The Tigers from Belle Plaine advanced to the second round of the Class 2AA State Volleyball Tournament by defeating St. Cloud Cathedral 3-1. On Friday they will take on the Tigers from Stewartville who punched their ticket to semi-final round by edging out Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 3-2.
Thursday, November 10, 2005 - 5:00pm session - 2AA
Court 1 - Stewartville defeats Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 3-2; 25-14, 21-25, 21-25, 25-22, 15-8
Aimee Irlbeck powered the Tigers past BBE with 66 attacks and 28 kills. Leigh Splittstoesser served up 49 sets, and serving specialist Laura Hoover came up huge with 9 aces.
Court 2 - Belle Plaine defeats St. Cloud Cathedral 3-1; 25-21, 22-25, 25-23, 25-17
Carly Behnke led the charge against the Crusaders with 56 attacks and 25 kills. In a powerful supporting role, Chelsea Fogarty added 48 attacks and 15 kills. Chelsea Buesgens finished the game with 45 sets.