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DC volleyball continues hot run with win over Holy Family

VICTORIA –  The Chargers returned to Wright County Conference action Tuesday, and continued their momentum from the Minnewaska weekend tournament to take a 3-0 victory on the road at Holy Family.

DC eked out a victory in the first set, 28-26, and used that momentum to dominate sets two and three, 25-17, 25-13.

Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.

DC cross country races at ‘Run the Lakes’

ST. BONIFACIUS – The Dassel-Cokato cross country teams participated in the “Run  the Lakes Invitational” held at Crown College Tuesday.

The girls placed 11th out of 13 teams, while the boys placed 12th out of 13 teams.

On the girls side, Lydia Niemela had the top finish, taking 34th with a time of 21.57.

On the boys side, Juan Severson was the top finisher, finishing in 43rd place with a time of 18:41.

Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.

DC swim & dive falls to Monticello

COKATO – In the words of coach Youngs, it would have taken a “perfect night” for the Chargers to upset the visiting Magic Tuesday.

Unfortunately, the team faltered early and could not recover, as Monticello defeated DC 99-85.

However, DC had two first-time section qualifiers, and four new section qualifiers for the meet.

Qualifying for the section meet for the first time was Madeline Hurley in diving, and Lily Borg in the 100 Freestyle.

New section qualifiers included:

• Amy Kivisto, 100 breaststroke

• Audrey Weckwerth, 200 freestyle

• Olivia Haataja, 200 freestyle

• Kezia Lee, 100 backstroke

Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.

DC sports schedule, week of 9/21-9/27

Friday, Sept. 21

DC football vs. Watertown-Mayer, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22

DC girls swimming at Maroon & Gold Invite, U of M Aquatic Center, 12 p.m.

DC girls volleyball hosts DC Invitational, 9 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

DC cross country hosts DC Invitational, Collinwood Park, 4 p.m.

DC volleyball at Maple Lake, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 27

DC girls swimming vs. New Prague, 6 p.m.

DC volleyball vs. Rockford, 7 p.m.

DC volleyball goes 3-1 at Minnewaska tournament

The DC Charger volleyball team picked up not just their first win of the season, but their first three wins of the season at the Minnewaska Tournament Saturday.

DC defeated Ortonville 25-14, 25-17; defeated Minnewaska 25-19, 20-25 (winning on point differential); and defeated Lac Qui Parle Valley 25-20, 25-14 before falling to Kittson County Central, 24-26, 8-25.

DC is now 3-6 overall on the season.

Their next match is at Holy Family Tuesday, before hosting Litchfield Thursday.

Look for a full recap and stats in Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch.

DC football dominates Litchfield, improves to 3-0

LITCHFIELD – The Litchfield Dragons simply could not stop the DC Charger running attack Friday.

The Chargers had six rushing touchdowns in a 48-27 victory over the Dragons on the road.

Blake Johnson had a monster day for DC, finishing with 236 yards on 27 carries, with four touchdowns. Johnson now has 10 touchdowns on the season, through three games.

Quarterback Paul Raisanen had a touchdown through the air, and added another on the ground.

Erik Koller and Josh DeBoer also had rushing touchdowns for the Chargers.

Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap of the game.