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Sept. 29, 2022 VB Recaps: Port’s Smith Records 500th Career Kill; Maplewood Rolls to Win

Madeline Smith of Port Allegany recorded her 500th career assist Thursday. Photo by Patrick Crants

AUSTIN, Pa. – Needing one kill for 500 in her career, Port Allegany’s Madeline Smith recorded the milestone early in the first set of a 3-1 (20-25, 25-15, 25-22, 25-18) win at Austin and went on to record 15 kills and 12 digs.

Ella Moses added seven kills, three blocks, and 12 digs for the Lady Gators with Jocelyn Mareen recording three aces and Kayleigha Dowell six aces.

Leigha Nelson ran the offense for Port Allegany with 31 set assists while adding three kills.

Savannah Horton had eight kills, 12 digs, and two aces for Austin with Jade Williams adding six kills, five aces, and five digs and Ella Brewer 26 digs, four kills, and four aces.

           

MAPLEWOOD 3, EISENHOWER 0

RUSSELL, Pa. – Led by Bailey Varndell’s 10 aces, Maplewood served a 3-0 (25-13, 25-9, 25-11) sweep at Eisenhower on Thursday.

The Tigers had at least 14 aces in the match, with Varndell serving seven in the second set alone during a 16-0 Maplewood run.

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Varndell also ran the offense with 23 assists and was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Match.

McKenna Crawford had four aces to go along with 11 digs.

Sadie Thomas led the Tigers’ attack with 11 kills, while Elizabeth Hunter and Megan Woge had four kills each.

FAIRVIEW 3, GIRARD 1

FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Emma Willow had eight kills to help Fairview to a 3-1 (25-22, 25-18, 25-27, 25-23) win over visiting Girard.

Maddie Weber had five kills and five blocks for the Tigers while Julia Weindorf added nine digs. Paige Wingerter had five set assists.

CORRY 3, SENECA 0

           

ERIE, Pa. – Aubrey Chase had 12 kills and three aces to help visiting Corry to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-23, 26-24) win over Seneca.

Halle Albers added six kills and 10 digs and Makenna Moore had five kills and 16 digs for the Beavers.

Payton McCray (21 set assists) and Keira Knight (13 set assists) ran the Corry offense with Tayler Elchynski pacing the defense with 17 digs.

Allison Sawyer and Sadye Dyne also added five kills each in the win.

OTTO-ELDRED 3, COUDERSPORT 2

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Carrie Drummond had 13 kills, 11 digs, and six aces to help Otto-Eldred hold off Coudersport, 3-2 (25-21, 23-25, 25-19, 21-25, 15-11), at Coudy.

Katie Sheeler added 12 kills and six digs for the Lady Terrors with Brooke Close getting 14 digs and serving two aces.

Anna Merry ran the offense for Otto-Eldred with 30 set assists and added 10 digs.

Sierra Myers had 17 kills and five blocks for Coudersport with Ava Wahlers adding 14 kills, six digs, and three aces. Hallie Rigas had six kills and 48 digs.

SAEGERTOWN 3, GREENVILLE 0

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Brywn McLaughlin and Alyssa Arblaster each had eight kills to help Saegertown to a 3-0 (25-16, 25-22 25-16) win at Greenville.

McLaughlin also added three aces as did Lindsey Greco, who ran the Panthers’ offense with 24 set assists.

Maggie Triola chipped in five kills and Lyndzee Amory four kills in the win.

Rylie Braymer paced the Saegertown defense with eight digs, and Kacie Mook added five digs in the victory.

JAMESTOWN 3, ROCKY GROVE 0

JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Morgan Bercis had seven kills, seven aces, and a block to lead Jamestown to a 3-0 (25-15. 25-16, 25-8) win over visiting Rocky Grove.

Madilyn Enterline added six kills and 17 digs for the Muskies who also got three kills, two digs, and a block from Hannah Hart.

Also for Jamestown, Madison Bercis chipped in seven digs in the win, while Taylor Keener had 11 set assists and three digs.

Courtney Clark paced Rocky Grove with four kills and four digs with Abby Cable and Natalee Sloss each adding two kills. Cable also had three digs. Katie Beggs also chipped in six digs and a kill for the Orioles.

OSWAYO VALLEY 3, CAMERON COUNTY 0

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Oliva Cook had 16 kills and two blocks to help Oswayo Valley to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-11, 25-16) road win over Cameron County.

Praylan Perkins had 10 kills, 11 digs, and a block for the Green Wave with Avaree Kellert chipped in eight kills and 11 digs.

Trinity Lundy ran the offense for Oswayo Valley with 33 set assists and added three kills.

Aubree Lorenzo had three kills and an ace to lead Cameron County.

WEST MIDDLESEX 3, COMMODORE PERRY 0

HADLEY, Pa. – A 10-kill, 5-dig, 3-block, 3-ace performance from Kennedy Beatty helped West Middlesex to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-15) win at Commodore Perry.

