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Area Volleyball: Lake Region wins state championship

ROSEMOUNT — Bethany Cressman collected 19 kills, 29 digs, 6.5 blocks and served two aces to lead the Lake Region Christian Hornets to a 3-2 victory over Owatonna in the championship game of the Minnesota Association of Christian Schools state tournament Saturday.

Marlee Moore added 16 kills, 31 digs and 10.5 blocks, while Sam Snow totaled 27 set assists. Grace Czeczok led the team in digs with 37 and Taylor Snow added 14 kills and 26 digs.

“The Hornets left it all out on the court and came out the victors,” said Lake Region head coach Lauri Snow.

Lake Region finished the year with an 18-5 total record. Bethany Cressman earned tournament Most Valuable Player honors and Sam Snow was named to the all-tournament team.

Owatonna 25 16 27 25 13

Lake Region 22 25 25 27 15

Lake Region statistics

Marlee Moore 16 kills, 10.5 blocks, 2 ace serves, 31 digs

Bethany Cressman 19 kills, 6.5 blocks, 2 ace serves, 29 digs, 4 set assists

Sam Snow 8 kills, 17 digs, 27 set assists

Taylor Snow 14 kills, 26 digs, 5 set assists

Grace Czeczok 9 kills, .5 block, 2 ace serves, 37 digs, 8 set assists

Autumn Martin 2 kills, .5 block, 11 digs, 1 set assist

Molly Grider 2 kills, 18 digs, 3 set assists

Overall: LRCS 18-5.

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