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Oct. 18, 2021 VB: Keystone Knocks Off Punxsutawney; NC Goes Five to Beat Union; Titusville, Warren Get Wins

Leah Exley had six kills and six aces in Keystone's win over Punxsutawney Monday

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Jozee Weaver and Syndey Bell each had seven kills, as visiting Keystone beat Punxsutawney, 3-1 (25-11, 16-25, 25-11, 25-23).

Bell added four blocks in the victory.

Also for the Lady Panthers, Kennedy Kaye had 13 digs to go with five aces, while Leah Exley added six aces and six kills.

Alyssa Weaver ran the offense with 12 set assists.

NORTH CLARION 3, UNION 2

FRILLS CORNER, Pa. – Amya Greene had seven kills and 10 digs, as North Clarion rallied past visiting Union, 3-2 (8-25, 25-16, 14-25, 26-24, 15-8).

Makenzie Lupole and Emily AItes each added four kills for the She-Wolves with Lupole adding two blocks.

Alana Brooks also had 12 digs for North Clarion with Ainsley Hartle ran the offense with 17 set assists.

Dominika Logue led Union with 12 kills, 10 digs, and four aces with Hailey Kriebel and Taylor Schick each adding three kills. Grace Kindel had six aces and Kennedy Vogle seven digs.

Keira Croyle helped run the offense for the Golden Damsels with four aces and 12 set assists.

REDBANK VALLEY 3, FOREST AREA 0

MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Taylor Ripple had nine kills to help visiting Redbank Valley to a 3-0 (25-7, 25-10, 25-11) win over Forest Area at East Forest.

Alivia Huffman added six kills and five aces for the Lady Bulldogs with Carlie Rupp also chipping in six kills. Lilly Shaffer contributed 10 aces.

Nautica Sharp had two aces for Forest Area while Kelsey Young added two digs.

DUBOIS 3, BROOKVILLE 0

DUBOIS, Pa. – Bella Gregory had a strong match with 15 kills to lead DuBois past visiting Brookville, 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-15).

Rache Radaker paced the Lady Beavers’ defense with 12 digs, while Abby Geist-Salaone had three aces.

SHEFFIELD 3, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 1

DUBOIS, Pa. – Great defense and serving from Hannah Grinnell helped Sheffield overcome a slow start on the road to knock off DuBois Central Catholic, 3-1 (19-25, 25-17, 27-25, 25-23).

Grinnell had 13 digs and was perfect from the service line.

Lynzie Grubbs led the Lady Wolverines with 11 kills while Emily Foster added nine kills and three blocks.

Kadence Steffan ran the offense for Sheffield with 34 set assists and added 14 digs.

HARBOR CREEK 3, GENEAL MCLANE 0

HARBOR CREEK, Pa. – Maura Benim had eight kills to help Harbor Creek to a 3-0 (25-12, 25-9, 25-21) home win over General McLane.

Anna Daley added six kills and five blocks for the Huskies who also got seven digs and five kills from Elena Cubero and seven digs from Alli Flook.

Izzy Gray ran the Harbor Creek offense with 22 set assists and chipped in five aces.

Brooke Simmons had nine digs for General McLane with Rachel LeSure added five digs and Elaine Corwin five blocks. Jenna Kulka contributed seven set assists.

PORT ALLEGANY 3, CAMERON COUNTY 0

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Visiting Port Allegany got 11 kills, 12 digs, and four aces from Madeline Smith on its way to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-7) sweep of Cameron County.

Tori Tanner added four aces for the Lady Gators with Leigha Nelson running the offense with 15 set assists while adding four aces.

Aubree Lorenzo had eight kills for Cameron County with Mackenzie Hooftalen added four kills.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 3, KANE 0

ST. MARYS, Pa. – A big offensive night from Madison Marzullo helped Elk County Catholic remain unbeaten with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-21) win over visiting Kane.

Marzullo had 13 kills to lead the Lady Crusaders while Tori Newton added seven kills.

Habby Weisner chipped in five kills and five aces in the win with Reagan Bauer adding five kills and four aces and Maddie Bierley five kills. Lucy Klawuhn also had four aces in the win.

Moira Stanisch ran the offense for ECC with 21 set assists.

Maya Smith paced Kane with seven kills and 10 digs, while Cora Jekielek added four kills.

Also for the Lady Wolves, Myka Costanzo had 14 digs, Serrena Conklin chipped in five blocks, and Mackenzie Blakenship also had two blocks.

RIDGWAY 3, BROCKWAY 0

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Visiting Ridgway swept Brockway, 3-0 (28-26, 25-9, 25-10).