Lexi Babcock added seven kills and Emma Mild five kills, eight digs, and four aces for the Big Red who were led on defense by Izzy D’Onofrio’s 20 digs. Alaina Bowers also had seven digs and three aces, and Caitlin Stephens ran the offense with 22 set assists while adding 14 digs and three aces.

UNION CITY 3, NORTHWESTERN 0

ALBION, Pa. – Lucy Higley had 11 kills, five aces, and three digs to lead visiting Union City to a 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-13) sweep of Northwestern.

Cathryn Reynolds added eight kills and nine digs for the Bears who also got nine digs from Lilly Vincent.

Michayla Magee ran the offense for Union City with 21 set assists and added nine digs.

Kaden Bird had nine digs for Northwestern.

JOHNSONBURG 3, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 0

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Alaina Sherry had 10 kills, four digs, 10 aces, and an assist to lead Johnsonburg to a 3-0 (25-5, 25-15, 25-21) win over visiting DuBois Central Catholic.

Ella Lindberg added seven kills, seven digs, two aces, and a block for the Ramettes. Julia Jones also had three kills, eight digs, and an ace, and Annasophia Stauffer added seven kills, four aces, and three digs.

Abby King ran the offense for Johnsonburg with 22 set assists and added two aces, and Maria Casilio had five digs and two aces.

Jessy Frank led DCC with four kills with Emma Elensky adding three kills.

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GENERAL MCLANE 3, GROVE CITY 1

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Bailey Cannon had 11 kills, three aces, and two set assists to help General McLane pull out a four-set, 3-1 (25-20, 22-25, 25-23, 25-21).

Elaine Corwin added nine kills in the win with Lilli Mook chipping in eight kills, three blocks, and 18 digs.

Also on defense, Emily Wismer chipped in 11 digs and Rachel LeSuer 12 for the Lancers with both players recording three aces apiece.

Cassidy Swain also had three blocks, and Abby Ball had 25 set assists for GM.

Delaney Callahan had 14 kills for Grove City with Abby Berry ran the offense with 24 set assists while adding seven kills and eight digs. Faith Cunningham also added six kills.

REDBANK VALLEY 3, NORTH CLARION 0

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Alvia Huffman had a double-double of 12 kills and 10 digs to lead Redbank Valley to a sweep of visiting North Clarion, 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-12).

Taylor Ripple added five kills and five aces in the win with Caylen Rearick pacing the Bulldogs’ defense with 19 digs and Raegan George adding seven digs.

Mylee Harmon ran the offense for Redbank Valley with 15 set assists.

Makenzie Lupole had seven kills and six digs for North Clarion with Kylie Disney adding 18 digs.

Ainsley Hartle ran the She-Wolves offense with 14 set assists while adding seven digs.

REYNOLDS 3, OIL CITY 0

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Behind seven kills, four digs, and a set assist from Ava Murcko, Reynolds picked up a 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-23) home win over Oil City.

Marissa Hillyer added five kills, four digs, and an ace for the Raiders who also got six kills, three digs, and three aces from Addie Floch and six kills, 11 digs, four aces, an assist, and a block from Rylee Gearhart.

Kylie McAdoo helped the Reynolds’ defense with 13 digs and Annie Loposky ran the offense with 17 set assists while adding three kills, three digs, and two aces.

BRADFORD 3, BROOKVILLE 0

BRADFORD, Pa. – Taylor Gigliotti had four kills and five aces to lead Bradford to a 3-0 (27-25, 25-12, 25-13) win over visiting Brookville.

Kendall Case and Addison Carter each had three kills in the win with Lydia Sarnoski adding four blocks and Maddie Dougherty six digs. Kalie Dixon ran the offense for the Lady Owls with 10 set assists.

HARBOR CREEK 3, MERCYHURST PREP 2

ERIE, Pa. – Sam Zank had 11 kills and five digs to help Harbor Creek rally past homestanding Mercyhurst Prep, 3-2 (23-25, 24-26, 25-23, 25-11, 15-11).

Liz Gunther added 10 digs for Harbor Creek with Abby Vollant recording five blocks and Aly Hester five digs.

Talon King (15 set assists) and Addison Lucas (6 set assists) ran the offense for the Huskies.

Addica Sperry had 14 kills and 14 digs for Mercyhurst Prep with Lexi Difuccia adding 11 kills and six digs. Olivia Kulyk also recorded 10 kills and 12 digs with Avery Ollinger getting to 21 digs.

Julia Seth ran the offense for the Lakers with 34 set assists and chipped in eight digs.

COCHRANTON 3, CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 0

COCHRANTON, Pa. – Brooklyn Needler had nine kills, eight aces, and five digs to help Cochranton top a 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-14) win over Cambridge Springs.

