Brynn Erickson and Allison Luoma each had 12 kills to lead Northwestern to a 3-1 victory over Barron in a Wisconsin Division 2 regional final Saturday night at Barron.

Brinley Tonn totaled 36 set assists in the 26-24, 25-22, 21-25, 25-21 victory, while the Tigers’ defense was stellar with Erickson (30), Kayla Paulsen (21), Luoma (18), Tonn (11) and Brynn Hessel (10) all recording double-digit digs.

Northwestern (5-6) won its first region title since 2006 and advances to play at top-seeded St. Croix Falls in a section semifinal Thursday.


East places 7th in 7AA

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Duluth East finished seventh among eight teams at the Section 7AA meet Saturday night at Northdale Middle School in Coon Rapids, Minnesota.

The Greyhounds’ best finishes came in the 200-yard medley relay and the 200 freestyle relay, placing sixth in each race.

Blaine claimed the team title with 459 points, 66 ahead of runner-up Andover.


Two Harbors 26, GNK 20

Alec Churness scored from 4 yards out in the second overtime to lead the Agates to the victory Friday at Mountain Iron-Buhl High School.

Eli Schlangen ran for two touchdowns for Two Harbors, including a 13-yarder in the first overtime.

Ty Donahue scored twice for the Titans.

Two Harbors 0-6-8-0-12—26

Greenway/NK 0-6-8-0-6—20

GNK — Darric Davidson 28 pass from Aidan Rajala (run failed)

TH — Jacob Keech 12 pass from Clark Nelson (run failed)

GNK — Ty Donahue 3 run (Donahue run)

TH — Eli Schlangen 6 run (Matson Granmo run)

TH — Schlangen 13 run (pass failed)

GNK — Donahue 2 run (pass failed)

TH — Alec Churness 4 run (run failed)