The Sleepy Eye Indians traveled to New Ulm to play the MVL Chargers Thursday, Oct. 5.

The Sleepy Eye Indians traveled to New Ulm to play the MVL Chargers Thursday, Oct. 5.

MVL 3

Sleepy Eye 2

(11-25, 25-22, 21-25,

25-18, 9-15)

The Indians lost in a lightening first set but managed to make a comeback in the second set to tie the game. Errors cost the Indians a chance at a second win in the third set. The Chargers managed a victory in the fifth set to take the game. Mya Ibberson finished with 17 kills, Madi Heiderscheidt added 14 kills and 25 digs. Madi Krueger had 30 digs.

Wabasso 3

Sleepy Eye 0

(25-16, 25-18, 25-12)

The Indians hosted the Wabasso Rabbits Tuesday, Oct. 10.

Wabasso was 12-2 on the season when they came to Sleepy Eye and currently rank second in the Tomahawk Conference. The Indians had a rough night ahead of them but managed to pull of some key plays. “We knew what we were coming into,” said head coach Sydney Geiger. “We just want to be playing good volleyball by the time playoffs get here.”

Wabasso took the lead early in the first set. Sleepy Eye struggled on the serve but managed to keep up with the Rabbits until they broke away at 22-13.

In the second set the Indians actually secured the lead with Mya Ibberson serving at 4-1. The Rabbits pushed back and ultimately won the set. The third set ended quickly with Wabasso going home with another lead. “We played well.” Geiger said. “Wabasso is a good team and for stretched we played very well against them.”

The Indians were led by Ibberson with 10 kills and three blocks, Jenna Zuhlsdorf added 6 kills and Krueger finished with 13 digs.

The Indians travel to New Ulm to take on the Cathedral Greyhounds at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12.