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Oct. 11, ’22 VB Recaps: Conneaut’s Mattera Records 1,000th Career Kill; Sharpsville’s Fry 1,000th Dig; C-L, Warren, Saegertown Win

Kaylee Mattera of Conneaut recorded her 1,000th career kill Tuesday. Submitted photo

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Kaylee Mattera recorded 18 kills, including her 1,000th career kill, to lead Conneaut to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-21) road win over Meadville.

Mattera came into the night needing six kills to reach the milestone and blew right through it. She also added six digs and two aces.

Lainie Harrington added 12 kills for the Eagles who also got nine kills from Sylvia Prebor.

Paris Karastury led the Conneaut defense with 23 digs with Ashley Crabb adding 10 digs. Mackenzie Wensel had a solid all-around match with five digs, four set assists, and four aces, and Payten Karastury ran the offense with 35 set assists while adding five digs.

Emma Parks had another big night for Meadville with 21 kills and 10 digs. Ellie Kellick added five kills for the Bulldogs, and Elliott Schleicher ran the offense with 29 set assists.



SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Chasie Fry had 10 kills and 13 digs and became the first player in school history to record 1,000 career digs in Sharpsville’s 3-1 (16-25, 25-15, 25-21, 25-12) win over visiting Franklin.

Fry came in needing just two digs to reach the milestone and did so early in the victory.

Breanna Hanley added eight kills abd five digs for the Blue Devils who also got 27 set assists from Ryleigh Fry.

Estella Adams had seven kills for Franklin while Jennifer Blum added 24 digs and Sydney May 16 set assists.



STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Playing with a torn ACL, Kendall Dunn had 39 set assists to help Clarion-Limestone to a 3-1 (25-15, 20-25, 25-20, 25-15) win over A-C Valley.

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Dunn, who was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Match, added 10 kills, four aces and a kill with her kills ending the match. She played through tweaking her injured right knee in the third set.

The Lady Lions were leading 18-14 when Dunn went down in pain in that third set. By the time she returned to the court, C-L trailed 20-19 but scored the last six points with Dunn as the emotional leader to break a 1-1 set tie at the time.

Dunn talked about her performance and the win.

Dunn’s younger sister, Jenna, led C-L on offense with 13 kills. 10 digs. and two aces with Alyssa Wiant adding nine kills, two aces, and a block.Ansley Burke aslo had seven kills.

Abby Knapp led the Lady Lions’ defense with 27 digs.


Lexi Ruckdeschel had 11 kills, 13 digs, three aces, and three blocks for A-C Valley with Bella Ielase adding six kills and Mackenzie Parks six kills, 23 digs, and an ace.

Jenna Stefanacci ran the offense for the Lady Falcons with 19 set assists and added 15 digs.


SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Behind 19 kills from Brywn McLaughlin and 13 kills from Alyssa Arblaster, visiting Saegertown rallied from a two-set deficit to win an epic, 3-2 (15-25, 23-25, 25-15, 25-23, 16-14), decision over Slippery Rock.

Hailee Gregor added seven kills with Lindsey Greco and Lyndzee Amory each chipping in six kills.


Greco also had 43 set assists, while Arblaster added 14 digs. Camryn Trzeciak also had 14 digs, while Rylie Braymer paced the Panthers’ defense with 23 digs. Amory chipped in three blocks, and Trzeciak added three aces.


GALETON, Pa. – Savannah Horton had 14 kills and 12 digs as visiting Austin held off a Galeton comeback attempt for a 3-2 (25-22, 26-24, 22-25, 16-25, 15-10) victory.

Isabella Rees added eight kills, 11 digs, and seven blocks for the Lady Panthers who also got 11 kills and four aces from Jade Williams and 35 digs from Ella Brewer.

Marah Fowler ran the offense for Austin with 30 set assists.

Allie Macensky and Olivia Rohrbaugh each had 12 kills for Galeton with Macensky also adding eight digs, three blocks, and an ace and Rohrbaugh chipping in 30 digs, four aces, and a set assist.

Eve Cole also had five kills and 11 digs for the Lady Tigers, while Johanna Dickerson added eight kills, 26 set assists, 11 digs, and eight aces.


WARREN, Pa. – After a tough week on the road, Warren volleyball returned to the friendly confines of Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium Tuesday and picked up a 3-0 win over Cathedral Prep.

The Dragons (10-2 overall, 4-1 Region 5) had to pull away in the first two sets, then led start-to-finish in the third for a 25-15, 25-18, and 25-12 win over the Ramblers (3-12, 1-4).

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“I think we ran our offense really well,” Warren’s Alexia Bowers said. “We definitely stepped up tonight. I thought it went really well.”

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Warren jumped out to a 5-2 lead to start the first set, but Cathedral Prep battled back to get within a point at 8-7. The Dragons methodically built a 17-13 advantage, then closed the set with an 8-2 run for the 25-15 win.

