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VOLLEYBALL: Jacks end regular season with 2-win showing at Chaska Invitational

The Lumberjacks played four matches on the day and ended on a high note by winning their last two.

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CHASKA -- The Bemidji High School volleyball team wrapped up the regular season with a 2-2 showing at the Chaska Invitational on Saturday.

The Lumberjacks played four matches on the day and ended on a high note by winning their last two. BHS placed ninth out of 12 teams.

After losing 2-0 (25-14, 25-10) to Chaska and 2-1 (18-25, 25-16, 15-11) to Stillwater, Bemidji rallied with a pair of sweeps. The Jacks knocked off Blaine 2-0 (25-17, 25-21) and Edina 2-0 (25-21, 25-18).

Mollie Rupp led BHS with 27 kills across the four matches, while Beth Bolte (21) and Elizabeth Oster (15) also hit double figures. Four players had at least 20 digs -- none more than Sammy Nistler’s 23 -- and four players had at least three blocks, none more than Bolte’s six.

Margie Anderson paced the team with 57 set assists and five aces, as well.

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Bemidji ends the regular season with a 13-15 record.

Seedings for the Section 8-4A Tournament will be announced on Sunday, Oct. 23, and quarterfinal matchups are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 27, at the high seeds.

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