Stephanie Stage had four kills for Brockway with Kalina Powell adding 20 digs.

Ridgway stats weren’t available.

TITUSVILLE 3, YOUNGSVILLE 0

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – After battling through the first two sets, Titusville rolled to a win in the third on its way to a 3-0 (25-20, 27-25, 25-13) win at Youngsville.

The Eagles battled back from 5-2 and 12-6 deficits to take an 18-14 lead in the first before the Rockets finished with a 7-2 run to win the set. Youngsville looked poised to pick up the win in set 2, with set point at 24-22, but again Titusville came all the way back to win it in extras, 27-25.

That comeback built momentum as the Rockets raced out to a 13-2 lead in the third and the Eagles never got closer than eight points the rest of the way.

Sarah Cole led Titusville with 11 kills with Ava Hartshorne adding 10 kills.

Kaelyn MacDonald ran the offense for the Rockets with 21 set assists and added four aces with Maddie Reed contributing three aces and Briana Wynn two aces.

Kenzie Olewine had 19 digs and five aces to lead the Eagles, while Mia Rafalski had six kills, five digs and two blocks. Olivia Darling had two kills and two blocks and Allyson Johnson had seven digs. Dilyn Moore ran the offense with seven assists and added seven digs.

ST. MARYS 3, BRADFORD 0

BRADFORD, Pa. – Holly Anthony had seven kills to help visiting St. Marys to a 3-0 (25-23, 26-24, 25-22) win over Bradford.

Lindsey Reiter added six kills for the Lady Dutch, while Payton Bauer had four kills and four blocks.

Rylee Nicklas helped run the St. Marys’ offense with 10 set assists.

WARREN 3, GROVE CITY 1

WARREN, Pa. – Double-doubles by Katie Madigan and Ellee Irwin helped Warren knock off visiting Grove City, 3-1 (25-16, 22-25, 25-21, 25-19).

Madigan had 15 kills and 19 digs while Irwin added 10 kills and 13 digs.

Kylie Fehlman chipped in seven kills and six blocks in the win with Carly Beers adding six kills and two aces, Lindsay Madigan nine set assists and five digs, and Summer Lucks 15 digs.

Halee Mineweaser ran the offense for the Lady Dragons with 25 set assists and completed an all-around strong match with six digs, four blocks, two aces, and five kills.

GIRARD 3, MERCYHURST PREP 0

GIRARD, Pa. – Kayla Sharman had seven kills to help Girard to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-22) home sweep of Mercyhurst Prep.

Addica Sperry and Anna Tranum each had five kills for Mercyhurst Prep with Sperry adding 10 digs and Tranum 11 digs.

Julia Seth ran the offense for Mercyhurst Prep with 11 set assists, and Avery Ollinger chipped in seven digs.

A-C VALLEY 3, VENANGO CATHOLIC 0

FOXBURG, Pa. – Meah Ielase had a double-double of 11 kills and 10 digs to help A-C Valley get back on the winning track with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-12) sweep of visiting Venango Catholic.

Lexi Ruckdeschel added five kills and three aces for the Lady Falcons with Paige Klinger contributing four kills.

Jenna Stefanacci ran the A-C Valley offense with 21 set assists while adding three aces.

FAIRVIEW 3, LAKEVIEW 1

STONEBORO, Pa. – Emma Willow and Sophia Kuzmin each had 12 kills, as visiting Fairview overcame a slow start to beat Lakeview, 3-1 (19-25, 25-16, 25-14, 25-22)

Jenn Hunter had an overall strong performance for the Tigers with 28 set assists, five kills, and six digs, while Julia Weindorf added 13 digs, Abby Zablotny seven kills, Taylor Polach nine digs, and Grace Barman six digs.

VILLA MARIA 3, MEADVILLE 0

ERIE, Pa. – Karlee Berchtold and Kasey Smith combined for 25 kills and four aces to help Villa Maria sweep to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-10, 25-15) home win over Meadville.

Berchtold led the Victors with 14 kills and two aces with Smith adding 11 kills, two aces, two blocks, and two set assists.

Also for Villa Maria, Madeline Parks had four kills, three digs, a block, and an assist, and Karlee Kieklak had four kills, seven digs, and an ace.

Sienna Dauer (20 set assists) and Willa Regal (11 set assists) ran the offense for the Victors.

Ella Stewart had 10 kills and six digs for Meadville with Emma Parks adding five kills.

Elliott Schleicher ran the offense for Meadville with 16 set assists while adding six digs, and two aces.

REYNOLDS 3, SHARON 0

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Halyn Cawthorne had seven kills, nine digs, and 16 set assists to help Reynolds sweep past visiting Sharon, 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-13).

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