In area volleyball action from Monday evening, the Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms were looking to close out the regular season with a victory over Gopher Conference rival Medford, and in their first-ever match in the brand-new Blooming Prairie High School Gymnasium, it was the Blossoms winning in a 3-0 sweep 25-23, 25-23 and 25-23.
Addison Doocy had a huge night for BP at the net as not only did she lead the team in kills with 11, she also led the squad in blocks with 11, plus she served up a pair of aces, Macy Lembke led BP in set assists Monday night with 16, and also in ace serves with four, plus she chipped in eight digs defensively, Claire Schwarz led Blooming Prairie in digs Monday night with 10, plus she also contributed one kill, eight set assists, two blocks and an ace serve, Ella Smith played a strong match for BP Monday night with eight kills, eight digs and three blocks, Annaka Forsberg tallied five kills and three blocks, Sam Helfing totaled one kill, eight digs and two ace serves, Elizabeth Miner added one kills and two blocks, Brianna Deplitch totaled six digs defensively, and Madelyn Harvey added five digs in the three-set win.
The Blossoms finish the regular season at 1-10 in the Gopher Conference, and 5-18 overall on the season.
In Grand Meadow, the Superlarks also closed out their regular season at home, as they entertained the Lanesboro Burros in the Southeast Conference, and like Blooming Prairie, the Superlarks also won via a 3-0 sweep 25-16, 25-17 and 25-19.
Lexy Foster led the Larks in ace serves Monday night with four, plus she also added 10 kills, two blocks, one set assist and five digs, Haylie Paul led Grand Meadow in kills with 12, and she also tallied one set assist and two digs, Lauren Queensland tallied nine kills, one block, three set assists and 13 digs to lead the team in that statistic, Hallie Hendrickson put up 32 set assists Monday night to lead the Larks in that category, plus she also tallied 10 digs, Rylee Schaufler put down four kills, and she also put up one set assist and came up with seven digs defensively, Kendall Jack totaled three kills and four digs, Gracie Foster put down two kills and added 11 digs, and Cheyenne Bakken chipped in 11 digs defensively in the three-set win.
Grand Meadow finishes the regular season at 11-3 in the Western Division of the Southeast Conference, good for a tie for first with LeRoy/Ostrander, and their overall record winds up at 14-12. Next up for both Grand Meadow and Blooming Prairie will be the seeding for the Section 1A tournament, which will take place Wednesday.