Roundup: Brandon-Evansville wins in five, while Lakers fall

Minnewaska battles the top team out of the North half of Section 3AA.


The Brandon-Evansville volleyball team improved to 11-10 on Monday night by edging Hancock in five sets.

The Owls (7-8) and Chargers split sets three and four to set up a fifth set. Down 8-6, Brandon-Evansville scored the next four points to shift the momentum as the Chargers hung on for the win down the stretch.

“I think that the biggest difference was our serving,” B-E head coach Kelly Olson said. “We got some freeballs and a few aces. That really helped out our offense.”

The Chargers will go on the road to Ashby (2-19) on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m.

Paynesville sweeps Minnewaska

Paynesville is the top team in the Section 3AA-North standings through with a 17-3 record, and the Bulldogs swept Minnewaska (4-16) by scores of 25-23, 25-19 and 25-18 on Monday night.


Avery Fier had a team-high 10 kills for the Lakers, and Haley Shea dished out 22 assists. Fier also led the way from the back row with 11 digs.


MINNEWASKA - Haley Shea - 1 kill, 22 assists, 8 digs, 1 block; Dacia Fleury - 3 kills; Dreya Barsness - 9 kills, 8 digs, 2 blocks; Miaya Guggisberg - 1 dig, 2 blocks; Avery Fier - 10 kills, 1 assist, 11 digs; Brooklyn Larson - 7 kills, 9 digs, 3 blocks; Brooklyn Meyer - 1 ace, 8 digs; Mikalyn Andreas - 3 digs

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Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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