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