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Oct. 4, 2022 VB Recaps: Steffan Records 1,000th Career Set Assist in Sheffield Win; Rocky Grove Wins

Kadence Steffan of Sheffield recorded her 1,000th career set assist

DUBOIS, Pa. – Kadence Steffan recorded 36 set assists including her 1,000th career set assist to lead Sheffield to a hard-fought, 3-2 (25-14, 17-25, 26-24, 23-25, 15-13), victory at DuBois Central Catholic.

Kassidy Orinko led the Lady Wolverines’ offense with 14 kills with Lexi Goldthwaite adding 11 kills, 14 digs, three blocks, and four aces. Emily Foster also had 23 digs, nine kills, and seven blocks in the win.

Kayley Risser had 10 kills and two aces for DCC with Lydia Morgan adding eight kills and three aces, Jessy Frank six kills and five aces, and Emma Elensky six kills.

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ROCKY GROVE 3, COMMODORE PERRY 0

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – Homestanding Rocky Grove picked up its fourth win of the year with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-21) sweep of Commodore Perry.

Paige Cresswell led the Orioles with five kills with Courtney Clark and Katie Beggs each adding three kills. Clark also had 10 digs and three aces with Beggs adding six digs and eight set assists. Kaidlynn Burger also chipped in five digs in the win with Delana Pyle serving two aces.

GALETON 3, CAMERON COUNTY 0

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Johanna Dickerson had 18 set assists, three kills, six digs, two aces, and a block, and recorded her 500th career dig in the first set to lift visiting Galeton to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-20) win over Cameron County.

Eve Cole led the Tigers with 10 kills while adding five digs, Alli Macensky had eight kills, two blocks, two digs, and two aces, Olivia Rohrbaugh chipped in three kills, five aces, and 12 digs, Addy Reigle had six digs, and Macy Crowell added eight digs, five set assists, two aces, and a kill.

MERCYHURST PREP 3, TITUSVILLE 0

ERIE, Pa. – Addica Sperry just missed a double-double recording 10 kills and nine digs to help Mercyhurst Prep to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-17) home win over Titusville.

Avery Ollinger added eight digs, Olivia Kulyk seven kills, and Lexi DiFuccia six kills for the Lakers.

Da’Zhana Jordan also helped out of defense for Mercyhurst Prep with nine digs, and Julia Seth ran the offense with 23 set assists.

Chloe Miller led Titusville with five kills, Kya Boyles-Wright added 10 digs, and Brianna Wynn chipped in eight digs.

EISENHOWER 3, YOUNGSVILLE 1

           

RUSSELL, Pa. – After dropping the first set in extra points, Eisenhower came back to take three straight in a 3-1 (24-26, 25-14, 25-14, 25-14) win over visiting Youngsville.

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Mikenzie Miller led the Knights’ attack with six kills. Sammy Briggs added four kills. Caroline Smyth and Carly Christianson each had three blocks.

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Lexi Pascuzzi had 10 assists, and Christianson had eight assists. Pascuzzi (3), Rayna Hultman (6), and Layla Edwards (2) combined to serve 11 aces.

Mandie Irvine led Youngsville with six kills. and four digs. Dilyn Moore had three kills and seven digs.

CRANBERRY 3, KARNS CITY 1

SENECA, Pa. – Huge night from Ayanna Ferringer and Brooke Hart helped Cranberry overcome a slow start in a 3-1 (23-25, 25-15, 25-23, 25-13) win over visiting Karns City.

Ferringer had a match-high 19 kills to go with three aces and three blocks, while Hart added 17 kills and five aces.

Reyna Watson also contributed five kills in the win with Mackenzie Karnes picking up eight digs while adding four blocks.

Ashlynn Collins ran the Cranberry offense with 29 set assists.

Ava Fox paced Karns City with nine kills, two aces, 16 digs, and a block with Jessica Dunn adding eight kills, three digs, two aces, and a block, and Natalie Hess chippin in six kills.

