Prep Results: Tigers Drop Dragons, CGB Upsets Breckenridge In Volleyball Playoffs 31 Oct 17

Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director

VOLLEYBALL

Section 3AA-North Semifinals
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 3, Litchfield 1
MORRIS – Top-seeded Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tigers have advanced to their third straight sub-section championship after a four-set win over fourth-seed Litchfield on Tuesday night 25-12, 25-17, 24-26, 25-16.
After dominating the first set from start to finish, the Tigers pulled away in the second set. It was looking like a sweep when leading 22-14 in the third, before the Dragons got hot and would score 10 straight points to take a 24-22 lead and hang on to force a fourth set before the Tigers regrouped in the fourth set to earn the win.
Lexi Pew provided the defense with three blocks to go with her five kills and earn player of the game. Karly Fehr tallied 48 assists and 16 digs with eight kills. Jenna Howden added 21 kills while Bailey Marty chipped in with 10 kills and 20 digs.
The Tigers are 20-5 and will face Paynesville Area at 7:00 on Thursday at Minnewaska Area high school for the section 3AA-North title. 

(2) Paynesville Area 3, (6) New London-Spicer 2
(14-25, 17-25, 25-14, 25-20, 15-12)

Section 3AA-South Semifinals
(2) Luverne 3, (3) Jackson County Central 2
(25-21, 25-17, 19-25, 19-25, 15-11)

(1) Marshall 3, (4) Pipestone 0
(25-9, 25-20, 25-13)

Section 6A-South Semifinals
(3) Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 3, (2) Breckenridge 2
BARRETT – Third-seed Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley erased a 2-0 deficit to upset second-seeded Breckenridge in five sets 22-25, 19-25, 25-16, 25-16, 15-13 on Tuesday in Barrett.
The Wolverines played their best with their season on the line to advance to the sub-section finals, led by Callie Vold with 19 kills, 19 digs and three aces.
Lora Botker had 26 assists and Marlie Maanum added 34 digs for the Wolverines who are 23-7, and will face top-seed Underwood on Thursday in Barrett at 7:00 on Thursday for the sub-section title.

(1) Underwood 3, (5) Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 0
(25-16, 25-15, 25-16)

Section 6A-North Semifinals
(1) Wadena-Deer Creek 3, (4) New York Mills 0
(25-21, 25-13, 25-15)

(3) Barnesville 3, (2) Pelican Rapids 1
(25-22, 16-25, 25-22, 27-25)