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Heroes/highlights 9-23

Girls tennis

• Century, ranked No. 7 in state Class AA, knocked off No. 1 state Class A Lourdes 4-3 in a non-conference dual. Century’s winners were Kelsey Frechette (No. 1 singles), Nicole Phillips (No. 4 singles), Mary Ellen Donovan and Katie Plunkett (No. 2 doubles), and Maddie Kircher and Katie Aney (No. 3 doubles). Frechette beat Courtney Rust 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. Lourdes played without the state’s top player, Alexa Palen, who was on a recruiting trip.

"The Century girls played very well," Lourdes coach Kevin Rust said. "They played to win. We’re still working on figuring out how to win the close matches."

Volleyball

• Several Cannon Falls players had amazing games Monday during their victory over Red Wing 3-1. Elizabeth Benson had 40 set assists; Sara Coakly had 22 digs, 12 kills; Jordan Montgomery racked up 12 kills, six blocks; Nicole Anderson had three ace serves, 30 digs, 19 kills and three blocks. Kate Bowen was strong defensively adding 17 digs along with Danielle Anderson who had 13 digs.

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