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Sept. 22, 2022 VB Recaps: Thomas Leads Maplewood to Victory; Austin Sweeps Smethport

Sadie Thomas had 10 kills in Maplewood's win Thursday. Photo courtesy of Maplewood volleyball

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – Sadie Thomas had 10 kills to help visiitng Maplewood sweep past Cambridge Springs, 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-16).

Maggie Means added four kills and eight digs for the Tigers, while Bailey Varndell ran the offense with 18 set assists while adding five kills and four aces.

AUSTIN 3, SMETHPORT 0

AUSTIN, Pa. – Jace Williams and Isabella Rees combined for 14 kills and 10 aces to help Austin beat visiting Smethport, 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-12).

           

Williams had eight kills and seven aces for the Lady Panthers with Rees adding six kills and three aces.

Ella Brewer led the Austin defense with 24 digs while Marah Fowler ran the offense with 16 set assists while adding four digs and four aces.

Alyn Thomas had three kills and an ace for Smethport with Baylee Fitzsimmons adding 13 digs and three aces and Madi Faes six digs and four set assists.

EISENHOWER 3, TIDIOUTE CHARTER 0

TIDIOUTE, Pa. – Mikenzie Miller had seven kills as Eisenhower earned a 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-23) win over Tidioute.

Carly Christiansen was strong at the net with three blocks, while notching two kills and four aces.

Christiansen talked about the win:

Eisenhower held off Tidioute rallies in both the second and third sets, as Rayna Hultman (23 assists, 4 kills, 5 aces), Caroline Smyth (6 kills, 3 blocks), and Layla Edwards (2 aces, 2 kills) also had solid games.

Brooksten Fors (5 kills, 6 digs), Zaynah Gardner (11 assists), and Andreya Curtin (10 digs, 4 kills) paced Tidioute.
REYNOLDS 3, ROCKY GROVE 0

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – A strong match from Annie Loposky helped Reynolds to a 3-0 (25-21, 25-11, 25-14) road win over Rocky Grove.

Loposky had 16 set assists, five aces, five kills, and eight digs.

           

Also for the Raiders, Rylee Gearhart recorded 10 kills and two blocks, Kylie McAdoo had 10 digs and two aces, Addie Floch added four kills and three aces, and Marissa Hillyer chipped in two kills, two aces, and five digs.

Courtney Clark had seven kills and three aces for Rocky Grove with Kaidlynn Burger adding eight digs and Katie Beggs eight digs and eight set assists.

REDBANK VALLEY 3, CRANBERRY 1

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – A monster night from Alivia Huffman helped Redbank Valley to a 3-1 (25-20, 22-25, 26-24, 25-17) win over Cranberry.

Huffman had 21 kills and 10 digs, while Caylen Rearick added 38 digs and four aces.

Also for the Lady Bulldogs, Izzy Bond chipped in five kills and 18 digs, and Taylor Ripple had eight kills and three aces. Mylee Harmon ran the offense for Redbank Valley with 33 set assists and added 14 digs.

Ayanna Ferringer led Cranberry with 10 kills, six blocks, and five digs while Brooke Hart chipped in nine kills and four digs, and Mackenzie Karnes contributed five blocks.

Ashlynn Collins ran the offense for Cranberry with 10 set assists.

CLARION 3, MONITEAU 0

CLARION, Pa. – A monster night from Aryanna Girvan helped Clarion snap its two-game losing streak with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-20, 25-18) win over visiting Moniteau.

Girvan had 16 kills, five aces, and two digs for the Lady Cats who also got six kills from Taylor Alston.

Hadlee Campbell added a team-best six digs to go with four kills.

Grace Ochs ran the offense for Clarion with 30 set assists and added four aces.

JAMESTOWN 3, COMMODORE PERRY 0

JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Madilyn Enterline had five kills and 14 digs to lift Jamestown to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-12) home win over Commodore Perry.

Hannah Hart also had five kills to go with four digs, one block, and one set assist for the Muskie who also got three kills apiece from Josie Pfaff, Morgan Bercis, and Taylor Keener.

Keener also ran the offense for Jamestown with 15 set assists and added three digs. Morgan Bercis also had five digs as did Madison Bercis.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 3, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 0

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Tori Newton had nine kills and Reagan Bauer seven kills and six aces to lift Elk County Catholic to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-12, 25-13) home win over DuBois Central Catholic.

Madison Marzullo added five kills and three blocks for Lady Crusaders with Maddie Bierley chipping in four kills and a block.

Gabby Weisner served four aces for ECC, while Kiri Emmert (16 set assists) and Payton Newton (11 set assists) ran the offense.

UNION CITY 3, FAIRVIEW 0

FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Lucy Higley’s 13 kills, six digs, and two blocks helped Union City to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-16) road win for Union City at Fairview.

Michayla Magee ran the offense for the Bears with 28 set assists while adding four digs, while Cathryn Reynolds just missed a double-double with nine kills and nine digs.

Brooke VanTassel also added six kills and two blocks for Union City, and Lilly Vincent had 14 digs.

