PINE RIVER — Hannah Barchus snared five ace serves to go with 11 kills and five digs to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 3-0 non-conference victory over the Verndale Pirates Tuesday, Sept. 14.

PR-B’s Claire Dahl added 13 digs and nine kills and Alaura Dahl finished with 23 set assists, four digs, two kills and an ace serve.



Verndale 20 18 16
Pine River-Backus 25 25 25
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Pine River-Backus statistics
Hannah Barchus 5 digs, 11 kills, 5 ace serves
Brianna Hanneken 1 dig, 1 kill
Chloe Andrus 6 digs, 2 kills
Meagen Irish 1 set assist, 7 digs, 2 kills, 1 block, 1 ace serve
Alaura Dahl 23 set assists, 4 digs, 2 kills, 1 ace serve
Claire Dahl 13 digs, 9 kills
Emily Hanneken 5 digs, 2 kills, 1 block, 1 ace serve
Anneka Lindquist 1 dig
Andrea James 4 digs
Kassidy Bristow 2 digs, 1 kill
Cate Travis 7 digs
Overall: PRB 3-2. Next: Pine River-Backus hosts Nevis 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.



Verndale statistics
Katie Blaha 1 block, 5 kills
Madison Schmitz 1 ace serve, 9 set assists, 2 kills, 3 digs
Reagen Ludovissie 1 ace serve 4 set assists, 3 kills, 6 digs
Mallory Uselman 3 set assists, 2 kills, 5 digs
Olivia Olsson 2 blocks, 2 kills
Kendra Captain 1 ace serve, 1 block, 1 kill, 1 dig
Aubrey Hess 1 dig
Sarah Elfstrum 1 block, 1 kill
Taylor Johnson 12 digs
Overall: V 3-5. Next: Verndale hosts Pillager 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.



Aitkin 3, Duluth Denfeld 2

AITKIN — Lauren Ratz tallied 12 kills and four digs as the Aitkin Gobblers outlasted the Duluth Denfeld Hunters for a 3-2 non-conference victory Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Rae Nyberg recorded 11 kills and Maddie Hamilton added 15 set assists, seven digs and three ace serves.

Izzy Long contributed 12 set assists, 12 digs and three kills for Aitkin.



Duluth Denfeld 17 27 19 26 10
Aitkin 25 25 25 24 15



Aitkin statistics
Maddie Hamilton 3 ace serves, 7 digs, 15 set assist
Haylee Van Santen 1 set assist, 3 ace serves, 13 digs
Kayla Van Santen 9 kills, 1 dig
Jessica Much 3 ace serves, 20 digs
Savannah Bidwell 2 digs
Anna Carlson 7 digs
Izzy Long 3 kills, 12 set assists, 12 digs
Rae Nyberg 11 kills, 1 block, 1 ace serve, 2 digs
Melana Ryan 3 kills
Kenzie Hamilton 1 kill, 1 block, 3 digs
Lauren Ratz 12 kills, 1 block, 4 digs
Overall: A 2-2. Next: Aitkin hosts Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.



Pequot Lakes 3, Perham 2

PERHAM — Ella Kratochvil l tallied 21 kills, 22 digs, two aces and a block for Pequot Lakes in a 3-2 non-conference victory over the Perham Yellowjackets Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Abi Martin dished out 44 set assists to go along with 15 digs, two aces and a kill for the Patriots. Maci Martini added 16 kills and 31 digs as Pequot moved to 5-0.



Perham 25 22 25 22 8
Pequot Lakes 21 25 22 25 15



Pequot Lakes statistics
Abi Martin 2 ace serves, 1 kill, 44 set assists, 15 digs
Macy Jackson 1 ace serve, 4 digs
Morgan LaRock 5 digs
Isabel Larson 3 kills, 3 digs
Grace Hoffard 7 kills, 2 ace serves
Maci Martini 16 kills, 31 digs
Ella Kratochvil 21 kills, 22 digs, 1 block, 2 ace serves
Joselyn Rinio 8 kills, 1 dig, 3 blocks
Lauren Schultz 4 digs
Charlee Sullivan 7 digs
Overall: PL 5-0. Next: Pequot Lakes hosts Staples-Motley 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.



