The Park Rapids volleyball team ended the regular season by posting a 2-3 record in five matches at the Fergus Falls tournament on Thursday, Oct. 17.

Park Rapids went 2-1 in pool play by following a 2-1 loss to Breckenridge (25-18, 15-25, 15-12) with a 2-1 win over Fergus Falls (23-25, 28-26, 15-5) and a 2-0 victory over Fergus Falls Hillcrest Lutheran Academy (25-14, 25-5).

In the finals, the Panthers were defeated by Walker-Hackensack-Akeley (25-22, 25-22) and Detroit Lakes (20-25, 25-21, 15-9).

Rilee Michaelson’s 16 kills and Katelyn Weaver’s 25 set assists and two ace serves led the Panthers against Breckenridge. Kendra Scholz also served two aces and Kora Just had 15 digs as the Panthers finished with 30 kills and 16 hitting errors to go along with four ace serves and seven service errors.

In the win over Fergus Falls, Michaelson had 16 kills while Scholz served five aces and Katie Burlingame served three aces and 11 points. The Panthers had 35 kills and 15 hitting errors with 11 ace serves and six service errors. Just (14) and Michaelson (10) had double figures in digs while Weaver had 30 set assists.

Park Rapids pounded down 26 kills with only two hitting errors and served eight aces with seven service errors in the win over Hillcrest Lutheran Academy. Michaelson’s 13 kills, Just’s seven aces and 14 points, Burlingame’s 13 service points and Weaver’s 19 set assists led the Panthers.

Michaelson’s 14 kills and 11 digs led the Panthers in the loss to W-H-A. Just served two aces and had 12 digs while Weaver tallied 17 set assists as Park Rapids finished with 25 kills, 14 hitting errors, four ace serves and two service errors.

In the loss to Detroit Lakes, Michaelson had 13 kills and 10 digs while Weaver had 24 set assists. Park Rapids had 25 kills, 20 hitting errors, three ace serves and seven service errors in that match.

Park Rapids will carry a 21-7 record and the No. 1 seed in the North into the Section 8AA tournament. The Panthers will play either No. 4 Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton or No. 5 Thief River Falls at 7 p.m. on Friday (Oct. 25) at the Area High School gym.

