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Sept. 20, 2021 VB: ECC Downs Kane; Mercyhurst Prep, Union, Rocky Grove Get Wins

Moira Stanisch (left) and Maddie Bierley helped ECC top Kane Monday. Photo by Nathan Girvan

KANE, Pa. – Tori Newton had 10 kills to help visiting Elk County Catholic sweep Kane, 3-0 (25-16, 27-25, 25-15).

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Madison Marzullo added seven kills for the Lady Crusaders while Reagan Bauer and Maddie Bierley each had six kills.

Moira Stanisch ran the offense for ECC with 17 set assists.

Madi Stahli paced Kane with seven kills from her middle hitter position while also recording three blocks. Cora Jekielek and Ava Whiteman each had three kills.

Myka Costanzo paced the Lady Wolves on defense with 15 digs with Jekielek adding eight and Charlie Marconi and Emma Danielson seven each.

Jayna Johnson had eight set assists and Aubri Haight four for Kane.

MERCYHURST PREP 3, ERIE HIGH 1

ERIE, Pa. – Lexi DiFuccia had 12 kills and eight digs to help spearhead a 3-1 (25-20, 19-25, 25-11, 25-20) win by visiting Mercyhurst Prep over Erie High.

Addica Sperry added nine kills and seven digs for the Lakers while Anna Tranum had five kills and five digs.

Olivia Kulyk had a strong defensive showing for Mercyhurst Prep with 12 digs and five blocks, and Avery Ollinger also added 12 digs.

Julia Seth ran the Lakers’ offense with 29 set assists while adding five digs.

UNION 3, MONITEAU 2

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Hailey Kriebel and Dominika Logue combined for 18 kills and 10 aces to help visiting Union hold off Moniteau, 3-2 (26-24, 25-27, 25-12, 24-26, 15-6).

Kriebel and Logue each had nine kills and five aces in the win with Logue adding four blocks.

Also for the Golden Damsels, Cheyenne Dowling and Taylor Shick each had four kills, Grace Kindel had 10 set assists and seven aces, Keira Croyle had 18 set assists, and Kennedy Vogle had 25 digs and four aces.

ROCKY GROVE 3, SHARON 0

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – Standout performances from Courtney Clark, Rylee reed, and Abby Williams helped Rocky Grove sweep visiting Sharon, 3-0 (25-11, 25-12, 25-10).

Clark had 12 set assists and seven aces while serving for 27 points, while Williams added five kills and four aces and Reed four aces while serving for 19 points.

ST. MARYS 3, RIDGWAY 2

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Lindsey Reither had 13 aces and six kills to help St. Marys rally past visiting Ridgway, 3-2 (24-26, 25-22, 18-25, 25-15, 15-8).

Payton Bauer added six kills as well while Rylee Nicklas had eight aces and five kills and Holly Anthony five kills.

VILLA MARIA 3, NORTH EAST 0

NORTH EAST, Pa. – Karlee Berchtold and Kasey Smith each reached double digits in kills to lead visiting Villa Maria to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-22) win over North East.

Berchtold led the Victors with 16 kills while adding a set assist, and an ace, while Smith had 10 kills, three blocks, a set assist, and an ace.

Also for Villa, Karlee Kieklak added seven kills, five digs, two aces, and a block, while Bella Taraski had four kills, one dig, and one block.

Sienna Dauer (21 set assists) and Willa Regal (13 set assists) ran the offense for the Victors.

YOUNGSVILLE 3, COMMODORE PERRY 1

HADLEY, Pa. – Mandie Irvine had seven kills to help Youngsville to a 3-1 (12-25, 25-11, 25-20, 25-19) road win over Commodore Perry.

Kenzie Olewine served well for the Eagles with 10 aces while adding nine digs, four kills, and four set assists, while Sam Wilhelm chipped in nine digs and two set assists.

Dilyn Moore ran the offense for Youngsville with 20 set assists while adding 12 aces and four kills.

CLEARFIELD 3, CURWENSVILLE 2

HYDE, Pa. – Clearfield held off Curwensville, 3-2 (20-25, 25-15, 25-21, 23-25, 15-3).

Ruby Singleton led Clearfield with 18 kills with Sam Campolong adding 10 kills and Oliva Bender seven kills and seven aces.

Hannah Glunt ran the offense for the Lady Bison with 27 set assists.

Alyssa Bakaysa led Curwensville with 18 kills, two blocks, an ace, and a dig, while Janessa Snyder had eight kills and four digs, and Taylor Luzier seven digs.

Alaina Anderson ran the offense for Curwensville with 28 set assists while adding four kills, four aces, a block, and two digs.

OSWAYO VALLEY 3, COUDERSPORT 0

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Avaree Kellert had 14 kills, seven blocks, 23 digs, a set assist, and two aces to help Oswayo Valley sweep visiting Coudersport, 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-13).

Jadyn Brabham added 14 kills, three blocks, and 13 digs for the Green Wave, while Trinity Lundy had 30 set assists and 13 digs, and Praylan Perkins chipped in seven kills, 23 digs, and five blocks.

GALETON 3, OTTO-ELDRED 0

GALETON, Pa. – Eleven kills and six digs from Alli Macensky helped Galeton sweep visiting Otto-Eldred, 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-23).

Johanna Dickerson added 16 set assists, eight kills, and seven digs for the Lady Tigers while Oliva Rohrbaugh had seven kills, 14 digs, and three aces.

Also for Galeton, Lauren Sauley had 12 set assists, eight digs, and three aces, and Eve Cole chipped in 12 digs and two aces.

ERIE FIRST CHRISTIAN 3, KENNEDY CATHOLIC 1

ERIE, Pa. – Seven kills and 16 digs from Brooke Kujawa helped Erie First Christian to a 3-1 (26-28, 25-11, 25-20, 25-15) win over Kennedy Catholic.

Elianna Lors, Kameron Tyree, and Savana Numer each added five kills in the win.

HARBOR CREEK 3, SAEGERTOWN 0

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Sam Zank and Olivia Swinarski combined for 13 kills to help visiting Harbor Creek to a 3-0 (25-21, 25-12, 25-15) win over Saegertown.

Zank led the Huskies with seven kills with Swinarski adding six kills.

Izzy Gray ran the Harbor Creek offense with 26 set assists.

Brittany Houck paced Saegertown with five kills and seven digs, while Kame Fuller had 13 set assists and 12 digs.

REYNOLDS 3, WILMINGTON 1

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Halyn Cawthorne had 17 set assists to help Reynolds to a 3-1 (25-12, 21-25, 25-18, 25-15) win over visiting Wilmington.

Emma Boland served outstanding for the Raiders with 10 aces while adding six kills and 11 digs, while Haley Chiappini also had six kills.

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