The Free Press, Mankato, MN

News Ticker

Sports

September 11, 2013

Belle Plaine downs TCU in volleyball

MONTGOMERY — Mariena Hayden smacked 15 kills and recorded nine digs to lead Belle Plaine to

a 25-23, 25-16, 27-25 Minnesota River Conference volleyball victory against Tri-City United on Monday.

MaUry Kay Nasby added nine kills and a team-high 13 digs for the Tigers. Devein Lehman dished out 37 set assists.

TCU was led by Amber Brokl's eight kills and 23 digs. Megan Rutt also had eight kills. Sam Hellerud and Alex David had 13 and 10 set assists, respectively.

TCU (0-3) hosts Waterville-Elysian-Morristown on Tuesday. Belle Plaine (4-0) is back in action Thursday against visiting Sibley East.

JWP volleyball 3, MR 1: Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton defeated Maple River 25-17, 25-23, 23-25, 25-20 in a nonconference match played Monday in Janesville.

Kennedy Strauss ripped 11 kills, blocked five shots and had seven digs for the Bulldogs. Callie Morton helped out with eight kills, nine blocks and 11 digs.

Hannah Olson finished with 12 set assists and Dani Ziemke added eight. Marissa Southwick had three ace serves.

JWP (2-3) plays at New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva on Thursday.

MR girls tennis 4, TCU 3: Maple River won the decisive match at third doubles to slip past Tri-City United in a close, nonconference match in Mapleton.

With the meet tied 3-3, Maple River's Mariah Proehl and Sarah Stromer delivered the pivotal victory, winning 7-5, 6-3 at the No. 3 doubles spot.

Maple River (2-5) hosts Fairmont Tuesday.

BP tennis 5, NP 2: Belle Plaine downed New Prague in a nonconference match played Monday in Belle Plaine.

The closest match of the day came at second singles where the Tigers' Jane Schneider won 6-3, 6-7, 10-6.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports

Outdoors

Latest auto racing news
Featured Ads
Shane Frederick's Twitter updates
Chad Courrier's Sports Report
Latest NCAA basketball news
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
NDN Video
Tour Confidential: What Impact Will Tiger's Absence Have on Golf? Pujols joins 500 club Wall: 'This was a make or break year for me' Klatt's Mock Draft: Top 10 Klatt's Mock Draft: Late 1st round Marcus Spears: Cowboys Needs on Draft Day Could Bridgewater Make Scouts Look Foolish? NFL Draft: Will Manziel Be Off The Board By Pick No. 4? Manchester Utd sack manager David Moyes Race to avoid Premier League relegation heats up The many faces of Mike Woodson Draft Preview: Ego Ferguson Chelsea, Atletico set to do battle in Champions League With The Twelfth Pick, The New York Giants Select... Rosenthal: Trout's contract was a compromise Trail Blazers battle back, overcome Rockets in OT Martinez slams home run to help Tigers top Angels With The Thirteenth Pick, The St. Louis Rams Select... Knicks Fire Mike Woodson Dramatic Moments of the Week: 4/14-4/20