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.


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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