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Nevis, B-H clubs sweep Verndale

Photo by Brian Hansel Megan Richter (4) goes for a block as Bertha-Hewitt's Christine Moenkedick (2) spikes the ball in a Sept. 9 conference match at Verndale.

The Verndale Pirates were not able to stand up to 2009 Class A state playoff stalwart Nevis Tuesday night losing 25-7, 25-11, 25-17.

Nevis took third in the Class A state tournament last year and have jumped off to a 5-0 start. The loss dropped Verndale to 2-3.

Teresa Moenkedick and Ashley Richter combined for 12 digs while Elizabeth Johnson and Kaitlyn Richter combined for 13 assits. Kayla Graba tied Kaitlyn Richter for kill leader with four.

Bertha-Hewitt 25-25-25,

Verndale 16-21-20

Teresa Moenkedick had 13 digs in Verndale's 3-0 loss to conference foe Bertha-Hewitt.

Kayla Graba and Ashley Richter combined for 15 digs. Kaitlyn Richter and Elizabeth Johnson both had six assists.