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Raiders sweep Pirates in ‘Cure’ match

Benjamin Logan’s volleyball team swept host Riverside in three sets Monday in a Volley For The Cure match.

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Benjamin Logan’s Ciarra Wirick goes up for a kill as Riverside’s Kerri Meade tries for a block during their match Monday at Riverside. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT)

The Raiders prevailed 25-13, 25-10, 25-18.

The win improves the Raiders to 16-2 on the season.

There were several activities conducted throughout the night, with proceeds going toward the fight against breast cancer.

The evening included a presentation by Nancy Harmon of Mary Rutan Hospital. She spoke about the importance of early detection.

There also was a moment when breast cancer survivors and those who have been impacted by the disease were asked to stand and be recognized.

On the court, it was all Ben Logan as the Raiders continued their successful campaign with a dominating victory.

Ciarra Wirick sparked Ben Logan with 11 kills, five aces, six digs and two blocks, Alex Thompson had eight kills and three blocks, Caitie Johnson tallied seven points and two digs, Jennifer Poling had four kills and Brooklyn Terrill chipped in with three kills.

For the Pirates, Morgan Robison led the team with seven digs.

In junior varsity action, Ben Logan won in two games 25-12, 25-11 and improves to 12-3 on the season. Autumn Walborn led the Raiders with eight kills, Madison Mahan had four kills and Jessica Sosby and Jessica Rutan each had five aces.

Ben Logan hosts Tecumseh today in a Central Buckeye Conference contest, while Riverside returns to action Thursday at home against Upper Scioto Valley in Northwest Central Conference action.

Tigers fall to M’burg

Mechanicsburg’s volleyball team swept visiting West Liberty-Salem in three sets on Monday 25-22, 28-26, 25-23 in an Ohio Heritage Conference matchup.

Jamie Peterson led the Tigers’ efforts with 14 kills, 13 digs and four blocks, Rachel Loffing had 14 digs, six kills and two aces and Kylee Hormann added nine kills.

M’burg also won the junior varsity match 25-13, 23-25, 25-23. Emily Hyland led the Tigers with 18 digs and five kills, Taylor LeVan had four kills and Abbey Stewart had nine digs, three kills and three aces.

WL-Salem is back in action Thursday at home against Greeneview.

Ridgemont drops match to Kenton

Kenton defeated host Ridgemont 25-12, 25-11, 25-11 in a Volley For The Cure match Monday night.

Riley Drumm was 6-6 serving and had two kills and Toshia VanBuskirk had nine digs to spark the Gophers.

Also for Ridgemont, Logan Hill was 20-23 setting, Whitney Arseneau was 4-5 serving with one ace and had one kill and Amber Creviston tallied two aces.

In the junior varsity match, Ridgemont lost 25-20, 25-15.

For the Gophers, Keysten Creamer was 6-6 serving with three aces, Brooke Stewart was 6-6 serving and Aslinn McCullough was 5-5 serving with three kills.

SCC dumps Triad

Springfield Catholic Central defeated Triad 25-16, 25-20, 25-13 in an Ohio Heritage Conference volleyball match Monday.

The Cardinals fall to 7-12 overall and 4-7 in the OHC.

Hannah Watkins led the Cardinals with 11 points and five assists. Anna McKenzie contributed nine points with 10 assists and two kills, Maddi Ehrenborg had eight points and five digs, Dayna Ober recorded 11 kills, two blocks, five digs and seven points, Jenna Welty had nine digs and five kills and Jenna Ober had nine digs and three aces.

In the junior varsity match, SCC won 25-8, 25-16. For Triad, Lydia Walls had six points, Allyssa Eaton had five digs and four kills and Chelsea Price added seven digs.

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