PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, Murray County Central to play for title
WINDOM – The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton volleyball team advanced to the Section 3A South subsection championship game on Tuesday with a 3-0 win over Southwest Minnesota Christian in Windom.
Jessie Nelson led the Panthers at the net with 10 kills and a block. Kassidy Przymus added nine kills and five digs.
Sara Stoneberg was 20-for-20 serving with three aces while Anna Peterson was 14-for-15 with three aces. Peterson also added nine digs while Stoneberg had six. Gabbie Gervais came away with 26 set assists in the win also.
TMB (20-12) will face Murray County Central on Thursday at Southwest Minnesota State University in the South Division championship game at 7:30 p.m.
Southwest MN Christian15 17 17
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton25 25 25
SERVING (MADE-ATTEMPTED-ACES) – Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Sara Stoneberg 20-20-3, Anna Peterson 14-15-3, Sydney Lanoue 12-12-2, Sammie Gervais 14-14-1).
KILLS – Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Jessie Nelson 10, Kassidy Przymus 9, Lanoue 5, S. Gervais 4).
DIGS – Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Peterson 9, Stoneberg 6, Przymus 5, S. Gervais 5).
SET ASSISTS – Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Gabbie Gervais 26).
BLOCKS (SOLO-ASSISTED) – Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (S. Gervais 1, Nelson 1).
RECORD – Southwest Minnesota Christian (18-8-2 overall); Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (20-12 overall).
NEXT MATCH – Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (will play Murray County Central at Southwest Minnesota State University on Thursday in the Section 3A South subsection championship at 7:30 p.m.).
Murray County Central 3, Southwestern United 2
WINDOM – The third-seeded Murray County Central volleyball team upended the second seed Southwest United, winning in five on Tuesday night in Windom.
The Rebels won 25-12, 10-25, 25-21, 24-26, 15-12 to advance to the Section 3A South subsection championship on Thursday.
Lindsey Barritt led MCC with 16 kills while Kristi Bose was right behind her with 15. Bose added 19 digs, two blocks and was 16-for-16 with an ace serving.
Dana Vander Wal was 18-of-19 with three aces and also recorded 14 digs. Hannah Schmidt was 13-of-14 with three aces and also had 14 digs. Jade Giese had one ace with her 17-of-18 serving performance to go with 19 set assists, 12 digs and a block.
The Rebels will play Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Thursday at Southwest Minnesota State University in the South Division championship game at 7:30 p.m.
Murray County Central25 10 25 24 15
Southwest United12 25 21 26 12
SERVING (MADE-ATTEMPTED-ACES) – Murray County Central (Dana Vander Wal 18-19-3, Hannah Schmidt 13-14-3, Jade Giese 17-18-1, Kristi Bose 16-16-1).
KILLS – Murray County Central (Lindsey Barritt 16, Bose 15, McKenzie Schmitz 4).
DIGS – Murray County Central (Bose 19, Vander Wal 14, Schmidt 14, Giese 12).
SET ASSISTS – Murray County Central (Giese 19, Paris Thomas 18).
BLOCKS (SOLO-ASSISTED) – Murray County Central (Bose 2-0, Giese 1-0, Schimtz 1-0).
RECORD – Murray County Central (17-4 overall); Southwest United (25-4-1).
NEXT MATCH – Murray County Central (will play Tracy-Milroy-Balaton at Southwest Minnesota State University on Thursday in the Section 3A South subsection championship at 7:30 p.m.).