Osseo spikers cruise in to section win

Senior Jackie Jones and her Orioles are looking to capture the section volleyball title this week. (Photo by Rich Moll)

Senior Jackie Jones and her Orioles are looking to capture the section volleyball title this week. (Photo by Rich Moll)

Top-seeded Osseo swept Maple Grove 25-11, 25-21, 25-7 in a Section 5 volleyball quarterfinal match Thursday, Oct. 24.

Shiah Sanders led Osseo with 12 kills, Megan Pekarek had 28 assists and Touria Techam had four service aces and served 10 straight points to end the match.

Coach Bill Quan, who was named Northwest Suburban Conference coach of the Year, will lead the Orioles into the section semifinal. Osseo takes on fifth-seeded St. Michael-Albertville at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the semifinal at Anoka High. No. 2 Champlin Park faces No. 3 Blaine in the 5 p.m. semifinal. The winners play in the section final Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at Anoka.

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