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Oct. 6, 2022 VB Recaps: Mattera Leads Conneaut to WIn on Pink Night; Faes Records 500th Assist in Smethport Win

Conneaut players form a ribbon prior to their Pink Out win Thursday. Submitted photo

LINESVILLE, Pa. – On a Pink Out Night, Conneaut got 23 kills and two aces from Kaylee Mattera and 31 set assists and three digs from Payten Karastury to beat visiting Hickory, 3-0 (25-21, 25-7, 25-11).

Mackenzie Wensel and Sylvia Prebor each added four kills for the Eagles with Wensel also contributing two aces and Prebor three blocks. Ginger Woods had a team-best five blocks to go with three kills, Paris Karastury added eight digs, and Ashley Crabb had seven digs.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Kiri Emmert had 31 set assists to help Elk County Catholic pick up a 3-0 (25-13, 25-14, 25-13) home victory over Johnsonburg.

Tori Newton led the Lady Crusaders with 11 kills with Madison Marzullo adding 10 kills and two blocks. Reagan Bauer and Maddie Bierley each chipped in six kills with Bierley also adding two blocks.


Alaina Sherry paced Johnsonburg with seven kills and seven digs with Annasophia Stauffer adding four kills, five digs, and two blocks. Ella Lindberg also had six digs, three blocks, and two kills, and Maria Casilipo had eight digs.

Abby King ran the offense for the Ramettes with 14 set assists.


SMETHPORT, Pa. – Madi Faes recorded her 500th career set assist and had 39 set assists while helping Smethport to a 3-2 (25-15, 19-25, 24-26, 25-23, 15-12) come-from-behind win over visiting Northern Potter.

Faes also added five aces, 10 digs, and two kills in the victory.


Madi Faes of Smethport recorded her 500th career set assist Thursday

Alyn Thomas led Smethport with 15 kills and four blocks with Ella Forquer adding eight kills, 14 digs, and two aces.

Baylee Fitzsimmons paced the Lady Hubbers’ defense with 37 digs while adding three set assists and three kills.

Haylee Chapman led Northern Potter with 10 kills, 23 digs, two aces, and a set assist with Molly Cady chipping in eight kills, 13 digs, three blocks, and two aces, and Kayden Brown six kills, 13 set assists, and an ace.


SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Mackenzie Blankenship had eight kills and two blocks as Kane beat Sheffield for the second time this season, 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-17).

Jayna Johnson did a little bit of everything with 11 assists, 4 kills, and two blocks, while Cora Jekielek had seven kills, Myka Costanzo had five aces, Maya Smith had four aces, and Mia Anderson added three blocks.

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Kassidy Orinko led Sheffield with nine kills and 23 digs, while Lexi Goldthwaite had six kills.



SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Brywn McLaughlin had 11 kills and four blocks to help Saegertown to a 3-1 (25-23, 25-11, 22-25, 25-23) home win over Reynolds.

Alyssa Arblaster added nine kills and 10 digs for the Panthers who also got six kills and three aces from Lyndzee Amory.

Lindsey Greco ran the offense for Saegertown with 35 set assists and added eight digs with Rylie Braymer pacing the defense with 15 digs.

Rylee Gearhart had eight kills, eight digs, two blocks, and two aces for Reynolds with Ava Murkco adding six kills, four aces, two digs, and a block.


Annie Loposky ran the Raiders’ offense with 20 set assists while adding eight digs and five kills, and Addie Floch also had five kills and five digs.


DUBOIS, Pa. – Kayley Risser, Jessy Frank, and Emma Elensky combined for 33 kills to lead DuBois Central Catholic to a 3-2 (10-25, 25-23, 25-17, 22-25, 15-13) win over visiting Ridgway.

Each Lady Cardinal mentioned above had 11 kills in the match.

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FRANKLIN, Pa. – Sydni Hoobler had 10 kills to lift Franklin to a 3-0 (25-20, 25-13, 25-22) sweep of rival and visiting Oil City.

Gabby Lajuenessa had 25 digs for the Knights, and Sydney May ran the offense with 26 set assists.


BROCKWAY, Pa. – Emma Swanson led a balanced offensive effort by Bradford in a 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-23) road win over Brockway.

Swanson had five kills while Taylor Gigliotti, Lydia Sarnoski, and Kalie Dixon each added three kills.

Dixon also had nine set assists and Gigliotti seven digs for the Lady Owls who also got six set assists from Lily Wells and five digs from Maddie Dougherty.

Lauren Rendos led Brockway with four kills and 13 digs with Sophia Schmader adding two kills and 11 digs. Stephanie Stage also contributed three kills and five digs, and Kalina Powell had a match-high 22 digs to go with three aces.

Savannah Ross helped run the offense for the Lady Rovers with 12 set assists and added three digs and a kill.

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UNION CITY, Pa. – Cadence Jones had 21 kills to lead North East to a 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-8) road win over Union City.

