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Tigers shake off Rams for OHC win



Maier sets assists mark for Lakers 

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West Liberty-Salem’s Rachel Loffing sends the ball toward two Greeneview defenders during the first set of their match Thursday at WL-Salem High School. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT)

West Liberty-Salem’s volleyball team pulled out a five-set win Thursday over visiting Greeneview in an Ohio Heritage Conference battle.

The Tigers won 23-25, 25-20, 25-12, 18-25, 15-10.

WL-Salem improves its record to 10-8 overall.

Jamie Peterson sparked the WL-Salem attack with 17 kills, 10 digs and three blocks, Kylee Hormann had 17 kills and six digs, Courtney Milliron had 17 digs and Rachel Ritter added four aces.

The Tigers rallied to win the junior varsity match in three sets 20-25, 25-13, 25-23.

WL-Salem travels to Jackson Center on Saturday for a non-league contest.

Maier leads Lakers over Graham

Senior Claire Maier broke the school record for career assists as Indian Lake rallied to beat visiting Graham 17-25, 25-22, 25-14, 25-16 in a Central Buckeye Conference matchup.

The Lakers are now 11-9 overall and 5-4 in the CBC, while the Falcons fall to 4-16, 2-6.

Maier, a setter and first-team all-league selection last fall, recorded 33 assists Thursday to move into the top career spot for career assists for the Lakers.

Also for Indian Lake, Sydney Miller had six aces, Allison Knief had five aces and Brooke Defibaugh had 12 digs.

In junior varsity action, Graham won in two sets.

Indian Lake travels to Urbana on Tuesday for another CBC matchup.

Raiders roll past Warriors

Benjamin Logan’s volleyball team rolled past host Northwestern 25-9, 25-9, 23-25, 25-13 in Central Buckeye Conference action Thursday.

The Raiders are now 18-2 overall and 8-0 in the CBC, while the Warriors drop to 3-15, 1-7.

For Ben Logan, Ciarra Wirick had 14 points, 20 kills, 11 digs and five blocks, Alex Thompson had 23 points, eight kills and three blocks and Marissa Wilbur had 35 assists.

In junior varsity action, Ben Logan beat Northwestern 25-13, 25-21 and improves to 14-3 on the season. Jessica Sosby had 17 points and 11 digs, Madison Mahan and Katie Bisel each had seven kills and Tayler Rose added 13 assists.

Ben Logan hosts Graham on Tuesday in CBC action.

Triad zaps Cedarville

Triad’s volleyball team defeated visiting Cedarville 23-25, 25-17, 26-24, 25-13 on Thursday in an Ohio Heritage Conference contest.

The Cardinals improve their mark to 8-12 overall and 5-7 in the OHC.

Anna McKenzie led Triad with 22 points, 17 assists, eight aces and two kills, Dayna Ober had 15 points, 17 kills and one dig, Hannah Watkins had 18 points, 10 assists and four kills, Jenna Ober had 18 points and seven digs, Jenna Welty had 10 points, 14 kills, six digs and three blocks and Maddi Ehrenborg added 16 points, five digs, three kills and three assists.

In junior varsity action, Cedarville won 25-15, 25-14.

Triad travels to Southeastern on Monday in OHC action.

Fairbanks tops Ridgemont

Fairbanks’ volleyball team grabbed a win over visiting Ridgemont 25-7, 25-16, 25-7 in Northwest Central Conference action.

The Gophers fall to 1-13 overall and 0-5 in the NWCC.

For Ridgemont, Amber Creviston was 30-37 on serves received with eight digs, Sam Hardin was 11-12 setting and 5-6 serving, Logan Hill was 29-30 setting, 5-5 serving with one ace, Riley Drumm was 11-16 hitting, 5-5 serving with three kills and Whitney Arsenau was 10-12 hitting and 4-4 serving.

Fairbanks won the junior varsity match 25-11, 25-12.

Ridgemont travels to Hardin Northern on Saturday.

USV downs Pirates

Upper Scioto Valley’s volleyball team dropped host Riverside 20-25, 25-19, 25-13, 25-14 in a Northwest Central Conference matchup Thursday.

Kerri Meade led the Pirates with 11 kills and three blocks, while Brooke Hickey had 14 assists and Morgan Robison added 11 digs.

The Rams won the junior varsity contest in three sets.

Riverside travels to Emmanuel Christian on Saturday in non-league contest.

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