Emma Willow had eight kills for Fairview with Julia Weindorf adding 24 digs and Paige Wingerter nine set assists.

KARNS CITY 3, UNION 0

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Rosalie Carden had eight kills, four aces, four set assists, and four digs in Karns City’s 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-13) home win over Union.

Ava Fox added five kills, eight aces, six digs, and two blocks for the Lady Gremlins who also got four kills from Hailey Karenabuer, five digs from Nicole Taylor, four digs, two kills, and two aces from Jessica Dunn, and 12 set assists and two aces from Kendall Ritzert.

WARREN 3, HICKORY 0

HICKORY, Pa. – Alexis Bowser had 13 kills and seven digs to lift visiting Warren to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-20) win over Hickory.

Carly Beers added seven kills and 10 digs for the Dragons who also got six kills and two blocks from Kylie Fehlman and three kills, three blocks, and three aces from Kirsten Johnson.

Summer Luck paced the Warren defense with 18 digs while adding two aces, and Lindsay Madigan ran the offense with 24 set assists while serving three aces and getting five digs.

GALETON 3, COUDERSPORT 1

GALETON, Pa. – Johanna Dickerson had 11 kills, 13 set assists, two blocks, six digs, and seven aces to lead Galeton to a 3-1 (25-16, 26-24, 24-26, 25-22) win over visiting Coudersport.

Alli Macensky and Olivia Rohrbaugh each added six kills for the Lady Tigers with Macensky also recording three blocks, five aces, two digs, and a set assists and Rohrbaugh 21 digs, four aces, and two set assists.

Also for Galeton, Eve Cole had seven kills, seven digs, and four aces, and Macy Crowell added 15 digs, two kills, and two aces.

CORRY 3, MERCYHURST PREP 1

ERIE, Pa. – Aubrey Chase, Makenna Moore, and Halle Albers combined for 22 kills to lead visiting Corry to a 3-1 (25-20, 25-17, 21-25, 25-14) win over Mercyhurst Prep.

Chase had nine kills, Moore seven kills and nine digs, and Albers six kills and seven digs for the Beavers.

Payton McCray helped run the Corry offense with 18 set assists and completed a double-double with 11 digs. Kendyll Chamberlin added 14 set assists, and Taylor Elchynski had 10 digs.

Addica Sperry had a big match for Mercyhurst Prep with 21 kills and 16 digs.

Julia Seth ran the Lakers offense with 28 set assists and added eight digs, Da’Zhana Jordan and Avery Ollinger each added 13 digs with Mya Fuller recording 16 digs. Lexi DiFuccia chipped in six kills, five digs, and five blocks.

PORT ALLEGANY 3, CAMERON COUNTY 1

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Ella Moses had a double-double of 10 kills and 10 digs to help Port Allegany top a 3-1 (25-15, 22-25, 25-20, 25-12) win at Cameron County.

Madeline Smith led the Lady Gators with 16 kills while Kayleigha Dowell added four kills and three aces and Kyla Anderson four kills and three aces.

Leigha Nelson ran the offense for Port Allegany with 35 set assists.

Navaeh Spaeth had seven kills and two blocks for Cameron County.

CONNEAUT 3, CATHEDRAL PREP 0

LINESVILLE, Pa. – Thanks to 17 kills, 12 digs, and six blocks from Kaytee Mattera it was all Conneaut in a 3-0 (25-21, 25-11, 25-13) win over visiting Cathedral Prep.

Ginger Wood added five kills and seven blocks, and Mackenzie Wensel had five kills, five blocks, and five digs for the Eagles.

Paris Karastury (12 digs) and Ashley Crabb (10 digs) both helped out on defense for Conneaut, and Payten Karatury ran the offense with 26 set assists and contributed five digs.

OSWAYO VALLEY 3, NORTHERN POTTER 0

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Avaree Kellert had 12 kills, 11 digs, and a block to help Oswayo Valley to a 3-0 (25-12, 25-11, 25-10) win over visiting Northern Potter.

Oliva Cook chipped in 10 kills, eight digs, and two blocks with Praylan Perkins adding 10 kills and eight digs. Trinity Lundy ran the offense for the Green Wave with 31 set assists while adding two digs and a kill.

Rebecca Martin had 11 digs, two kills, and a block for Northern Potter with Haylee Chapman adding 11 digs and a kill and Sarah Risser eight digs and two kills.

MEADVILLE 3, GENERAL MCLANE 0

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Emma Parks had 22 kills and 12 digs to pace a Meadville sweep, 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-21), of visiting General McLane.

Kendall Mealy added nine kills and 12 digs for the Bulldogs who also got 11 digs and three aces from Sydney Holt.

Elliott Schleicher ran the offense for Meadville with 32 set assists while adding eight digs.

Lilli Mook had 10 kills, 12 digs, and four aces for General McLane with Emily Wismer adding five kills and eight digs. Rachel LesSuer added nine digs, and Abby Ball ran the offense with 18 set assists.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 3, NORTH CLARION 1

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Behind 12 kills from Jenna Dunn, Clarion-Limestone overcame a slow start to beat North Clarion, 3-1 (23-25, 25-22, 25-15, 25-22), on the road.

