MEADVILLE, Pa. – Addica Sperry had 26 kills and 17 digs to help fifth-seeded Mercyhurst Prep top 12th-seeded Sharon, 3-1 (25-19, 25-10, 23-25, 25-22).
“We played well tonight against a team that puts up a large block,” Mercyhurst Prep head coach Joe Reynolds said. “We worked around it and pushed through a bit of adversity in the third set.”
Reynolds said his team did a great job of forcing its tempo.
“I am proud of these girls for continuing to improve every day,” Reynolds said.
Julia Seth had a big night setting up the offense for the Lakes with 44 set assists while adding 11 digs. During the third set, she recorded her 1,000th career set assist.
“A job well done by Julia for reaching her 1,000th assist during her junior season,” Reynolds said.
Olivia Kulyk chipped in eight kills in the win, while Avery Ollinger had 16 digs and Da’Zhana Jordan added 14 digs.
Kylee Hasan had eight kills, eight blocks, and eight digs for Sharon with Ondrea Young adding six kills.
Jamoria Crumby ran the offense for the Tigers with 13 set assists while adding eight digs, and Kylie Weirick chipped in 10 set assists.
Defensively for Sharon, Cameryn Krecek had nine digs, Claire Bodien eight digs, and Amara Lopez six digs.
FORT LEBOEUF 3, GREENVILLE 0
COCHRANTON, Pa. – Katelynn Olmstead had 12 kills and two digs to lead 11th-seeded Fort LeBoeuf to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-21) mild upset of sixth-seeded Greenville at Cochranton.
“We controlled the first ball well in defense and serve receive, which set us up to be successful offensively,” Fort LeBoeuf head coach LeAnn Johnson said. “We also served competitively to keep Greenville out of system.”
Kayleigh Anderson added nine kills and a dig for the Bison, and Kylie Peters chipped in four kills.
Becky Whitman paced the Fort LeBoeuf defense with eight digs.
Mackenzie Galdon ran the offense for the Bison with 23 set assists while adding six digs, an ace, and a kill, and Tessa Bellis chipped in 10 set assists.
SLIPPERY ROCK 3, UNION CITY 0
MEADVILLE, Pa. – Slippery Rock swept Union City, 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-23), in a nine-eight first-round District 10 Class 2A volleyball matchup.
Cathryn Reynolds and Angie Hopson each had seven kills for ninth-seeded Union City with Reynolds also adding 10 digs. Lucy Higley chipped in six kills and 16 digs, while Lily Vincent had 18 digs.
Michayla Magee ran the offense for the Bears with 20 set assists and added eight digs and three aces.
Eighth-seeded Slippery Rock, whose stats weren’t available, advances to take on top-seeded North East Wednesday, Oct. 26, at a time and place to be announced.
HARBOR CREEK 3, FRANKLIN 0
COCHRANTON, Pa. – Seventh-seeded Harbor Creek swept 10th-seeded Franklin, 3-0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-14).
Sydni Hoobler led Franklin with eight kills with Gabby LaJuenesse adding 15 digs. Sydney May ran the offense with 20 set assists.