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Volleyball team drops two last week

By Staff | Oct 5, 2014

The Blue Earth Buccaneers traveled to St. James last Thursday for another conference matchup.

Unfortunately, the Bucs’ loss against Jackson County Central earlier in the week left the girls down on their luck.

The St. James Saints won the match in a quick 3-0.

The first game was not too far off, however, the Saints pulled ahead and took the win with a 12-point lead, ending 25-13.

The second game concluded even more quickly for the BEA team. The Saints zoomed ahead and won 25-9.

The maroon and gold pulled it together for the third game hoping to tally a win against the opposing team.

Unfortunately, the third and final game of the match went to the Saints, this time with just a six-point difference, 25-19.

Elizabeth Ellis was a leader on the court when it came to kills with four. She also had two ace blocks at the net.

Lindsey Norman helped the maroon and gold by getting under the ball on multiple occasions accounting for seven digs. She also had one ace block.

Alissa Norman played an integral role with the plays on the court being the sole source of set assists. She had five of those. Norman also had four digs and two kills.

Lindsey Jacobs went 6 for 7 at the service line, accounting for two points and one ace point. She also had four digs.

Devyn Braunshausen was 6 for 8 serving, scoring four points and two ace points.

JCC 3, BEA?0

The Blue Earth Area volleyball team went up against the Jackson County Central Huskies last Monday.

JCC, who is currently ranked No. 5 in Class 2A?defeated the Bucs 3-0 with game scores of 25-9, 25-11 and 25-5.

Alissa Norman was the team leader with 13 digs and also led in set assists with seven. She also had two kills at the net and went a perfect 5 for 5 serving.

Lindsey Norman had 10 digs for BEA and two ace blocks and three kills.

Samantha Barslou was 4 for 4 serving with one ace point and also one ace block, three digs and three kills.

Lindsey Jacobs was 4 for 5 serving with one ace point and Analicia Swanson was 4 for 4 with one ace point.