Multiple Teams · Trojans Take Tigers Down


Prep Volleyball: Lady Trojans escape Pine River-Backus 3-1

By Mike Isola/Beyond the Bleachers – reprinted with permission

Sebeka, Minn. (October 1)—Jordan Lillquist and Michaela Hesse combined for 18 kills as Sebeka fended off the feisty Pine River-Backus Tigers 3-1 during Tuesday’s non-conference volleyball match.

The Lady Trojans fell in the opening set 19-25, but rallied to win the next three by close 25-21, 25-23 and 25-20 scores.

Hesse had nine kills and a team-high four blocks for the Lady Trojans. Jordan Lillquist also had nine kills to go along with her 22 digs and two blocks. Heidi Olson collected eight kills and a team-high 34 digs and four aces in the victory. Madison Lake set up 32 assists and was a perfect 22-for-22 with a pair of aces from the service line.

Also contributing for Sebeka was Erin Lillquist with six kills, four set assists and 11 digs. Courtney Huttunen had 19 digs while Elyse Helland dug up 12 digs and served up two aces. Alexis Rathcke had five kills and six digs.

Sebeka (11-3) hosts Pillager at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Pine River-Backus at Sebeka on September 30

Lady Trojans defeated the Tigers 3-1 (19-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-20)

Kills—Alexis Rathcke 5, Madison Lake 5, Jordan Lillquist 9, Heidi Olson 8, Gracie Lien 1, Michaela Hesse 9, Erin Lillquist 6, Courtney Huttunen 1

Digs—Ratchke 6, Lake 14, Jordan Lillquist 22, Olson 34, Hesse 2, Elyse Helland 12, Erin Lillquist 11, Courtney Huttunen 19, Lien 3

Serving—Rathcke 5-for-7, Lake 22-for-22 with 2 aces, Jordan Lillquist 6-for-8 with an ace, Olson 19-for-21 with 4 aces, Helland 13-for-14 with 2 aces, Erin Lillquist 13-for-13, Leah Aho 4-for-8 with an ace

Blocks—Jordan Lillquist 2, Hesse 4, Jade Drury 1

Set Assists—Lake 32, Erin Lillquist 4

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