CROSBY — Pine River-Backus’ Claire Dahl tallied 11 ace serves for the Tigers as they shut out the Crosby-Ironton Rangers 3-0 Thursday, Sept. 2.

Hannah Barchus recorded nine kills, seven digs, two blocks and an ace serve for the Tigers.

Crosby-Ironton’s Brynn Hollenhorst totaled five kills, five digs and an ace serve for the Rangers.



Pine River-Backus 25 25 25
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Crosby-Ironton 7 11 16



Crosby-Ironton statistics
Josie Schaefer 2 kills, 1 ace serve, 4 digs, 1 block
Jada Mitchell 1 kill, 7 digs
Shyann Andrews 1 kill, 2 digs
Madison Auer-Thompson 4 kills, 2 digs
Karlee Ahonen 2 kills, 1 block
Brynn Hollenhorst 5 kills, 1 ace serve, 5 digs
Mackenzie Weber 1 ace serve, 2 digs
Grace Kramer 8 set assists, 3 digs, 1 ace serve
Overall: C-I 0-2. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Pillager 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7.



Pine River-Backus statistics
Hannah Barchus 7 digs, 9 kills, 2 blocks, 1 ace serve
Meagen Irish 3 digs, 3 kills, 2 blocks, 1 ace serve
Alaura Dahl 20 set assists, 4 digs, 2 ace serve
Claire Dahl 11 digs, 4 kills, 11 ace serves
Emily Hanneken 2 digs, 4 kills, 1 blocks
Kassidy Bristow 4 digs, 3 kills, 2 ace serves
Overall: PRB 1-1. Next: Pine River-Backus at Walker-Akeley-Hackensack 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9.



Aitkin 3, Mille Lacs 1

AITKIN — Aitkin’s Rae Nyberg registered 15 kills for the Gobblers as they defeated Mille Lacs 3-1 in a non-conference matchup Thursday, Sept. 2.

Jessica Much recorded nine digs for the Gobblers while Izzy Long tallied 17 set assists.



Mille Lacs 25 25 22 23
Aitkin 27 18 25 25



Aitkin statistics
Maddie Hamilton 10 set assists, 1 dig
Haylee Van Santen 1 ace serve, 5 digs
Kayla Van Santen 3 kills, 1 block
Jessica Much 2 set assists, 9 digs
Brooke Zubke 3 kills, 1 block, 1 dig
Anna Carlson 1 kill, 4 digs
Izzy Long 17 set assists, 1 ace serve, 4 digs
Rae Nyberg 15 kills, 1 block
Melana Ryan 5 kills, 2 blocks
Kenzie Hamilton 1 kill
Lauren Ratz 4 kills
Overall: A 1-1. Next: Aitkin at Pequot Lakes 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9.



Little Falls 3, Fergus Falls 1

FERGUS FALLS — Jayden Spillum posted 14 kills, eight digs, two aces and a block as the Little Falls Flyers defeated the Fergus Falls Otters 3-1 Thursday, Sept. 2.

Emma Holey added 27 digs and four aces and Jaylene Newman dished out 15 set assists for Little Falls.



Fergus Falls 25 18 25 25
Little Falls 22 25 17 23



Little Falls statistics
Halle Reis 5 digs, 4 kills, 1 block
Avery Park-Threlkeld 3 digs, 2 kills, 1 block
Avery Herdering 3 digs, 1 block
Jaylene Newman 15 set assists, 6 digs, 1 ace
Jayden Spillum 8 digs, 14 kills, 1 block, 2 aces
Madelyn Doble 1 dig, 1 block
Hailey Shequen 3 kills, 5 blocks
Emma Holey 1 set assist, 27 digs, 4 aces
Malae Nolan 1 set assist, 1 dig
Ellia Zimmerman 8 digs, 2 kills, 2 aces
Paige Zehr 3 digs
Emma Mikkelsen 5 set assists, 3 digs, 1 kill, 2 aces
Overall: LF 2-0. Next: Little Falls hosts Royalton 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7.



Staples-Motley 3, Menahga 0

MENAHGA — Morgan Becker registered 10 kills, 10 digs and an ace serve for the Staples-Motley Cardinals as they beat the Menahga Braves 3-0 Thursday, Sept. 2.

Bo Erholtz recorded nine kills and three ace serves while Maggie Claussen tallied 15 assists.



Menahga 13 18 23
Staples-Motley 25 25 25



Staples-Motley statistics
Abby Dukowitz 2 digs
Leah Bestland 29 set assists, 7 digs
Emilya Case 4 kills, 1 block, 2 digs
Bo Erholtz 3 ace serves, 9 kills, 1 block, 1 dig
Morgan Becker 1 ace, 10 kills, 10 digs
Grace Jennissen 5 kills
Jayce Kobliska 2 digs
Steffany Sullivan 9 digs
Elliana Moulton 3 kills, 1 dig
Maggie Claussen 2 ace serves, 2 set assists, 15 digs
Overall: SM 2-0. Next: Staples-Motley hosts Bertha-Hewitt 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7.



Wadena-Deer Creek 3, Perham 2

PERHAM —Wadena-Deer Creek’s Lauryn Gravelle tallied 13 kills for the Wolverines as they battled to beat the Perham Yellowjackets 3-2 Thursday, Sept. 2.

Ashley Lepinski recorded 21 digs while Addyson Gravelle tallied 39 set assists.



Perham 25 17 25 18 9
Wadena-Deer Creek 23 25 21 25 15



Wadena-Deer Creek statistics (kills, set assists, blocks, digs, ace serves)
Addyson Gravelle 4 kills, 11 digs, 2 ace serves, 1 block, 39 set assists
Ashley Lepinski 21 digs, 1 ace serve
Payton Gravelle 9 kills, 3 digs, 3 blocks
Montana Carsten 10 digs
Emily Lepinski 4 kills, 6 digs, 2 blocks
Katrina Moench 11 digs, 1 ace serve
Jenna Dykhoff 1 kill, 1 dig
Summer Pettit 12 kills, 4 ace serves, 2 blocks
Lauryn Gravelle 13 kills, 6 digs
Kayla Kircher 10 digs, 2 ace serves
Overall: WDC 0-1. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7.