The Solon Springs High School volleyball team defeated the Bayfield Trollers 3-1 (21-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-23) Thursday, Sept. 20 in the SSHS gym.

Key serving sparked the Eagles with Kylli Rajala going 19-of-20 with three aces; Nikki Orozco was 16-of-18 with five aces; and Allison Androsky served 100 percent (14-of-14).

Also for Solon Springs, Jori Gehl and Megan had 17 and 14 attacks on net, respectively.

“Allison Androsky also had some nice digs and Kylli hustled to set the ladies up all night,” SSHS coach Melanie Gehl said. “The girls fought hard and did not give up.”

With the win the Eagles improve to 2-2 in the Indianhead Conference.

The Eagles also competed in the Heidi Zosel Invitational Saturday, Sept. 22 at Northwestern High School in Maple.

Solon Springs lost to Cumberland and Hudson in pool play, which placed it in the Bronze Playoff Bracket, where it lost the host Tigers and South Shore in the 11th-place match.

The Eagles return to conference play Monday, Sept. 24 at South Shore.


Heidi Zosel Invitational

Pool Play

Washburn def. Northwestern, 25-7, 25-10

Ellsworth def. Northwestern, 25-15, 25-15

Ellsworth def. Washburn, 25-22, 18-25, 15-7

Cumberland def. Solon Springs, 25-7, 25-9

Hudson def. Cumberland, 25-22, 25-12

Hudson def. Solon Springs, 25-13, 25-3

Luck def. Drummond, 25-14, 25-10

Luck def. Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran, 25-14, 21-25, 15-11

Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran def. Drummond, 25-17, 25-20

Mercer def. South Shore, 25-8, 25-4

Amery def. Mercer, 25-16, 25-18

Amery def. South Shore, 25-6, 25-15

Gold Playoff Bracket


Ellsworth def. Hudson, 19-25, 25-16, 17-15

Amery def. Luck, 25-16, 25-19


Ellsworth def. Amery, 17-25, 25-18, 15-9

Third Place

Hudson def. Luck, 25-16, 25-15

Silver Playoff Bracket


Washburn def. Cumberland, 25-23, 25-16

Mercer def. Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran, 24-26, 25-19, 15-13

Fifth Place

Mercer def. Washburn, 26-24, 25-20

Seventh Place

Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran def. Cumberland, 16-25, 25-17, 15-13

Bronze Playoff Bracket


Northwestern def. Solon Springs, 22-25, 25-16, 15-11

Drummond def. South Shore, 25-20, 25-16

Ninth Place

Northwestern def. Drummond, 25-12, 21-25, 15-8

Eleventh Place

South Shore def. Solon Springs, 23-25, 25-20, 15-10