SARTELL – Sierra Karls finished with 24 kills, six aces and 12 digs as Sauk Rapids downed Sartell 3-1 Thursday night.
Game scores were 25-20, 24-26, 25-20, 25-20.
Nicole Stedje had 34 set assists and nine kills and Kari Hiscock added 19 digs for the Storm (2-4 CLC, 8-8 overall). Ashton Haider finished with 10 kills and 17 digs for the Sabres (7-9).
ALEXANDRIA 3, ST. CLOUD APOLLO 0
The Eagles fell to 0-5 in the Central Lakes Conference and to 1-9 overall. Katrina Johnson had nine digs for Apollo and Caitlyn Pederson had 12 set assists.
BRAINERD 3, ST. CLOUD TECH 2
A Brainerd serve landed between two St. Cloud Tech defenders in the fifth set to seal St. Cloud Tech’s fate as the Warriors edged the Tigers at Tech’s home gym.
Brainerd won the match 17-25, 28-30, 25-18, 25-13, 16-14. Juniors Kelsey Berg and Cierra Washington finished with a combined 28 kills and 21 digs for the Tigers (2-3, 2-6) while fellow junior Kylie Loesch added 22 set assists and six blocks.
Berg tallied 14 kills and 11 digs in the defeat while Washington had 14 kills and 10 digs of her own.
ST. CLOUD CATHEDRAL 3, BECKER 0
Rylee Medelberg finished with 10 kills and nine digs in St. Cloud Cathedral’s sweep of Becker at Cathedral High School.
Game scores were 25-8, 25-5, 25-18.
Sarah Windschitl had seven kills and five blocks, Sophie Harris had 18 set assists and Jenna Januschka added 11 digs and eight ace serves for the Crusaders (5-1 , 7-5).
ALBANY 3, MILACA 0
ALBANY – Amber Tomsche had seven kills and three ace serves as Albany swept Milaca.
Game scores were 25-10, 25-15, 25-12.
Sam Schlangen finished with 26 set assists and five ace serves and Kristin Buttweiler added eight kills for the Huskies (5-0 GRC, 10-1 overall).
ZIMMERMAN 3, LITTLE FALLS 0
LITTLE FALLS – Kendra Pohlman finished with nine kills and Stephanie Wardarski racked 30 set assists, but it wasn’t enough as Zimmerman zipped past Little Falls in straight sets.
The Thunder won 25-21, 25-19, 26-24.
MAPLE LAKE 3, ROCKFORD 0
MAPLE LAKE – The Irish were led by two elder statesmen in their Central Minnesota Conference win. Senior Carissa Knott was 12-for-13 serving with three aces and 13 assists. Also standing out for Maple Lake (11-5) was Jen Puncochar, who had four ace serves and six kills.
PIERZ 3, KIMBALL 1
KIMBALL – Pierz was able to pull out a 3-1 victory against Kimball (1-2, 6-6) in Central Minnesota Conference play.
Game scores were 25-15, 23-25, 26-24 and 25-15. Breane Meierhofer led the Cubs’ effort with three ace serves and 21 kills.
EV-W 3, HOLDINGFORD 1
HOLDINGFORD – The Eagles are off to a 3-0 start in the Central Minnesota Conference.
EV-W’s Kaylee Forcier was 36-for-46 hitting with 20 kills. Forcier was also 15-for-15 serving. Courtney Dilley added 12 kills and Holly Schumacher had 37 set assists for the Eagles.
The Eagles won the match 25-23, 25-17, 21-25, 25-15.
Jena Volkers led the Huskers with 10 kills and 12 digs. Hayley Huls had eight kills and 22 digs for Holdingford (0-3 CMC, 7-8 overall).
BBE 3, HL-W-W 0
BELGRADE – Brittany Roelike had 10 kills and 10 digs to lead Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa past Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted.
Game scores were 25-13, 25-15, 25-13.
MONTICELLO 3, BIG LAKE 0
MONTICELLO – Jamie Maus had 12 kills as Monticello swept Big Lake. Game scores were 25-15, 25-19, 25-14.
DELANO 3, ANNANDALE 0
ANNANDALE – Delano downed Annandale (5-11) in straight sets 25-10, 25-10, 25-20.
SAUK CENTRE 3, LQPV 0
MADISON – The Class 2A No. 3-ranked Mainstreeters cruised to the 25-8, 25-11, 25-7 victory.
Macy Weller had eight kills and four aces for Sauk Centre (14-0), Ashley Kollman had six kills and eight digs, Kendra Zenzen had five kills and four aces, Liz Ellens had five kills, Jena Klaphake had 20 set assists and Brianna VonWahlde had four blocks and four kills.
LP-GE 3, MELROSE 1
LONG PRAIRIE – Jenna Langer had 14 kills, four ace serves and 14 digs to lead Long Praire-Grey Eagle past Melrose in nonconference.
Game scores were 21-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-19.
Sam Zastrow had 14 kills and six blocks and Emily Jansen finished with 34 set assists, 12 digs and five ace serves for the Thunder (11-4).