Rosalie Carden ran the Lady Gremlins’ offense with 17 set assists and also had five digs, a kill, and an ace.

COCHRANTON 3, ERIE FIRST CHRISTIAN 0

COCHRANTON, Pa. – Cochranton had no issues sweeping visiting Erie First Christian, 3-0 (25-8, 25-13, 25-12).

Brooklyn Needler and Eve Pfeiffer each had eight kills for the Cardinals with Devyn Sokol adding seven kills and Dani Huffman five kills.

Dana Jackson ran the offense for Cochranton with 26 set assists, and Tatum Jackson paced the defense with 10 digs while also serving six aces.

CLARION 3, A-C VALLEY 0

CLARION, Pa. – Behind 15 kills from Aryana Girvan, Clarion swept visiting A-C Valley, 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-21).

Hadlee Campbell added nine kills and five digs for the Lady Cats who also got six kills, five digs, and three aces from Addia Needham, five kills and 10 digs from Taylor Alston, and eight digs from Bri Pierce.

Grace Ochs ran the offense for Clarion with 32 set assists and added six digs.

Leix Ruckdeschl had seven kills, 11 digs, and three blocks for A-C Valley with Mackenzie Parks adding four kills and 19 digs and Keira McVay seven digs.

Jenna Stefanacci ran the offense for the Lady Falcons with 14 set assists and added nine digs.

MAPLEWOOD 3, TIDIOUTE CHARTER 0

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Sadie Thomas had 18 kills to lead Maplewood to a 3-0 (25-4, 25-21, 25-5) home win over Tidioute Charter.

Elizabeth Hunter added seven kills for the Tigers, while McKenna Crawford served seven aces.

Bailey Varndell ran the Maplewood offense with 27 set assists.

JOHNSONBURG 3, BROCKWAY 0

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Annasophia Stauffer had 12 kills, six digs, and three aces to help visiting Johnsonburg to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-16) win over Brockway.

Alaina Sherry added six kills, four digs, and two aces with Ella Lindberg contributing six kills, six digs, six aces, and two blocks, and Maggie Hetrick five kills, two aces, and a block for the Ramettes.

Abby King ran the offense with 22 set assists and added two aces in the victory.

Lauren Rendos paced Brockway with six kills and five digs, Kalina Powell added 12 digs and three aces, Sophia Schmader had four digs, and Savannah Ross added seven set assists, four digs, and a kill.

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JAMESTOWN 3, FARRELL 1

JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Hannah Hart had 11 kills and four digs to lfit Jamestown to a 3-1 (25-17, 16-25, 25-18, 25-3) win over visiting Farrell.

Madilyn Enterline added 10 kills, nine digs, and two blocks for the Muskies.

Taylor Keener ran the Jamestown offense with 12 set assists, and Madison Bercis had four aces and seven digs.

KEYSTONE 3, UNION 0

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Keystone overcame a slow start to knock off Union, 3-0 (25-23, 25-9, 25-19), in Rimersburg.

Kennedy Kaye had 15 digs and four aces for the Lady Panthers who also got 14 set assists from Natalie Bowser, nine set assists and two aces from Bryanna Mong, and eight kills from Sydney Bell.

Becca Solida had two kills for Union while Magen Walzak added a pair of aces.

CONNEAUT 3, WILMINGTON 0

LINESVILLE, Pa. – Kaylee Mattera had 10 kills and two blocks as Conneaut rolled past visiting Wilmington, 3-0 (25-6, 25-5, 25-5).

Laine Harrington added six kills for the Eagles with Sylvia Prebor adn Ginber Woods each adding five kills and three blocks, Mackenzie Wensel four aces and four digs and Maria Poff four aces.

Payten Karastury had 22 set assists for Conneaut.

DUBOIS 3, BRADFORD 0

BRADFORD, Pa. – Visiting DuBois got eight kills apiece from Kendra Cowan and Jess Pfaff on its way to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-8, 25-10) win over Bradford.

