WOODWARD — Colfax-Mingo got off to a good start at the Woodward-Granger tournament on Saturday.
The Tigerhawks defeated Panorama in three sets to open their day, but Colfax-Mingo finished with three straight losses and completed the tournament with a consolation semifinal loss to Grand View Christian.
Colfax-Mingo followed the three-set win over Panorama with straight-set losses to Roland-Story and Fort Doge. The Tigerhawks won the opening set against the Thunder but lost the final two games to complete their regular season at 11-17.
Senior Ries Wilson closed in on another milestone. Wilson tallied 36 digs on the day and is now 11 away from 1,000 for her career. She’ll have to hit that mark in the postseason, which begins against Pella Christian (15-14) at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Pella.
The Tigerhawks defeated Panorama 22-20, 22-24, 18-16.
In that win, Wilson tallied a double-double with 15 kills and 12 digs, but she also had three aces, four assists and was 18-of-19 in serves.
Senior Megan Earles finished with 18 assists, eight digs, four kills and two aces. Freshman Chelsey Temple tallied three kills and one ace and junior Chelsea Russell collected nine digs and two aces.
The Tigerhawks had nine aces in the match and was 55-of-59 in serves.
Roland-Story (27-10) defeated Colfax-Mingo 21-16, 21-10. Wilson had seven kills and six digs in that loss. Earles finished with seven assists, seven digs and one ace, Russell collected nine digs and junior Braedynn Rawlins grabbed three kills and two assists.
Roland-Story won the team championship. The Norse went 5-0 on the day and won all five matches in straight sets.
Fort Dodge took down Colfax-Mingo 21-13, 21-18. Earles had nine assists, three kills and four digs, Wilson tallied nine kills and five digs and Russell, Rawlins and sophomore Shanen Shedenhelm all finished with three digs.
Grand View Christian rallied to beat Colfax-Mingo 11-21, 21-14, 15-7. Wilson tallied a double-double with 17 kills and 13 digs, Earles dished out 22 assists and finished with six digs and Temple put down four kills and served up one ace.
Junior Colbee Cunningham had five digs and one ace, Shedenhelm and Russell each had six digs and freshman Kira Warrick contributed four digs.