CROSBY -- Jamie Johnson, Emma Barchus and Hannah Barchus combined for 92 kills to lead Pine River Backus to five wins at the 34th Annual Barb Neprud Tournament Saturday, Sept 14.

The Tigers defeated Aitkin and Silver Bay in Pool Play and then defeated Ada-Borup, Hermantown and Milaca in the Gold Bracket to improve to 14-1 overall.

Mya Decent spiked 15 kills for Crosby-Ironton as they finished 3-1 to finish in sixth place.

Kerstin Knopik tallied 40 kills for Little Falls as they won both of their matches in Pool Play and grabbed the fifth place spot.





Final Standings: 1-Pine River-Backus, 2-Milaca. 3-Ada-Borup, 4-Hermantown, 5-Little Falls, 6-Crosby-Ironton, 7-Aitkin, 8-Verndale, 9-Barnum, 10-Upsala, 11-Onamia, 12-Deer River, 13-Silver Bay, 14-Cass Lake-Bena, 15-East Central



Crosby-Ironton 3-1
Verndale 3-2
Aitkin 2-2
Little Falls 2-2
Pine River-Backus 5-0



Crosby-Ironton statistics
Bailey Potter 15 kills, 1 set assist, 7 ace serves, 10 digs, 5 blocks
Caitlyn Gutzman 2 set assists, 9 ace serves, 61 digs
Cassidy Holtzleicer 1 set assist, 1 ace serve, 1 dig
Haylee Hanson 2 kills, 1 dig
Jacey Rydberg 6 kills, 71 set assists, 4 ace serves, 24 digs, 6 blocks
Jocelyn Glomski 2 ace serves, 2 digs
Kalli Papenfuss 15 kills, 9 ace serves, 14 digs
Karlee Ahonen 1 kill
Madilyn Bodle 1 set assist, 7 digs
Katie Kovatovich 8 kills, 1 dig
Madison Bordwell 10 kills, 3 ace serves, 2 blocks, 8 digs
Mya Decent 20 kills, 1 set assist, 3 ace serves, 3 blocks, 20 digs



Aitkin statistics
Libbie Boser 4 ace serves, 17 digs,
Jessica Much 11 digs, 2 ace serves
Lydia Fellerman 18 kills, 1 set assist, 5 ace serves, 12 digs
Kate Pelarski 2 set assists, 3 ace serves, 42 digs
Noelle Jones 13 kills, 1 set assist, 6 ace serves, 2 blocks, 1 dig
Allison Ehnstrom 1 kill, 49 set assists, 9 digs, 1 ace serve
Sarah McMillian 6 kills, 1 block
Raelene Nyberg 8 kills, 5 blocks
Teagan Piecek 15 kills, 1 dig, 2 blocks



Little Falls statistics
Taylor Jordan 3 kills, 67 set assists, 1 ace serve, 23 digs
Madelyn VanRisseghem 17 kills, 1 dig, 1 block
Kerstin Knopik 40 kills, 1 set assist, 7 ace serves, 23 digs, 11 blocks
Josie Sobiech 1 set assist, 3 ace serves, 2 digs
Chloe Laager 6 digs
Jayden Spillum 7 kills, 5 ace serves, 7 digs, 1 block
Emma Holey 23 digs
Ellie Skeesick 6 kills, 1 set assist, 2 ace serves, 24 digs, 1 block
Cadence Greenwaldt 1 set assist, 6 digs, 1 block
Samantha Tembreull 7 kills, 2 set assists, 3 ace serves, 25 digs, 1 block



Pine River-Backus statistics
Claire Dahl 7 ace serves, 37 digs
Emma Barchus 25 kills, 1 set assist, 2 ace serves, 32 digs, 2 blocks
Hannah Barchus 21 kills, 3 set assists, 10 digs, 4 blocks
Anna Felthous 17 kills, 2 set assists, 1 ace serve, 8 digs, 5 blocks
Jaime Johnson 46 kills, 2 set assists, 4 ace serves, 50 digs, 7 blocks
Olivia Adkins 19 kills, 3 set assists, 2 ace serves, 46 digs, 7 blocks
Rylee Norman 1 dig
Ali Gravelle 3 digs
Rylie Hirschey 8 kills, 102 set assists, 2 ace serves, 30 digs, 4 blocks
Conference: CI 0-1, V 0-2, A 0-1, LF 0-4, PRB 2-0. Overall: CI 9-4, V 4-10, A 4-4, LF 3-10, PRB 14-1. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16; Verndale hosts Nervis 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17; Aitkin hosts Greenway 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17; Little Falls hosts Pierz 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19; Pine River-Backus at Clearbrook-Gonvick 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24.