SPARTAN RDP: SHS soccer team snaps three-game skidSpartan volleyball and girls tennis teams come up short
The Superior High School boys soccer team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over Washburn-Bayfield Tuesday evening at the SHS soccer complex.
Josh Mentzel gave Superior a 1-0 lead with an assist from Noah Peterson in the eighth minute. Peterson then scored with an assist from Mark Schold in the 39th minute.
Connor Gray stopped 27 shots in his shutout for the Spartans.
In other action, Superior lost to Hibbing 3-2 on Monday and to New Richmond 6-1 on Saturday.
Kade Walpole scored both goals against Hibbing, with assists from Schold and Logan Kittelson, and Peterson scored against New Richmond.
First half — 1. Josh Mentzel (Noah Peterson), 8th; 2. Peterson (Mark Shold), 39th.
Second half— No scoring.
Saves — Eric Sauer, WB, 21; Connor Gray, S, 27.
Emily Neumann had 35 set assists, Kaitlyn Paczynski tallied 13 kills, and Hermantown rallied from a two-games-to-one deficit to sneak past host Superior 25-19, 18-25, 16-25, 25-23, 15-13 in a thrilling Lake Superior Conference volleyball match Tuesday night in the SHS gym.
Carly Hansen added 11 kills for Hermantown (10-3), which recovered from a nine-point Game 3 loss with a pair of two-point wins to seal it. The Hawks have won eight straight matches.
Jessica Lindstrom led the Spartans (9-6) with 13 kills and six digs. Rachal Fregin added 12 set assists and two ace serves and Nicole Sorenson had 18 set assists and two ace serves.
The Spartans were blanked by the Ashland Oredockers 7-0 Tuesday at the SHS courts.
Superior hosts Hermantown at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Ashland 7, Superior 0
Haley Thompson def. Hannah Thul 6-2, 6-0
Molly DeMars def. Emma Buckley 6-0, 6-0
Kaia Voldberg def. Hannah Isabella 6-3, 6-1
Lexi Leciejewski def. Monica Soland 6-3, 6-0
Mackenzie Klemek-Alison Tollas def. Harmony Clarke-Allie Thul 6-0, 6-1; Kaia Sateren-Sonya Morud def. Gabbie Hals-Sydney Clikeman 6-0, 6-0; Madison Yanchinich-Amanda Kreuger def. Hailey Anderson-Sarah Urban 6-3, 6-0