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Oct. 3, 2022 VB Recaps: Exley Has Big Night for Keystone; Cathedral Prep tops NW; DuBois Hands Warren 1st Loss

Prior to Keystone's win over North Clarion Monday, Leah Exley was honored for her 500th kill. She then led the Lady Panthers to victory. Submitted photo

KNOX, Pa. – On a night when Leah Exley was honored for surpassing 500 career kills last week, the Keystone senior led the Lady Panthers to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 26-24) win over visiting North Clarion.

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Exley recorded 12 kills and 18 digs in the win with Reagan Mays running the offense with 14 set assists. Sydney Bell also had five kills for Keystone with Cameron Peters recording 15 digs.

CATHEDRAL PREP 3, NORTHWESTERN 0

           

ERIE, Pa. – Cecelia Campbell had 27 set assists and eight digs to help Cathedral Prep sweep visiting Northwestern, 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 26-24).

Nikole McLallen (12) and Kaylin Laird (11) each reached double digits in kills for the Ramblers with McLallen also adding seven digs. Oliva Hutchinson chipped in with seven kills, and Hailey Sliker added 10 digs.

DUBOIS, Pa. – In a D9/10 crossover showdown, it was DuBois that got the best of Warren, 3-0 (25-18, 25-14, 25-22), handing the Dragons their first loss of the season in the process.

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The Beavers (9-1) broke open each of the first two sets with big runs. Leading 10-8 in the first, they went on a 12-5 run to assume control and a 13-6 run in the second to break open an 8-8 tie.

Kendra Cowan, Megan Pasternak, Emma Delp, and setter Emily Snyder all spearheaded the offense.

Cowan led the way with nine kills and was named Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Match.

Cowan talked about the win:

Pasternak also had six kills and two aces and Delp five kills.

For Warren, Kylie Fehlman had eight kills and two blocks, Alexia Bowers seven kills, and Lindsay Madigan 21 assists and eight digs.

           

PORT ALLEGANY 3, OTTO-ELDRED 1

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – A big night from Ella Moses helped Port Allegany to a 3-1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-18, 25-18) road win over Otto-Eldred.

Moses had 16 kills, 13 digs, and three blocks for the Lady Gators with Madeline Smith adding 12 kills, 19 digs, and five aces.

Leigha Nelson ran the Port Allegany offense with 34 set assists.

Katie Sheeler led Otto-Eldred with 17 kills and nine digs with Carrie Drummond adding 14 kills and eight digs, and Brooke Close chipping in 12 digs and two aces.

MAPLEWOOD 3, IROQUOIS 0

ERIE, Pa. – Bailey Varndell helped lead a balanced Maplewood offense attack with 20 set assists, as the visiting Tigers swept Iroquois, 3-0 (25-11, 25-9, 25-15).

Elizabeth Hunter had a team-best six kills to go with two blocks for Maplewood with Sadie Thomas adding five kills, eight digs, and six aces. Bree Neely chipped in four kills in the victory.

CLEARFIELD 3, BROOKVILLE 0

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Hannah Glunt helped lead visiting Clearfield to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-13, 25-19) win over Brookville.

Glunt, who recorded her 500th set assist last Wednesday in a loss to Tyrone, continued running the Lady Bison offense with 17 set assists while serving eight aces.

Gabby Henry had four kills as did Addy Ruiz for Clearfield with Sam Campolong chipping in three kills.

Alaina Fedder led the Lady Bison defense with 11 digs.

Julie Monnoyer had three kills and one block for Brookville.

REYNOLDS 3, MERCER 0

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Rylee Gearhart had eight kills, eight digs, two blocks, and two aces to lift Reynolds to a 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-21) win over visiting Mercer.

Kylie McAdoo added 13 digs and five aces for the Raiders with Marissa Hillyer chipped in two kills, five digs, and two aces, and Ava Murcko had two kills, four digs, and a block.

Annie Loposky ran the offense for Reynolds with 11 set assists while adding five digs.

BROCKWAY 3, FOREST AREA 0

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Lauren Rendos had 10 kills, three aces, and three digs as homestanding Brockway swept Forest Area, 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 25-12).

Sophia Schmader chipped in two kills, five aces, and four digs for the Lady Rovers who also had Teehya Shaw record three kills, Stephanie Stage get three kills and four aces, and Natane Isabella three aces in the win.

Kalina Powell added two aces and two digs for Brockway with Savannah Ross running the offense with 13 set assists while adding two kills.

