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Ben Logan outlasts Lakers for season sweep

It was far from easy, but Benjamin Logan completed a season sweep over Indian Lake on the volleyball court Wednesday night.

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Benjamin Logan’s Taylor Quay, center, attempts to get the ball past Indian Lake’s Mikaela Oyer, left, and Claire Maier during Wednesday’s match at Ben Logan. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MATT HAMMOND)

The Raiders pulled out a 25-21, 26-24, 25-27, 17-25, 15-8 victory over the Lakers in a Central Buckeye Conference battle.

Ben Logan stays unbeaten in league play at 7-0 and the Raiders are now 15-2 overall.

Indian Lake falls to 9-9, 3-4.

Taylor Quay registered 14 kills and Alex Thompson and Ciarra Wirick each posted 11 kills to fuel Ben Logan’s attack.

Kylee Smith aided Ben Logan with 15 points, Courtney Stewart contributed 12 points and Marissa Wilbur added 45 assists.

For the Lakers, Brooke Defibaugh was a perfect 28-28 serving, Claire Maier led the team in aces and had 31 assists and Mikaela Oyer added four blocks, 18 digs and 13 kills.

The junior varsity Raiders won in two sets. For the winners, Autumn Walborn had six kills, Jessica Rutan tallied four kills and Jessica Sosby added 13 points. 

Ben Logan’s freshman team also played Wednesday and lost to Miami East in two sets. Megan Rutan had 12 assists and Natalie Drumm recorded three kills.

The Raiders return to action Monday in a Volley For The Cure match at Riverside, while Indian Lake plays Tuesday at home against Stebbins.

Tigers fight off Trojans

West Liberty-Salem’s volleyball team prevailed 29-27, 25-14, 23-25, 23-25, 15-13 over Southeastern in Ohio Heritage Conference play Wednesday.

The Tigers are now 9-7 overall on the season.

Jamie Peterson piled up 26 kills and had 15 digs to lead the way for the Tigers. Rachel Loffing had 15 kills and 17 digs and Autumn Klinger added 29 assists.

In the junior varsity match, Southeastern won 25-18, 21-25, 25-21.

Kylie Gilroy led the Tigers with 15 assists, eight digs and three aces. Emily Shultz had 11 digs and Blake Cupps added seven digs and five aces.

The Tigers play at Mechanicsburg on Monday.

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