LAKE CRYSTAL - The Blue Earth Area Buc volleyball team opened its season by sweeping the Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Knights on Tuesday night in Lake Crystal.
Krista Hassing drilled a team-leading 13 kills to pace the Bucs' 25-21, 25-20, 25-23 non-league victory.
Monica Krieger led the BEA offense, distributing 25 set assists, while Janessa Jahnke recorded 11 kills.
Krieger and Megan Wirtjes were nearly perfect from the serving line, delivering 17 of 18 with four aces and 8 of 9, respectively.
Nicole Krinke went 8-for-10 from the line and had two aces for the Bucs.
Hassing recorded six digs and two blocks, while Jahnke had seven digs and one block.
Blue Earth Area (1-0) hosts LeSueur-Henderson in a 7:30 p.m. match on Thursday.
Sleepy Eye Public 3, Truman 0 - Sleepy Eye Public swept the Truman Bluejays, 25-23, 25-20, 25-21, during season-opening action Tuesday night in Sleepy Eye.
Emily Zaharia led Truman by collecting eight kills, two ace serves, nine digs and three blocks.
Emma Wiederhoeft collected four kills and four blocks for the Bluejays, while Hanna Hartman added five kills and one block.
Stephanie Jahnz and Cheyenne Hodge controlled the offense, doling out 11 and three assists, respectively.
Stephanie Jahnz also added three digs, while Alexis Jahnz had three.
Savanah Stevens led the team at the serving line with five aces.
Truman (0-1) hosts Mountain Lake Area at 7 p.m. next Tuesday.