Kayla Forsythe added 10 kills for the Grape Pickers who also got nine digs from Briell Kings and five digs from Aleksandra Tupper.

Grace Sanfilippo ran the offense for North East with 32 set assists.

Cathryn Reynolds had six kills and four digs for Union City with Lucy Higley adding five kills and five digs and Lilly Vincent 10 digs.

Michayla Magee ran the offense for the Bears with 14 set assists and added six digs.


TIDIOUTE, Pa. – Behind 10 kills and four aces from Brooklyn Needler Cochranton cruised to a 3-0 (24-16, 25-6, 25-6) win at Tidioute Charter.

Marley Rodax added nine kills and Eve Pfeiffer six kills for the Cardinals who also got nine aces apiece from Devyn Sokol and Dana Jackson. Cochranton had 24 aces as a team.

Jackson also ran the Cochranton offense with 28 set assists.


BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Kinsee Barnett had 11 kills and three aces to help visiting Punxsutawney sweep past rival Brookville, 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-23).

Samantha Griebel added eight kills and 14 digs for the Lady Chucks who also got seven kills and six digs from Ciara Toven.

Danielle Griebel ran the offense for Punxsy with 28 set assists and added three kills while Sydney Hoffman had seven aces and Karli Young 11 digs.

Julie Monnoyer led Brookville with six kills.


ERIE, Pa. – Kaylin Laird had 17 kills and five digs to help Cathedral Prep down visiting General McLane, 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 17-25, 25-20).

Jenna Wagner and Olivia Hutchinson each added six kills for the Ramblers who also got 16 digs from Jailey Sliker, 10 digs from Nikole McLallen, and six aces and six digs from Maddie Simmerman.

Cecelia Cambell ran the offense for CP with 33 set assists and added six digs.

Lilli Mook had a double-double of 24 kills and 14 digs for General McLane with Elaine Corwin adding nine kills and 10 digs and Bailey Cannon five kills.

Mook also had three aces with Rachel LeSuer and Emily Wismer each chipping in two aces. LeSuer also had 13 digs.

Cassidy Swain blocked three shots for the Lancers, and Abby Ball ran the offense with 31 set assists,


AUSTIN, Pa. – Savannah Horton and Isabella Rees each had seven kills to help Austin to a 3-1 (23-25, 25-12, 25-13, 25-22) win over visiting Cameron County.

Horton also added nine digs and three aces, while Ella Brewer had 21 digs.

Marah Fowler ran the offense for Austin with 23 set assists and added four kills, three blocks, and three aces.

Mackenzie Hooftallen had three kills and five aces for Cameron County with Aubree Lorenzo also recording five aces to go with a kill.


WATERFORD, Pa. – Addica Sperry had 16 kills and 15 digs to help visiting Mercyhurst Prep rally past Fort LeBoeuf, 3-2 (20-25, 28-26, 15-25, 25-20, 15-13).

Olivia Kulyk added 12 kills, eight digs, and four blocks for the Lakers who also got five kills from Lexi DiFuccia.

Julia Seth ran the Mercyhurst Prep offense with 36 set assists while adding nine digs, Avery Ollinger chipped in 11 digs, and Da’Zhana Jordan had eight digs.

Lauren Russell led Fort LeBoeuf with 15 kills with Kayleigh Anderson adding nine kills.

Also for the Bison, Becky Whitman had 12 digs, Tessa Bellis had 22 set assists and 11 digs, and Mackenzie Galdon added 13 set assists and six digs.


KARNS CITY, Pa. – Behind 11 kills from Jenna Dunn, Clarion-Limestone swept its way to a 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-12) road win over Karns City.

Alyssa Wiant, Sarah Bottaro, and Ansley Burke each added six kills apiece for the Lady Lions who also got eight digs from Abby Knapp.

Kendall Dunn ran the C-L offense with 27 set assists.

Ava Fox led Karns City with seven kills and four digs with Jessica Dunn added six kills and six digs and Bethany Morrow five aces and four digs.

Rosalie Carden ran the offense for the Lady Gremlins with 14 set assists and chipped in eight digs and two kills.


HERMITAGE, Pa. – Kennedy Beatty had 18 kills and four aces to lead visiting West Middlesex to a 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-14, 25-16) win over Kennedy Catholic.

Emma Mild added five kills, five aces, and nine digs for the Big Red who also got four kills, four aces, and 14 digs from Alaina Bowers.

Caitlin Stephens ran the offense for West Middlesex with 31 set assists while completing a double-double with 11 digs and adding six aces.

Izzy D’Onofrio had 15 digs in the win and Avery Hanahan added eight digs.


DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Avaree Kellert had a double-double of 21 kills and 21 digs while adding six blocks, two aces, and two set assists in Oswayo Valley’s 3-1 (25-21, 25-21, 23-25, 25-14) road win over Otto-Eldred.

