Volleyball team stays perfect
Brittney Noon had a 16-kill night Tuesday as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines remained unbeaten with a 3-0 sweep of Pelican Rapids.
Kendra Colman's Lady Vikings pushed the undefeated Wolverines in Game 1 before falling 26-24. The Wolverines were in charge in Games 2 and 3 with 25-16 and 25-15 victories.
Courtney Volkmann had a strong game from the serving line connecting on 20 of 21 attempts and scoring six aces.
Mandy Perkins and Kelly DeFoe combined to block 19 shots.
The state-ranked Wolverines head to Sauk Rapids Saturday for a 16-team tournament.
Pelican Rapids 24-16-15
Kills- Courtney Volkmann-7, Kelly DeFoe-2, Rachael Carlisle-5, Brittney Noon-16, Rachel Craig-2, Kelsi Crawford-8
Defensive Digs- Courtney Volkmann-3, Avery Jackson-5, Mandy Perkins-12, Caitlin Volkmann-8, Hope Theisen-10
Serving-Courtney Volkmann-20 for 21 with 6 aces, Brittney Noon-7 for 9, Avery Jackson-11 for 12, Mandy Perkins-10 for 12 with an ace, Caitlin Volkmann-10 for 10 with an ace, Hope Theisen-10 for 10
Blocking-Kelly DeFoe-9, Rachael Carlisle-3, Mandy Perkins-10, Courtney Volkmann-6, Kelsi Crawford-2
Setting Assists-Courtney Volkmann-26
The Wolverines made it three in a row with a sweep of the Cardinals at Staples.
Courtney Volkmann paced the Wolverines with five ace serves, seven kills and 24 assists.
Brittney Noon collected a team-high eight kills to go along with four ace serves and an 16-for-16 serving performance. Hope Theisen was 18-for-18 with four aces.
Rachel Craig and Kelly DeFoe protected the middle with three blocks apiece. Caitlin Volkmann came up with five digs.