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Volleyball: MACA sweeps Melrose in home finale

The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger volleyball team celebrates a set one win over Melrose Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Morris. The Tigers swept the Dutchmen to improve to 14-7 on the season. Brooke Kern / Stevens County Times

The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger volleyball team avenged an earlier season loss when the Tigers defeated Melrose Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Morris. In the first meeting between the two teams, Melrose won 3-1 on Sept. 13, in Melrose. Tuesday's match was a sweep by the Tigers in the regular season home finale, in Morris.

Lexi Pew paced the Tigers with 12 kills and Bailey Marty finished with 10 kills and 11 digs. LaRae Kram and Liz Dietz split setting duties, finishing with 19 and 14 set assists, respectively.

The Tigers next play top opponent in the West Central Conference Sauk Centre, who has just one loss on the season. The Tigers and Mainstreeters play Thursday, Oct. 11, in Sauk Centre.

Morris/C-A 3, Melrose 0

Melrose (16-9)..................22 10 22

Morris/C-A (14-7)............25 25 25


Stats not provided

Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta

Serving (aces): Bailey Marty 1, Riley Decker 2 ... Set assists: Liz Dietz 14, Decker 2, LaRae Kram 19 ... Hitting (kills): Sophie Carlson 3, Kenzie Hockel 6, Emma Berlinger 4, Lexi Pew 12, Marty 10, Jen Solvie 3 ... Blocking (aces): Carlson 1, Pew 2 ... Digs (5 or more): Hockel 6, Marty 11, Dietz 5, Decker 13

Brooke Kern

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