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Sept. 14, 2021 VB: Bakaysa Leads Curwensville to Win; Austin Gets 5-Set Victory; Fort LeBoeuf Downs Warren

Alyssa Bakaysa had 16 kills in Curwensville win over Mount Union

MT. UNION, Pa. – Alyssa Bakaysa had 16 kills, four blocks, and an ace to lead Curwensville to a 3-2 (17-25, 25-22, 25-15, 15-25, 15-13) win at Mount Union.

Alaina Anderson ran the offense with 28 set assists while adding five kills and four aces.

Jorja Fleming chipped in three kills for the Lady Tide.

NORTHERN POTTER 3, SMETHPORT 0

ULYSSES, Pa. – An all-around strong match from Justine David helped Northern Potter sweep past visiting Smethport, 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-19).

David had nine set assists, six digs, six aces, and six kills.

Also for the Lady Panthers, Courtney Martin had 16 digs, a kill, and an ace, while Rebecca Martin added 10 digs, three kills, two set assists, two aces, and a block.

Dani Nelson had six kills, a block, a dig, a set assists, and an ace for Smethport, while Baylee Fitzsimmons added 22 digs and two aces, Madi Faes nine set assists, three digs, and two aces, and Alyn Thomas five blocks, three kills, and two digs.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 3, BROCKWAY 0

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Behind 11 kills and seven aces from Tori Newton visiting Elk County Catholic rolled to a 3-0 (25-8, 25-15, 25-9) win over Brockway.

Maddie Bierley and Madison Marzullo each chipped in five kills for the Lady Crusaders.

ERIE FIRST CHRISTIAN 3, EISENHOWER 0

ERIE, Pa. – Strong all-around performances from Brooke Kujawa and Abby Sabotchick helped Erie First Christian to a 3-0 (25-6, 25-22, 26- 24) win over visiting Eisenhower.

Kujawa had eight digs and nine aces while Sabotchick added eight digs and eight assists. Rachel Lamray led the defense with 23 digs with Kameron Tyree coming away with six blocks.

Paige Edwards had five kills to lead Eisenhower while Rayna Hultman and Kailee Morrison each added four kills.

PORT ALLEGANY 3, COUDERSPORT 1

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Madeline Smith’s double-double of 17 kills and 12 digs helped Port Allegany to a 3-1 (25-14, 21-25, 25-18, 25-18) home win over Coudersport.

Ella Moses also had a double-double for the Lady Gators with 10 kills and 13 set assists, while Amber Funk led the defense with 20 digs. Leigha Nelson joined Moses in running the offense with 21 set assists while also serving six aces.

Ava Wahler had seven kills, four digs, and two blocks to lead Coudersport, while Sierra Myers added five aces, three kills, and a block.

Liz Frame ran the Lady Falcons offense with 25 set assists while adding four digs and two aces.

RIDGWAY 3, BRADFORD 0

RIDGWAY, Pa. – Ridgway swept visiting Bradford, 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-9)

Emma Swanson and Mikey Iangeniese combined for nine kills for Bradford.

Swanson led the Lady Owls with five kills with Iageniese adding four kills and two blocks.

Alexis Hardy paced the Bradford defense with 21 digs.

Ridgway stats weren’t reported.

AUSTIN 3, CAMERON COUNTY 2

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Jade Williams, Savannah Horton, and Kendyl Welsh combined for 24 kills to lead Austin to a 3-2 (25-22, 25-19, 15-25, 22-25, 15-8) hard-fought win at Cameron County.

Williams led the Lady Panthers with 10 kills with Horton and Welsh each adding seven kills. Horton also had 10 digs and five aces with Welsh adding two blocks.

Ella Brewer led the Austin defense with 30 digs, and Marah Fowler ran the Lady Panthers offense with 23 set assists

Caitly Palumbo led Cameron County with seven kills and three set assists with Aubree Lorenzo adding five kills and three set assists.

Mikenna Farabaugh ran the offense for the Lady Raiders with 28 set assists.

FORT LEBOEUF 3, WARREN 0

WATERFORD, Pa. – A 15-kill, 11-dig double-double from Lauren Dahn gave Fort LeBoeuf a 3-0 (25-18, 26-24, 25-14) win over visiting Warren.

Audrey Friedman added 11 kills for the Bison, while Chloe Rossi and Katie Proctor each had 10 digs. Rossi chipped in seven kills as well. Becky Whitman had nine digs and five aces.

Kerrington Wasiulewski ran the offense with 38 assists and had five digs.

Katie Madigan had seven kills and 13 digs for Warren, while Ellee Irwin added five kills, and Carly Beers had four kills and three aces.

Halee Mineweaser ran the offense with 12 assists and added nine digs.

CORRY 3, UNION CITY 0

UNION CITY, Pa. – Rachel Brady had 11 kills and five digs to help Corry to a 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-19) win at Union City.

Kaylee Pierson added eight kills for the Beavers, while Kiran Bugbee had 21 set assists and 14 digs.

Lucy Higley paced Union City with eight kills and 16 digs with Abby Tingley adding 33 digs and Michayla Magee 16 set assists and eight digs.

DUBOIS 3, BROOKVILLE 0

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Fifteen Bella Gregory kills helped visiting DuBois topple Brookville, 3-0 (25-23, 25-7, 26-24).