Gabby Gulvas added 10 digs for the Lady Beavers with Ava Baronick chipping in seven aces.

Maddie Dougherty and Emma Swanson each had four digs for Bradford.

CORRY 3, MEADVILLE 2

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Halle Albers had 12 kills and 15 digs to lead Corry to a 3-2 (25-19, 22-25, 15-25, 25-22, 15-13) come-from-behind road win over Meadville.

Aubrey Chase added 14 kills and Sadye Dine seven kills for the Beavers, while Taylor Elchinski had 21 digs.

Payton McCray (30 set assists) and Kendyll Chamberlin (20 set assists) ran the offense for Corry with McCray adding 10 digs and Chamberlin six digs.

Emma Parks led Meadville with 47 kills and 11 digs with Kendall Mealy (23 digs) and Chae Kennedy (21 digs) each helping on defense.

Elliott Schleicher had 49 set assists for the Bulldogs.

OSWAYO VALLEY 3, AUSTIN 0

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Avaree Kellert and Olivia Cook combined for 22 kills, 12 digs, six aces, and four blocks to lead Oswayo Valley to a 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-15) home win over Austin.

Kellert had 12 kills, nine digs, three aces, a block, and two set assists, and Cook added 10 kills, three digs, three aces, and three blocks.

Also for the Green Wave, Praylan Perkins had nine kills and seven digs.

Trinity Lundy ran the offense for Oswayo Valley with 27 set assists and added two digs and two aces.

Jade Williams had five kills and five digs for Austin with Ella Brewer adding 19 digs and Isabella Rees five blocks and six digs.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 3, ST. MARYS 0

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Ciara Toven had 10 kills, an ace, and a block to help Punxsutawney to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-23) road win over St. Marys.

Samantha Griebel also had a strong match for the Lady Chucks with eight kills and 16 digs with Kylie Diem adding three kills and three blocks, Karli Young 10 digs, and Lexi Poole seven aces, five digs, and three set assists.

Danielle Griebel ran the offense for Punxsutawney with 23 set assists and completed a
double-double with 10 digs.

Rylee Nicklas and Lindsey Reiter each had nine set assists and five kills for St. Marys with Olivia Smith and Hannah Ritter each adding four kills. Reiter also added eight aces.

OTTO-ELDRED 3, NORTHERN POTTER 0

ULYSSES, Pa. – Katie Sheeler had 15 kills and five digs to help Otto-Eldred to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-10, 25-20) road win over Northern Potter.

Kate Rhinehart added eight kills and Addie Bell four kills in the win.

Anna Merry ran the Lady Terrors’ offense with 31 set assists.

Rebecca Martin had six kill, a block, and 10 digs for Northern Potter with Haylee Chapman adding 14 digs and Kayden Brown seven set assists, 12 digs, and three aces.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 3, REDBANK VALLEY 1

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – With Kendall Dunn back in the lineup, Clarion-Limestone beat visiting Redbank Valley, 3-1 (22-25, 26-24, 25-20, 25-18).

Dunn, who injured her knee in early September, decided to rehab it instead of getting surgery right away and ran the offense for the Lady Lions with 28 set assists.

Ansley Burke was the beneficiary of a lot of those sets with 13 kills to go with seven digs and three aces, while Jenna Dunn added six kills and 10 digs and Alyssa Wiant seven kills, six digs, and seven aces. Abby Knapp also had 16 digs.

Alivia Huffman led Redbank Valley with 14 kills and 20 digs with Taylor Ripple adding six kills and Alyssa Bowser and Izzy Bond three kills apiece.

Caylen Rearick paced the Lady Bulldogs’ defense with 25 digs, and Mylee Harmon ran the offense with 20 set assists and completed a double-double with 11 digs.

PORT ALLEGANY 3, SMETHPORT 0

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Using 22 aces, Port Allegany swept to a 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-17) road win over Smethport.