Park Rapids statistics vs. Breckenridge
Serving: Just 7 for 8, Kirlin 1 for 3, Pike 4 for 4, Scholz 10 for 11 (2 aces), Weaver 8 for 8 (2 aces), Michaelson 9 for 10, Burlingame 9 for 11.
Service points: Michaelson 6, Scholz 5, Burlingame 5, Weaver 4, Just 3, Pike 1.
Attacks: Michaelson 35 (16 kills), Scholz 14 (6 kills), Breitweser 14 (3 kills), Burlingame 10 (1 kill), Pike 8 (2 kills), Weaver 4 (2 kills).
Sets: Weaver 77 (25 assists), Pike 4 (1 assist), Just 1, Scholz 1, Michaelson 1, Burlingame 1.
Digs: Just 15, Burlingame 9, Michaelson 6, Scholz 5, Weaver 5, Kirlin 4, Breitweser 4, Pike 1.
Assisted blocks: Breitweser 2, Pike 2, Michaelson 2, Scholz 1.
Serve receive: Just 16 for 19, Kirlin 4 for 7, Pike 1 for 1, Michaelson 10 for 10, Burlingame 13 for 16.
Park Rapids statistics vs. Fergus Falls
Serving: Just 10 for 11 (2 aces), Pike 2 for 4, Scholz 16 for 17 (5 aces), Weaver 10 for 10 (1 ace), Michaelson 6 for 6, Burlingame 15 for 17 (3 aces).
Service points: Burlingame 11, Scholz 9, Just 6, Weaver 6, Michaelson 2.
Attacks: Michaelson 36 (16 kills), Scholz 16 (7 kills), Burlingame 11 (1 kill), Weaver 10 (3 kills), Breitweser 8 (6 kills), Pike 5 (2 kills).
Sets: Weaver 71 (30 assists), Just 3, Scholz 2, Pike 1, Michaelson 1.
Digs: Just 14, Michaelson 10, Burlingame 7, Scholz 4, Peterson 2, Breitweser 1.
Blocks (solo-assists): Michaelson 1-2, Breitweser 1-1, Weaver 0-2, Pike 0-1.
Serve receive: Just 15 for 18, Kirlin 1 for 1, Peterson 6 for 7, Michaelson 5 for 5, Burlingame 17 for 22.
Park Rapids statistics vs. Hillcrest Lutheran
Serving: Just 17 for 18 (7 aces), Pike 6 for 7 (1 ace), Scholz 1 for 3, Weaver 3 for 3, Michaelson 0 for 1, Burlingame 13 for 15.
Service points: Just 14, Burlingame 13, Pike 5, Weaver 2.
Attacks: Michaelson 20 (13 kills), Weaver 7 (2 kills), Breitweser 6 (3 kills), Pike 6 (3 kills), Scholz 4 (3 kills), Burlingame 2 (1 kill), Peterson 1 (1 kill), Benham 1.
Sets: Weaver 31 (19 assists), Just 5 (2 assists), Breitweser 1, Burlingame 1.
Digs: Just 21, Burlingame 7, Weaver 5, Michaelson 4, Just 2, Kirlin 2, Pike 1.
Assisted blocks: Breitweser 2, Pike 1, Michaelson 1, Burlingame 1.
Serve receive: Just 9 for 9, Pike 1 for 1, Peterson 1 for 1, Michaelson 1 for 1, Burlingame 5 for 5.
Park Rapids statistics vs. W-H-A
Serving: Just 8 for 8 (2 aces), Pike 8 for 8 (1 ace), Scholz 6 for 6 (1 ace), Weaver 4 for 4, Aukes 4 for 4, Michaelson 6 for 7, Burlingame 3 for 3, Benham 0 for 1.
Service points: Just 5, Pike 3, Scholz 3, Michaelson 3, Aukes 2, Burlingame 1.
Attacks: Michaelson 33 (14 kills), Scholz 8 (5 kills), Breitweser 8 (2 kills), Weaver 7 (1 kill), Pike 6 (1 kill), Aukes 6 (1 kill), Burlingame 6 (1 kill), Benham 1.
Sets: Weaver 57 (17 assists), Scholz 3, Pike 2 (1 assist), Just 2, Aukes 1, Michaelson 1.
Digs: Just 12, Michaelson 11, Peterson 3, Scholz 2, Weaver 2, Aukes 2, Burlingame 2, Breitweser 1, Pike 1.
Blocks (solo-assists): Breitweser 1-1, Michaelson 1-0, Pike 0-2, Scholz 0-1.
Serve receive: Just 11 for 12, Pike 3 for 5, Peterson 5 for 6, Weaver 2 for 2, Aukes 9 for 11, Michaelson 2 for 3, Burlingame 1 for 4.
Park Rapids statistics vs. Detroit Lakes
Serving: Just 13 for 13 (1 ace), Kirlin 1 for 1, Pike 5 for 6, Scholz 7 for 10 (1 ace), Weaver 7 for 7, Michaelson 3 for 4, Burlingame 5 for 7 (1 ace).
Service points: Just 8, Scholz 5, Weaver 3, Burlingame 3, Pike 2.
Attacks: Michaelson 30 (13 kills), Scholz 15 (3 kills), Burlingame 13 (4 kills), Breitweser 10 (3 kills), Pike 5 (2 kills), Just 1, Weaver 1.
Sets: Weaver 65 (24 assists), Just 3, Burlingame 2, Michaelson 1.
Digs: Michaelson 10, Burlingame 8, Just 7, Scholz 4, Weaver 2, Pike 1, Peterson 1.
Assisted blocks: Breitweser 2, Pike 1, Scholz 1, Weaver 1, Michaelson 1.
Serve receive: Just 18 for 20, Kirlin 0 for 1, Pike 1 for 5, Peterson 4 for 4, Michaelson 8 for 9, Burlingame 8 for 10.