ROYALTON — Morgan Becker posted 22 kills, 21 digs, three ace serves and two blocks and Leah Bestland dished out 65 set assists as the Staples-Motley Cardinals finished 3-1 at the Royalton Tournament Friday, Aug. 27.

After opening with a 2-0 loss to Foley, S-M defeated Braham 2-0, Royalton 2-0 and Pierz 2-0.

The Pierz Pioneers finished 1-2-1 with a win over Pillager and a tie with Pine City.

Ashley Kimman contributed 31 kills, 22 digs and six ace serves for Pierz.

The Pillager Huskies went 1-3 with Olivia Peterson registering 27 kills and Lauren Bordwell going for 33 digs, 17 kills, six ace serves and two blocks.

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Pierz 2, Pillager 0 (25-17, 25-11)
Milaca 2, Pillager 0 (25-23, 25-19)
Pillager 2, Pine City 0 (25-23, 26-24)
Royalton 2, Pillager 1 (25-17, 17-25, 15-11)
Pillager statistics
Kaylee Mudgett 3 kills, 3 ace serves, 1 set assist, 18 digs
Madison Vanvickle 1 set assist, 2 blocks
Josephine Kimman 4 kills, 4 ace serves, 27 digs
Bridget Danielson 3 kills, 1 ace serve, 60 set assists, 15 digs
Tatum Scull 20 kills, 1 set assist, 5 digs, 3 blocks
Lauren Bordwell 17 kills, 6 ace serves, 1 set assist, 33 digs, 2 blocks
Olivia Peterson 27 kills, 3 digs, 2 blocks
Tessa Danielson 3 ace serves, 46 digs
Overall: Pil 1-3. Next: Pillager hosts Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31



Pierz 2, Pillager 0 (25-17, 25-11)
Pierz 1, Pine City 1 (25-23, 23-25)
Milaca 2, Pierz 0 (25-21, 25-22)
Staples-Motley 2, Pierz 0 (25-17, 25-21)
Pierz statistics
Maddie Lochner 1 ace serve 25 digs
Katie Leidenfrost 2 ace serves, 13 digs, 10 kills, 2 set assists
Ashley Kimman 6 ace serves, 22 digs, 4 blocks, 31 kills
Kiara Olesch 6 ace serves, 22 digs, 5 blocks, 14 kills, 32 set assists
Lynn Skiba 9 blocks, 2 kills, 1 set assists
Emily Virnig 1 dig
Kendra Cekalla 2 ace serves, 3 digs, 19 set assists
Lexi Hoskins 1 block, 2 kills
Peyton Magney 1 ace serve, 3 digs, 5 blocks 11 kills
Overall: Prz 1-2-1. Next: Pierz at Mora 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31.



Foley 2, Staples-Motley0 (25-17, 25-19)
Staples-Motley 2, Braham 0 (28-26, 25-13)
Staples-Motley 2, Royalton 0 (25-15, 25-18)
Staples-Motley 2, Pierz 0 (25-17, 25-21)
Staples-Motley statistics
Leah Bestland 65 set assists, 17 digs, 1 kill
Emilya Case 10 kills, 1 block, 2 digs
Bo Erholtz 12 kills, 8 blocks, 6 digs, 1 ace serve, 1 set assist
Morgan Becker 3 ace serves, 1 set assist, 22 kills, 21 digs, 2 blocks
Madysen Hull 1 dig
Grace Jennissen 14 kills, 4 blocks, 2 digs, 1 set assist
Klaire Storry 17 kills, 1 block
Jayce Kobliska 10 digs, 2 ace serves
Steffany Sullivan 12 dig, 3 ace serves
Maggie Claussen 1 set assist, 1 kill, 31 digs, 2 ace serves
Overall: SM 3-1. Next: Staples-Motley at Pine River-Backus 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31.