Madeline Smith led the Lady Gators with 11 kills with Ella Moses adding 11 digs and two blocks. Leigha Nelson ran the offense with 17 set assists.

Alyn Thomas had 10 kills and two aces for Smethport with Baylee Fitzsimmons leading the defense with 22 digs. Madi Faes ran the Lady Hubbers’ offense with 16 set assists and added seven digs.

NORTH CLARION 3, FOREST AREA 0

TIONESTA, Pa. – A balanced offensive effort helped North Clarion sweep past Forest Area, 3-0 (25-14, 25-9, 25-7) at West Forest.

Alexa Carll had six kills and three digs for the She-Wolves with Julia Daum adding five kills and four digs and Makenzie Lupole five kills and nine digs.

Kylie Disney paced the North Clarion defense with 13 digs.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 3, KANE 1

KANE, Pa. – Tori Newton had 20 kills and two aces to help Elk County Catholic rally for a 3-1 (26-28, 25-20, 25-13, 25-10) win over Kane.

Madison Marzullo added 15 kills and two blocks and Reagan Bauer 11 kills and three aces for the Lady Crusaders.

Kiri Emmert ran the ECC offense with 48 set assists.

Mackenzie Blankenship, Frankie Ishman, and Maya Smith each recorded six kills for Kane with Mia Anderson and Cora Jekielek each adding five kills.

Jayna Johnson had 13 set assists and Elizabeth Yasurek 12 set assists for the Lady Wolves.

BALD EAGLE AREA 3, CLEARFIELD 0

WINGATE, Pa. – Despite eight kills and 16 digs from Ruby Singleton, Clearfield was swept on the road, 3-0 (25-21, 28-26, 25-21), by Bald Eagle Area.

Sam Campolong added six kills, Alaina Fedder had 12 digs, and Addy Ruiz 12 digs and three kills for the Lady Bison.

Hannah Glunt ran the offense for Clearfield wirth 22 set assists and added five kills.

BELLWOOD-ANTIS 3, CURWENSVILLE 0

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Lizzy Palmer had three kills and two blocks, but Curwensville dropped a 3-0 (25-11, 25-6, 25-13) decision to visiting Bellwood-Antis.

Savannah Carfley also had four set assists and an ace for the Lady Tide with Jorja Fleming adding two aces and two digs.

HARBOR CREEK 3, SAEGERTOWN 2 

HARBOR CREEK, Pa. – After dropping the first set, Harbor Creek rolled off three straight set victories on its way to a 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-13) win over visiting Saegertown.

Brywn McLaughlin led Saegertown with 10 kills, three blocks, and three aces with Alyssa Arblaster adding eight kills and eight digs. Lyndzee Amory also had five kills and four blocks.

Lindsey Greco ran the offense for the Panthers with 27 set assists, and Rylie Braymer paced the defense with 11 digs.

Harbor Creek stats weren’t available.

KENNEDY CATHOLIC 3, SHARON 0

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Kennedy Catholic swept visiting Sharon, 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-12).

Kyleee Hasan had 11 kills for Sharon with Victorya Byler added 10 kills and Kylie Weirick had 17 set assists. Jamoria Crumby also had 10 set assists for the Tigers.

Kennedy Catholic stats weren’t available.

WEST MIDDLESEX 3, LAKEVIEW 2

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Kennedy Beatty had 24 kills, 8 blocks and 6 digs as West Middlesex earned a 3-2 (16-25, 25-17-25, 25-18, 21-25, 19-17) win over Lakeview.

Caitlin Stephens had 47 assists and five digs in the dramatic win for the Big Reds, while Izzy D’Onofrio had 23 digs, Emma Mild had nine kills, 10 digs and three aces, Alaina Bowers 7 kills, 15 digs, and three aces, Maggie Briggs seven kills, Avery Hanahan 11 digs and Mercedes McNutt 10 digs.

Lakeview stats weren’t available.

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