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Oct. 22-23 VB: DuBois Knocks off top-ranked P-O to Win OLSH Tournament Saturday; McDowell Gets Win

DuBois won the OLSH Tournament Saturday by beating the top-ranked team in the state in Class 2A, Philipsburg-Osceola, in the championship set

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. – DuBois knocked off the top-ranked team in the state in Class 2A, Philipsburg-Osceola, to win the Our Lady of Sacred Heart volleyball tournament Saturday.

The Lady Beavers defeated the Mountaineers, 25-21, in the one-set final to claim the tournament championship.

DuBois went into the playoffs of the 13-team tournament as the No. 2 seed and beat Laurel, 25-17, in the quarterfinals, and OLSH, 25-22, in the semifinals. The playoffs were all one-set situations.

The Lady Beavers will be the top seed in the upcoming District 9 Class 3A tournament after going 14-1 during the regular season with the only loss coming against Clarion, the defending PIAA Class 1A champions, who are ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 1A after enjoying an unbeaten regular season.

MCDOWELL 3, GENERAL MCLANE 1

ERIE, Pa. – Macy Testa had 13 kills, nine digs, and eight aces, and Cassidy Cousins recorded 14 kills and nine digs to lead McDowell to a 3-1 (25-13, 23-25, 25-13, 25-15) win over visiting General McLane.

Jocelyn Teresi chipped in eight kills for the Trojans while Sarah Boyd had 13 digs.

Alyssa Radtke ran the McDowell offense with 35 set assists.

Lilliana Mook had 10 kills and 16 digs for pace General McLane with Ellen Cunningham adding five kills, five blocks, and five digs. Anna Williams also had six digs.

Jenna Kulka ran the offense for the Lancers with 11 set assists.

CORRY 3, WARREN 1

CORRY, Pa. – Corry knocked off visiting Warren, 3-1 (26-24, 19-25, 25-22, 25-11) Saturday morning.

Katie Madigan led Warren with 15 kills and 18 digs with Halee Mineweaser adding 27 set assists and seven digs. Carly Beers also had eight kills for the Dragons with Ellee Irwin adding six kills.

Corry stats weren’t available.

HARBOR CREEK 3, MEADVILLE 1

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Visiting Harbor Creek beat Meadville, 3-1 (25-18, 25-16, 22-25, 25-11).

Ella Stewart paced Meadville with 13 kills, five digs, and four aces with Emma Parks adding six kills and two aces, Kendall Mealy 13 digs, and Meghan Willis 12 digs.

Elliot Schleicher ran the offense for the Bulldogs with 31 set assists while adding 13 digs.

Harbor Creek stats weren’t available.

GALETON 3, WILLIAMSON 0

GALETON, Pa. – Alli Macensky had 12 kills, six digs, four aces, and four blocks to help Galeton sweep visiting Williamson, 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-20).

Olivia Rohrbaugh added nine kills, 10 digs, four blocks, and seven aces for the Lady Tigers, while Lauren Sauley had 13 set assists and four digs.

FRIDAY ACTION

VILLA MARIA 3, MCDOWELL 0

ERIE, Pa. – Karlee Berchtold had 11 kills and Karlee Kieklak 10 kills Friday to help Villa Maria sweep McDowell, 3-0 (25-18, 26-24, 25-12).

Kasey Smith added nine kills for the Victors while Maddie Parks had seven aces and two aces.

Sienna Dauer ran the offense for Villa Maria with 26 set assists with a hand from Willa Regal, who had 10 set assists.

CRANBERRY 3, FOREST AREA 0

SENECA, Pa. – Reyna Watson had seven aces to help Cranberry beat visiting Forest Area, 3-0 (25-6, 25-13, 25-15).

Jenny Delaney added two kills and a block for the 13-4 Berries, while Brooke Hart had two aces, Ayanna Ferringer three aces, and Ashlynn Collins three aces and 10 set assists.

Izzy Flick led Forest Area with three kills with Olivia Thompson adding two kills.

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