PARK RAPIDS — Kali Papenfuss tallied 11 kills, 26 digs, two ace serves and four set assists for the Crosby-Ironton Rangers who defeated the Park Rapids Panthers 3-2 in Mid-State Conference action Thursday, Oct. 29.

Mya Decent added nine kills and 17 digs for the Rangers who picked up their second win of the season. Jacey Ryberg collected 22 set assists and Haylee Hanson had a team-high 28 digs.



Park Rapids 17 25 19 25 14
Crosby-Ironton 25 22 25 20 16
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Crosby-Ironton statistics
Kallie Papenfuss 11 kills, 4 set assists, 2 ace serves, 26 digs
Haylee Hanson 1 kill, 1 set assist, 3 ace serves, 28 digs
Jo Glomski 1 kill, 3 set assists, 8 digs
Madi Bodle 2 set assists, 1 ace serve, 19 digs
Jacey Rydberg 7 kills, 22 set assists, 1 ace serve, 12 digs, 3 blocks
Karlee Ahonen 1 kill, 1 block
Katie Kovatovich 1 kill, 3 digs
Mya Decent 9 kills, 1 set assist, 1 ace serve, 17 digs, 3 blocks
Josie Schaefer 8 kills, 1 block
Conference: C-I 2-3. Overall: C-I 2-4. Next: Crosby-Ironton hosts Wadena-Deer Creek 7:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2.



Lake Region 3, Owatonna 2

PLYMOUTH — The third-seeded Lake Region Christian Hornets eked out a 17-15 fifth-set win for a 3-2 victory over No. 6 Owatonna in the Minnesota Association of Christian Schools state quarterfinals Thursday, Oct. 29.

The Hornets won the first set 25-18, lost the next two 25-18 and forced the fifth set with a 25-16 win in the fourth.

Lake Region will face the First Baptist/St. Francis winner in the MACS semifinals 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30.



Pequot Lakes 3, Staples-Motley 0

STAPLES — The Pequot Lakes Patriots handed the Staples-Motley Cardinals their first Mid-State Conference loss of the season 3-0 Thursday, Oct. 29.

Tabetha Allen smashed 10 kills and had nine digs for the Cards while Morgan Becker added seven kills and Leah Bestland had 11 set assists, and three ace serves.



Staples-Motley 16 15 22
Pequot Lakes 25 25 25



Staples-Motley statistics
Ava Schneider 1 ace serve, 5 digs, 8 set assists, 1 kill
Maggie Claussen 2 digs, 1 kill
Leah Bestland 3 ace serves, 10 digs, 11 set assists, 3 kills
Bo Erholtz 2 digs, 1 set assist, 4 kills, 2 blocks
Morgan Becker 10 digs, 1 set assist, 7 kills, 1 block
Tabetha Allen 9 digs, 10 kills
Klaire Storry 2 digs, 1 block
Libby O’Neil 2 digs
Heidi Lombard 7 digs, 1 set assist
Conference: SM 2-1. Overall: SM 4-2. Next: Staples-Motley at Crosby-Ironton 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10.



Wadena-Deer Creek 3, Sebeka 1

SEBEKA — Madison Carsten turned in 22 kills, 20 digs, three ace serves and one block for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines in a 3-1 Park Region Conference victory over the Sebeka Trojans Thursday, Oct. 29.

Addyson Gravelle put up 42 set assists and Ashley Lepinski led the defense with 23 digs.



Sebeka 19 25 19 16
Wadena-Deer Creek 25 18 25 25



Wadena-Deer Creek statistics
Addyson Gravelle 3 digs, 1 ace serve, 1 block, 42 set assists
Ashley Lepinski 23 digs
Madison Carsten 22 kills, 20 digs, 3 ace serves, 1 block
Montana Carsten 6 digs, 1 ace serve
Kaylin Lupkes 3 kills, 1 dig
Emily Lepinski 10 kills, 2 digs
Katrina Moench 6 digs, 2 ace serves
Katelyn Gardner 6 kills, 2 digs, 1 block
Summer Pettit 2 kills, 1 dig, 2 ace serves, 2 blocks
Conference: WDC 5-1. Overall: WDC 5-1. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2.



