Volleyball: Pequot Lakes gets sweep of Pillager

Pequot Lakes Volleyball

Pequot Lakes' sophomore Lauren Schultz celebrates a block with her teammates in a win over Pillager on Monday, Oct. 12, 2021. Dan Determan / Echo Journal

The Patriots got their week off to a good start with an easy 3-0 sweep against the Pillager Huskies Monday, Oct. 11.

The sweep against Pillager moved Pequot Lakes' record to 15-2 with the two losses coming in the Class 2A showcase tournament a few weekends ago.

The Patriots put the pedal on the Huskies early and jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first set. Pequot Lakes would win Set One 25-6.

Pequot Lakes' sophomore Lauren Schultz receives a serve in the Patriots' win over Pillager on Monday, Oct. 12, 2021. Dan Determan / Echo Journal


Maci Martini led Pequot Lakes with 15 kills.

In Set Two, Pillager got out to a 2-0 lead before Pequot Lakes responded with a 9-0 run. The Patriots would go on to win Set Two 25-13.

The sweep was complete with Pequot Lakes winning the third set 25-8.

Abi Martin registered 35 set assists and Camille Haman and Grace Hoffard each recorded six kills for the Patriots in the win.

Pequot Lakes is projected to be the No. 2 seed in the Section 6-2A playoffs according to QRF. The Patriots will play projected top seed Sauk Centre next Monday, Oct. 18. Sauk Centre currently holds a 23-1 record and is riding a 22-game winning streak. They are also ranked 10th in Class 2A.

Pillager 6 13 8

Pequot Lakes 25 25 25


Pequot Lakes statistics

Abi Martin 5 digs, 2 blocks, 35 set assists

Camille Haman 1 dig, 6 kills

Morgan LaRock 3 digs, 1 ace serve

Isabel Larson 5 digs, 2 kills

Grace Hoffard 2 blocks, 6 kills

Maci Martini 5 digs, 15 kills, 1 ace serve


Brittany Joyce 1 kill, 1 set assist, 1 ace serve

Ella Kratochvil 2 digs, 3 kills, 1 set assist, 2 ace serves

Ella Krueger 1 dig, 1 block, 2 kills, 1 ace serve

Sonja Palmer 1 block, 3 kills

Kelsi Martini 5 digs, 1 set assist, 1 ace serve

Lauren Schultz 2 ace serves

Charlee Sullivan 1 ace serve

Patriots 3, Lakers 0

Martin posted 33 set assists, 10 digs and an ace for the Pequot Lakes Patriots as they defeated the Detroit Lakes Lakers 3-0 to win the Mid-State Conference championship Thursday, Oct. 7.

Martini totaled 17 kills, seven digs, three aces and a block. Ella Kratochvil added 11 kills, seven digs and a block for the Patriots who swept the conference for a 5-0 record.

Detroit Lakes 17 18 13

Pequot Lakes 25 25 25

Pequot Lakes statistics

Abi Martin 1 kill, 33 set assists, 10 digs, 1 ace

Camille Haman 3 kills, 2 blocks

Isabel Larson 2 kills, 1 set assist, 1 dig

Grace Hoffard 5 kills, 2 digs, 1 block

Maci Martini 17 kills, 7 digs, 1 block, 3 aces

Ella Kratochvil 11 kills, 7 digs, 1 block, 1 set assist

Kelsi Martini 1 kill, 2 set assists, 7 digs, 3 aces

Lauren Schultz 1 kill, 1 dig

Charlee Sullivan 1 ace, 4 digs

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