Braham Volleyball takes down Tigers in three

Braham jump-served very well– missing just three serves all night– to take down rival Rush City 25-14, 25-17, 25-12 in a key Great River match at home Sept. 3.

“We were able to go on some runs because of consistencies in running our offense and making our serves,” said Bomber Coach Britne Engelking.

Angie Bendickson (9 kills, 17 digs) Kaylie Paityl (7 kills) and Kayla Nickles (6 kills, 16 digs) led the Bombers at the net, with Carley Lynch setting up 19 assists and making 10 digs. Nickles also led with 3 ace serves.

The Bombers opened the season with a 3-1 win over Royalton Aug. 27. Nickles smacked 12 kills, and Lynch finished with 30 assists and 3 aces.

Warriors win in three over Liberty

Cambridge Christian opened the season with a 25-9, 25-14, 25-16 win over Liberty Classical Aug. 27. Kristin Bergman led the Warriors with 7 kills. Karly Wiek and Nicole Cegla led the team in scoring with 15 points/8 aces and 11 points/6 aces, while Kim Walburg finished with 8 assists.

C-I Volleyball starts 2-1

Cambridge-Isanti opened the 2013 season with a confidence-inspiring win over Section 7AAA partner Anoka: 23-25, 29-27, 25-21, 22-25, 15-13. The Bluejackets followed that up with win in four games over Mora Aug. 27: 25-18, 25-15, 27-29, 25-14. The team took its first hit of the season when 7AAA foe Forest Lake swept the Aug. 29 match: 25-16, 25-19, 25-19.

The Bluejackets swing into the Mississippi 8 Conference season with road matches at St. Francis Sept. 5 and at Buffalo Sept. 10.