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Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 11:00 am

Thanks to a win Monday at Duchesne, the Borgia volleyball Lady Knights continue to lead the Archdiocesan Athletic Association standings.

Borgia (13-8-3, 8-0) began their second lap around the league with a 25-15, 25-21 victory at Duchesne (1-11, 0-7) Monday.

“One of our goals is to win the conference,” Borgia Head Coach Brad Bruns said. “We’ve got to keep taking our win tally up. Every team is going to give us a good game.”

The win allowed Borgia to stay a half-match ahead of St. Dominic (15-6-3, 8-1), which won a three-game victory at Bishop DuBourg Monday.

Borgia and St. Dominic face off next Monday, Oct. 8, in what potentially could resolve the league race. Borgia beat St. Dominic in two games at Borgia Sept. 10.

But there’s still plenty of action before that time. The Lady Knights play Wednesday at Rosati-Kain, one of last year’s AAA champions. The Kougars rank fourth in the league with a 5-3 mark.

In Monday’s match, the Lady Knights came out and dominated from the opening play.

Freshman Emma Kriete put down a kill to send junior Sarah Geatley back to the service line. By the time she left, Borgia was up 6-1. The Lady Knights continued to roll and led 9-1 after Duchesne expended both of its timeouts in a two-point stretch.

“The first game was pretty amazing,” Bruns said.

Borgia continued to dominate and never was threatened, winning 25-15. The final point came on a bump kill by sophomore defensive specialist Molly Arand.

The second game was completely the opposite. Duchesne, which took Borgia to three games in the season opener, bounced back to take the early lead.

“We sat back on our heels and made it more challenging,” Bruns said. “We’ve got to keep the pressure on a team when we’ve got them down. We made some mistakes. Give Duchesne credit. They hung in there and made us earn the victory.”

Borgia worked back and tied it at 11-11. Back-to-back aces by Erin Hillerman put Borgia ahead.

The teams continued to trade the lead and Duchesne was up 20-18 when Borgia made its run. Hillerman put down a pass which strayed over the net. Senior Katie Lindemann then tied it with a kill and an error put the Lady Knights on top.

Senior Taylor Mentz followed with a kill and Borgia never looked back. An error gave the Lady Knights the match, 25-21.

Kriete led the Lady Knights with seven kills while Mentz ended with six. Geatley and Hillerman each had four. Senior Hanna Glastetter posted three while Junior Janie Arand, Molly Arand and Lindemann had one kill apiece.

Sophomore Alivia Brinker led the team in digs with 14 while Geatley closed with nine, Molly Arand had five, sophomore Jordan Kriete chipped in with two and Glastetter posted one.

Janie Arand led the team with 15 assists while sophomore Maddie Toelke had 11 and Lindemann recorded two.

Glastetter had 1.5 blocks, Emma Kriete ended with one and Geatley had a block assist.

Hillermann had three of Borgia’s six aces. Janie Arand, Geatley and Toelke recorded one apiece.

Borgia also won the JV match, 25-18, 25-12. There was no freshman match.

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Area Scoreboard

Football

Friday, Oct. 3

*Ft. Zumwalt E at Washington    7 p.m.

*St. Mary’s at Borgia    7 p.m.

*Union at Owensville    7 p.m.

*Hermann at St. Clair    7 p.m.

Festus at Pacific    7 p.m.

*Sullivan at St. James    7 p.m.

Cuba at Lincoln    7 p.m.

*Warrenton at Winfield    7 p.m.

*Wright City at Van-Far    7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 26

Union 54, Washington 14

*Borgia 45, Duchesne 7

*St. Clair 57, St. James 55 (2 OT)

*Pacific 40, Owensville 34

*Hermann 24, Sullivan 12

Cuba 74, Liberty Wentzville 7

Parkway West 20, Warrenton 7

Mark Twain 32, Wright City 18

Friday, Sept. 19

*Ft. Zumwalt S 56, Washington 7

Borgia 42, Cardinal Ritter 6

*Union 55, St. Clair 35

*Sullivan 27, Pacific 10

Owensville 19, Hermann 16

St. James 28, Ash Grove 7

Brentwood 41, Cuba 24

*St. Charles West 49, Warrenton 7

South Callaway 55, Wright City 6

Softball

Wednesday, Oct. 1

*Washington at Holt    4:30 p.m.

De Soto at Pacific    4:30 p.m.

Sullivan at Affton    4:30 p.m.

St. James at Steelville    4:30 p.m.

