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BHS volleyball team outlasts Perham 3-2

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The Bemidji volleyball team overcame the loss of power hitter Jess Yost Friday to outlast Perham 3-2 in the season opener at Perham.

Only three points into the match Yost sustained a high ankle sprain and she spent the rest of the night on the sidelines.

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Her teammates, however, were able to hang on for a 25-15, 30-28, 16-25, 17-25, 16-14 marathon victory.

"It was an amazing match," said BHS coach Teresa Colligan. "It was a long night but winning that fifth set was a good way to end it."

Jenna Sagedahl contributed 43 set assists and Kellie Morehouse converted 16 of them into winning kills from her outside position.

Allie Heifort had 12 kills and five blocks and Liz Hirt added 10 kills and two aces.

Caitlin Hadrava finished with six kills, four blocks and two aces. Nicole McDonald also had a pair of aces.

Meghan Wannebo had 41 digs while Hirt had 28 and Sagedahl 20.

"The team faced adversity from the beginning of the match Friday but their performance was a testament to their character," Colligan said.

Y pmiller@bemidjipioneer.com

The Bemidji volleyball team overcame the loss of power hitter Jess Yost Friday to outlast Perham 3-2 in the season opener at Perham.

Only three points into the match Yost sustained a high ankle sprain and she spent the rest of the night on the sidelines.

Her teammates, however, were able to hang on for a 25-15, 30-28, 16-25, 17-25, 16-14 marathon victory.

"It was an amazing match," said BHS coach Teresa Colligan. "It was a long night but winning that fifth set was a good way to end it."

Jenna Sagedahl contributed 43 set assists and Kellie Morehouse converted 16 of them into winning kills from her outside position.

Allie Heifort had 12 kills and five blocks and Liz Hirt added 10 kills and two aces.

Caitlin Hadrava finished with six kills, four blocks and two aces. Nicole McDonald also had a pair of aces.

Meghan Wannebo had 41 digs while Hirt had 28 and Sagedahl 20.

"The team faced adversity from the beginning of the match Friday but their performance was a testament to their character," Colligan said.

pmiller@bemidjipioneer.com

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