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Montevideo American-News - Montevideo, MN
  • Volleyball team has rough week

  • The Montevideo volleyball team lost to Melrose and BOLD and finished sixth in their eight-team invitational the past week.
    The Thunder Hawks will host Sauk Centre in a make-up match Monday. They will be on the road against ACGC on Tuesday.
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  • The Montevideo volleyball team lost to Melrose and BOLD and finished sixth in their eight-team invitational the past week.
    The Thunder Hawks will host Sauk Centre in a make-up match Monday. They will be on the road against ACGC on Tuesday.
    Morris/CA 3, Monte 0
    Morris/Chokio-Alberta swept the Thunder Hawks last Thursday at Morris.
    Abby Olson led both teams with eight kills, and Alyssa Stern added six.
    The Thunder Hawks played their first match without junior middle hitter Natalie Feldhake, who tore the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in her left knee in last Tuesday’s home match against Minnewaska and will be sidelined for both the volleyball and basketball seasons.
    Montevideo Invitational
    The T-Hawks finished sixth in their annual invitational Saturday, losing to Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop and Litchfield and beating Renville County West in pool play, and dropping the fifth-place match to Glencoe-Silver Lake 28-26, 22-25, 15-6.
    Alyssa Stern had 18 kills, Erin Balken and Abby Olson 16 each and Alexis Schmitz 14 in a balanced Montevideo attack. Tori Kuhlmann had 66 set assists, and Jessie Janisch made 25 digs.
    Wabasso, coached by former Montevideo standout setter Barb Soine John­son, won the tournament.
    BOLD 3, Montevideo 0
    After digging themselves a deep hole in the first set, the T-Hawks played well in the final two sets only to lose to a strong BOLD team here Tuesday by scores of 25-13, 25-23, 25-23.
    Montevideo rallied for a 19-18 lead in the second set on an Alexis Schmitz kill, but the Warriors prevailed.
    The T-Hawks had leads of 6-1 and 12-7 in the third set. An ace serve by Kayla Collins gave the T-Hawks a 20-17 lead, but BOLD scored the final six points of the set and match.

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