Sarah Bottaro added nine kills and Alyssa Wiant six kills for the Lady Lions, while Abby Knapp paced the C-L defense with 27 digs.

Kaylee Smith ran the C-L offense with 29 set assists.

Kyler Freeman had 12 kills and five digs for North Clarion with Alexa Carll adding eight kills and three blocks and Kylie Disney 25 digs. Ainsley Hartle ran the offense for the She-Wolves with 26 set assists and completed a double-double with 14 digs.

FORT LEBOEUF 3, GIRARD 0

GIRARD, Pa. – Katelynn Olmstead had nine kills to help Fort LeBoeuf to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-16) road win over Girard.

Kayleigh Anderson added five kills, five aces, two aces, and two blocks for the Bison with Tessa Bellis chipped in eight aces, three kills, and three digs and Becky Whitman had six digs.

Mackenzie Galdon ran the offense for FB with 14 set assists and added two digs and a kill.

DUBOIS 3, BROOKVILLE 0

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Jeff Pfaff had eight kills and two aces to help visiting DuBois cruise past Brookville, 3-0 (25-4, 25-6, 25-11).

Emma Delp added six kills and three aces for the Lady Beavers, while Morgan Pasternak added four kills and two aces.

HARBOR CREEK 3, NORTHWESTERN 1

ALBION, Pa. – Oliva Swinarski had eight kills, 12 digs, and five aces to lead Harbor Creek to a 3-1 (25-14, 27-29, 25-23, 25-15) win at Northwestern.

Sam Zank led the Huskies’ defense with 19 digs, and Hannah Smith chipped in six kills.

For Northwestern, Makayla Presser-Palmer had 11 kills and six blocks and Laura Ordakowski added six kills and six blocks.

JOHNSONBURG 3, RIDGWAY 0

RIDGWAY, Pa. – A big match from Alaina Sherry led visiting Johnsonburg past rival Ridgway, 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-19).

Sherry had 16 kills, seven digs, three aces, and a block for the Ramttes who also saw Annasophia Stauffer add eight kills, six digs, a block, and an ace.

Ella Lindberg chipped in seven kills, 10 digs, two aces, and two blocks in the win, while Abby King ran the Johnsonburg offense with 25 set assists and also had four aces, five digs, and a kill.

SAEGERTOWN 3, SHARON 0

SHARON, Pa. – Visiting Saegertown swept Sharon, 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-16) behind seven kills apiece from Alyssa Arblaster and Maggie Triola.

Brywin McLaughlin added six kills for the Panthers, while Rylie Braymer had nine digs and Kacie Mook five digs.

Lindsey Greco ran the offense for Saegertown with 23 set assists.

Sharon was led by Kylee Hasan with eight kills while Victorya Byler added five kills. Cameryn Krecek had 10 digs for the Tigers, Jamoria Crumby 10 set assists, and Kylie Weirick seven set assists.

WILLIAMSBURG 3, CURWENSVILLE 2

WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. – Despite a combined 15 kills from Jorja Fleming and Lizzy Palmer, Curwensville dropped a tough 3-2 (15-25, 25-12, 25-18, 23-25, 15-3) decision at Williamsburg.

Fleming had eight kills, two digs, and a block while Palmer added seven kills, two blocks, and an ace.

Savannah Carfley ran the offense for the Lady Tide with 18 set assists while adding two kills and two aces.

KANE 3, BRADFORD 0

BRADFORD, Pa. – Cora Jekielek had 10 kills and 14 digs to lead visiting Kane to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-12) win over Bradford.

Maya Smith added eight kills and 10 digs for the Lady Wolves while Myka Costanzo had 14 digs and Emma Danielson 10 digs.

Jayna Johnson and Elizabeth Yasurek ran the offense for Kane with 11 and seven set assists respectively.

Lydia Sarnoski had five kills and two blocks for Bradford with Maddie Dougherty adding three digs and Sophia Asp two blocks.

A-C VALLEY 3, PUNXSUTAWNEY 1

FOXBURG, Pa. – Lexi Ruckdeschel had a double-double of 14 kills and 11 digs while adding four blocks to lead A-C Valley to a 3-1 (21-25, 25-15, 25-19, 25-16) win over visiting Punxsutawney.

Mackenzie Parks added five kills and 16 digs for the Lady Falcons with Bella Ielase chipping in three kills.

Jenna Stefanacci ran the offense for ACV with 18 set assists and added 10 digs.

Samantha Griebel had 13 kills, 11 digs, and four aces for Punxsutawney with Ciara Toven adding 10 kills and Sydney Hoffman 13 digs.

Danielle Griebel ran the Lady Chucks’ offense with 27 set assists.

GREENVILLE 3, FRANKLIN 0

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Greenville swept its way to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 27-25) win over visiting Franklin.

Sydney Hoobler and Jennifer Blum each had five kills for Franklin with Blum adding 13 digs. Sydney May ran the Knights’ offense with 15 set assists.

Greenville stats weren’t available.

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