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Volleyball: Knights fall in three to Pelican Rapids

The West Central Area volleyball team lost in three sets to Pelican Rapids on Tuesday night.

The Vikings, 3-1 in duals outside of weekend tournaments, controlled things in the first set to win 25-16 before holding off the Knights 25-23 and 25-22 in the second and third.

“Overall, we struggled to gain momentum and stay focused tonight,” WCA head coach Amy Linn said. “We made too many errors against a tough Pelican Rapids team.”

Kaitlyn Sanstead led the Knights (3-4) from the back row with 20 digs. Kaylyn Ulrich added 10 digs, while Morgan Woodle, Ellie Herman and Hailey Bennett each had six kills.


(25-16, 25-23, 25-22)

WCA - Kaitlyn Sanstead - 20 digs; Kaylyn Ulrich - 10 digs; Morgan Woodle - 6 kills, 3 aces, 9 digs; Ellie Herman - 6 kills; Hailey Bennett - 6 kills, 10 assists, 1 ace, 4 digs; Savannah Swenson - 7 assists, 2 aces, 7 digs

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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