Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
Section 6A Quarterfinals
Osakis 7, MACA/WCA 0
OSAKIS – Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta/West Central Area’s season in team tennis came to an end on Thursday, falling to Osakis 7-0 in the section 6A quarterfinals.
The Tigers were part of a three-way tie for the no. 5 seed, even receiving two votes as the no. 4, but due to tiebreakers dropped to the seventh-seed overall, drawing a tough Silverstreaks team that was no. 2.
The Tigers finish the year 4-15 overall, and now turn their attention to the individual tournament in Fargo on Wednesday, Oct. 10
Minnewaska Area 7, MACCRAY 0
LQPV/DB 4, Montevideo 3
Benson/KMS 7, Yellow Medicine East 0
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 3, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 0
MORRIS – Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta rebounded nicely from a tough loss on Tuesday, with a sweep of ACGC on Thursday 25-16, 25-15, 25-9.
Bailey Marty led the Tigers with seven kills, four digs, and four service aces. Lexi Pew had nine kills and two blocks, Emma Berlinger, Kenzie Hockel, and Jen Solvie each added four.
Riley Decker had 11 digs, Liz Dietz tallied 15 assists, and LaRae Kramm added 12.
The Tigers are 10-6 overall, 6-5 in West Central Conference play while the Falcons fell to 3-14, 0-11 in conference.
Brandon-Evansville 3, Rothsay 0
ROTHSAY – Brandon-Evansville’s balanced attack proved too much for Rothsay, earning a 25-9, 25-19, 25-12 win on Thursday.
Madison Quinn set the offense with 30 assists, Bailey Schaefer had nine kills and four aces, Mikenna Pattrin added six kills, the Chargers are 8-0 in the Little Eight, 12-4 overall.
West Central Area 3, Ortonville 2
BARRETT – West Central Area won a hard fought match with Ortonville 26-24, 22-25, 13-25, 25-20, 18-16.
The Knights got 23 digs from Kaitlyn Sanstead, while Morgan Woodle added 12 kills, 16 digs, and four aces.
Ellie Herman was 100% at the line with 10 kills, Hailey Bennett chipped in with 19 assists, her and Kaleigh Anderson recorded 18 digs.
The Knights are now 3-5 in the Pheasant Conference, 8-11 overall.
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 3, Hancock 0
HANCOCK – Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley continued their tear through the Pheasant Conference with a sweep of Hancock, 25-13, 25-12, 25-19.
Tylaina Issendorf was 22-25 with five aces at the line while recording 17 assists. Emma Botker had four aces and was 11-11 with 12 kills.
Mataiah Turner had eight kills, three blocks, Jess Moberg had 15 digs and Kylie Lick was 12-12 serving with an ace and 11 digs.
The Wolverines improve to 7-0 in conference, 17-3 overall. The Owls fall to 0-7, 1-16 overall.
BOLD def. Melrose, 25-14, 13-25, 25-15, 25-20
Montevideo def. Minnewaska, 25-15, 28-30, 25-19, 15-25, 25-8
New York Mills def. Henning, 25-17, 19-25, 25-22, 25-10
Pelican Rapids def. Battle Lake, 26-24, 25-20, 25-14
Perham def. Breckenridge, 25-14, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19
Sauk Centre def. Benson, 25-17, 25-17, 25-12
Underwood def. Parkers Prairie, 25-10, 25-19, 25-17
Verndale def. Bertha-Hewitt, 26-24, 25-12, 26-24
PERHAM – The top three ranked boys class A cross country teams along with a handful of 2A schools were in action at the Perham Invite on Thursday, with the second-ranked West Central Area Knights taking fifth overall.
Jacob Bright led the Knights with an 11th place finish, Kade Runge, Kyle Schill, and Jack Van Kempen were 21-23 in a race that featured 200 runners.
Top-ranked Perham took second behind Moorhead. Fargo North and Bemidji were second and third.
The Lady Knights placed two in the top 25 with Lexi Bright finishing 23rd, Teagan Nelson was right behind in 24th place.
As a team the Lady Knights took 6th place, with Lakeville South winning the race, Perham was runner-up.