Volleyball team defeats St. Peter 3-1
Every game was a battle, but when the dust all settled the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers had defeated the St. Peter Saints 3-1 in volleyball action last Thursday night in St. Peter.
The Buccaneers took the first game in a tight battle, 26-24. They fell in another close game 25-23 to tie up the match.
The Bucs kept up their intensity for the next two games, winning 25-20 in game three and then 25-23 in the fourth and final game.
The win was their first of the season, giving them a 1-2 record early in the year. However, it was their first conference match, giving them a 1-0 record in the South Central Conference.
Krista Hassing led the way with kills, hitting 12 of them. She also had two ace blocks at the net.
Sara Warmka had an outstanding match, hitting eight kills, getting 19 digs and serving a perfect 16 of 16 with seven points and two aces.
Janessa Jahnke was strong at the service line, going 23 of 27 serving with 18 points and six service aces.
AnneMarie Hoyt was also a perfect 14 of 14 with nine points and five service aces.
Marie Henningsen had 27 set assists, while Nicole Carr had 18 digs for BEA.
This week the Buccaneer girls travel to New Ulm on Tuesday, then host Fairmont on Thursday for two important South Central Conference matches.
LSH 3, BEA 0
The Blue Earth Area Buccaneer volleyball team went on the road to Le Sueur-Henderson on Sept. 1 and fell in three sets to the Giants.
LSH won the first game 25-15 and the second game 25-6.
In game three the Bucs came close to mounting a comeback, but lost 25-24 in a tight game.
Krista Hassing led BEA with seven kills, nine digs and two ace blocks.
Janessa Jahnke added four kills, eight digs and three ace blocks for the Bucs, who fell to 0-2 on the season.
Macy Henningsen and Monica Krieger each contributed five set assists for BEA, while Sara Warmka had nine digs and was 8 for 8 at the service line. Nicole Carr was a perfect 10 for 10 serving with four points and one ace.