The Blue Earth Area Buccaneers traveled to St. James on Thursday night for their first South Central Conference volleyball match.
Unfortunately that match resulted in the Bucs' first conference loss of the season.
The Saints won it in just three sets; 25-21, 25-17 and 25-18.
But, the girls in maroon and gold worked hard to keep the scores close.
Nicole Krinke was consistent in setting up the ball for her teammates with 12 assists. She also had seven digs.
But, it was senior Haley Resutek who led the team in digs, tallying a total of 13.
Analicia Swanson was a force to be reckoned with at the back line. She was 10 for 11 serving, scoring two aces and accounting for seven points.
Although the Bucs have yet to see a win, it seems they are beginning to improve in their various roles.
This loss puts their overall record at 0-3 and SCC?record at 0-1.
BEA played at Luverne on Saturday, results from that game will be featured in the next issue of the Faribault County Register.
LSH 3, BEA 0
Blue Earth Area volleyball was shut out by their opponents when they traveled to LeSueur-Henderson on Aug. 30.
The Giants won the first three games 25-20, 25-11 and 25-14 putting a quick end to the match.
However, the girls found a bit more footing in this match compared to their last.
Nicole Krinke led the Bucs in digs, set assists and showed consistency at the service line. She had nine digs and eight set assists. Krinke was also 10 for 11 from the back line where she accounted for a total of five points.
Also showing potential with her serves was Ciarra Olson, she 6 for 7 scoring two aces. Olson fired four kills for the Bucs and had one ace block.
Other Bucs players include: Haley Resutek who was 5 for 6 with two aces; Audrey McDonald who had eight digs; Devyn Braunhausen had 8 for 9 at the service line with one ace; and Elizabeth Ellis had four kills.