Warriors down Dukes

BELOIT – Pavin Heath had 14 points and 22 assists as West Branch sidestepped Marlington, 25-14, 25-18, 24-26, 25-23, Thursday.

Sydney Townes added 14 kills, while Lexington Pittman had 10 kills. Vernice Ormiston had seven blocks. Kaylee Manning chipped in 22 digs and 12 points.

West Branch is 5-3 and 3-1 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference.

The Dukes won the jayvee match 25-16, 25-20.

Western Reserve 3, Leetonia 0

BERLIN CENTER – It was a 25-6, 25-19, 25-15 clean sweep for Western Reserve in an Inter Tri County League lower tier showdown against Leetonia on Thursday.

Western Reserve is 7-0, 4-0.

Aleah Hughes had 14 kills, seven points, three aces and nine digs. Sydney Miller added seven points and Alexis Miller had eight kills. Rachel Maslach added 11 kills and 20 assists.

Western Reserve won the jayvee match 25-5, 25-11.

Leetonia fell to 3-5.

Erica Gruszecki posted 14 digs, while Ariel Smith had 10 assists and Erynn Jones had eight kills.

Salem 3, Alliance 1

ALLIANCE – Mackenzie McKee had 13 kills, while Maria Shivers had 11 kills and seven blocks as Salem downed Alliance 22-25, 25-12, 25-21, 25-10 on Thursday.

Alyssa Pallo added eight digs and three aces. Kelly Barley had 39 assists and four aces.

Salem is 5-3 and 2-2 in the NBC and hosts Marlington on Tuesday.

Salem’s jayvees won 25-18, 25-20. Elizabeth Aukerman lead the team with three aces, three kills and five assists. Salem is 5-3.

Crestview 3, East Palestine 0

COLUMBIANA – Lauren Harrold had 13 kills and Bri Cope had 28 assists as Crestview swept East Palestine 25-8, 25-12, 25-17 on Thursday.

Brooke Harper added seven kills and 10 digs, while Abbie Gallagher had six kills and six digs.

Sierra Rance added four kills and six digs.

For East Palestine, Jessica Leake had five kills and Bryston Trosky had five kills.

East Palestine won the jayvee match 25-21, 16-25, 25-21. Ali Smith had seven kills for Crestview.

South Range 3, Springfield 2

NEW MIDDLETOWN – South Range outlasted Springfield for a 33-31, 22-25, 19-25, 25-15, 15-10 win Thursday.

Guiding the Raiders were Jordan Youngs with 21 kills, three blocks, seven points, four aces and 11 digs; Lexi DeSantis 15 kills, seven blocks and nine points; and Emily Moretti 11 kills, 10 points and nine digs.

The Raiders improve to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in the ITCL upper tier, while the Tigers fall to 6-3 and 3-1 ITCL.

For the Tigers, Quinn Crowe had 15 kills and five points; Callie Ford 12 kills and 12 points; Kasey Kohler 10 kills and four points; Caitlyn Cyrus and Courtney Cyrus 10 blocks apiece; Emily Stacy nine points; Brianna Yemma eight points; and Elizabeth Thompson six points, three aces and 39 assists.

Springfield will play at Mineral Ridge on Wednesday.

Mineral Ridge 3, United 0

HANOVERTON-The United volleyball team was swept by Mineral Ridge Thursday.

For the Eagles, Shelby Mix had seven kills, Claudia Rockhold had five kills and two blocks and Logan Daggy had four kills.

For the Rams (5-1) Anna Bodo had eight kills and seven blocks, Peyton Allen had 11 kills and three blocks and Alyssa Harkins had eight kills and two aces.

The Eagles host Crestview on Tuesday.