Devyn Sokol led the Cardinals with 11 kills with Dani Hoffman adding five kills and Claire McCartney four kills and two aces. Taytum Jackson also had 10 digs for Cochranton with Dana Jackson running the offense with 30 set assists.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 3, FOREST AREA 0

MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Clarion-Limestone served 29 aces in a 3-0 (25-6, 25-5, 25-3) win over Forest Area at East Forest.

Kaylee Smith led the Lady Lions with nine aces with Lilly Mahle and Jenna Dunn each adding five aces and Ansley Burke three aces.

Smith ran the offense for C-L with 18 set assists with Dunn adding six kills and Burke five kills.

CONNEAUT 3, ERIE 0

LINESVILLE, Pa. – Kaylee Mattera had 19 kills to lift Conneaut to a 3-0 (25-11, 25-12, 25-18) win over visiting Erie.

Sylvia Prebor added seven kills and three blocks for the Eagles with Ashley Crabb adding seven digs and Mackenzie Wensel five digs, four aces, and three blocks.

Payten Karastury ran the offense for Conneaut with 31 set assists while adding five digs, and Paris Karastury had seven digs.

KEYSTONE 3, CRANBERRY 1

SENECA, Pa. – Leah Exley’s monster match helped Keystone beat homestanding Cranberry, 3-1 (25-21, 23-25, 25-20, 25-17).

Exley had 20 kills, 18 digs, and six aces.

Kennedy Kaye and Cameron Peters also had strong matches on defense for the Lady Panthers with 21 digs and 16 digs respectively.

Sydney Bell also had eight kills for Keystone.

Ayanna Ferringer had 10 kills, four digs, and two blocks for Cranberry with Brooke Hart adding seven kills, five digs, and a block.

Mackenzie Karnes added 14 digs and two blocks for the Berries, while Ashlynn Collins ran the offense with 15 set assists and chipped in four digs.

MEADVILLE 3, MCDOWELL 0

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Another monster night from Emma Parks helped Meadville sweep its way to a home win over McDowell, 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-19).

Parks had 29 kills, 13 digs, and six aces.

Sydney Burchard added five aces and six digs for the Bulldogs with Kendall Mealy also adding 13 digs.

Elliott Schleicher ran the Meadville offense with 34 set assists.

A-C VALLEY 3, UNION 0

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Lexi Ruckdeschel had 12 kills, 12 digs, and eight aces to pace a 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-13) win at Union.

Bella Ielase added five kills for the Lady Falcons with Makenzie Parks chipping in four kills and 13 digs and Keira McVay eight digs.

Jenna Stefanacci ran the offense for A-C Valley with 19 set assists.

KANE 3, RIDGWAY 0

RIDGWAY, Pa. – Cora Jekielek and Mia Anderson both had 11 kills in Kane’s 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-15) win at Ridgway.

Jekielek added nine digs and two aces with Anderson chipping in two blocks.

Mackenzie Blankenship added seven kills and Maya Smith and Emma Danielson each had 12 digs.

HICKORY 3, CATHEDRAL PREP 0

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Adalyn Duncan had 12 kills to help Hickory to a 3-0 (25-20, 25-13, 25-10) win over visiting Cathedral Prep.

Leah Garm added seven kills and Madison Trimboli five blocks in the win.

Raeley Gargano helped run the offense for the Hornets with 13 set assists.

WEST BRANCH 3, CURWENSVILLE 0

MORRISDALE, Pa. – West Branch defended its home court with a 3-0 (25-7, 25-7, 25-19) win over Curwensville.

Jorja Fleming had four kills and two digs for Curwensville with Lizzy Palmer adding three kills, an ace, and a block. Savannah Carfley had six set assists and Alissa Gallaher six digs for the Lady Tide.

MONITEAU 3, KARNS CITY 2

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Moniteau rallied to beat visiting Karns City, 3-2 (25-14, 12-25, 22-25, 25-22, 20-18).

Moniteau stats weren’t reported but Ava Fox had 14 kills, 22 digs, and two blocks for Karns City with Natalie Hess adding six kills and a block.

Rosalie Carden chipped in nine kills, an ace, a block, and 22 set assists for the Lady Gremlins, and Kendall Ritzert added 12 set assists, three digs, and two aces. Jessica Dunn also had eight kills, five digs, and four aces for KC.

SLIPPERY ROCK 3, FRANKLIN 0

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock picked up a 3-0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-20) win over visiting Franklin.

Rocket stats weren’t available bu Sydni Hoobler had eight kills for Franklin with Gabby LaJeunesse adding 23 digs, Abby Boland two blocks, and Sydney May 22 set assists.

NORTH EAST 3, FORT LEBOEUF 0

NORTH EAST, Pa. – North East took care of its home court with a 3-0 (28-26, 25-17, 25-14) win over Fort LeBoeuf.

Katelynn Olmstead had seven kills for Fort LeBoeuf with Kayleigh Anderson adding six kills, four aces, and two blocks.

Becky Whitman had 14 digs for the Bison with Mackenzie Galdon recording 12 set assists, three digs, and two aces.

North East stats weren’t available.

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