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Area Volleyball: Gobblers move streak to nine straight

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Area Volleyball: Gobblers move streak to nine straight
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

ONAMIA — Melissa Paulson, Mikayla Michaletz and Janae Herron combined for 35 kills and 14 blocks to lead the Aitkin Gobblers past the Great River Conference leading Onamia Panthers 3-1 Tuesday.

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Bailey Nordean contributed 20 digs and Kassie Kokesh tipped 19 set assists for Aitkin, which has now won nine straight matches.

Onamia had won seven straight matches and entered the contest tied for first with Braham.

The Gobblers improved to 8-1 in the conference and are now tied for second with Onamia behind Braham, where Aitkin travels to Thursday.

Onamia 25 19 22 22

Aitkin 22 25 25 25

Aitkin statistics

Bailey Nordean 1 ace serve, 5 kills, 1 block, 20 digs

Mikayla Michaletz 1 ace serve, 13 kills, 7 blocks, 5 digs

Jenae Herron 1 ace serve, 10 kills, 2 blocks, 8 digs

Chelsea Coombs 12 set assists

Kassie Kokesh 3 ace serves, 7 kills, 1 block, 19 set assists, 4 digs

Melissa Paulson 12 kills, 5 blocks, 4 digs

Conference: A 8-1. Overall: A 12-5. Next: Aitkin at Braham 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Pequot Lakes 3, Park Rapids 0

PEQUOT LAKES — Abby Palmer recorded 18 ace serves to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 3-0 Mid-State conference blowout of the Park Rapids Panthers Tuesday.

Palmer added five kills and four digs for the 16-5-1 Patriots.

Park Rapids 4 9 14

Pequot Lakes 25 25 25

Pequot Lakes statistics

Emma Clement 2 ace serves, 3 digs

Nicole Traut 1 ace serve, 2 kills

Abby Palmer 18 ace serves, 5 kills, 4 digs

Justyne Litzau 4 digs

Kristin Rettkowski 1 block

Sabrina Aldin 7 set assists, 3 digs

Jessica Nies 1 set assist

Katie White 9 set assists, 1 ace serve, 1 block, 3 digs

Kayla Miller 2 ace serves, 5 kills, 2 blocks, 4 digs

Rosie Mitchell 3 ace serves, 3 kills

Morgan Lohmiller 1 ace serve

Conference: PL 3-1. Overall: PL 16-5-1. Next: Pequot Lakes at Pine River-Backus 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Pine River-Backus 3,

Clearbrook-Gonvick 1

PINE RIVER — Brittany Kelley pounded down 17 kills and Journee Howard tallied 27 set assists for Pine River-Backus in a 3-1 defeat of Clearbrook-Gonvick in a non-conference match Tuesday.

Clearbrook-Gonvick 25 17 22 25

Pine River-Backus 16 25 25 27

Pine River-Backus statistics

Journee Howard 3 kills, 27 set assists, 1 ace serve, 1 block, 4 digs

Meg Stevenson 1 kill, 4 digs

Nicole Arends 1 dig

Allison Holm 1 dig

Kelsey Schwartz 2 ace serves

Liz Downie 7 kills, 5 digs

Brittany Kelley 17 kills, 1 set assist, 9 digs, 2 blocks

Megan Felthous 8 kills, 1 set assist, 1 ace serve, 7 digs, 1 block

Lexi Smith 7 digs

Overall: PRB 13-5. Next: Pequot Lakes at Pine River-Backus 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Staples-Motley 3,

Detroit Lakes 2

DETROIT LAKES — Kelly Pearson collected nine kills and Kaitlin Spar added eight as the Staples-Motley Cardinals topped the Detroit Lakes Lakers 3-2 in Mid-State Conference action Tuesday.

The win broke up an eight match losing streak for the Cardinals.

Spar and Marily Eagletail also served four aces each.

Detroit Lakes 25 25 20 23 12

Staples-Motley 21 19 25 25 15

Staples-Motley statistics

Kelly Pearson 9 kills, 3 ace serves, 1 block, 33 digs

Kaitlin Spar 8 kills, 4 ace serves, 2 blocks, 33 digs

Ashley Jenniges 2 kills, 1 ace serve, 1 block, 15 digs

Claire Uhlman 4 kills, 1 ace serve, 1 block, 43 digs

Marilyn Eagletail 7 kills, 4 ace serves, 38 digs

Theresa Odden 5 kills, 34 digs

Conference: SM 3-2. Overall: SM 6-18. Next: Staples-Motley hosts Browerville 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Verndale 3, Laporte 0

VERNDALE — Teresa Moenkedick collected 20 kills and 13 digs, while adding a block and two set assists as Verndale swept Laporte 3-0 Tuesday.

Elyssa Kern added six ace serves, eight digs and 11 set assists for the Pirates.

