Litchville-Marion Montpelier (0-2 overall) hosted Pingree-Buchanon (1-0 District 5) for P-B's first match of the season on Tuesday night.
Pingree-Buchanon kept their season rolling with a hard-fought 3-1 (25-22, 25-12, 25-21) District 5 road win.
P-B's Jordan Thomas scooped 13 digs, Megan Thomas 12. Thomas connected on four aces and Lindsey Saxberg four more. Saxberg piled up 12 assists, Jordan Thomas also elevated for two blocks and 12 kills. Morgan Thomas punished LMM with seven more.
LMM's Tasha Piehl hustled for 14 digs. Rhandi Larson and Tanys Ulmer scored two aces each. Ulmer dished 11 assists, Alyssa Zimmerman six more. Jacey Alber blocked two shots and Ulmer another. Larson fired nine kills, Ulmer four and Jacey and Trisha Alber two more each.
Litchville-Marion/Montpelier (0-1 District 5, 0-3 overall) starts the Casselton Tournament Saturday at 9 a.m. after Thursday's match at Strasburg/Zeeland.