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Megan Grimes went up for a kill during Tuesday night's match against Pequot Lakes.

Panthers follow win over Pelican Rapids with loss to Pequot Lakes in home finale

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Panthers follow win over Pelican Rapids with loss to Pequot Lakes in home finale
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     Clutch serving down the stretch sparked the Park Rapids volleyball team to a 25-17, 27-25, 25-18 victory at Pelican Rapids Monday night.

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     In Set 1, Pelican Rapids led 16-13 before Mady Vaudrin served four aces and 10 straight points to give the Panthers a 24-16 advantage. Shania Johnson served the final two points to close out Set 2 before Johnson and Justine Rittgers served five points during a 7-1 run to close out Set 3.

     Vaudrin’s 15 service points, 11 kills and two solo blocks led the Panthers. Johnson compiled 20 set assists while Megan Grimes (12) and Madi Wagner (10) combined for 22 digs.

Park Rapids statistics

Serving: Rittgers 9 for 13, Grimes 10 for 11, Wolff 1 for 2, Bynum 0 for 1, Vaudrin 18 for 19 (5 aces), M. Dean 1 for 2, S. Johnson 13 for 14, Wagner 5 for 5.

Service points: Vaudrin 15, S. Johnson 11, Grimes 8, Rittgers 6, Wagner 2, Wolff 1.

Attacks: Rittgers 13 (2 kills), Grimes 15 (6 kills), Wolff 1, Bynum 4 (2 kills), Vaudrin 17 (11 kills), M. Dean 11 (1 kill), S. Johnson 1 (1 kill), Wagner 6.

Sets: Rittgers 3, Grimes 4, Bynum 1, M. Dean 1, S. Johnson 68 (20 assists), Wagner 7 (2 assists).

Digs: Grimes 12, Wagner 10, Rittgers 7, M. Dean 5, S. Johnson 5, Vaudrin 4, Wolff 2.

Solo blocks: Vaudrin 2, Rittgers 1, Grimes 1.

Serve receive: Rittgers 6 for 13, Grimes 8 for 13, Wolff 2 for 2, Vaudrin 4 for 4, M. Dean 3 for 3, Wagner 6 for 7.

Patriots shine at net in win

     Pequot Lakes shined at the net as the Panthers ended Mid-State Conference play with a 25-11, 12-25, 25-19, 25-22 loss in their home finale Tuesday night.

     The Patriots used 35 kills and 16 blocks to improve to 3-1 in conference matches. Vanessa Lane’s 14 kills and Katie White’s four blocks led Pequot Lakes.

     In Set 1, Pequot Lakes jumped out to a 16-7 lead before a pair of aces during a 6-0 run by White gave the Patriots the early lead. Two kills apiece by Vaudrin and Grimes led the Panthers.

     Kills by Vaudrin and Rittgers, two ace serves by Rittgers, kills by Morgan Dean, Vaudrin and Grimes, and an ace serve by Dean sparked the Panthers to a 15-5 advantage. A kill by Grimes, an ace serve by Wagner, tips by Grimes and Johnson, and a kill by Vaudrin helped the Panthers even the match.

     Despite two kills by Dean and a kill by Grimes, the Panthers faced a 15-10 deficit in Set 3. A kill by Vaudrin, a block by Vaudrin and Johnson, and an ace serve by Rittgers during a 6-0 run pulled Park Rapids to within 17-16. An ace serve by Lane sparked an 8-3 run as the Patriots regained the lead.

     Five service points by Rittgers and kills by Grimes and Dean kept the Panthers tied at 17-17 in Set 4. After Pequot Lakes claimed a 24-20 lead, kills by Grimes and Vaudrin kept the Panthers alive before an error ended the match.

     Rittgers served four aces and 16 points, Grimes and Vaudrin had 11 kills each, Johnson tallied 28 set assists, and Dean (18) and Wagner (13) combined for 31 digs for the Panthers, who fell to 2-3 in conference matches and 10-10 overall.

     Pequot Lakes snapped a three-match losing streak to improve to 12-6.

Park Rapids statistics

Serving: Rittgers 20 for 20 (4 aces), Grimes 10 for 12, Vaudrin 8 for 8, M. Dean 9 for 10 (2 aces), S. Johnson 6 for 7, Wagner 12 for 12 (1 ace).

Service points: Rittgers 16, Grimes 9, Wagner 7, M. Dean 6, Vaudrin 1, S. Johnson 1.

Attacks: Rittgers 22 (3 kills), Grimes 22 (11 kills), Vaudrin 36 (11 kills), M. Dean 22 (7 kills), S. Johnson 8 (1 kill), Wager 4.

Sets: Rittgers 6 (1 assist), Grimes 9, Vaudrin 6 (1 assist), M. Dean 3, S. Johnson 94 (28 assists), Wagner 10 (1 assist).

Digs: M. Dean 18, Wagner 13, Vaudrin 9, S. Johnson 9, Grimes 8, Rittgers 5.

Assisted blocks: Vaudrin 1, S. Johnson 1.

Serve receive: Rittgers 15 for 17, Grimes 18 for 22, Vaudrin 11 for 13, M. Dean 11 for 13, Wagner 4 for 6.

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