DETROIT LAKES — Abi Martin posted 33 set assists, 10 digs and an ace for the Pequot Lakes Patriots as they defeated the Detroit Lakes Lakers 3-0 to win the Mid-State Conference championship Thursday, Oct. 7.

Maci Martini totaled 17 kills, seven digs, three aces and a block. Ella Kratochvil added 11 kills, seven digs and a block for the Patriots who swept the conference for a 5-0 record.



Detroit Lakes 17 18 13
Pequot Lakes 25 25 25
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Pequot Lakes statistics
Abi Martin 1 kill, 33 set assists, 10 digs, 1 ace
Camille Haman 3 kills, 2 blocks
Isabel Larson 2 kills, 1 set assist, 1 dig
Grace Hoffard 5 kills, 2 digs, 1 block
Maci Martini 17 kills, 7 digs, 1 block, 3 aces
Ella Kratochvil 11 kills, 7 digs, 1 block, 1 set assist
Kelsi Martini 1 kill, 2 set assists, 7 digs, 3 aces
Lauren Schultz 1 kill, 1 dig
Charlee Sullivan 1 ace, 4 digs
Conference: PL 5-0. Overall: PL 14-2. Next: Pequot Lakes hosts Pillager 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11.



Pierz 3, St. Cloud Cathedral 2

ST. CLOUD — Kiara Olesch totaled 22 kills, 21 set assists, 26 digs and three aces to help lead the Pierz Pioneers to a 3-2 Granite Ridge Conference victory over the St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders Thursday, Oct. 7.

Ashley Kimman posted 17 kills and 12 digs for the Pioneers while Maddie Lochner added 16 digs and five kills. Pierz improved to 9-8-1 with the win.



Cathedral 23 25 25 22 13
Pierz 25 23 18 25 15



Pierz statistics
Maddie Lochner 16 digs, 5 kills, 3 set assists
Katie Leidenfrost 18 digs, 1 block, 3 set assist
Ashley Kimman 12 digs, 2 blocks, 17 kills, 3 set assist
Kiara Olesch 3 aces, 26 digs, 22 kills, 21 set assists
Lynn Skiba 1 dig, 4 blocks, 5 kills
Kendra Cekalla 6 digs, 22 set assists
Brenna Dickmann 3 digs
Lexi Hoskins 1 dig, 2 blocks, 3 kills, 1 set assist
Peyton Magney 1 ace, 6 digs, 4 blocks, 7 kills, 1 set assist
Conference: Prz 4-4. Overall: Prz 9-8-1. Next: Pierz hosts Albany 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14.



Pine River-Backus 3, Blackduck 0

PINE RIVER — Claire Dahl recorded 17 digs, nine kills, two blocks and two ace serves for the Pine River-Backus Tigers in a 3-0 Northland Conference win over Blackduck Thursday, Oct 7.

PRB’s Aluara Dahl tallied 27 set assists and three digs.



Blackduck 11 18 14
Pine River-Backus 25 25 25



Pine River-Backus statistics
Hannah Barchus 8 digs, 12 kills
Ashley Shamp 2 ace serves
Brianna Hanneken 1 kill
Chloe Andrus 1 dig, 3 kills, 2 ace serves
Averie Sawyer 1 dig, 2 kills, 1 blocks
Meagen Irish 3 digs, 2 kills, 3 blocks, 4 ace serves
Alaura Dahl 27 set assists, 3 digs, 2 ace serves
Claire Dahl 17 digs, 9 kills, 2 blocks, 2 ace serves
Emily Hanneken 1 dig, 4 kills, 1 block, 2 ace serves
Andrea James 1 dig
Cate Travis 4 digs
Conference: PRB 3-2. Overall: PRB 14-6. Next: Pine River-Backus at Sebeka 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12.



Staples-Motley 3, Crosby-Ironton 1

STAPLES — Leah Bestland totaled 34 set assists, 18 digs, two kills and two aces as Staples-Motley defeated Crosby-Ironton 3-1 in a Mid-State Conference match Thursday, Oct. 7.

Morgan Becker posted 14 kills and nine digs and Maggie Clausen collected 25 digs for the Cardinals who improved to 18-4 on the season.

Brynn Hollenhorst tallied 10 kills and 10 digs while Josie Schaefer added nine kills and 17 digs for the Rangers.