St. Clair at Montgomery Co    5 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 2

Owensville at Borgia    3:45 p.m.

Union at Salem    4:30 p.m.

Cuba at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

Rockwood Summit at Pacific    4:30 p.m.

Sullivan at Rolla    4:30 p.m.

Father Tolton at Hermann    4:30 p.m.

St. James at Crocker    4:30 p.m.

New Haven at Montgomery Co    5 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 3

Belle at New Haven    5 p.m.

Pacific, Sullivan at Rolla Tny    TBA

Saturday, Oct. 4

Pacific, Sullivan at Rolla Tny    TBA

Monday, Oct. 6

Hermann at Borgia    3:45 p.m.

Union at Washington    4:30 p.m.

St. Clair at Festus    4:30 p.m.

Linn at New Haven    5 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 7

*Borgia at St. Dominic    4:30 p.m.

District Tournaments

Class 4 District 4

Wednesday, Oct. 8

(5) Rolla at (4) Northwest, 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 9

Rolla-Northwest winner at (1) Lafayette, 4:15 p.m.

(3) Washington at (2) Eureka, 4:15 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 10

Championship, Eureka, 4:15 p.m.

Class 3 District 7

At St. Dominic

Wednesday, Oct. 8

(4) Borgia vs. (5) Wentzville Liberty, 2:30 p.m.

(3) Winfield vs. (6) O’Fallon Christian, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 9

(1) St. Dominic vs. Borgia-Liberty winner, 2:30 p.m.

(2) Warrenton vs. Winfield-O’Fallon Christian winner, 4:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 10

Championship, 4 p.m.

Volleyball

Wednesday, Oct. 1

Hillsboro at Pacific    5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 2

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt N    5 p.m.

*St. Clair at Union    5 p.m.

*Pacific at Sullivan    5:30 p.m.

*Hermann at Owensville    5:30 p.m.

*St. James at New Haven    5:30 p.m.

*St. Dominic at Borgia    6:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 3

Missouri Baptist JV at ECC    3 p.m.

Lewis & Clark at ECC    7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 4

Indian Hills at ECC    9 a.m.

^Southwestern Illinois at ECC    1 p.m.

St. Clair Tny    TBA

Hermann at Lebanon Tny    TBA

Crosspoint at MAC Tournament    TBA

Monday, Oct. 6

New Haven at Linn    5 p.m.

Borgia at Trinity    5:30 p.m.

Hazelwood West at Pacific    5:30 p.m.

Helias at Hermann    5:30 p.m.

Owensville at Blair Oaks    5:30 p.m.

Belle at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 7

*Washington at Holt    5 p.m.

*St.Clair at St. James    5 p.m.

*Owensville at Union    5:30 p.m.

*New Haven at Pacific    5:30 p.m.

*Sullivan at Hermann    5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 8

*Mineral Area at ECC    6:30 p.m.

Boys Soccer

Wednesday, Oct. 1

Warrenton at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

Columbia Independent at Fulton SA    4:30 p.m.

Washington at Union    5 p.m.

Sullivan at North County    5 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 2

*Pacific at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Union at Sullivan    5 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 3

Lincoln at ECC    4 p.m.

Calvary Lutheran at Fulton SA    4:30 p.m.

Crosspoint at Heritage    5 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 5

Lincolnland at ECC    1 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 6

FRC Classic, St. Clair    TBA

Tuesday, Oct. 7

#St. Louis United B at Crosspoint    4:30 p.m.

*Thomas Jefferson at Fulton SA    4:30 p.m.

*Holt at Washington    5 p.m.

*St. Dominic at Borgia    6:15 p.m.

FRC Classic, St. Clair    TBA

Wednesday, Oct. 8

FRC Classic, St. Clair    TBA

Cross Country

Wednesday, Oct. 1

St. James Inv    4 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 4

Washington at Parkway West Inv    9 a.m.

Pacific at Potosi Inv    11 a.m.

Borgia, Union Capital City Challenge    TBA

Tuesday, Oct. 7

Hermann Inv    4 p.m.

St. Clair, St. James at Cuba Inv    4 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 8

Borgia at AAA Meet, Lutheran SC    TBA

Boys Swimming

Monday, Sept. 29

Wednesday, Oct. 1

*Borgia at Lutheran SC/Christian    TBA

Saturday, Oct. 4

Borgia, Washington at Ft. Zumwalt N Inv    9 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 7

Washington at CBC    4 p.m.

*Conference Games

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