The Montevideo volleyball team notched its first win of the conference and regular season by sweeping the Eagles 3-0 at Lac qui Parle Valley last Thursday.
The first set was close until Kayla Collins served for eight straight points to give Montevideo an 18-9 lead. Ashley Hoehne had five of her team-high nine kills in the first set.
With Nettie Duvall serving for five points, the Thunder Hawks took a quick 6-0 lead in the second set.
The T-Hawks took command of the third set as Tori Kuhlmann served for eight points and a 9-0 lead. Lexi Radermacher served for seven points as Montevideo opened up a 17-3 advantage.
Hoehne had nine kills and Duvall and Natalie Feldhake five each for Montevideo. Jordan Halvorson had eight kills for the Eagles, who fell to 0-1 in the West Central Conference and 1-2 overall.
Montevideo's next match will be today (Thursday) at home against ACGC. The T-Hawks travel to Granite Falls to play Yellow Medicine East on Tuesday.
Montevideo 25 25 25
LqP Valley 16 16 8
Monte: Serving (good serves-attempts-aces): Kayla Collins 15-15-2, Tori Kuhlmann 14-14-0, Nettie Duvall 12-13-1, Jessie Janisch 8-8-1, Rhea Melby 7-10-1, Ashley Hoehne 7-7-1, Lexi Radermacher 7-7-1.
Setting (good sets-attempts-assists): Kuhlmann 42-43-12, Kayla Collins 26-30-10.
Hitting (good hits-attempts-kills): Hoehne 20-22-9, Duvall 17-19-5, Natalie Feldhake 10-11-5, Kelsey Olson 7-8-1, Melby 6-6-1, Kiersti Grey 1-1-1.
Ace blocks: Melby 3, Feldhake 2, Duvall 1, Hoehne 1.
Digs: Janisch 13, Duvall 4, Hoehne 4.