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Five teams with a shot at Dunn-St. Croix volleyball title

A wild, topsy-turvy week in Dunn-St. Croix Conference volleyball action leaves five teams with a good shot of winning the conference title, including Pierce County's Spring Valley High School team.

The Cardinals swept both their opponents this week, beating St. Croix Central at home Tuesday and Glenwood City, also at home, Thursday. SV, 17-5 overall and 5-1 in the D-SC, plays in the Amery Invitational tomorrow.

Spring Valley is tied for first place in the league along with Colfax, Boyceville and Mondovi. The Buffaloes were handed their first league loss Tuesday 3-2 by Elk Mound. But the Mounders are 4-2 in conference because they were upset by Pepin Thursday 3-2 at Pepin. The Lakers' conference record is 3-3.

Rounding out the standings are Elmwood and Plum City, both 1-5, St. Croix Central 1-5 and Glenwood City 0-6. Elmwood got its first league win Tuesaday with a 3-0 sweep over Glenwood City in its Homecoming match. PC took a pair of 3-0 losses this week at Boyceville Tuesday and at home Thursday to Colfax.

Spring Valley controls its own destiny as its closes its league schedule at Boyceville Tuesday, at home vs. Mondovi on Thursday and at Colfax on Oct. 15. Elmwood hosts Pepin Tuesday plays at Plum City next Thursday while PC is at Elk Mound Thursday.

Dunn-St. Croix Conference Standings

Boyceville                  5-1

Colfax                        5-1

Mondovi                    5-1

Spring Valley        5-1

Elk Mound                  4-2

Pepin                           3-3

Elmwood               1-5

Plum City               1-5

Glenwood City            0-6

St. Croix Central        0-6

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Elmwood def. Glenwood City 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-22)

Elk Mound def. Mondovi 3-2 (20-25, 25-21, 21-25, 25-15, 15-5)

Colfax def. Pepin 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-18)

Boyceville def. Plum City 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 26-24)

Spring Valley def. St. Croix Central 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-22)

Thursday, Oct. 3

Boyceville def. St. Croix Central 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-16)

Colfax def. Plum City 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-14)

Pepin def. Elk Mound 3-2 (25-21, 19-25, 21-25, 25-23, 15-7)

Mondovi def. Elmwood 3-0 (25-8, 25-14, 25-14)

Spring Valley def. Glenwood City 3-0 (25-12, 25-10, 25-18)

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Mondovi at Glenwood City

Pepin at Elmwood

Plum City at Elk Mound

St. Croix Central at Colfax

Spring Valley at Boyceville