Saturday, September 20, 2008

Final Four Set in Apple Valley

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In a power packed tournament Chaska, Owatonna, Eden Prairie and Shakopee advanced to the final four. Finals are today at 2:30 pm.

#1 AAA Chaska is in the final four with victories over Hibbing (2-0) and Lakeville North (2-1). There is a brief out & about on the LN match last night. From the Chaska Herald.

#2AA Marshall defeated Blaine in two and then lost to Owatonna in two (a brief out & about last night). Owatonna started their day with a win over host Apple Valley. From the Marshall Independent and the Owatonna People's Press.

#1A Bethlehem Academy was 1-1 vs Lake Conference opponents Friday at AV. They beat #11AAA Burnsville in three and then fell to #8 Eden Prairie in three. Holly Hafemeyer had 15 kills vs Burnsville and 20 vs EP. From the Faribault Daily News.

#5A Southwest Christian of Chaska swept Bethany in MCAA action.

#10 Alexandria swept Fergus Falls on Thursday. Plus two other results from the Fergus Falls Daily Journal.

Sauk Rapids swept Brainerd. From the Brainerd Dispatch.

Paynesville beat Minnewaska in five for their first victory of the year. Anna Kotten had 13 kills for the Bulldogs. Plus one other late result in the West Central Tribune.

Morris split their matches this week with a win over BOLD on Tuesday and a loss to Lac Qui Parle Valley on Thursday. From the Morris Sun Tribune.

Pine River-Backus swept Pequot Lakes on Thursday. Plus six other results in the Brainerd Dispatch.

Farmington won twice last week with sweeps over Rochester Century and Northfield. From the Farmington Independent.

Superior, WI beat Duluth Central on Thursday in four. From the Superior Daily Telegram.

Perham swept West Central on Thursday. From the Perham Enterprise.

Crookston swept Warren-Alvarado-Oslo. Rachel Wold had 15 kills for the Pirates. From the Crookston Times.

Breckenridge swept Ulen-Hitterdal. Christine Deal had 12 points for the Cowgirls. From the Wahpeton Daily News.

Sebeka beat New York Mills in four. From the Perham Enterprise.

Littlefork-Big Falls topped Cook in four. From the International Falls Daily Journal.

Bigfork's match on Thursday was cancelled at Northome due to a power outage as a construction worker hit a line.

Deer River knocked off Grand Rapids. Deer River won the first set 28-26, then 25-18, Rapids came back and won the next two 25-21 and an unknown score. Deer River won the fifth 15-10. It was back and forth, both teams attacking, digging up the ball, great plays and both of their setters passed the ball extremely well.

Tartan upset Hill-Murray back on September 4. From the Maplewood Review-News.

The Rochester Post Bulletin has the team stats for the Three Rivers conference.

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