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Lindow surpasses 1,000 career kills

Maggie Lindow surpassed 1,000 kills in her career in leading the Nevis volleyball team past Walker-Hackensack-Akeley last Thursday night at the Tiger Arena.

Lindow had 16 kills in the Tigers' 25-18, 25-16, 20-25, 25-8 victory. The senior hitter also had two solo blocks, two ace serves and 10 digs.

Riley Hanson served five aces and had 15 kills and 10 digs while Mandy Allman had two ace serves, 12 digs and 31 set assists. Paige Walters added 14 digs for the Tigers.

Nevis followed with a runner-up showing at its own eight-team tournament last Saturday.

The Tigers defeated Cass Lake-Bena 25-12, 25-13 and Pine River-Backus 25-19, 25-17 before falling to Park Rapids 26-24, 16-25, 15-11 in the championship match.

Hanson's 10 kills and Lindow's three ace serves led the Tigers past Cass Lake while Hanson's nine kills and three ace serves led Nevis in the win over PR-B.

In the championship match against Park Rapids, Hanson (12) and Lindow (10) combined for 22 kills while Allman had 24 set assists and three ace serves. Annessa Feder (11) and Walters (10) combined for 21 digs.

In Game 1 of the championship match, Lindow had three kills and Hanson had two kills and two ace serves in leading Nevis to a 23-23 tie before Park Rapids scored the final two points.

In Game 2, two kills by Hanson, kills by Lindow and Feder, and ace serves by Bettsy Hjelseth and Allman gave Nevis a 17-6 lead. Two kills by Lindow and two tips by Allman helped even the match.

Kills by Annie Albright, Lindow and Hanson kept the Tigers within 11-10 in Game 3 before Park Rapids closed the match with a 5-0 run.

The Tigers rebounded from that loss to defeat Northome-Kelliher 25-15, 25-15, 25-10 on Tuesday.

Allman served 11 aces and had 24 set assists while Lindow (13) and Hanson (12) combined for 25 kills as the Tigers improved to 18-3 on the season.