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Volleyball: Knights edge Ortonville in five

The West Central Area volleyball team needed five sets, but it got the job done against Ortonville for the Knights’ eighth win of the season on Thursday.

West Central Area (8-11, 3-4 Pheasant) won the first set, 26-24, before Ortonville (2-11) won 25-22 and 25-13 sets in the second and third. The Knights rallied from there, winning 25-20 in the fourth and 18-16 in the fifth to put the match away.

As a team, WCA had 42 kills, 38 assists, 11 aces and 105 digs. Morgan Woodle had a team-high 12 kills, and Hailey Bennett had 19 assists.

WCA 3, ORTONVILLE 2

(26-24, 22-25, 13-25, 25-20, 18-16)

WCA - Kaitlyn Sanstead - 23 digs, 2.3 serve receive; Morgan Woodle - 12 kills, 4 aces, 16 digs, 2.1 serve receive; Ellie Herman - 10 kills, 11 digs; Savannah Swenson - 11 assists, 2 aces, 9 digs; Kaleigh Anderson - 7 kills, 1 ace, 18 digs; Hailey Bennett - 3 kills, 19 assists, 2 aces, 18 digs

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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