Cathedral 3, Pierz 0

PIERZ — Ashley Kimman posted 11 kills, 14 digs and two ace serves as the Pierz Pioneers fell to St. Cloud Cathedral 3-0 in a Granite Ridge Conference game Tuesday, Sept. 14.

All three games finished with the same 25-18 score.

Kiara Olesch added 10 digs, 10 set assists and five kills.



Cathedral 25 25 25
Pierz 18 18 18



Pierz statistics
Maddie Lochner 11 digs
Katie Leidenfrost 2 ace serves, 9 digs, 4 kills
Ashley Kimman 2 ace serves, 14 digs, 11 kills
Kiara Olesch 10 digs, 5 kills, 10 set assists
Lynn Skiba 1 dig, 2 kills
Kendra Cekalla 3 digs, 8 set assist
Lexi Hoskins 1 dig,
Peyton Magney 2 digs, 2 kills
Conference: Prz 1-2. Overall: Prz 2-5-1. Next: Pierz at Albany 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.



Albany 3, Little Falls 1

ALBANY — Emma Holey tallied 22 digs and three set assists for the Little Falls Flyers in their 3-1 Granite Ridge Conference loss to the Albany Huskies Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Jayden Spillum led the Flyers in kills with seven.



Albany 25 25 24 25
Little Falls 17 21 26 11



Little Falls statistics
Halle Reis 6 kills, 1 block
Shelby Pint 2 kills, 1 block
Avery Herdering 2 blocks, 3 digs, 1 set assist
Jaylene Newman 2 ace serves, 14 digs, 9 set assists
Jayden Spillum 7 kills
Hailey Shequen 2 kills, 3 blocks, 1 ace serve, 1 dig
Emma Holey 22 digs, 3 set assists
Ellia Zimmerman 2 ace serves, 8 digs
Emma Mikkelsen 3 digs, 4 set assists
Conference: LF 1-2. Overall: LF 4-5. Next: Little Falls hosts St. Cloud Cathedral 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.



Barnesville 3, Wadena-Deer Creek 0

WADENA — Addyson Gravelle totaled 18 set assists and six digs as Wadena-Deer Creek lost to the Barnesville Trojans 3-0 Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Madison Carsten added 14 digs for the Wolverines.



Barnesville 25 25 25
Wadena-Deer Creek 10 16 21



Wadena-Deer Creek statistics
Addyson Gravelle 6 digs, 18 set assists
Madison Carsten 14 digs
Payton Gravelle 4 kills, 1 dig
Montana Carsten 6 digs
Kaylin Lupkes 2 kills
Emily Lepinski 4 kills
Katrina Moench 4 digs
Summer Pettit 3 kills, 2 digs, 1 ace, 2 blocks
Lauryn Gravelle 5 kills, 2 digs
Kayla Kircher 1 kill, 4 digs, 1 ace
Overall: WDC 3-6. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Bertha-Hewitt 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.



Barnum 3, Crosby-Ironton 0

BARNUM — Josie Schaefer tallied seven kills, 13 digs and an ace for Crosby-Ironton as they fell to the Barnum Bombers 3-0 Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Mya DeCent added eight set assists, five digs and an ace for the Rangers.



Barnum 25 25 25
Crosby-Ironton 11 15 15



Crosby-Ironton statistics
Kalli Papenfuss 1 kill, 1 ace serve, 7 digs
Josie Schaefer 7 kills, 1 ace serve, 13 digs
Hannah Pakarinen 2 kills, 1 block
Shyann Andrews 1 kill
Madison Auer-Thompson 1 set assist, 9 digs
Gracesen Klein 1 kill, 2 set assists, 1 ace serve, 3 digs
Mya DeCent 3 kills, 8 set assists, 1 ace serve, 5 digs
Brynn Hollenhorst 2 kills, 2 digs
Mackenzie Weber 2 digs
Grace Kramer 3 set assists, 3 digs
Overall: C-I 0-5. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Aitkin 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.