Easy time at Tracy
This was not your typical Minneota vs. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton shootout.
With several key players graduated, the Panthers didn't mount much of a defense Thursday night at home, losing to Minneota, 25-10; 26-7 and 25-11.
Lydia Sussner knocked down 11 kills and Natalee Rolbiecki added eight more as the Vikings coasted.
In the second game, Abby Rost served 15 straight points, taking over with an 10-5 lead and ending with a 25-7 victory.
McKenna Yost also got into the game to serve the final five points.
Lizzy Gillingham was 18 of 18 with two aces at the serving line.
Sussner had five blocks and Abby Hennen got 15 digs with Rolbecki adding 13 more and Lizzy Gillingham another nine.
Minneota 25 25 25
TMB 10 7 11
SERVES: (Good, No., aces) Abby Hennen 9-9-1; Lizzy Gillingham 18-18-2; Abby Rost 15-15-0.
KILLS: Gillingham 4; Lydia Sussner 11; Natalie Rolbiecki 8.
BLOCKS: Sussner 5.
DIGS: Abby Hennen 15; Rolbiecki 13; Gillingham 9.