Crosby-Ironton 25 19 21 11
Staples-Motley 23 25 25 25



Staples-Motley statistics
Leah Bestland 2 aces, 34 set assists, 18 digs, 2 kills
Bo Erholtz 10 kills, 6 digs, 3 blocks
Morgan Becker 14 kills, 9 digs, 1 block
Grace Jennissen 5 kills, 1 dig, 2 blocks
Klaire Storry 7 kills, 4 digs, 2 blocks
Jayce Kobliska 1 ace, 1 set assist, 8 digs
Steffany Sullivan 6 digs
Elliana Moulton 4 aces, 2 digs
Maggie Claussen 25 digs, 2 assists
Conference: SM 4-1. Overall: SM 18-4. Next: Staples-Motley at Verndale 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12.



Crosby-Ironton statistics
Kalli Papenfuss 4 kills, 2 set assists, 21 digs, 2 blocks
Josie Schaefer 9 kills, 1 ace, 17 digs
Jada Mitchell 2 set assists, 1 ace, 11 digs
Hannah Pakarinen 4 kills, 4 blocks
Madison Auer-Thompson 1 dig
Karlee Ahonen 5 kills, 1 set assists, 1 digs, 1 block
Mya DeCent 4 kills, 16 set assists, 4 digs, 3 blocks
Brynn Hollenhorst 10 kills, 1 set assist, 1 ace, 10 digs, 1 block
Gracesen Klein 1 kill, 2 set assists, 1 dig
Grace Kramer 9 set assists, 4 digs
Conference: C-I 1-4. Overall: C-I 5-14. Next: Crosby-Ironton hosts Little Falls 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12.



Albany 3, Little Falls 0

LITTLE FALLS — Emma Mikkelsen dished out 20 set assists to go along with five digs as the Little Falls Flyers dropped a Granite Ridge Conference match to the Albany Huskies 3-0 Thursday, Oct. 7.

Jayden Spillum added 10 kills and four digs for the Flyers.



Albany 25 25 25
Little Falls 17 22 11



Little Falls statistics
Halle Reis 5 kills, 3 digs
Avery Park-Threlkeld 2 kills
Shelby Pint 3 kills, 1 block, 1 dig
Jayden Spillum 10 kills, 4 digs
Madelyn Doble 2 kills
Malae Nolan 5 digs
Hailey Shequen 2 kills, 1 set assist
Emma Holey 11 digs
Ellia Zimmerman 3 kills, 5 digs, 1 set assist
Emma Mikkelsen 1 kill, 5 digs, 20 set assists
Conference: LF 1-7. Overall: LF 5-16. Next: Little Falls at Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12.



Henning 3, Pillager 0

PILLAGER — Olivia Peterson tallied seven kills, two digs and a block for Pillager in a 3-0 loss to Henning in a Park Region Conference game Thursday, Oct. 7.

Morgan Johnson collected four kills and three digs while Lauren Bordwell added three kills and eight digs for the Huskies.



Henning 25 25 25
Pillager 15 19 12



Pillager statistics
Hailey Wright 6 digs
Malaney Laveau 1 kill, 6 digs
Morgan Johnson 4 kills, 3 digs
Briana Blais 1 kill, 1 ace serve, 1 dig
Bridget Danielson 18 set assists
Tatum Scull 3 kills, 1 ace serve, 2 digs
Lauren Bordwell 3 kills, 8 digs
Olivia Peterson 7 kills, 2 digs, 1 block
Tessa Danielson 9 digs
Conference: P 0-5. Overall: P 6-17. Next: Pillager at Pequot Lakes 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11.



Menahga 3, Verndale 0

MENAHGA — Taylor Johnson collected 19 digs for the Verndale Pirates as they lost a Park Region Conference match to the Menahga Braves 3-0 Tuesday, Oct. 7.

Reagen Ludovissie added eight kills and nine digs for the Pirates who dropped to 7-11 on the season.



Menahga 25 25 25
Verndale 19 20 20



Verndale statistics
Katie Blaha 1 block, 1 kill
Elena Schloemer 3 digs
Madison Schmitz 1 block, 4 kills, 3 digs, 8 set assists
Reagen Ludovissie 1 block, 1 ace, 8 kills, 9 digs
Mallory Uselman 2 kills, 5 digs, 7 set assist
Olivia Olsson 2 blocks, 1 ace, 2 kills
Kendra Captain 1 kill, 1 dig
Aubrey Hess 1 dig
Taylor Johnson 19 digs
Conference: V 2-3. Overall: V 7-11. Next: Verndale hosts Staples-Motley 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12.