Cathedral Prep got the early advantage in the second set as the Ramblers built a 7-3 lead. Warren responded with a 6-0 run to go up 9-7. The Ramblers tied the set again at 11-11 but were unable to retake the lead. Again, the Dragons methodically pulled away for the 25-18 win.

The Dragons controlled the third set right from the start, getting out to a 7-3 advantage and never leading by less than four points the rest of the way in a 25-12 win.

Bowers finished with seven kills and three aces to earn Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Match honors. Maddy Jones led Warren’s attack with nine kills. Carly Beers had eight kills and two aces, Kylie Fehlman had four kills and two blocks, and Kirsten Johnson had three kills and five aces.

“It’s awesome, honestly, the great work effort everyone’s put in,” Bowers said of Warren’s balanced offense. “It makes us all able to hit.”

Lindsay Madigan ran the offense with 31 set assists and served five aces. Summer Lucks had 19 digs.

Jenna Wagner had five kills for Cathedral Prep with Hailey Sliker adding nine digs and Nikole McLallen six digs. Cecelia Campbell ran the offense for the Ramblers with 15 set assists.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Tori Newton had 13 kills and five aces to help Elk County Catholic to a 3-0 (25-9, 25-15, 25-11) home sweep of Sheffield.

Madison Marzullo added eight kills and four blocks for the Lady Crusaders who also got eight kills and two blocks from Maddie Bierley, six kills and t hree aces from Reagan Bauer, and 30 set assists from Kiri Emmert.

Sheffield had 11 total kills and 11 total blocks as a team. Defensively, the Wolverines had 35 digs. Emily Foster led the way with 10 digs.


HERMITAGE, Pa. – Raeley Gargano and Adalyn Duncan each recorded 11 kills to help Hickory to a 3-0 (25-6, 25-20, 25-15) home win over Erie.

Bella Multari ran the offense for the Hornets with 14 set assists and Kiki Joanow added 12 digs.


ERIE, Pa. – Oliva Kulyk and Addica Sperry each had 10 kills to help Mercyhurst Prep defend its homecourt with a 3-0 (25-9, 25-16, 25-23) win over Union City.

Sperry added nine digs and Kulyk seven digs for the Lakers who also got 11 digs from Da’Zhana Jordan and 10 digs from Avery Ollinger.

Julia Seth ran the offense for Mercyhurst Prep with 26 set assists and added six digs.

Catheryn Reynolds had six kills and five digs for Union City, Hannah Cole added seven digs, and Michayla Magee ran the offense with 13 set assists.


EMPORIUM, Pa. – Otto-Eldred got 19 kills, 11 digs and two aces from Carrie Drummond in a 3-0 (25-11,25-17, 25-16) win over Cameron County.

Anna Merry ran the offense to the tune of 41 set assists for Otto-Eldrd, while Addie Bell chipped in with seven kills, six digs and one block, Katie Rhinehart six kills, and Anna Schuessler five kills.

For Cameron County, Aubree Lorenzo led the offense with nine kills, while Navaeh Spaeth had three kills and Aarlyn Robinson 10 digs.


COCHRANTON, Pa. – It was another easy win for Cochranton, as the Cardinals downed visiting Eisenhower, 3-0 (25-7, 25-11, 25-11) behind nine kills from Devyn Sokol and seven kills, nine digs, and three aces from Taytum Jackson.

Lili Douglas and Ella Gallo each added four kills in the win, and Dana Jackson ran the Cochranton offense with 24 set assists.


SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Avaree Kellert had 15 kills, 20 digs, three aces, four blocks and two set assists as Oswayo Valley earned a 3-0 (25-17, 25-11, 25-17) win over Smethport.

Trinity Lundy ran the offense with 23 set assists to go along with four kills and two aces, while Olivia Cook had five kills, six aces, 19 digs and three blocks, and Praylan Perkins four kills, four aces and 18 digs.

Baylee Fitzimmons had 13 digs and two kills for Smethport with Alyn Thomas adding three digs, three kills, and four blocks.

Also for the Lady Hubbers, Madi Faes had three aces, six digs, and a kill, and Kaylee Swanson added three digs and two kills.


HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Halle Albers and Makenna Moore combined for 25 kills and 31 digs to lead Corry to a 3-1 (25-21, 25-15, 14-25, 25-15) win at Habor Creek.

Albers had 14 kills and 10 digs for the Beavers with Moore adding 11 kills and 21 digs.

Aubrey Chase and Sadye Dyne each contributed five kills in the win, while Payton McCray had 15 set assists, Kendyll Chamberlin 10 set assists, and Keira Knight nine set assists.


RIMBERSBURG, Pa. – Alivia Huffman had 11 kills and six aces to help Redbank Valley to a 3-0 (25-7, 25-11, 25-17) win over Union.

Caylen Rearick led the defensive effort for Redbank with 14 digs to go along wtih four aces, while Mylee Harmon had five kills and six set assists, Allyn Hagan 12 set assists and four aces and Taylor Ripple seven kills.


ULYSSES, Pa. – Sierra Myers had 11 kills and Ava Whalers 10 as Coudersport topped Northern Potter 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-19).

