By PATRICK SLACK
Pierz won its first two matches over Becker (25-18, 25-13) and Minneapolis Washburn (25-18, 26-24) at Saturday’s Mora tournament before dropping its final two against Mora (25-16, 25-22) and Hudson, Wis. (25-16, 25-22).
Junior Bridget Bednar led the Pioneers with 28 kills, 25 digs and nine blocks during the tournament, with junior Tiara Hopkins recording 24 digs and 18 kills.
Seniors Anna Welle and Kailee Monson were the next leading hitters with nine kills apiece, with senior Michaela Rocheleau contributing seven and senior Alyssa Boser adding five.
Sophomore Jessica Hawks distributed 31 set assists and senior Brook Brausen had 23.