Laporte 11 5 4

Verndale 25 25 25

Verndale statistics

Shania Glenz 4 kills, 6 digs, 1 block

Teresa Moenkedick 20 kills, 2 set assists, 13 digs, 1 block

Jordyn Glenz 4 ace serves, 2 kills, 1 set assist, 8 digs

Elyssa Kern 6 ace serves, 1 kill, 11 set assists, 5 digs

Krista Dailey 3 kills, 2 set assists, 3 digs

Miranda Dougherty 1 kill, 1 set assist, 5 digs

Jessica Wright 9 digs

Overall: V 13-6. Next: Verndale at Sebeka 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Fourth Baptist 3,

Lake Region 2

PLYMOUTH — Marlee Moore finished with 12 kills, 13 digs and eight blocks as Lake Region was edged by Fourth Baptist 3-2 Tuesday.

Bethany Cressman added 25 digs for the hornets and Sam Snow notched 25 set assists and eight kills.

Fourth Baptist 21 27 25 16 15

Lake Region 25 25 17 25 10

Lake Region statistics

Marlee Moore 12 kills, 8 blocks, 1 ace serve, 13 digs

Bethany Cressman 4 kills, 2 blocks, 25 digs, 1 set assist

Sam Snow 8 kills, .5 block, 1 ace serve, 12 digs, 25 set assists

Taylor Snow 5 kills, 2 ace serves, 19 digs, 1 set assist

Grace Czeczok 4 kills, 24 digs, 11 set assists

Molly Grider 6 kills, .5 blocks, 1 ace serve, 1 dig

Emily Cremers 22 digs

Conference: LRCS 7-5. Overall: LRCS 12-5. Next: Lake Region hosts Maplewood Academy 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

St. Cloud Cathedral 3,

Little Falls 0

LITTLE FALLS — The Little Flyers saw their three-match win streak stopped, despite the eight kill effort from Noelle Kurowski, as they to St. Cloud Cathedral 3-0 Tuesday in a Granite Ridge Conference match.

Stephanie Wardarski tallied 17 set assists and Sierra Virnig notched 15 digs for the Flyers.

St. Cloud Cathedral 25 25 25

Little Falls 17 22 16

Little Falls statistics

Emily Suska 1 ace serve, 6 digs

Jennifer Ronning 4 kills, 3 digs

Katie Schulte 2 kills, 3 digs, 1 block

Kendra Pohlman 6 kills, 2 ace serves, 3 digs

Laura Fregin 1 kill, 1 dig

Noelle Kurowski 8 kills, 3 ace serves, 12 digs

Sierra Virnig 1 set assist, 15 digs

Stephanie Wardarski 1 kill, 17 set assists, 9 digs

Conference: LF 4-5. Overall: LF 7-19. Next: Little Falls hosts Foley 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

LPGE 3, Pierz 1

PIERZ — Bridget Bednar racked up 13 digs, 12 kills, 4 blocks, 2 set assists and an ace serve for the Pierz Pioneers, who fell to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 3-1 Tuesday.

Jessica Hawks tallied 11 digs and 19 set assists and Anna Welle added 10 kills, eight blocks and three digs for the Pioneers.

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 21 25 25 25

Pierz 25 20 21 18

Pierz statistics

Miranda Woitalla 1 dig

Jessica Hawks 11 digs, 19 set assists, 1 kill, 1 block

Elizabeth Tomala 1 dig, 1 set assist

Brook Brausen 6 set assists

Bridget Bednar 13 digs, 2 set assists, 12 kills, 1 ace serve, 4 blocks

Megan Boser 8 digs

Tiara Hopkins 8 digs, 5 kills, 1 block

Anna Welle 8 digs, 10 kills, 3 blocks

Kailee Monson 1 kill

Alyssa Boser 2 digs, 2 kills, 3 blocks

Michaela Rocheleau 3 digs, 2 set assists, 5 kills, 1 ace serve

Overall: Prz 16-9. Next: Pierz hosts Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Wadena-Deer Creek 3,

Crosby-Ironton 0

CROSBY — Hallie Schmidt recorded six kills and two digs as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers lost to the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 3-0 in a Mid-State Conference match Monday.

Wadena-DC 25 25 25

Crosby-Ironton 5 3 12

Crosby-Ironton statistics

Mariah Melenich 1 assist, 6 digs

Shania Johnson 2 kills, 8 digs

Dawn Nelson 1 kill

Sam Anderson 1 ace, 1 kill

Hallie Schmidt 6 kills, 2 digs

Bailey Swensen 1 kill, 7 assists, 6 digs

Lisa Knutson 2 kills, 1 block, 1 dig

Kerra Grittner 4 digs

Karigan Lattery 1 dig

Conference: C-I 0-4. Overall: C-I 4-19. Next: Crosby-Ironton hosts Hill City 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

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