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Sept. 28, 2021 VB: Girvan, Burns Pace Clarion Win; Cranberry Tops Keystone; Maplewood, Rocky Grove Get Wins

Aryana Girvan

CLARION, Pa. – Strong serving and an offensive attack led by Korrin Burns and Aryana Girvan helped Clarion sweep visiting Clarion-Limestone, 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-18).

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The Lady Cats served for 15 aces led by five from Burns and three each from Adia Needham and Gia Babington.

In addition, Burns had a match-high 11 kills to go with six digs, and Girvan had seven kills and seven digs and was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game.

Girvan talked about the win.

Noel Anthony had 22 set assists running the Clarion offense and added five digs with Payton Simko chipping in three kills.

Celia Shaffer had four kills and an ace for C-L with Ruby Smith adding three kills.

Kendall Dunn ran the offense for the Lady Lions with 11 set assists while Brooke Kessler had a pair of aces.

CRANBERRY 3, KEYSTONE 1

SENECA, Pa. – Ayanna Ferringer and Maria Anderson combined for 17 kills to lead Cranberry to a 3-1 (25-16, 22-25, 25-13, 25-18) win over visiting Keystone.

Ferringer had nine kills and a block with Anderson adding eight kills and two digs.

Also for the Berries, Brooke Hart chipped in five kills, five digs, and a block and Mackenzie Karnes had six blocks, two kills, and two digs.

Ashlynn Collins ran the offense for Cranberry with 18 set assists while adding three aces.

Leah Exley led Keystone with 18 kills while Jozee Weaver added 10 kills and three aces and Kennedy Kaye 12 digs.

MAPLEWOOD 3, OIL CITY 0

OIL CITY, Pa. – Sadie Thomas had 14 kills and three aces to help visiting Maplewood to a 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-12) win over Oil City.

Elizabeth Hunter added seven kills for the Tigers with Avery Brunot recording six kills and seven aces and Madison O’Hara 10 digs.

Bailey Varndell ran the Maplewood offense with 23 set assists.

Jada Heeter had seven kills and six blocks for Oil City with Emma Stahl adding seven set assists and Sydney Svolos eight digs.

ROCKY GROVE 3, MERCER 0

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – Abby Cable had five kills and two blocks to lift Rocky Grove to a 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-11) sweep of visiting Mercer.

Abby Williams also had five kills and eight digs for the Orioles with Rylee Reed adding two kills and seven aces, Sarah Plumer two kills, two aces, and a a block, Devin Rhoads five aces and 12 digs, and Paige Cresswell three aces and two kills.

Courtney Clark ran the Rocky Grove offense with 15 set assists and also had four aces.

BRADFORD 3, KANE 0

BRADFORD, Pa. – Alix Ordiway had 12 kills to pace a 3-0 (25-20, 25-11, 25-23) Bradford win over visiting Kane.

Jess Fox added five kills for the Lady Owls while KAlie Dixon ran the offense with 25 set assists.

Cora Jekielek and Serrena Conklin each had four kills for Kane with Jekielek adding seven digs and Conklin tow blocks.

Mia Anderson chipped in three kills and two blocks for the Lady Wolves with Myka Costanzo adding eight digs.

Aubria Haight had 10 set assists and Jayna Johnson seven set assist running the offense.

OTTO-ELDRED 3, SMETHPORT 0

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Kaylee Rhinehart had 10 kills, six digs, two blocks, and an ace to help visiting Otto-Eldred to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-9, 25-16).

Anna Merry ran the offense for the Lady Terrors with 23 set assists while adding five kills, while Kate Rhinehart had three kills, seven digs, and seven aces. Brooke Close was stellar on defense with 16 digs while serving well with four aces.

Baylee Fitzimmons had 15 digs for Smethport with Alyn Thomas leading the offense with four kills and an ace while coming up with two blocks. Kaylee Swanson also had six digs and two kills, and Madi Faes chipped in nine set assists, an ace, two digs, and a block for the Lady Hubbers.

FORT LEBOEUF 3, GENERAL MCLANE 0

EDINBORO, Pa. – Audrey Friedman record a match-high 11 kills to lead Fort LeBoeuf to a 3-0 (25-1, 25-13, 25-13) win at General McLane.

Chloe Rossi added eight kills and 10 digs for the Bison with Lauren Dahn chipping in five kills and seven digs and Katie Proctor 12 digs.

Kerringten Wasiulewski ran the offense with 30 set assists.

MEADVILLE 3, CONNEAUT (Pa.) 1

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Kendall Sandrock and Ella Stewart each had 11 kills to help Meadville to a 3-1 (25-12, 25-17, 12-25, 25-21) win over visiting Conneaut (Pa.).

Sandrock completed a double-double with 11 digs with Stewart also having a double-double thanks to 12 digs while also recording three aces.

Emma Parks chipped in six kills and eight digs for the Bulldogs, while Elliott Schleicher ran the offense with 33 set assists and added eight digs.

