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College Volleyball: Raiders stay perfect with 2 wins at Willmar

WILLMAR—Maggi Fellerman tallied 32 kills in two games, and Paige Wallevand tipped 54 set assists as the Central Lakes Raiders volleyball team continued their impressive start to the season with two wins on Friday, Aug. 31, in Willmar.

The Raiders, ranked third in the latest NJCAA polls, defeated the Bethel JV in five sets, and the blanked the ninth-ranked Ridgewater Spartans for 3-0. It was the second win for the Raiders over the Spartans in the last week.

CLC won the first two sets against the Royals JV, and scored a 15-9 victory in the fifth set. Fellerman notched 16 kills, and Cassie Smieja finished with 15 in the win, while Wallevand tipped 37 set assists. Hailey Tihlarik scooped 37 digs.

The Raiders were strong at the net in the game against Ridgewater as they recorded 14 blocks, led by Fellerman's five. Fellerman also led the way in kills with 16. Kylie Porter collected 18 set assists and Wallevand totaled 17 as CLC moved their overall record to 7-0.

Bethel JV 21 15 25 25 9

Central Lakes 25 25 21 18 15

Ridgewater 22 26 18

Central Lakes 25 25 25

Raider statistics (kills, set assists, blocks, digs, ace serves)

Sydney Forbord 8 kills, 3 ace serves, 3 digs, 1 block

Shelby Berg 1 ace serve, 4 digs

Cassie Smieja 19 kills, 1 set assist, 1 ace serve, 16 digs, 1 block

Hailey Tihlarik 1 kill, 1 set assist, 1 ace serve, 39 digs

Maggi Fellerman 32 kills, 2 set assists, 5 digs, 6 blocks

Kaitlyn Luksik 7 kills, 10 digs, 3 blocks

Kylie Porter 3 kills, 29 set assists, 5 ace serves, 15 digs, 1 block

Alie Johanneck 1 kill, 1 dig, 1 block

Paige Wallevand 14 kills, 54 set assists, 3 ace serves, 17 digs, 3 blocks

Sydney Berg 5 kills, 1 digs, 2 blocks

Carlie Schroeder 1 set assist, 2 ace serves, 7 digs

Overall: CLC 7-0. Next: CLC at Northland Community & Technical College 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.