Owatonna Boys Soccer Gets First Win; Girls Lose at Albert Lea
The Owatonna boys soccer team earned its first victory of the season with a 3-0 shutout of Albert Lea. The OHS girls lost a 1-0 decision at Albert Lea.
The Owatonna boys entered play Tuesday with an 0-2-1 record, having trailed for only about five minutes of game play. Nate Smith broke a halftime scoreless match with a goal about two minutes into the second stanza. Brice Lauwers and Brodee Stanford added their first varsity marker. OHS goes to Northfield on Thursday and hosts Minnetonka as part of a girls-boys doubleheader Saturday.
The OHS girls lost at Albert Lea on Tuesday 1-0 and will host the Raiders on Thursday.
Blooming Prairie volleyball got swept at Austin on Tuesday 25-9, 25-15, 25-23. Coach Ranell Kittelson said in an email, "Overall tonight was a match of too many unforced errors and not showing up on serve receive. There was a lot of things that did not click for us tonight, which led to a quick loss." She added, "We will be focusing on our passing and fine tuning our setting as we see a tough conference match up at Medford on Thursday."
The Tigers won a back-and-forth match with St. Clair. The Cyclones took the opener 25-22. Medford sailed to a 2-1 lead with 25-11 and 25-17 scores. St. Clair evened with match with another 25-22 winner. Medford closed out the win with a 15-11 score.
No. 1A Faribault Bethlehem Academy shutout No. 6AA Stewartville 25-14, 25-19, 25-21. The Cardinals survived the loss of starter Meagan Donahue to a leg injury in pregame warm ups.
Triton defeated Waseca 3-1 by set scores of 25-14, 21-25, 26-24, 25-17.
Volleyball scoreboard from Tuesday, September 6
Austin 3, Blooming Prairie 0
Triton 3, Waseca 1
Medford 3, St. Clair 2
Faribault BA 3, Stewartville 0
WEM 3, Jordan 0
Albert Lea 3, Burnsville 2
Mankato West 3, New Ulm 0
Kasson-Mantorville 3, Winona 1
Rochester Mayo 3, Chatfield 0
Rochester Lourdes 3, Winona Cotter 0
Lake City 3, Lewiston-Altura 0
Cannon Falls 3, Red Wing 0
Northfield 3, Farmington 0
Lakeville North 3, Minnetonka
Lakeville South 3, Wayzata 0