Rochester Mayo beat Owatonna 3-0 in a key Big Nine volleyball match Tuesday night. The win puts the Spartans atop the conference and gave OHS its first Big Nine loss.

Mayo closed the first set on a 9-1 run for a 25-16 win after the Huskies had rallied to tie it at 15-all. Owatonna led the second set by as many as 7 points, but Mayo again ended with a 9-1 blitz to capture a 25-22 win. Mayo controlled the third set 25-18 to get the sweep. The Spartans shared the Big Nine title last year with Mankato West and went on to beat OHS in the section finals. The Huskies host the Scarlets Thursday night.

In other OHS sports: Girls soccer rolled by Winona 10-0.......Boys soccer tied Winona 1-1.........Girls tennis swept Albert Lea 7-0........Girls swimming lost to Albert Lea 97-85.

VOLLEYBALL SCORES

Kasson Mantorville 3, Triton 0
Faribault BA 3, Mayer Lutheran 0
Stewartville 3, Goodhue 0
Hayfield 3, Pine Island 0
New Prague 3, Mankato West 0
Rochester JM 3, Mankato East 1
Century 3, Red Wing 0
Faribault 3, Austin 0