Area Volleyball: Patriots remain unbeaten with 3-0 win over Pillager

Five area teams were in action Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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PILLAGER — Abi Martin recorded 19 set assists, four ace serves and five digs as Class 2A’s top-ranked Pequot Lakes Patriots topped the Pillager Huskies 3-0 in a Section 6-2A matchup Tuesday, Sept 20.

Maci Martini tallied 17 kills for the Patriots who remain unbeaten at 6-0.

Pequot Lakes 25 25 25

Pillager 7 10 12

Pequot Lakes statistics

Abi Martin 4 aces, 19 set assists, 5 digs

Charlee Sullivan 1 ace

Joselyn Rinio 2 aces, 5 kills

Reese Laposky 3 kills

Macy Jackson 4 set assists, 4 digs

Isabel Larson 1 kill, 1 dig

Brea Eckes 1 dig

Maci Martini 17 kills, 2 digs, 1 block

Ella Kratochvil 2 aces, 6 kills, 8 digs

Kelsi Martini 3 aces, 4 set assists, 5 digs

Overall: PL 6-0. Next: Pequot Lakes hosts Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

Staples-Motley 3, Menahga 1

STAPLES — Livi Lorber tallied 13 kills, nine set assists, three aces, three blocks and a dig as the Staples-Motley Cardinal defeated the Menahga Braves 3-1 Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Jade Storry finished with eight kills and 14 digs while Maggie Claussen collected 22 digs for the Cardinals.


Grace Jennissen posted nine kills and three blocks for S-M which improved to 9-5 on the season.

Menahga 18 20 25 10

Staples-Motley 25 25 23 25

Staples-Motley statistics

Emila Case 2 kills

Annie Schlosser 3 aces, 19 set assists, 1 kill, 2 blocks

Oliviah Lorber 3 ace, 9 set assists, 13 kills, 3 blocks, 1 dig

Grace Jennissen 9 kills, 3 blocks

Jayce Kobliska 1 ace, 12 digs

Elliana Moulton 1 ace, 5 kills, 5 digs

Maggie Claussen 1 ace. 1 set assists, 1 kill, 22 digs

Jade Storry 1 set assist, 8 kills, 14 digs

Miranda Schotzko 1 kill, 1 block

Overall: SM 9-5. Next: Staples-Motley hosts Park Rapids 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 3,

Pine River-Backus 0

BELGRADE — Hannah Barchus recorded five kills, 11 digs and six set assists as the Pine River-Backus Tigers fell 3-0 to the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars Sept. 20.

Alaura Dahl added 10 digs and nine set assists for the Tigers.

BEE 25 25 25

PRB 14 23 12

Pine River-Backus statistics

Hannah Barchus 6 set assists, 11 digs, 5 kills, 1 block

Kassidy Bristow 1 set assist, 6 digs, 5 kills, 3 blocks

Cate Travis 11 digs

Brianna Hanneken 5 digs, 4 kills

Debren Popkes 3 kills, 1 block

Averie Sawyer 1 kill

Maegan Irish 5 digs

Alaura Dahl 9 set assists, 10 digs, 1 kill, 1 block, 1 ace

Kaitlyn Rilea 8 digs, 1 ace

Overall: PRB 11-3. Next: Pine River-Backus at Cass Lake-Bena 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

Fourth Baptist 3, Lake Region 0

BAXTER — The Lake Region Hornets fell 3-0 to Fourth Baptist in a Minnesota Association of Christian Schools matchup Tuesday, September 20.

Fourth Baptist 25 25 25

Lake Region 14 7 9

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