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Area Volleyball: Pioneers outlast Gobblers in 5 sets

PIERZ--Hannah Krych slammed 12 kills and six ace serves for the Pierz Pioneers as they defeated the Aitkin Gobblers 3-2 Tuesday, Aug. 28. Emily Daiker of Pierz put up 20 set assists and eight kills while Jade Porter had 10 kills and 11 digs. Aitk...

PIERZ-Hannah Krych slammed 12 kills and six ace serves for the Pierz Pioneers as they defeated the Aitkin Gobblers 3-2 Tuesday, Aug. 28.

Emily Daiker of Pierz put up 20 set assists and eight kills while Jade Porter had 10 kills and 11 digs.

Aitkin's Ramsey Moe recorded 10 kills and seven blocks while her Gobbler teammate Ally Ehnstrom tallied 62 set assists in the non-conference match.

Pierz 25 20 20 26 15

Aitkin 22 25 25 28 12

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Aitkin statistics

Ramsey Moe 2 aces, 10 kills, 7 blocks, 3 digs

Jillian MacDonald 3 digs

Lydia Fellerman 4 kills, 4 blocks

Kate Pelarski 8 digs

Noelle Jones 1 kill, 4 blocks

Ally Ehnstrom 1 ace, 2 digs, 62 set assists

Sarah Curtiss 4 kills, 1 block

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Kaija Davies 1 ace, 12 kills, 7 blocks

Peyton Peterson 1 dig, 47 set assists

Overall:1-1 A . Next: Aitkin against Duluth Central Tuesday Sept 4th

Pierz statistics

Kirsten Hebler 13 digs

Jayden Smieja 5 kills, 3 blocks 6 digs, 2 ace serves

Amaya Rocheleau 13 set assists, 9 digs, 1 ace serve

Kaitlyn Lanners 1 dig

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Ashlyn Libby 8 kills, 9 digs, 1 ace serve

Hannah Krych 12 kills, 1 block, 2 digs, 6 ace serves

Emily Daiker 8 kills, 20 set assists, 1 block, 4 digs, 1 ace serve

Katie LeBlanc 5 digs

Jade Porter 10 kills, 1 block, 11 digs

Emily Dehler 2 kills, 1 set assist, 1 block, 2 digs

Overall: Prz . Next: Pierz.

Crosby-Ironton 3, Hill City 0

CROSBY-Mya Decent crushed seven kills and rolled up 21 digs and six blocks to help the Crosby-Ironton Rangers to a 3-0 defeat over the Hill City Hornets in a non-conference match Tuesday, Aug. 28.

Danielle Rydberg knocked down five kills and added seven ace serves, five digs and a single block in C-I's season opener.

Crosby-Ironton 25 26 25-3

Hill City 21 24 20-0

Crosby-Ironton statistics

Bailey Potter 5 kills, 2 digs, 2 blocks

Jacey Rydberg 1 kill, 1 ace serve, 11 digs, 1 block

Marlee Zender 1 kill, 1 ace serve, 1 dig,

Caitlyn Gutzman 1 kill, 2 ace serves, 21 digs

Danielle Rydberg 5 kills, 7 ace serves, 5 digs, 1 block

Michaela Stangel 5 kills, 1 ace serve, 11 digs, 1 block

Abby Arneson 1 kill, 1 dig, 1 block

Mya Decent 7 kills, 1 ace serve, 21 digs, 6 blocks

Overall: C-I 1-0.

Little Falls 3, LPGE 0

LITTLE FALLS-Kerstin Knopik slammed eight kills and three ace serves while putting up six blocks for the Little Falls Flyers as they swept the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder 3-0 Tuesday.

Allie Steinmetz of the Flyers recorded 14 digs while Taylor Jordan put up 13 set assists.

LP-GE 21 12 17

Little Falls 25 25 25

Little Falls statistics

Taylor Jordan 1 kill, 13 set assists, 1 ace serve

Madelyn VanRisseghem 6 kills, 2 blocks

Kerstin Knopik 8 kills, 6 blocks, 3 ace serves

Josie Sobiech 1 kill, 6 set assists, 1 block, 7 digs

Ellie Skeesick 3 kills, 3 blocks, 4 digs, 3 ace serves

Abby Poser 7 digs

Allie Steinmetz 1 set assist, 14 digs, 4 ace serves

Sami Tembreull 4 kills, 2 blocks, 7 digs, 1 ace serve

Amari Riley 4 kills, 1 block

Next: Mora at Little Falls 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30.

WDC 3, Pequot Lakes 0

WADENA-Kennedy Gravelle tallied 12 kills, five blocks and two digs as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines shut out the Pequot Lakes Patriots 3-0 in a non-conference match Tuesday, Aug. 28.

Ashley Adams posted 19 set assists, four blocks, five kills and nine digs for the Wolverines.

Wadena-Deer Creek 25 25 25-3

Pequot Lakes 18 17 18-0

Wadena-Deer Creek statistics

Mackenzie Carsten 8 set assists, 6 digs

Madison Carsten 1 set assist, 3 blocks, 5 kills, 7 digs

Ashley Adams 19 set assist, 4 blocks, 5 kills, 9 digs

Courtny Warren 10 digs,

Kennedy Gravelle 5 blocks, 12 kills, 2 digs

Kyla Ness 9 digs,

Laura Krause 3 kills, 4 digs, 1 block

Kylee Hopp 3 kills

Overall: WDC 1-0 . Next: Wadena-Deer Creek at Perham Thursday August 30th at 7:30 p.m.

Pine River-Backus 3, Laporte 0

PINE RIVER-Riley Hirschey of Pine River-Backus recorded 27 set assists as the Tigers topped the Laporte Wildcats 3-0 Tuesday, Aug. 28.

Bailey Wynn of PRB recorded 10 kills while Gabby Rainwater scooped seven digs in the Northland Conference match.

Saturday, Aug. 25, the Tigers were defeated 25-20, 25-21, 17-25, 25-21 by Cannon Falls. Wynn tallied 23 kills and Hirschey 41 set assists.

Pine River-Backus statistics

Gabby Rainwater 4 kills, 1 set assist, 1 block, 7 digs

Bailey Wynn 10 kills, 5 digs

Anna Downie 1 kill

Anna Felthous 5 kills, 1 ace serve

Jaime Johnson 8 kills, 3 digs, 3 ace serves

Olivia Adkins 1 kill, 2 digs

Katie Hanneken 1 block

Rylie Hirschey 1 kill, 27 set assists, 1 block, 6 digs, 3 aces serves

Emma Barchus 1 dig, 4 ace serves

Conference: PRB . Overall: PRB . Next: Pine River-Backus .

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