GALETON, Pa. – Oswayo Valley took a major step forward in securing the NTL title with a convincing 3-0 (25-9, 25-23, 25-13) road win over Galeton.
Jadyn Brabham led the Green Wave with 15 kills, three aces, and a dig, while Avaree Kellert added 11 kills, 12 digs, two aces, and five blocks.
Makenna Manning also had a kill and four blocks for Oswayo Valley, and Jenna Freer added three kills, seven digs, two blocks, and an ace.
Trinity Lundy ran the offense for the Green Wave with 27 set assists and added five digs.
Olivia Rohrbaugh paced Galeton with nine kills, seven digs, and a block with Alli Macensky adding nine kills, a block, and a dig.
The nine kills gave Macensky the school record for kills in a career, which was previously 541.
Against her former team, Johanna Dickerson chipped in two kills, eight set assists, three digs, and three aces and recorded her 700th career assist during the match.
Also for the Tigers, Lauren Sauley had 10 set assists and 14 digs, Mikayla Schott added seven digs, and Eve Cole had three digs and two aces.
Oswayo Valley is now 10-0 on the season and joins Clarion, who is also 10-0, snd Elk County Catholic as the only unbeaten teams in District 9.
KEYSTONE 3, MONITEAU 1
WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – For the second time in two days, Keystone beat Moniteau.
This time the Lady Panthers went on the road and overcame a slow start to pick up a 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-15, 25-16) over the Lady Warriors, who they swept at Keystone Tuesday night.
Leah Exley led the way for Keystone with 18 kills while Natalie Bowser added nine kills, four aces, and six set assists.
Kennedy Kaye chipped in 13 digs and two aces in the win with Alyssa Weaver running the offense with 19 set assists while adding three aces.
JOHNSONBURG 3, PORT ALLEGANY 0
JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Alaina Sherry had 15 kills and Ella Lindberg added 10 kills to lift Johnsonburg to a 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-16) sweep of visiting Port Allegany.
Anna Stauffer also had a strong match for the Ramettes with nine kills and three blocks with Tess Kocjancic adding six kills and three blocks.
CLARION 3, FOREST AREA 0
CLARION, Pa. – In a makeup of a game postponed last Thursday, Clarion had zero trouble with visiting Forest Area rolling through the visiting Fires, 3-0 (25-6, 25-3, 25-3).
On a night when 15 different Lady Cats so action, Clarion used 37 service aces to get the easy win.
Grace Ochs served 12 of those aces with Noel Anthony adding seven and Natalie Durish six. Jordan Best also chipped in five aces, and Gia Babington had four aces.
The serving parade meant the Lady Cats only needed 14 kills in the match with Payton Simko leading the way with six kills in two sets. Korrin Burns added two kills in her only set of action, and Adia Needham also had two kills in two sets of action.
Burns and Aryana Girvan led the defense with two digs each, while Anthony had eight set assists.
Olivia Thompson had a dig and a kill for Forest Area with Faith Healy adding a dig.
VILLA MARIA 3, MCDOWELL 1
ERIE, Pa. – Behind 17 kills, five digs, and two aces from Karlee Berchtold, visiting Villa Maria beat rival McDowell, 3-1 (25-13, 25-23, 14-25, 25-16).
Kasey Smith added eight digs for the Victors with Maddie Parks chipping in five kills, three digs, and two blocks, and Karlee Kieklak three kills, six digs, and three aces.
Sienna Dauer had 18 set assists for Villa Maria with Willa Regal adding 13 set assists.