Luverne 09-21-22 = 0 Windom 25-25-25 = 3 The Windom Eagle volleyball team put up a strong block and was aggressive at the net Thursday night, shutting down a powerful Luverne squad 3-0 at Windom.
Game scores were 25-9, 25-21 and 25-22.
The Eagles took the Cardinals out of rhythm from the start with their blocking and aggressive serving, which gave Windom several free ball chances. Windom rolled to a 25-9 win in the first set.
The final two sets were back and forth until the closing stages, when the Eagles rallied to close out both sets to earn the sweep.
Becca Hacker led the Eagles at the service line, going 18-of-20 with three aces. Halle Jackson was 12-of-13 with two aces.
Porsha Porath led the Eagles at the net with 18 kills. Hacker added eight kills and Maurissa Isaacs finished with five. Katelyn Nichols proved pivotal at the net, tallying eight solo blocks, many against the Cardinals' all-conference hitter, Lexi Ferrell.
Hacker finished with a team-high 20 set assists. Emily Steen had 12 digs.
MCC 20-21-25-20 = 1 RRC 25-25-20-25 = 3 Red Rock Central avenged an earlier defeat Thursday night, claiming a 3-1 victory over Murray County Central at Lamberton.
Game scores were 25-20, 25-21, 20-25 and 25-20.
The Falcons were led by a big night at the net from senior Hannah DeCock and junior Vanessa Kedl. DeCock blasted 13 kills while Kedl added 12. Kierra Highby chipped in six.
Kyra Osland Paced RRC from the service line, going 20-of-20 with two aces. DeCock was 16-of-18 with two aces. Nicole Schroepfer went 10-of-10 with an ace and Highby finished 13-of-14 with an ace.
Kennedi Janssen finished with 26 set assists. Haley Simonson had a team-high 25 digs.
WWG 25-27-18-23-06 = 2 Edgerton 20-25-25-25-15 = 3 Westbrook-Walnut Grove raced to a two-set lead Thursday night, but Edgerton roared to life in the third set, rallying all the way back for a 3-2 victory over the Chargers at Edgerton.
Game scores were 20-25, 25-27, 25-18, 25-23 and 15-6.
WWG had a tough time getting into an offensive rhythm over the final three sets as Edgerton served aggressively and was sharp on offense.
Brittany Erickson led WWG with 10 kills. Camryn Bunting chipped in eight. Talitha Horkey went 17-of-18 serving with two aces. Grace Woelber had 22 set assists and 19 digs.
Patriots 3, Wolverines 0 Hills-Beaver Creek stayed unbeaten in Red Rock Conference play Thursday, rolling to a 3-0 sweep over Mt. Lake Area at Mt. Lake.
Statistics will be posted when they become available.
Next matches: Check for updates after each match. Windom: vs. MCW, Oct. 2 MLA: at HLO (Okabena), Oct. 3 RRC: at HBC (Hills), Oct. 3 WWG: at Ellsworth, Oct. 5