New Ulm defeats Marshall 4-3 in Big South tennis

Prep tennis

NEW ULM – The New Ulm girl’s tennis team defeated Marshall 4-3 on Tuesday in a Big South Conference crossover match.

At No. 1 singles, Taylor Bolduan came from behind to finish off her opponent in the first set 7-5. She kept her momentum going and quickly ended the second set 6-1.

At the No. 2 position, Rosie Dobie made quick work of her opponent winning 6-0, 6-0. Emma Maudal also took only two sets to gain the third win for the Eagles team, defeating her opponent 6-4, 6-1.

The final win came at the No. 1 doubles position where Meleah Reinhart and Jane Arnoldt won 6-1, 6-1.

Shelby Haseman and Katia Ostermann took their match to a third set super tiebreaker before coming up a bit short, losing 4-6, 6-4, 10-8 at No. 2 doubles.

New Ulm will travel to Arlington to face Sibley East in a non-conference outing on Thursday to finish off their regular season.

Prep Cross-country

S/CM/C cross-country competes at MLBO

BUTTERFIELD – The Springfield/Cedar Mountain/Comfrey boy’s cross-country team placed fifth at the Mountain Lake-Butterfield-Odin meet on Tuesday.

Mitchell Buerkle led the boys with a 12th place finish in 17:31 and Elijah Kirschstein was 15th in 17:53.

On the girl’s side, Miranda Groebner was 16th in 21:15 and Sydney Hauger was 23rd in 22:23.

St. Mary’s/SE/NUC competes at MLBO

BUTTERFIELD – Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s/Sleepy Eye/New Ulm Cathedral competed at the MLBO meet on Tuesday.

Isaac Nelson led the boys when he finished 20th overall in 18:20 and Caleb Kirchberg was 34th in 19:18.

Brianna Polesky led the girls, finishing 10th in 20:42 and Abby Hagen was 12th in 20:51.

Prep volleyball

Wabasso 3, BLHS 0

WABASSO – Wabasso swept Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 25-13, 25-13, 25-23 on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match.

Lainy Rohlik led Wabasso with 21 set assists and nine digs. Maddy Guetter had 10 digs, nine kills and six blocks.

Wabasso will host Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s and BLHS will host Springfield on Oct. 4.

Springfield 3, NUC 0

SPRINGFIELD – Springfield defeated New Ulm Cathedral 25-23, 25-20, 25-17 in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball game Tuesday night.

Springfield was led by McKensie Schwanke, who was 13-for-13 serving with an ace. Alyssa Streich was 13-for-14 with two aces, two blocks and 10 digs and Vishe’ Raab had eight kills and two blocks.

Kenna Wahl who had eight kills and 15 digs, and Callie Wersal who had 28 set assists.

Springfield (11-6, 3-1) plays at Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Thursday at 7 p.m. Cathedral hosts Cedar Mountain/Comfrey on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Sibley East 3, MVL 0

GAYLORD – Sibley East defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 25-13, 25-9, 25-13 Tuesday night in a nonconference volleyball game.

Sibley East was led by Hannah Wentzlaff who was 21-for-22 serving with six aces and eight kills. Taylor Brinkman had 18 set assists, three kills and two digs and Morgan Stearns had 18 set assists and four kills.

Also for Sibley East, Taylor Perschau had eight digs, and Rachel Rettmann had 13 kills and four digs.

Sibley East (8-9, 0-2) plays at Le Sueur-Henderson at 7 p.m. on Thursday. MVL hosts Cedar Mountain/Comfrey at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

BEA 3, New Ulm 0

BLUE EARTH – Blue Earth Area defeated New Ulm 26-24, 25-19, 25-23 on Tuesday in a Big South Conference volleyball match.

Sarah Longtin led the Eagles with 31 digs and Kenna Kluis added 24 digs with six kills.

New Ulm will host St. Peter on Thursday.

St. Clair 3, Madelia 0

MADELIA – St. Clair swept Madelia 25-20, 25-13, 25-20 on Tuesday in a Valley Conference volleyball match.

Lizzie Cooling led the Blackhawks with 20 set assists, five kills and three digs. Melodie Devlaeminck added six kills and four blocks.

Madelia (2-14, 0-5) will travel to Trimont to face Martin County West on Thursday.

Nicollet 3, LCWM 1

LAKE CRYSTAL – Nicollet downed Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 21-25, 25-16, 25-21, 25-17 on Tuesday in a Valley Conference volleyball match.

Nicole Hall had 30 set assists, Natasha Young added 16 kills and Lindsey Boerger had 18 kills for Nicollet.

Nicollet (5-8, 2-2) will host Cleveland on Thursday.

RRC 3, MLA 0

MOUNTAIN LAKE – Red Rock Central defeated Mountain Lake Area 25-22, 25-19, 25-14 in a Red Rock Conference volleyball game on Tuesday night.

RRC was led by Rachel Kedl who had 16 kills, a block and 17 digs. Ramsey Piotter had 11 kills, five blocks and seven digs and Kyra Osland had two digs and 11 set assists. Kennedi Janssen had 17 set assists and six digs.

RRC hosts Westbrook/Walnut Grove on Thursday at 7 p.m.