In area volleyball action from Thursday evening, the Grand Meadow Superlarks were in search of win number five in a row in a Southeast Conference tilt with Glenville/Emmons, and it was the Larks sweeping the Wolverines 25-14, 25-17 and 25-14.
Haylie Paul led Grand Meadow offensively Thursday night with nine kills, plus she also led the club in ace serves with five, and she also added one set assist and two digs, Lexy Foster put up a stat line of seven kills, one set assist, three digs and one ace block, Hailey Lovejoy put down five kills and came up with two digs defensively, Rylee Schaufler led the Larks in set assists with 14, plus she put down three kills and added two digs, Lauren Queensland contributed five kills and three digs, Alyvia Olson tallied three kills, one dig and one ace serve, Hallie Hedrickson put up one kill, plus she added 11 assists, Grace Soltau tallied one kill and two digs, Regan Schaalma chipped in one kill, four digs and two ace serves, Kendall Jack put down two kills, plus she also tallied one set assist, three digs and one ace serve. Alyssa Peterson added one kill offensively, Gracie Foster came up with nine digs defensively and added an ace serve, and Rylee Holst added two digs in the win.
The Superlarks are now 5-3 overall on the season, and 4-1 in the Southeast Conference. Grand Meadow returns to action Saturday morning at the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Invitational versus New Ulm Cathedral, with the action scheduled to start at 8:15 a.m.
In the Gopher Conference, the Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms traveled to Faribault to take on the Cardinals of Bethlehem Academy, and it was the hosts coming away with a 3-0 victory by scores of 25-15, 25-11 and 25-19.
Macy Lembke led the Blossoms in set assists Thursday evening with 13, plus she added 19 digs, two kills and one ace block, Claire Schwarz led Blooming Prairie defensively in digs with 31, plus she put down two kills and added one ace block and one set assist, Addison Doocy tallied four kills, four digs and two ace blocks, Elizabeth Miner also put down four kills, plus she also chipped in three digs and two ace blocks, Annaka Forsberg tallied three kills and led the Blossoms in blocks with seven, Layla Lembke served up an ace and added 17 digs, Sam Hefling tallied 11 digs, Madelyn Harvey added seven and Bri Deplitch chipped in four.
With the loss, the Blossoms are now 1-3 overall on the season, and 0-1 in the Gopher Conference. Blooming Prairie will return to action at the Hayfield Lions Fall Classic Saturday morning versus Glenville/Emmons, with the match scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m.