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Area Volleyball: Lake City sweeps St. Charles

Coming off a 3-0 victory on Tuesday, the Lake City volleyball team doubled down and once again swept its opponent, winning 3-0 over St. Charles on Thursday.

The Tigers won its first set 25-21, before pulling away in the second and third sets, winning 25-12 in each.

Delaney Issendorf led Lake City with 20 kills, Morgan West had 19 digs, and Elyse Dalager and Hannah Grimm compiled 19 and 12 assists, respectively.

Next up for Lake City is a tournament at Rochester Century on Saturday, starting at 8 a.m.

Cannon Falls 3, John Marshall 1

Cannon Falls rallied for a 3-1 victory over Rochester John Marshall on Thursday. The Bombers lost the first set 25-20, but proceeded to win the next three (25-23, 25-19, 25-14) to take the match.

Makayla Bowen and Sara Twedt led the Bombers with seven kills apiece. Twedt also added a team-high four blocks. Riley Meyers recorded 10 digs while Anja Black recorded nine. Jaci Winchell was the leader in assists with 21.

Cannon Falls will next play on Tuesday when it hosts Rochester Century.

Goodhue 3, Blooming Prairie 1

Although Goodhue defeated Blooming Prairie on Thursday in four sets, each one of them was down to the wire.

The Wildcats lost the first set 25-23, but came back to win the next three sets 26-24, 25-22 and 25-18.

Hannah Gadient had 12 kills, Elise Tipcke put up 30 assists and Abby Mangan recorded four aces for Goodhue.

Goodhue next plays on Tuesday when it hosts Cotter.

W-E-M 3, K-W 2

Facing one of the top-ranked Class A teams, Kenyon-Wanamingo was unable to complete the victory and fell to Waterville-Elysian-Morristown, 3-2, on Thursday.

K-W went back-and-forth all night, losing the first set, 25-20, winning the second set, 25-20, falling in the third set, 23-19, coming back to win the fourth set, 25-23, before succumbing in the fifth set, 15-11.

Ally Peterson was K-W’s leader in kills with 25 and digs with 10. Julianna Boyum had five blocks and two aces, Madi Luebke had 25 assists and 10 digs, while Kasandra Keller also recorded 10 digs.

K-W will look to right the ship on Thursday when it hosts Cannon Falls.

Houston 3, Randolph 1

Looking for its first win, Randolph was unable to pull through on Thursday as it fell to visiting Houston, 3-1.

The Rockets won the first set 25-20, but dropped the next three: 25-23, 25-17 and 25-23.

Individual statistics were unavailable.

Randolph will have a chance to get its first win on Tuesday when Lyle-Pacelli visits.

Tuesday

Z-M 3, St. Croix Lutheran 0

Two matches into the season and the Zumbrota-Mazeppa volleyball team has yet to lose a set. The streak continued on Tuesday when the Cougars traveled to St. Croix Lutheran and came away with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-21) victory.

Makayla Arendt led the Cougars with eight kills, while Jakalyn Arendt and Carly Frederixon both contributed seven. Megan Johnson and Rylee Nelson were the team’s assist leaders with 19 and 16, respectively. Aspen Brubaker also had eight digs and six aces.

Z-M next plays on Tuesday, Sept. 11 when it travels to Goodhue for its conference opener.

Lake City 3, Cotter 0

Lake City cruised past Cotter on Tuesday in its home opener, sweeping in three sets (25-14, 27-25, 25-16).

Leading the Tigers were Delaney Issendorf with four aces and 18 kills, Grace Bany with seven kills and Amber Geolet with five kills.

Pine Island 3, Chatfield 0

Pine Island opened its season on Tuesday when hosting Chatfield and came away with a three-set sweep (25-21, 25-15, 25-20).

Kendra Lundert led the Panthers with five kills and two aces, while Jordan Brehmer had nine digs, and Sydney Andrist had 24 assists.

Next up for Pine Island is a trip to Hayfield on Tuesday.

Spring Grove 3, Randolph 0

Randolph got its season underway on Tuesday with a trip to Spring Grove but was unable to secure the victory and lost in three sets (25-17, 25-16, 25-16).

Individual statistics were unavailable.

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