Defensively, Meghan Willis had a team-best 20 digs for Meadville.

A-C VALLEY 3, MONITEAU 1

FOXBURG, Pa. – Meah Ielase had a double-double with 17 kills and 10 digs to pace a 3-1 (25-13, 13-25, 25-16, 25-19) A-C Valley win over visiting Moniteau.

Bella Ielase added nine kills for the Lady Falcons with Paige Klingler chipping in six kills and Mackenzie Parks three kills and three assists.

Jenna Stefanacci ran the offense with 21 set assists while adding 15 digs.

ST. MARYS 3, PUNXSUTAWNEY 2

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Holly Anthony had 10 kills and Payton Bauer four blocks to help visiting St. Marys get past Punxsutawney, 3-2 (25-9, 26-24, 18-25, 21-25, 15-10).

Samantha Griebel had seven kills for Punxsutawney with Emily Dobbins adding three aces.

Danielle Griebel ran the offense for the Lady Chucks with 18 set assists and added four aces.

MERCYHURST PREP 3, CORRY 1

ERIE, Pa. – Oliva Kulyk, Avery Ollinger, and Lexi DiFuccia combined for 34 kills and 30 digs to lead homestanding Mercyhurst Prep to a 3-1 (25-20, 25-14, 25-27, 25-22) win over Corry.

Kulyk had 13 kills and 10 digs, Ollinger 11 kills and 15 digs, and DiFuccia 10 kills, five digs, and five blocks.

Also for the Lakers, Addica Sperry added six kills and 13 digs, Anna Tranum had seven digs, and Jayne Seth chipped in six aces and 11 digs.

Julia Seth ran the offense for Mercyhurst Prep with 40 set assists and also contributed six digs.

Rachel Brady had a match-best 20 kills to go with eight digs for Corry.

Taylor Elchynski added 15 digs for the Beavers with Makenna Moore picking up 10 digs and Halle Albers and Allison Sawyer nine digs each.

Kirah Bugbee ran the offense for Corry with 25 set assists and also had eight digs.

BROOKVILLE 3, KARNS CITY 1

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Twelve combined aces from Ashton Pangallo and Emma Venesky helped Brookville to a 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 17-25, 25-23) win over visiting Karns City.

Pangallo had seven aces with Venesky adding five aces.

Rosie Carden had seven kills, 16 set assists, 12 digs, and two aces for Karns CIty with Natalie Hess adding eight kills, three digs, and a block, Emma Johnson eight kills, four aces, 15 set assists, six digs, and a block, Ashley Fox eight kills, 15 digs, and three aces, and Ava Fox eight kills, 18 digs, three aces, and a set assist.

COUDERSPORT 3, AUSTIN 0

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Ava Wahlers had nine kills, three aces, and three blocks to lead Coudersport past visiting Austin, 3-0 (25-18, 25-10, 25-15).

Sierra Myers added eight kills and two blocks for the Lady Falcons with Savannah Myers contributing six kills and five aces.

Liz Frame added nine set assists, a dig, and an ace in the victory with Emily Eckert recording 12 set assists.

Ella Brewer had 25 digs for Austin with Marah Fowler adding 15 set assists.

GALETON 3, PORT ALLEGANY 0

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Alli Macensky had 13 kills, five digs and to pace a 3-0 (25-13, 25-23, 25-10) Galeton road win over Port Allegany.

Olivia Rohrbaugh added five kills, five digs, and six aces for the Lady Tigers with Johanna Dickerson recording 14 set assists, three kills, three digs, and a block, and Lauren Sauley eight set assists and nine digs.

Also for Galeton, Mikayla Schott had 10 digs and a kill, Eve Cole eight digs and two aces, and Bailee Holleran three kills, four digs, and a set assist.

BALD EAGLE AREA 3, CLEARFIELD 0

WINGATE, Pa. – Bald Eagle Area swept visiting Clearfield, 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-22).

Ruby Singleton led the Lady Bison with nine kills with Livi Bender adding seven kills.

Hannah Glunt ran the Clearfield offense with 11 set assists.

WEST BRANCH 3, CURWENSVILLE 0

MORRISDALE, Pa. – West Branch swept past visiting Curwensville, 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-14).

Alyssa Bakaysa led Curwensville with five kills with Janessa Snyder adding three kills, two digs, and an ace.

Alaina Anderson ran the Lady Tide offense with 11 set assists and added three kills.

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 3, EISENHOWER 0

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – Visiting Eisenhower dropped a 3-0 (27-25, 25-16, 25-21) decision to Cambridge Springs.

Rayna Hultman had four kills and Paige Edwards two kills and five aces for Eisenhower while Lillian Smith and Mikenzie Miller each added four blocks.

ERIE FIRST CHRISTIAN 3, YOUNGSVILLE 0

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Visiting Erie First Christian took home a 3-0 (25-23, 25-15, 25-19) win at Youngsville.

Olivia Darling led Youngsville with six kills, four blocks, and three digs.

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