INTERNATIONAL FALLS -- Central Lake's College Raider's volleyball coach Jane Peterson watched last Wednesday as her team was dominated by a dominating defense.
Then it was the North Dakota School of Science beating the Raiders 3-0 thanks to their defense. On Saturday, the Raiders saw another tough defense and fell again. This time CLC fell to North Division opponent Rainy River 30-23, 30-32, 30-32, 30-27, 15-8
It's the Raiders second division loss.
"It was very good volleyball," said Peterson. "Defense won it."
Lane tenCate tried to provide some offense for CLC. The freshman from Ogilvie knocked down 19 kills and added 21 digs and four blocks. Setter Abby Leach set up teammates with 52 set assists and Shannon McCarthy amassed 14 kills and six blocks.
Abby Leach 1 ace serve, 2 blocks, 52 set assists
Jodie Solinger 13 digs
Tracy Bell 2 ace serves, 11 digs
Shannon McCarthy 14 kills, 6 blocks
Lane tenCate 19 kills, 21 digs, 4 blocks
Aubrie Anderson 1 kill, 5 blocks
Dana tenCate 9 kills, 1 ace serve
Kristin Olson 7 kills, 1 block
Kelly Holmgren 6 ace serves
Jenny Skiba 7 kills, 1 ace serve, 16 digs
Conference -- CLC 6-2. Overall -- CLC 11-7. Next match -- Central Lakes vs. Vermilion 6:30 p.m. Friday.
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