Morgan Pasternak added nine kills for the Lady Beavers, while Rachel Radaker had nine digs.

Eden Galiczynski ran the offense for DuBois with 21 set assists.

Mya Morey had three kills for Brookville while Emaa Venesky had 10 digs.

HARBOR CREEK 3, NORTHWESTERN 0

ALBION, Pa. – Twenty combined kills from Maura Benin, Anna Daley, and Sam Zank led Harbor Creek to a 3-0 (25-12, 25-5, 25-21) win at Northwestern.

Benin led the Huskies with eight kills with Daley and Zank each adding six kills.

Izzy Gray ran the offense for Harbor Creek with 27 set assists while adding six aces.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 3, VENANGO CATHOLIC 0

OIL CITY, Pa. – Celia Shaffer had eight kills, and Clarion-Limestone tallied 17 team aces on its way to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-14) win at Venango Catholic.

Kendall Dunn ran the offense for the Lady Lions with 25 set assists.

KEYSTONE 3, KARNS CITY 0

KNOX, Pa. – Down four starters because of COVID-19, Keystone came together as a team to beat visiting Karns City, 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 25-23).

Jozee Weaver paced the Lady Panthers with 12 kills and two aces, while Emma Gruber, thrust into the Libero position, a spot she had never even practiced, had 14 digs.

Alyssa Weaver ran the offense with 15 set assists while adding three aces.

Ashely Fox and Ava Fox each had three kills for Karns City with Ashley Fox adding 15 digs and Ava Fox nine digs. Natalie Hess also had three kills for the Lady Gremlins, while Rosalie Carden had nine set assists and five digs, Jessica Dunn, two kills and six digs, and Amber Maurer two kills and seven digs.

UNION 3, CRANBERRY 0

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Dominika Logue had eight kills, five digs, and two aces to help lead a balanced Union attack in a 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-21) win over visiting Cranberry.

Hailey Kriebel added five kills for the Golden Damsels while Kennedy Vogle had 10 digs and four aces.

Ayanna Ferringer led Cranberry with 13 kills while Maria Anderson had four kills. Ashlynn Collins ran the offense with 12 set assists.

OSWAYO VALLEY 3, OTTO-ELDRED 0

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Jadyn Brabham and Avaree Kellert each reached double digits in kills to lead Oswayo Valley to a 3-0 (25-13, 25-14, 25-16) win over visiting Otto-Eldred.

Brabham led the Green Wave with 14 kills and eight digs with Kellert adding 11 kills , 10 digs, seven aces, and four blocks.

Praylan Perkins also had three kills, 17 digs, four blocks, three aces, and a set assist for Oswayo Valley with Trinity Lundy running the offense with 25 set assists while adding six digs and an ace.

PENNS VALLEY 3, CLEARFIELD 0

HYDE, Pa. – Visiting Penns Valley beat Clearfield, 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-15).

Oliva Bender led Clearfield with seven kills, while Hannah Glunt had nine set assists.

REYNOLDS 3, SHARON 0

SHARON, Pa. – Seven aces from Annie Loposky helped visiting Reynolds top Sharon, 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-20).

Emma Boland also had five kills for the Raiders.

MERCYHURST PREP 3, IROQUOIS 0

ERIE, Pa. – Lexi DiFuccia had six kills and Avery Ollinger five kills to help Mercyhurst Prep to a 3-0 (29-27, 25-20, 25-20) win over Iroquois.

NORTH EAST 3, GIRARD 2

NORTH EAST, Pa. – Behind 23 Cadence Jones kills, North East rallied past Girard, 3-2 (19-25, 26-24, 21-25, 25-17, 15-8).

Kayla Forsythe added 11 kills for the Grape Pickers, while Grace Sanfillipo ran the offense with 38 set assists.

Kayla Sharman led Girard with 12 kills.

LAKEVIEW 3, TITUSVILLE 0

TITUSVILLE, Pa. – Reese Gadsby served seven aces and added 14 set assists to help Lakeview to a 3-0 (25-23, 25-15, 25-17) sweep at Titusville.

Leah Hostetler had six kills to lead the Sailors’ offense.

COCHRANTON 3, SAEGERTOWN 1

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Averie Braymer had six kills and Alyssa Arblaster 13 digs to lead visiting Cochranton to a 3-1 (25-21, 22-25, 25-10, 25-12) win over Saegertown.

FAIRVIEW 3, SENECA 2

ERIE, Pa. – Double-digit kill performances from Emma Willow and Abby Zablotny helped Fairview rally past Seneca, 3-2 (23-25, 25-23, 25-27, 25-13, 15-13).

Willow had 18 kills with Zablotny added 11 kills.

Jenn Hunter ran the offense for the Tigers with 35 set assists.

WEST MIDDLESEX 3, HICKORY 2

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Taking the final two sets, West Middlesex beat visiting Hickory, 3-2 (25-19, 25-27, 16-25, 25-15, 15-10).

Carlie Beatty had 14 kills for the Big Red while Kennedy Beatty added 12 kills.

Emily Anthony (24 set assists) and Caitlin Stevens (23 set assists) ran the offense with Anthony adding nine kills and Stevens seven digs.

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