Nevis served 16 aces and pounded down 42 kills with only six hitting errors in a dominating 3-0 win over the Cass Lake-Bena volleyball team at the Tiger Arena on Thursday, Sept. 9.

The Tigers gave Cass Lake-Bena 14 points on service errors in the 25-12, 25-4, 25-16 victory.

Three kills by Makenna Frazier and two ace serves by Kayli Bessler gave Nevis a 7-1 lead in Set 1 before three kills apiece by Frazier and Bessler and two ace serves by Addison Lindow pushed the lead to 19-8. Three more kills by Frazier and two ace serves by Bessler closed out the opening set.

Lindow served the Tigers to a 10-0 lead in Set 2 with three aces and three kills by Frazier. Four ace serves by Mya Stacey extended the lead to 21-2 before a pair of kills by Marley Mitchell ended that set.

Three kills by Ava Isaacson and two kills apiece by Frazier and Lindow gave the Tigers a 16-12 edge in Set 3. Two kills and an ace serve by Frazier and two kills by Isaacson closed out the match.

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Lindow (6), Stacey (5) and Bessler (4) combined for 15 ace serves while Frazier (17), Bessler (7) and Isaacson (7) combined for 31 kills. Stacey set up 35 kills while Maggie Carrier had eight digs as Nevis improved to 3-0 on the season.

Nevis statistics
Serving: Lindow 19 for 22 (6 aces), Stacey 11 for 14 (5 aces), Frazier 10 for 12 (1 ace), Bessler 10 for 12 (4 aces), Isaacson 5 for 6, Mitchell 4 for 5, Carrier 1 for 3.
Attacks: Frazier 25 (17 kills), Bessler 16 (7 kills), Isaacson 10 (7 kills), Lindow 10 (4 kills), Mitchell 9 (6 kills), Stacey 4 (1 kill).
Sets: Stacey 53 (35 assists), Bessler 5 (1 assist), Isaacson 4 (2 assists), Lindow 3, Carrier 2 (2 assists), Frazier 1.
Digs: Carrier 8, Lindow 6, Frazier 5, Bessler 4, Isacson 4, Mitchell 2, Forbes 1.
Assisted blocks: Mitchell 2, Frazier 1, Isaacson 1.
Serve receive: Carrier 10 for 11, Lindow 9 for 9, Frazier 3 for 3, Forbes 3 for 4, Mitchell 2 for 2.

Braves fall to W-DC

Montana Carsten served five aces and Emily Lepinski had eight kills in leading Wadena-Deer Creek to a 3-0 Park Region Conference win at Menahga on Thursday, Sept. 9.

Payton Gravelle added seven kills and Kayla Kircher had six kills in the Wolverines’ 25-19, 25-14, 25-14 victory.

Two kills by Janie Tormanen and ace serves by Maryn Pinoniemi and Michaela Skoog kept the Braves within 13-11 in Set 1 before W-DC responded with a 12-8 run. A kill and an ace serve by Amanda Lake and kills by Pinoniemi, Erica Tormanen, Janie Tormanen and Lela Peterson led the way in the early going of Set 2 as Menahga trailed 14-10. The Wolverines closed that set with an 11-4 run. W-DC extended a 12-5 lead to 23-12 en route to winning Set 3. Skoog and Peterson served an ace and had a kill each while Lake, Erica Tormanen and Janie Tormanen had kills in the final set for the Braves.

Janie Tormanen (4), Lake (3), Peterson (3) and Erica Tormanen (3) combined for 10 of Menahga’s 16 kills. Allie Pfeifer had 17 digs, Peterson had nine digs and Lake had nine set assists as Menahga fell to 2-2 on the season.

The Wolverines took advantage of 17 hitting errors and nine service errors by Menahga to improve to 2-2 in the conference opener for both teams.

Menahga statistics
Serving: Peterson 9 for 11 (1 ace), Lake 6 for 8 (1 ace), Pfeifer 6 for 6, Besonen 5 for 6, E. Tormanen 4 for 5, Skoog 4 for 6 (2 aces), Pinoniemi 3 for 4 (1 ace), Holtz 2 for 2, J. Tormanen 2 for 2.
Attacks: Peterson 17 (3 kills), E. Tormanen 15 (3 kills), Skoog 15 (2 kills), J. Tormanen 13 (4 kills), Pinoniemi 13 (1 kill), Lake 9 (3 kills), Holtz 9, Besonen 9, Pfeifer 5.
Sets: Lake 78 (9 assists), Pfeifer 7 (3 assists), J. Tormanen 4 (3 assists), Skoog 4, Besonen 3, E. Tormanen 2, Peterson 1, Pinoniemi 1, Holtz 1.
Digs: Pfeifer 17, Peterson 9, Lake 7, Besonen 6, E. Tormanen 5, Pinoniemi 4, Skoog 2, J. Tormanen 2.
Assisted blocks: Besonen 2, Lake 1, Pinoniemi 1.
Serve receive: Peterson 18 for 23, Besonen 16 for 19, Pfeifer 14 for 14, Pinoniemi 8 for 9, E. Tormanen 7 for 8, J. Tormanen 3 for 3, Lake 1 for 1, Skoog 1 for 1.