PHS Volleyball Preview
Head Coach: Dan Christenson (7th Season at PHS, 137-60-2; 158-120-2 overall). Assistant Coaches: Eryn Anderson-Moser (J.V.), Jill Welter (C-Team). 2007 Season: 16-12 overall, 8-1 Heart O' Lakes (2nd Place). D-G-F won the HOL?with a 22-0 regular s...
Head Coach: Dan Christenson (7th Season at PHS, 137-60-2; 158-120-2 overall).
Assistant Coaches: Eryn Anderson-Moser (J.V.),
Jill Welter (C-Team).
2007 Season: 16-12 overall, 8-1 Heart O' Lakes (2nd Place). D-G-F won the HOL?with a 22-0 regular season record, going 10-0 in the HOL. D-G-F finished 3rd at State.
2007 Sections: Perham was the No. 3 seed in the 8AA?South Sub-Section Tournament. They beat No. 6 Detroit Lakes in the sub-section quarterfinals, 3-0, then lost to No. 2 seed Wadena-Deer Creek, 3-1.
The North's No. 1, D-G-F, beat the South's No. 1, Fergus Falls, for the 8AA?Championship.
D-G-F finished 3rd at State. Marshall beat St. Cloud Cathedral for the Class AA?State title.
2008 Seniors: Nicci Williamson, Rachel Pfeffer, Julie Wierbos, Emily Rutten, Mallory Malikowski, Tara Sailer, Tiff Schroeer.
Get to Know'em: Chelsey Olson (jr.), Elisa Moenkedick (jr.), Kelli Meehl (so.), Mary Guck (so.), Kaylan Huber (so.), Katrina Moenkedick (fr.).
Strengths: Perham returns a lot of talent and experience in 2008 with 10 returning letter winners. Schroeer was All-Conference, leading the team in blocks and kills. Pfeffer was also All-Conference, and was team M.V.P. while leading in assists. Malikowski was also All-Conference, and Sailer was Honorable Mention.
Season Outlook: Perham will look to reclaim a HOL?title from a D-G-F team that's rebuilding, as are many teams in the conference.
Perham and Wadena-Deer Creek will be the top teams in Section 8AA. East Grand Forks, Roseau and Warroad return strong teams.
Coaches Quote: "We have a good, experienced group of seniors that hope to bring a conference title back and are ready to make a deep run through the playoffs."
Aug. 22 Bemidji (H) W, 3-0
26 at Moorhead L, 3-0
28 W-DC (H) W, 3-2
30 at Eden Prairie Tourney 0-0
Sept. 2 at Detroit Lakes
4 U-H (H) 7:30 pm
11 at LP-A 7:30 pm
18 WCA (H) 7:30 pm
23 at DGF 7:30 pm
25 Pelican Rapids (H) 7:30 pm
30 Breckenridge (H) 7:30 pm
Oct. 2 at Frazee 7:30 pm
4 Perham Invite TBD
7 at Barnesville 7:30 pm
9 at Hawley 7:30 pm
11 at Alexandria Invite TBD
14 Detroit Lakes (H) 7:30 pm
23 8AA?Playoffs TBD
24 8AA?Playoffs TBD
28 8AA?Playoffs TBD
Nov. 1 8AA?Playoffs TBD
6-8 State Tounament (XCel Center)