Emilee Ruter led the defense with 33 digs to go along with three aces for Coudy, while Myers added eight aces and three blocks and Whalers 12 digs and four aces.

For Northern Potter Rebecca Martin had 14 digs, one ace, one kill and three blocks. Also chipping in for NoPo were Haylee Chapman (5 kills, 12 digs, 1 block), Molly Cady (7 kills, 3 blocks), and Kayden Bronw (7 assists, 7 digs).


KNOX, Pa. – Kennedy Kaye had 21 digs and three aces as Keystone beat Moniteau 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-16).

Regan Mays paced the offense with 22 set assists and three aces, while Leah Exley finished with a team-high 16 kills as Keystone improved to 15-1 on the season.


JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Alaina Sherry had 11 kills, five aces, four digs, and one block as Johnsonburg topped Bradford 3-0 (25-14, 26-24, 25-9).

Annasophia Stauffer had four kills, three blocks, four digs and three aces for the Ramettes, while Ella Lindberg finished with four kills, one block, five digs and four aces, Julia Jones three kills, one block, while Abby King and Cadence Brechtel had 17 and 14 set assists, respectively.


GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Sadie Thomas had 12 kills and Elizabeth Hunter 11 as Maplewood beat Youngsville 3-0 (25-10 25-8, 25-7).

Thomas also had four aces, while Bailey Varndell had 25 set assists and Madison O’Hara nine kills aces for Maplewood, which improved to 12-1 with the win.


FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Aryanna Girvan had 11 kills, three aces, and three digs to help visiting Clarion to a 3-0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-15) win over North Clarion.

Taylor Alston added seven kills, two blocks, and two digs for the Lady Cats who also got six kills and seven digs from Hadlee Campbell.

Bri Pierce led Clarion with nine digs, and Grace Ochs ran the offense with 25 set assists while adding five aces and three digs.


ERIE, Pa. – Kylie Peters led a balanced offensive attack for Fort LeBeouf with 10 kills in a 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 28-26) road win over Seneca.

Kayleigh Anderson added nine kills for the Bison who also got eight kills from Katelynn Olmstead.

Becky Whitman led the Fort LeBoeuf defense with 13 digs, while Mackenzie Galdson had 19 set assists and Tessa Bellis 12 set assists in the victory.


MOUNT UNION, Pa. – Lizzy Palmer had three kills, one block and one dig for Curwensville, but it was host Mount Union that came away with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-14, 25-15) win.

Also for Curwensville, Jorja Fleming had four digs and four kills, Savannah Carfley two aces and seven assists, Brooklynn Price one dig and two kills, Ava Olosky four digs, one ace, one kill and one set assist and Bella Wood three digs.


OIL CITY, Pa. – Ashlynn Collins had 25 set assists and seven aces for Cranberry in a 3-1 (23-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-16) win over Oil City.

Also for Cranberry, Ayanna Ferringer had 21 kills, two aces and three digs, while Reynna Watson had five aces, four kills and three digs, Mackenzie Karnes 10 kills, four digs and three blocks and Brooke Hart nine kills.

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story had Cranberry winning


SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – Katie Beggs had eight assists and five kills for Rocky Grove, but it was visiting Kennedy Catholic that came away with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-21).

Also for Rocky Grove, Courtney Clark had four kills and four digs, Delana Pyle two aces and two digs, Abby Cable three kills, Olivia Faust there aces and three digs, and Natalie Sloss four kills, there digs and one block.

Kennedy Catholic stats weren’t available.


ALBION, Pa. – Makyla Presser-Palmer had 15 kills to help lead Northwestern to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-20) win over Girard.

Justina Melendez led the Northwestern defense with nine digs.


BROOKVILLE, Pa. – A balanced offensive effort helped visiting Kane roll past Brookville, 3-0 (25-8, 25-13, 25-16).

Cora Jekielek and Mia Anderson each had seven kills for the Lady Wolves with Maya Smith and Mackenzie Blankenship adding five kills apiece.

All four of those players also contributed on defense with Smith recording seven digs and Jekielek six digs and Anderson and Blankenship a block apiece.

Also for Kane, Myka Costanzo served eight aces and came up with seven digs, and Jayna Johnson added 19 set assists.


GROVE CITY, Pa. – Visiting McDowell topped Grove City, 3-1 (25-13, 27-29, 25-18, 25-15).

Delaney Callahan led Grove City with 13 kills with Faith Cunningham adding five kills.

Jaya Persinger ran the offense for the Eagles with 26 set assists, and Brooke Hovis paced the defense with 10 digs.

McDowell stats weren’t available.


RIDGWAY, Pa. – Ridgway eeked out a 3-0 (26-24, 26-24, 25-21) victory over visiting Brockway.

Lauren Rendos had 10 kills, six digs, and an ace for Brockway with Kalina Powell adding 24 digs and two aces.

Sophia Schmader had 10 digs in the loss, and Savannah Ross ran the offense with 15 set assists while adding five digs and two aces.

Ridgway stats weren’t available.

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