomas 14, Bose 10, Jade Giese 10).

ASSISTS – MCC (Thomas 21, Giese 10).

BLOCKS – MCC (Thomas 1, Bose 1).


SERVING – MCC (Hannah Schmidt 13-13-2, Paris Thomas 11-12-2, Dana Vander Wall 10-11-1).

KILLS – MCC (Kristi Bose 12, Lindsey Barritt 10, Sierra Van Iperen 5).

DIGS – MCC (Schmidt 18, Bose 15, Vander Wal 8, Thomas 7).

ASSISTS – MCC (Jade Giese 21, Thomas 11).

BLOCKS – MCC (Giese 1).


Friday’s Results

At Southwest Minnesota State University’s R/A Facility

Pool 1

Central Minnesota Christian def. Westbrook-Walnut Grove, 25-19, 25-4

Central Minnesota Christian def. St. James Area, N/A

Westbrook-Walnut Grove def. St. James Area, 25-16, 25-17

Pool 2

Dawson-Boyd def. Martin Luther/Grenada-Huntley-East Chain, 25-16, 25-9

Dawson-Boyd def. New Ulm, N/A

Martin Luther/Grenada-Huntley-East Chain def. New Ulm, 25-17, 14-25, 16-14

Pool 3

MACCRAY def. Windom Area, 25-18, 25-20

MACCRAY def. Adrian, 25-21, 25-11

Windom Area def. Adrian, 25-19, 25-14.

Pool 4

Murray County Central def. Lac Qui Parle Valley, 25-7, 20-25, 15-8

Lac Qui Parle Valley def. Springfield, 25-16, 25-10

Springfield def. Murray County Central, 25-23, 18-25, 15-10

NOTE: Lac Qui Parle edged Murray County Central in tiebreakers to win the pool. Springfield finished third.

At Marshall High School

Pool 5

Southwestern United def. Renville County West, 18-25, 25-15, 15-9

Southwestern United def. Cedar Mountain Comfrey, 25-8, 25-11

Renville County West def. Cedar Mountain Comfrey, 25-22, 25-9

Pool 6

Worthington def. United South Central, 25-15, 25-13

Worthington def. Hills-Beaver Creek, 25-12, 25-12

United South Central def. Hills-Beaver Creek, 25-16, 25-15

Pool 7

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton def. Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop, 25-15, 26-24

Russell Tyler-Ruthton def. Fulda 25-16, 25-16

Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop def. Fulda, 25-11, 25-17

Pool 8

Red Rock Central def. Legacy Christian, 25-15, 25-17

Red Rock Central def. Lincoln HI, 25-6, 25-18

Legacy Christian def. Lincoln HI, 25-20, 25-17

Today’s Matches

Gold Division


Central Minnesota Christian vs. Red Rock Central

Southwestern United vs. Lac Qui Parle Valley

MACCRAY vs. Worthington

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton vs. Dawson-Boyd

Brown Division


Westbrook-Walnut Grove vs. Legacy Christian

Renville County West vs. Murray County Central

Windom Area vs. United South Central

Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop vs. Martin Luther/Grenada-Huntley-East Chain

White Division


St. James Area vs. Lincoln HI

Cedar Mountain/Comfrey vs. Springfield

Adrian vs. Hills-Beaver Creek

Fulda vs. New Ulm