Albany 3, Pierz 0

PIERZ — Ashley Kimman compiled seven kills, three blocks, three ace serves and three digs for the Pierz Pioneers in a 3-0 Granite Ridge Conference loss to the Albany Huskies Thursday, Oct. 29.

Emily Sadlovsky collected 22 digs for the Pioneers



Albany 25 25 25
Pierz 23 13 22



Pierz statistics
Emily Herold 4 digs
Maddie Poster 1 ace serve, 4 digs, 5 set assists
Brekanda Lashinski 5 blocks, 4 kills, 1 set assist
Ashley Kimman 3 ace serves, 3 digs, 3 blocks, 7 kills
Alissa Girtz 2 blocks, 2 kills, 2 set assists
Courtney Strohmeier 1 ace serve, 5 blocks, 3 kills
Kiara Olesch 5 digs, 2 kills, 9 set assists
Emily Sadlovsky 22 digs
Emily Dehler 5 blocks, 2 kills
Ellie Fischer 1 dig, 1 block, 2 kills
Conference: Prz 2-4. Overall: Prz 2-4. Next: Pierz at Milaca 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10.



Henning 3, Verndale 0

VERNDALE — Tess Jones posted six kills, two blocks and seven digs for the Verndale Pirates who were defeated 3-0 by the unbeaten Henning Hornets in a Park Region Conference match Thursday, Oct. 29.

Henning is 7-0 while Verndale drops to 1-4.



Henning 25 25 25
Verndale 15 16 10



Verndale statistics
Dreamer Saltzman 1 block
Madison Schmitz 7 set assists, 6 digs
Reagen Ludovissie 3 kills, 1 block, 4 digs
Kendra Captain 1 dig
Aubrey Hess 2 set assists, 2 digs
Kaliyah Brownlow 1 kill, 2 digs
Tess Jones 6 kills, 2 blocks, 7 digs
Mallory Uselman 5 digs
Conference: V 1-4. Overall: V 1-4. Next: Verndale hosts New York Mills 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2.



Late games

W-DC 3, Pillager 1

WADENA — Madison Carsten tallied 27 digs, 21 kills, two ace serves and two blocks as Wadena-Deer Creek rallied for a 3-1 Park Region Conference victory over Pillager Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Emily Lepinski added 12 kills and two digs and Ashley Lepinski contributed 17 digs and three ace serves for W-DC.

Pillager’s Sadie Hopman recorded eight kills, five blocks, four digs and three ace serves.



Wadena-Deer Creek 22 25 25 25
Pillager 25 14 15 22



Pillager statistics
Kaylee Mudgett 5 digs
Hailey Wright 4 digs
Madison VanVickle 3 kills, 1 set assist
Lauren Bordwell 2 kills, 1 set assist, 19 digs
Rachel Wilson 7 kills, 1 block, 3 digs
Sadie Hopman 3 ace serves, 8 kills, 5 blocks, 4 digs
Olivia Peterson 6 kills, 1 block, 12 digs
Julianna Ewald 1 ace serve, 3 kills, 2 blocks, 16 set assists, 14 digs
Conference: P 0-4 Overall: P 0-4. Next: Pillager at Sebeka 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2.



Wadena-Deer Creek statistics
Addyson Gravelle 1 dig, 19 set assists
Ashley Lepinski 17 digs, 3 ace serves
Madison Carsten 21 kills, 27 digs, 2 ace serves, 2 blocks
Montana Carsten 10 digs, 2 ace serves
Kaylin Lupkes 6 digs, 1 ace serve
Emily Lepinski 12 kills, 2 digs
Katrina Moench 2 digs, 1 ace serve
Katelyn Gardner 7 kills, 2 digs, 2 blocks
Summer Pettit 3 kills, 1 ace serve, 27 set assists
Lauryn Gravelle 2 kills
Kayla Kircher 3 kills, 2 digs, 1 ace serve
Jenna Dykhoff 4 kills, 1 dig