Olivia Cook chipped in 16 kills, three aces, five blocks, and two set assists for the Green Wave who also got nine kills from Praylan Perkins.

Trinity Lundy ran the offense for Oswayo Valley with 36 set assists and added eight digs and four aces.

Katie Sheeler led Otto-Eldred with 10 kills, 10 digs, four blocks, and three aces. Carrie Drummond and Kate Rhinehart each added six kills and Sarah Beaver and Addie Bell both had five kills.

Drummond also added nine digs and three blocks, Rhinehart chipped in four aces and a block, Beaver had five blocks, and Bell four digs for the Lady Terrors.


PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Madeline Smith’s 12 kills and two aces coupled with Ella Moses’ 10 kills and 12 digs helped Port Allegany defend its homecourt with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-18) sweep of Coudersport.

Leigha Nelson ran the offense for the Lady Gators with 31 set assists and added two aces, and Amber Funk had 15 digs from her Libero position.

Sierra Myers had nine kills, seven digs, a block, and an ace for Coudersport with Ava Wahlers adding eight kills, 12 digs, and a block.

Madyson DuBot-Angood ran the offense for the Lady Falcons with 16 set assists while adding six digs.


MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Anna O’Toole had a career-best five kills to go with three digs and two aces to help Clarion roll past Forest Area, 3-0 (25-1, 25-12, 25-4) at East Forest.

Marley Kline, Natalie Durish, Sophia Babington, and Taylor Alson each added four kills for the Lady Cats, who used 26 aces to get the easy win.

Grace Ochs led in the serving department with eight aces, Alston added seven aces, and Durish five aces.

Ochs also added 13 set assists.


FOXBURG, Pa. – Ashlynn Collins had 27 set assists to help visiting Cranberry to a 3-1 (25-23, 14-25, 25-23, 25-15) win over A-C Valley.

Ayanna Ferringer led the Berries with 23 kills and five blocks with Brooke Hart adding eight kills and Mackenzie Karnes four kills and eight blocks.

Lexi Ruckdeschel had a team-high 14 kills to go with 13 digs and five blocks for A-C Valley.

Bella Ielase added nine kills and 19 digs for the Lady Falcons who also got four kills and 10 digs from Mackenzie Parks.

Jenna Stefanacci ran the A-C Valley offense with 22 set assists.


CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Jorja Fleming had four kills and an ace, but Curwensville dropped a 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-7) decision to visiting Juniata Valley.

Ava Olosky added two aces, two kills, and a dig for the Lady Tide who also got two kills, a block, and an ace from Lizzy Palmer, and three digs from Brooklyn Price.

Savannah Carfley had five set assists and two kills for Curwensville.


JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Taking the final two sets visiting Lakeview topped Jamestown, 3-1 (25-15, 16-25, 25-13, 25-13).

Morgan Bercis had nine kills, three blocks, and 13 digs for Jamestown with Madilyn Enterline adding five kills and 18 digs.

Taylor Keener ran the offense for the Muskies with 16 set assists and chipped in six digs and two kills.

Lakeview stats weren’t available.


ERIE, Pa. – Erie picked up a 3-1 (25-20, 25-17, 19-25, 25-21) home win over Grove City.

Delaney Callahan had 10 kills for Grove City with Brooke Hovis adding 15 digs and Faith Cunningham 10 digs. Jaysa Persinger also had six kills and seven digs in the loss, while Megan Parris chipped in five kills.

Erie stats weren’t available.


ERIE, Pa. – McDowell topped Warren, 3-1 (25-14, 25-16, 22-25, 25-19) in Erie.

Maddy Jones and Alexia Bowers each had eight kills for Warren with Kylie Fehlman adding seven kills and Kirsten Johnson and Carly Beers six kills each.

Jones also had 11 digs and two aces, Bowers seven digs, Fehlman two blocks, and Beers six digs.

Lindsay Madigan ran the offense for Warren with 26 set assists.

McDowell stats weren’t available.


FARRELL, Pa. – Farrell defended homecourt with a 3-2 (19-25, 27-25, 25-18, 21-25, 15-11) win over Rocky Grove.

Courtney Clark had 13 kills and six digs to pace Rocky Grove with Katie Beggs adding seven kills and 11 set assists and Oliva Faust seven set assists.

Also for the Orioles, Abby Cable had four blocks, two kills, and two aces, and Kaidlynn Burger contributed six digs and three aces.

Farrell stats weren’t available.


SHARON, Pa. – Slippery Rock went on the road and pulled out a 3-1 (25-14, 25-23, 20-25, 25-6) win over Sharon.

Kylee Hasan led Sharon with eight kills with Ondrea Young adding seven kills and Kaylee Schell five kills and five digs.

Kylee Weirick and Jamoria Crumby ran t he offense for the Tigers with 10 set assists apiece with Weirick also adding five digs. Claire Bodien had eight digs and Cameryn Krecek chipped in five digs.

Slippery Rock stats weren’t available.

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