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Area Sports Roundup: Sept. 6, 2022

The Worthington Trojans volleyball team traveled to Austin on Tuesday night and blanked the Packers 3-0. Game scores were 25-13, 25-18, 28-26.

Tarren Spartz had nine kills and Ellie Weg added seven to lead the Trojans on offense. Spartz also contributed 11 digs and went 22-for-24 serving with six aces.

Addison Gerber passed for 16 set assists for Worthington, which is now 2-2 on the year. Regan Schafer went 12-for-12 serving and Maddie Petersen was also perfect at 9-for-9.

The Trojans’ next match will be on Thursday, when they travel to Windom.


The Worthington girls soccer team took on Sioux Falls Christian at home Tuesday and was defeated 10-0.

Trojans head coach Anne Greenway said afterward that WHS goalie Maylin Fabian Perez faced lots of shots – so many Greenway lost count – and had an impressive game. The eighth-grade goalkeeper came out and pressured, drove and punched – all things she has been working on in practice.

Greenway said the Trojans had a few runs at the net in each half and noted that one beautiful play between Emily Soto and Arely Martinez ended with a shot just wide of the goal. Worthington is now 0-5-1 this season.


Fairmont defeated Worthington 6-1 in a high school girls tennis match Tuesday in Fairmont.

All six of the Cardinals' victories were captured in straight sets. The lone win for the Trojans came at No. 1 doubles, where the duo of Riley Nickel and Hannah McNab defeated Anika Haugen and Johanna Petschke by scores of 6-4, 7-6.


In area high school volleyball action Tuesday night, it was:

Windom 3, Red Rock Central 0

Westbrook-Walnut Grove 3, Edgerton 0

Heron Lake-Okabena 3, Springfield 1

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 3, Laq qui Parle Valley 1

Cleveland 3, Mountain Lake Area-Comfrey 1

Pipestone Area 3, Southwest Minnesota Christian 0

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 3, Murray County Central 0

Marshall 3, Luverne 0

St. Peter 3, Fairmont 0

Jackson County Central 3, Redwood Valley 1

Central Lyon 3, Spirit Lake 2

Trinity 3, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 1

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