Area volleyball action from Thursday evening

In Southeast Conference volleyball action from Thursday night, the Grand Meadow Superlarks were looking to get back on the winning track in LeRoy versus the Cardinals of LeRoy/Ostrander, and it was the Superlarks pulling out a 3-2 win by scores of 14-25, 25-22, 25-16, 19-25 and 15-7 in the fifth and deciding set.

Lauren Queensland and Lexy Foster each led the Larks offensively with 12 kills, plus Queensland led Grand Meadow defensively in digs Thursday evening with 20, and Foster chipped in two blocks, four digs, one ace serve and two set assists.  Kendall Jack put down nine kills, plus she added two set assists, five digs and one ace serve, Haylie Paul totaled seven kills Thursday evening, and she also added one set assist, three digs and five ace serves, which was tops for the club, and Paul also led the Superlarks in blocks with four, Gracie Foster tallied three kills, one dig and one ace serve, Rylee Schaufler tallied two kills, one block, 10 digs and three ace serves, Cheyanne Bakken chipped in one kill, 20 digs and one ace serve, and Hallie Hendrickson led the Larks in set assists Thursday night with 28, plus she added three ace serves and one kill.

With the win, Grand Meadow is now 7-6 overall and 5-2 in the Southeast Conference, and the Larks are back in action in Lyle Monday night in a Southeast Conference match with Lyle/Pacelli, with the varsity action scheduled to start at 7:15 p.m.

In Blooming Prairie Thursday night, the Awesome Blossoms played host to Gopher Conference rival Hayfield, and it was the Vikings winning by scores of 25-19, 25-17 and 25-18.

Bri Deplitch helped to lead the Blossoms offensively Thursday night with six kills, plus she added one ace serve, four digs and one block, Addison Doocy led the Blossoms in blocks with seven,  plus she put down four kills, Macy Lembke put up 17 set assists to lead BP in that category Thursday night, plus she also chipped in two kills, three digs and one ace block, Elizabeth Miner tallied one kill, two digs and two blocks, Layla Lembke led the Blossoms in digs with 13, plus she added a pair of ace serves, which also led the club, Claire Schwarz contributed five digs, one block and one set assist, Madelyn Harvey tallied eight digs defensively, and Sam Helfing added five in the three-set loss.

Blooming Prairie is now 2-8 overall on the season,a nd 0-3 in the Gopher Conference, and the Blossoms return to action in Janesville next Tuesday night versus Janesville-Walforf-Pemberton, with the varsity action scheduled to start at 7:15 p.m.