BERTHA — Claire Dahl tallied 24 kills, 48 digs, nine aces and five blocks for Pine River-Backus as they went 5-0 to win the Bertha-Hewitt Tournament Saturday, Oct. 2.

Alaura Dahl totaled 89 set assists, 32 digs, and eight kills, while Hannah Barchus went for 43 kills, 34 digs, five blocks and five aces for the Tigers who defeated Bertha-Hewitt (twice), Ashby, Rothsay, and Hancock at the tournament.

Pillager’s Lauren Bordwell posted 21 kills, 49 digs and four aces as the Huskies went 2-2 at the Bertha-Hewitt tournament.

Olivia Peterson had 21 kills, 15 digs, and nine blocks while Bridget Danielson added 57 set assists, 11 digs, five kills and five blocks for Pillager who defeated Swanville and Ashby while dropping matches to Parker’s Prairie and Hancock.



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Opponent
Parkers Prairie 2, Pillager 0 (25-18, 27-25)
Pillager 2, Swanville 0 (25-18, 29-27)
Hancock 2, Pillager 0 (25-14, 25-18)
Pillager 2, Ashby 1 (20-25, 25-9, 19-17)



Pillager statistics
Hailey Wright 33 digs, 1 block
Morgan Johnson 1 dig
Josephine Kimman 4 kills, 1 ace, 14 digs
Bridget Danielson 1 kill, 57 set assists, 11 digs, 5 blocks
Tatum Scull 13 kills, 5 aces, 10 digs, 5 blocks
Libbie Lorentz 1 ace, 2 digs, 1 block
Lauren Bordwell 21 kills, 4 aces, 2 set assists, 49 digs
Aidyn Schuett 14 digs
Briana Blais 7 kills, 5 aces, 10 digs
Olivia Peterson 21 kills, 15 digs, 9 blocks
Tessa Danielson 7 aces, 31 digs
Overall: P 6-15. Next: Pillager at Browerville 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5.



Pine River-Backus 2, Bertha-Hewitt 0 (25-16, 25-20)
Pine River-Backus 2, Ashby 0 (25-18, 25-13)
Pine River-Backus 2, Rothsay 0 (25-15, 27-25)
Pine River-Backus 2, Hancock 1 (21-25, 25-18, 15-11)
Pine River-Backus 2, Bertha-Hewitt 1 (25-10, 25-21)



Pine River-Backus statistics
Hannah Barchus 2 set assists, 34 digs, 43 kills, 5 blocks, 5 aces
Brianna Hanneken 1 dig, 2 kills, 2 aces
Chloe Andrus 1 set assist, 18 digs, 11 kills, 3 blocks, 4 aces
Averie Sawyer 3 digs
Debryn Popkes 6 digs
Meagen Irish 6 set assists, 13 digs, 10 kills, 6 blocks, 1 ace
Alaura Dahl 89 set assists, 32 digs, 8 kills, 1 block, 2 aces
Claire Dahl 48 digs, 24 kills, 5 blocks, 9 aces
Emily Hanneken 1 set assist, 24 digs, 11 kills, 4 blocks, 6 aces
Anneka Lindquist 1 dig
Madelyn Knapp 4 digs, 1 ace
Cate Travis 46 digs
Overall: PRB 12-6. Next: Pine River-Backus hosts Blackduck 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7.



Aitkin 2-2

MORA — Rae Nyberg posted 28 kills for the Aitkin Gobblers as they went 2-2 in the Mora tournament Saturday, Oct. 2.

Maddie Hamilton dished out 53 set assists, while Jessica Much totaled 28 digs for the Gobblers. Lauren Ratz added 24 kills as Aitkin defeated Becker and Mora, while dropping matches to Hermantown and Hudson.



Aitkin 2, Becker 1 (25-15, 21-25, 15-9)
Hermantown 2, Aitkin 0 (25-17, 25-20)
Hudson 2, Aitkin 0 (25-21, 25-15)
Aitkin 2, Mora 0 (25-16, 25-20)



Aitkin statistics
Maddie Hamilton 2 kills, 6 digs, 3 aces, 52 set assists
Haylee Van Santen 8 digs
Kayla Van Santen 7 kills
Jessica Much 1 kill, 35 digs, 2 aces, 3 set assists
Brooke Zubke 5 kills, 1 ace, 3 blocks
Anna Carlson 16 digs, 1 ace, 1 set assist
Rae Nyberg 28 kills, 1 dig, 2 blocks
Melana Ryan 4 kills, 1 ace, 1 block
Kenzie Hamilton 9 digs, 1 ace, 11 set assists
Lauren Ratz 24 kills, 1 dig
Overall: A 5-11. Next: Aitkin hosts Hill City 7:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4.



C-I places 3rd

TWO HARBORS— Mya Decent totaled 23 set assists, 13 digs, eight kills, four aces and four blocks for Crosby-Ironton as they went 2-1 and finished third at the Two Harbors Tournament Saturday, Oct. 2.

Josie Schaefer posted 17 kills, 15 digs, four blocks and three aces while Kalli Papenfuss finished with 11 kills, 21 digs, and three aces for C-I who defeated Two Harbors and Cook County 2-0, while losing to Eveleth Gilbert 2-0. Brynn Hollenhorst added 21 digs, nine kills, six aces, and two blocks for the Rangers.



Crosby-Ironton 2, Two Harbors 0 (25-14, 25-17)
Eveleth-Gilbert 2, Crosby-Ironton 0 (25-20, 25-18)
Crosby-Ironton 2, Cook County 0 (25-8, 25-17)



Crosby-Ironton statistics
Kalli Papenfuss 11 kills, 3 aces, 1 set assist, 21 digs, 1 block
Josie Schaefer 17 kills, 3 aces, 1 set assist, 15 digs, 4 blocks
Jada Mitchell 2 aces, 7 digs
Teleah Mitchell 1 set assist
Hannah Pakarinen 6 kills, 4 digs, 5 blocks
Karlee Ahonen 1 kill, 1 dig, 4 blocks
Mya DeCent 8 kills, 4 aces, 23 set assists, 13 digs, 4 blocks
Brynn Hollenhorst 9 kills, 6 aces, 21 digs, 2 blocks
Kearah Westoff 1 kill
Grace Kramer 2 aces, 15 set assists, 6 digs
Overall: C-I 5-12. Next: Crosby-Ironton hosts Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5.