West Liberty-Salem’s volleyball team wrapped up a season sweep of Triad on Thursday with a three-set win over the host Cardinals in Ohio Heritage Conference action.
WL-S won by scores over 25-12, 25-8, 25-9.
The Tigers are now 12-8 overall and 11-5 in the OHC. Triad drops to 1-19, 0-15.
Gabby Williams sparked the Tigers. She had 21 assists, one kill, four digs and was 15-17 serving with seven aces.
Also for the Tigers, Michele Smith had six kills, five digs and was 13-13 serving with two aces, Leah Ropp had five kills and was 10-10 serving with two aces, Bailey Poppe recorded 11 kills, one digs and was 4-5 serving with once ace, Olivia Wilcox had five digs and was 4-4 serving, Naomi McGill was 8-8 serving with one ace and Ally Gaver had nine digs and was 15-17 serving with six aces.
In the junior varsity match, the Tigers won 25-18, 25-13.
For WL-S, Bella Meister had four digs, two kills, 10 assists and was 8-9 serving, Makenna Smith had four digs and was 6-6 serving, Ava Buck had three kills, Aubrey Laing had two digs, Rylie Schultz had five digs, two kills and was 15-16 serving with seven aces, Mallory Bostick had five digs, five kills and was 5-5 serving and Whitney Strapp had six digs and was 5-5 serving.
Triad starts Division IV tournament action Tuesday against Ft. Loramie at Troy High School. WL-Salem begins Division III tournament play Thursday against Anna at Brookville High School.
Jonathan Alder zaps Bellefontaine
Jonathan Alder stayed unbeaten with a three-set win over host Bellefontaine on Thursday.
The Pioneers won by scores of 25-6, 25-15, 25-17.
Jonathan Alder moves to 17-0, 9-0, while the Chiefs drop to 4-16, 1-9.
Katie Pool had five points and four kills to spark the Chiefs. Sarah Starkey tallied three kills, Caitlin Hutchins had three kills, Ari Nunez recorded eight digs, Kambria Vestal had five digs and Lily Palmer and Pool had 11 assists.
In the junior varsity match, Alder won 25-13, 25-23. For the Chiefs, Ellie Lloyd led the team in serving and Ally Barker and Delmary Zayas led the defensive effort.
The BHS freshman lost to Jon Alder 25-15, 25-23 and finish 9-11 for the season. Shaylee Kipker led the Chiefs at the net, while Ashlyn Akers and Takara Williams led the team in serving.
Bellefontaine finishes the regular season Saturday at Bethel in a non-league match.
Ben Logan falls to Graham
Benjamin Logan’s volleyball team was out of sync Thursday as host Graham rolled to a three-set win 25-17, 25-19, 25-20 to finish Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division play.
The Raiders fall to 12-8 overall and 6-4 in the Mad River, while the Falcons move to 15-6, 8-2.
Molly Vance paced Ben Logan with 10 points and eight kills, Lily Makin had nine kills, Kylie Frazier tallied six kills, 10 assists and two blocks, Lynzee Cronkleton had 14 assists and eight digs, Makenna LeVan had four blocks, Jordan Sexstone had nine digs and Jillian Plikerd added seven digs.
In junior varsity action, Ben Logan’s Black team beat Graham 25-16, 25-23 to move to 20-0 on the season.
Brielle Moorhouse led the Raiders with 10 points, two kills and 11 assists, Kyndal Cronkleton had seven kills and two blocks, Lauren Dixon had three kills, five points, three aces and four assists, Lily Blackburn had seven points, five kills and 10 digs and Georgia Bates added 11 digs.
Ben Logan wraps up the regular season Saturday at state-ranked Ft. Loramie for a non-league contest.
Indian Lake at North Union
Indian Lake’s volleyball team fell to host North Union 25-17, 25-8, 25-15 on Thursday as the Wildcats clinched the outright Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division title.
The Lakers drop to 4-17 overall and 2-8 in the CBC Mad River, while the Wildcats improve to 19-1, 10-0.
Indian Lake finished the regular season Saturday at Kenton Ridge.