The Kingsland volleyball team dropped a pair of Three Rivers Conference matches last week to Plainview-Elgin-Millville (0-3: 12-25, 16-25, 18-25) and Caledonia (0-3: 9-25, 18-25, 23-25), but coach Kelsey Frank remains positive.
Kingsland fell 58-7 to undefeated Caledonia in football action on the road Friday night.
The Kingsland cross-country team took part in the Pine Island Invitational last week with the boys (141 points) finishing sixth of six teams and the girls (112 points) fifth of seven teams.
It was a busy week for the Kingsland volleyball team, and unfortunately, it was still unable to pick up that first win of the season.
The Kingsland Knights football team was shut out by Chatfield last Friday night, 48-0, dropping them to 0-3 on the season. The Knights have the same record in the Southern Football Alliance-Blue Division and are 0-1 against Section 1A opponents.
“Byron was a really good meet for us as a team,” said coach Mollie McMahon. “Nearly everyone’s time was faster than last week and several times were all-time personal records for the athletes. A few notable ones were Andrea Mettler (17:59), Audrey Farlinger (21:50) and James Hayes-Hall (25:50).”
Sophomore Alayna Meskill was busy in the back row against Dover-Eyota, coming up with 11 digs in the three-set loss. She was also 21 of 24 in serve receive as the Knights lost 20-25, 22-25 and 19-25.
All of the Kingsland girls were on the varsity for the Hayfield cross-country meet as they finished in seventh place, out of 11 teams competing, with 177 points.
“The Kingsland Knights played a wonderful game,” said first year head coach Kelsey Frank. “It was an incredible match, a nail-biter and just all around exciting.”
Kingsland battled not only the Vikings Friday at Hayfield, but also the weather as storms passed through the area, delaying the football game.
Kingsland’s cross-country teams opened the 2014 season at the massive Stewartville Invitational last Thursday, where rain poured during the entire meet.
The Kingsland Knight volleyball team opened the 2014 season last Thursday night at Stewartville, which was ranked third in the state in preseason polls.
The Knights fell 47-0 to Rushford-Peterson in the football season opener Friday night at Kingsland.
Dallas Davidson was a repeat winner in the Ag Days 6k held Saturday with 87 runners registered.