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Volleyball: Tigers finish 2nd at C-I tournament

The Tigers finished second at the 16-team volleyball tournament

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PR-B's Emily Hanneken hits the ball in the Tigers' final match of the Crosby-Ironton tournament on Saturday, Sept. 18. Ashley Smith / Echo Journal Correspondent

Pine River-Backus’ Hannah Barchus totaled 37 digs, 29 kills, seven ace serves, six blocks and a set assist as the Tigers placed second, falling only to Ada-Borup West 25-22, 21-25, 15-10 in the 16-team volleyball tournament Saturday, Sept. 18.

Other statistical leaders for PR-B were Claire Dahl with 37 digs, 20 kills and 9 ace serves; Alaura Dahl 71 set assists and 30 digs; Kassidy Bristow added 14 digs and 15 kills; and Emily Hanneken 17 digs and 11 kills.

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PR-B's Emily Hanneken hits the ball in the Tigers' final match of the Crosby-Ironton tournament on Saturday, Sept. 18. Ashley Smith / Echo Journal Correspondent

The Tigers, 6-4 overall, were scheduled to play at Pequot Lakes Tuesday, Sept. 21, before hosting Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23.

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Pine River-Backus scores:

PR-B 2, Silver Bay 0 (25-16, 25-6)

PR-B 2, Barnum 0 (25-12, 25-19)

PR-B 2, Hermantown 0 (25-20, 25-23)

Ada-Borup West 2, PR-B 1 (25-22, 21-25, 15-10)

PR-B statistics:

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Hannah Barchus 1 set assist, 37 digs, 29 kills, 6 blocks, 7 ace serves

Maddy Knapp 1 dig, 1 ace serve

Brianna Hanneken 1 dig

Chloe Andrus 2 set assists, 11 digs, 7 kills, 1 block, 8 ace serves

Kaitlyn Rilea 43 digs

Alaura Dahl 71 set assists, 30 digs, 1 kill, 1 ace serve

Claire Dahl 37 digs, 20 kills, 4 blocks, 9 ace serves

Emily Hanneken 17 digs, 11 kills, 1 block, 5 ace serves

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Kassidy Bristow 14 digs, 15 kills, 7 blocks, 3 ace serves

Nevis 3, Tigers 1

On Thursday, Sept. 16, Claire Dahl collected 18 digs, five kills, three blocks and three ace serves to lead Pine River-Backus in a 3-1 loss to Nevis in a Northland Conference game.

Barchus added eight digs, six kills, three blocks and two ace serves for the Tigers, who dropped to 1-2 in the conference and 3-3 overall.

Nevis 16 25 25 25

Pine River-Backus 25 14 16 16

Pine River-Backus statistics

Hannah Barchus 8 digs, 6 kills, 3 blocks, 2 ace serves

Brianna Hanneken 1 kill

Chloe Andrus 2 set assists, 5 digs, 2 kills, 2 blocks

Averie Sawyer 1 dig, 1 kill

Meagen Irish 1 set assist, 8 digs, 3 kills, 1 block

Alaura Dahl 19 set assists, 14 digs, 3 kills

Claire Dahl 18 digs, 5 kills, 3 blocks, 3 ace serves

Emily Hanneken 4 digs, 3 kills, 1 block, 2 ace serves

Kassidy Bristow 2 digs, 1 kill, 1 block

Cate Travis 14 digs

Tigers 3, Verndale 0

On Tuesday, Sept. 14, Barchus had five ace serves to go with 11 kills to lead Pine River-Backus to a non-conference sweep over the Verndale Pirates.

The Tigers’ Claire Dahl added 13 digs and nine kills and Alaura Dahl finished with 23 set assists, four digs, two kills and an ace serve.

Verndale 20 18 16

Pine River-Backus 25 25 25

PR-Backus statistics:

Hannah Barchus 5 digs, 11 kills, 5 ace serves

Brianna Hanneken 1 dig, 1 kill

Chloe Andrus 6 digs, 2 kills

Meagen Irish 1 set assist, 7 digs, 2 kills, 1 block, 1 ace serve

Alaura Dahl 23 set assists, 4 digs, 2 kills, 1 ace serve

Claire Dahl 13 digs, 9 kills

Emily Hanneken 5 digs, 2 kills, 1 block, 1 ace serve

Anneka Lindquist 1 dig

Andrea James 4 digs

Kassidy Bristow 2 digs, 1 kill

Cate Travis 7 digs

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