Area Volleyball: Tigers open season with win over C-I

Pine River-Backus hosted Crosby-Ironton in area volleyball.

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PINE RIVER — Hannah Barchus tallied 11 kills, three set assists, six digs and an ace as Pine River-Backus defeated Crosby-Ironton 3-0 in non-conference action Thursday, August 25.

Kassidy Bristow added six kills, one block, six digs and four ace serves.

Josie Schaefer led the Rangers with four kills and six digs.

Crosby-Ironton 0 6 17

Pine River-Backus 25 25 25

Pine River-Backus statistics

Hannah Barchus 11 kills, 3 set assists, 6 digs, 1 ace serve

Ashley Shamp 1 kill, 1 block

Brianna Hanneken 3 kills, 2 digs

Averie Sawyer 2 kills, 2 digs

Kaitlyn Rilea 1 dig

Alaura Dahl 3 kills, 24 set assists, 5 digs, 3 ace serves

Ella Dahl 2 digs

Debren Popkes 1 kill

Kassidy Bristow 6 kills, 1 block, 6 digs, 4 ace serves

Cate Travis 13 digs, 3 ace serves

Overall: PRB 1-0. Next: Pine River-Backus at Rush City Tournament 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26 .

Crosby-Ironton statistics

Josie Schaefer 4 kills, 6 digs

Hannah Pakarinen 3 kills, block

Madison Auer-Thompson 8 digs, 2 ace serves

Brynn Hollenhorst 3 kills, 1 block

Katelyn Landree 1 kill, 4 set assists

Overall: C-I 0-1. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Hinckley-Finlayson, 7 pm, Thursday, Sep 1.

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