The Lady Rovers had 19 aces as a team.

COUDERSPORT 3, SMETHPORT 0

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Sierra Myers had 10 kills and eight digs as Coudersport picked up a 3-0 (28-26, 25-15, 25-19) win at Smethport.

Ava Wahlers had eight kills, nine digs, and an ace in the win, while Madyson Dubots-Angood ran the offense with 15 set assists and chipped in two kills and 11 digs.

Alyn Thomas had six kills, two blocks, and an ace for Smethport with Baylee Fitzsimmons chipping in 23 digs, two kills, and a set assist.

Kaylee Swanson chipped in six digs, three kills, three aces, and a block for the Lady Hubbers with Madi Faes running the offense with 15 set assists and adding seven digs, two kills, and two aces.

FRANKLIN 3, UNION 0

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Jennifer Blum and Abby Boland both had six kills to help Franklin sweep past homestanding Union, 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-17).

Sydni Hoobler paced the defense for the Knights with 13 digs, and Sydney May ran the offense with 19 set assists.

AUSTIN 3, NORTHERN POTTER 0

ULYSSES, Pa. – Jade Williams recorded nine kills, five aces, and six digs to lead visiting Austin to a 3-0 (25-11, 25-22, 25-22) win over Northern Potter.

Savannah Horton added six kills, six digs, and two aces for Austin with Ella Brewer adding 32 digs.

Marah Fowler ran the Austin offense with 21 set assists.

Sarah Risser had four kills and six digs for Northern Potter with Kayden Brown adding five assists, three aces, seven digs, and a kill.

Also for NoPo, Reagan Slawson had six digs, two aces, and a kill and Haylee Chapman added 13 digs.

MERCYHURST PREP 3, WEST MIDDLESEX 0

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Addica Sperry and Olivia Kulyk combined for 23 kills to help visiting Mercyhurst Prep sweep West Middlesex, 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-14).

Sperry had 12 kills and Kulyk 11 for the Lakers who also got six kills and four aces from Lexi DiFuccia

Julia Seth ran the offense for Mercyhurst Prep with 27 set assists with Avery Ollinger leading the defense with 11 digs and Da’Zhana Jordan adding six digs.

Kennedy Beatty paced West Middlesex with 10 kills, Izzy D’Onoforio chipped in eight digs, and Cailtin Stephens ran the offense with 20 set assists.

ST. MARYS 3, RIDGWAY 0

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Rylee Nicklas had six kills, three aces, and seven set assists to help lift St. Marys to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-18) win over visiting Ridgway.

Lindsey Reiter helped run the offense for the Lady Dutch with 14 set assists while adding four kills and five aces.

Olivia Smith and Hannah Ritter also added four kills apiece for the Lady Dutch with Kara Hanslovan adding three aces.

HOMER-CENTER 3, REDBANK VALLEY 1

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Despite eight kills and 14 digs from Alivia Huffman, Redbank Valley dropped a 3-1 (25-9, 25-15, 23-25, 25-12) home decision to Homer-Center.

Caylen Rearick led the Lady Bulldogs on defense with 19 digs and chipped in two aces, Raegan George had eight digs, and Taylor Ripple added six kills and two aces.

Mylee Harmon ran the offense for Redbank Valley with 16 set assists.

PORTERSVILLE CHRISTIAN 3, JAMESTOWN 0

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. – Madilyn Enterline, Morgan Bercis, and Taylor Keener each had three kills, but it wasn’t enough for Jamestown, as the Muskies were swept at Portersville Christian, 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-11).

Enterline also had 15 digs, while Keener added five digs and six set assists.

NORTH EAST 3, GENERAL MCLANE 0

EDINBORO, Pa. – Lilli Mook had six kills and 11 digs but General McLane fell to visiting North East, 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 25-15).

Elaine Corwin added six kills and seven digs for the Lancers. Abby Ball ran the offense for GM with 11 set assists.

North East stats weren’t available.

ERIE 3, UNION CITY 2

ERIE, Pa. – Erie pulled out a hard-fought, 3-2 (25-14, 19-25, 25-21, 23-25, 16-14).

Cathryn Reynolds had 10 kills, six digs, and two aces for Union City with Lucy Higley adding eight kills and 14 digs and Brooke VanTassel seven kills. Angie Hopson also had six kills, Lilly Vincent 19 digs, and Michayla Magee 26 set assists and 10 digs.

Erie stats weren’t available.

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