Area roundup: Raiders win 5-setter over JWP
Nicollet 3, JWP 2
JANESVILLE — Nicollet topped Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 27-25, 14-25, 25-23, 20-25, 15-12 in five sets of Valley Conference volleyball action on Monday.
The Raiders (2-5, 1-1) were led by Olivia Whitmore and Brook Gohr, who each had 10 kills. Whitmore also had six blocks.
Marah Hulke had 27 set assists and five blocks for Nicollet, while Brooklyn Bode had five aces, Emily Lorentz had four aces and Hayley Selby had three aces and 11 digs.
Nicollet hosts Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial on Tuesday night.
Redwood Valley 3, GFW 0
WINTHROP — Redwood Valley swept Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 25-21, 25-18, 25-17 on Monday in a nonconference volleyball match.
GFW was led by Brynn Busse’s 19 set assists, while Olivia Schwarzrock had nine kills. The Thunderbirds also got seven kills and three blocks from Julia Schweiss, 13 digs from Taylor Haas and 11 digs from Halle Bleick.
GFW (1-3) hosts Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Thursday.
Nicollet goes 1-3 at St. Peter weekend tourney
ST. PETER — The Nicollet volleyball team went 1-3 at a St. Peter tournament on Saturday.
St. Peter defeated Nicollet 25-13, 25-18, while Nicollet defeated Blue Earth Area 25-21, 25-17. Glencoe-Silver Lake defeated Nicollet 25-17, 25-15 and St. Peter defeated Nicollet 25-14, 25-21.
Brooklyn Bode led Nicollet with 24 total kills, while Hayley Selby added 17 total kills. Bode also had six aces in the tournament.