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AREA VOLLEYBALL: Tigers blank Crosby-Ironton

Posted: September 10, 2012 - 11:02pm

CROSBY — Journee Howard racked up 23 set assists to go with five ace serves as Pine River-Backus swept Crosby-Ironton in three sets Monday in a non-conference match.

Brittany Kelley added three aces, 10 kills, and three blocks for the Tigers.

Kerra Grittner led the way for the Rangers with two ace serves and 10 digs.

PR-Backus 25 25 25 — 3

Crosby-Ironton 23 15 19 — 0

Crosby-Ironton statistics

Mariah Melenich 1 ace serve, 2 kills, 1 set assist, 8 digs.

Shania Johnson 1 ace serve, 8 kills, 12 digs, 1 block.

Sam Anderson 1 ace serve, 1 kill, 2 digs, 1 block.

Hallie Schmidt 1 ace serve, 5 kills, 8 digs, 1 block.

Bailey Swensen 1 ace serve, 2 kills, 13 set assists, 6 digs.

Lisa Knutson 1 ace serve, 2 kills, 3 set assists, 9 digs, 1 block.

Kerra Grittner 2 ace serves, 1 kill, 1 set assist, 10 digs.

Nikki LaBorde 1 block.

Overall: C-I 1-6. Next: Staples-Motley at Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

Pine River-Backus statistics

Journee Howard 5 ace serves, 1 kill, 1 block, 23 set assists, 1 dig.

Meg Stevenson 1 kill.

Nicole Arends 2 kills.

Kelsey Schwartz 1 ace serve, 1 set assist.

Liz Downie 2 aces, 3 kills, 1 dig.

Brittany Kelley 3 ace serves, 10 kills, 3 blocks.

Carlee Staples 1 kill

Megan Felthous 1 ace serve, 10 kills, 1 block, 1 dig.

Lexi Smith 1 ace serve, 1 dig.

Overall: PRB 3-3. Next: Laporte at Pine River-Backus 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Perham 3, Pequot Lakes 2

PERHAM — Abby Palmer recorded 17 kills, two ace serves and 18 digs as the Pequot Lakes Patriots were outlasted 3-2 by Perham in a non-conference match Monday night.

Perham 25 20 23 25 15

Pequot Lakes 17 25 25 21 13

Pequot Lakes statistics:

Emma Clement 10 digs

Nicole Traut 5 kills, 8 digs

Abby Palmer 17 kills, 2 aces, 18 digs

Kristin Rettkowski 2 kills, 1 dig

Sabrina Aldin 2 kills, 17 set assists, 14 digs

Katie White 6 kills, 19 set assists, 9 digs

Kayla Miller 12 kills, 13 digs,

Rosie Mitchell 3 kills, 1 ace, 4 digs

Ashley Abear 20 digs

Overall: PL 4-2. Next: Pequot Lakes at Wadena-Deer Creek 7:15 p.m. Thursday.