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Ellie Rutten battles two Cougars at the net in the 6A South Subsection Final at Hawley Thursday. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Top-seeded Cougars eliminate Eagles 3-0

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HAWLEY — The experienced Ada-Borup Cougars defended their top seeding in the South subsection of Minnesota Section 6A in a 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-23) sweep of No. 2 New York Mills in volleyball action Thursday evening.


The Cougars did not trail in the first set cruising to a 13-point win. Lexi Merkens, who led the Cougars with 17 kills, put the first set away at 25-12.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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