Wayzata's front row features two six-footers and a left-handed slammer. The Trojans' height was on display in a 3-0 sweep of Chaska Aug. 27.

Elizabeth Helmich (13 kills), Kate Long (nine), Lily Emlong (six), and Sophie Jesewitz (six) led a dominating attack for Wayzata in a 25-18, 25-16, 25-23 win.

It was the home opener for the Hawks (1-2).

Chaska led game one 11-6 before a 15-4 run turned the game in Wayzata's favor.

Game two was tight as well, tied at 12, the Trojans outscored the Hawks 13-4 for the commending 2-0 lead.

No statistics were available for Chaska, which travels to Lakeville South at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29.


Estelle Haugen led Southwest Christian with 12 kills on a team-high 55 swings as the Stars were defeated for the second consecutive match by a top-10 team, a 3-1 loss at Shakopee Aug. 27.

Game scores were 25-18, 21-25, 25-19, 25-12.

Madeleine Lemkuil and Mackenzie Close added 10 and eight kills, respectively, for Southwest Christian (1-2).

Felicia Luther finished with 38 assists with Sonja Brastad leading the way at the service line with three aces.

Marissa Agrimson was a team leader with 20 digs and two aces with Haugen with a solo block.

Southwest Christian is off until Thursday, Sept. 5 at Tri-City United.


A career-high 23 kills from Abby Smith helped Holy Family Catholic take visiting Le Sueur-Henderson to the limit, a 3-2 loss on Aug. 27 in the season opener in Victoria.

The Fire won games two and four in extra points 26-24. The final game went to the Giants 15-8.

Sophia Mackey and Kalie Dahl each had nine kills for Holy Family (0-1) with Lizzie Guggemos serving up five of the team's 10 aces.

Mackey (21), Smith (15) and Guggemos (11) were dig leaders for the Fire, which play at Glencoe-Silver Lake at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29.


Lakeville North played like one of the top teams in Minnesota Aug. 27.

The Panthers took down Minnetonka 3-0, scores of 25-20, 25-9, 25-19.

Maddy Hornyak totaled 11 of Lakeville North's 39 kills. Abby Jandro had 32 assists with the Panthers finishing with 10 aces at the service line.

Marianna Helgeson had five kills on nine swings for the Skippers with Kali Engeman and Abby Stanwood leaders offensively with seven and six points.

Stanwood added two aces with Skyler Germann finishing with 15 digs.

Minnetonka (2-1) hosts Shakopee in a rematch of the 2018 Section 2AAA title contest at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29.


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