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Century sweeps its way past Wingers

Panthers win in straight games on the road

By Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

RED WING — Rochester Century won three close games against Red Wing that were nip-and-tuck most of the way and knocked off the Wingers 25-18, 25-23, 25-22 in non-conference volleyball Tuesday.

"It was nice to come away with a win, especially on the road," Century coach Bob Koerner said. "We had some close wins and had some kids come up big."

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Brittany Weidman had eight kills and seven digs for the Panthers while Mary Sanderfoot had seven kills and five ace blocks. Libby Curry led the way with 22 set assists and Alecia Stewart had six digs.

"We played really good defense so it was nice to walk away with a win," Koerner said.

Century plays host to Farmington next Tuesday.

C. FALLS 3, LOURDES 2

Bad start for Eagles

CANNON FALLS — Rochester Lourdes got off to a slow start and paid for it as it fell 25-21, 25-19, 21-25, 23-25, 15-10 to Cannon Falls in Hiawatha Valley League action.

Gretchen Korsmo had 13 kills and 17 digs. Caroline Smith had 24 assists and 10 digs, Laura Musselman had 23 digs, and Claire Goodrich had four kills and seven blocks.

"We started off flat in our first two games, then picked it up but were not able to convert in the fifth game," Lourdes coach Brian Lund said.

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Lund credited the Bombers with playing stiff defense.

Nicole Anderson, a 5-foot-5 junior middle hitter had a huge game for the Bombers. She totaled 29 digs, 13 kills, 11 blocks and eight ace blockss.

The Eagles are 1-2 in the HVL and 3-5 overall. They play host to Zumbrota-Mazeppa at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

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