Warriors down Aviators
BELOIT — West Branch’s volleyball team improved to 8-4 with a 25-7, 25-5, 25-12 victory over Alliance on Thursday.
For West Branch (8-4, 3-3 in Eastern Buckeye Conference), Jenna Rockwell had 11 points, three aces. while Riley Tuel had 10 points and 10 kills. Elise Wallace provided 20 assists.
West Branch won the jayvee portion, 26-24, 25-20. Bailey Campbell had 10 points and two aces. Kaitlyn Greiner had five kills.
SALINEVILLE–The Southern volleyball team dispatched Leetonia 25-9, 25-13, 23-25, 25-17.
The Indians are now 10-1 overall and 7-1 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. The Bears are 0-10.
For the Indians, Hannah Hayes racked up 17 points, 10 assists and four kills, while Riley Felton had 12 points, 12 kills and 10 blocks.
Delainey Mellott added 15 points and eight digs. Cheyenne Utt rounded things out with 10 points.
For Leetonia, Elyssa Jones had 11 assists, six digs, four points and two aces. Emma Kemp had 15 digs, three points, two aces and three kills. Megan Rosko had 10 digs, five kills, five points and two aces.
Leetonia won the jayvee match 25-21, 25-21. For the Indians, Marissa Stewart had 10 points. Sophia Beatty had three kills.
South Range 3, Struthers 2
GREENFORD–The South Range volleyball team turned back Struthers Thursday 25-27, 25-17, 23-25, 25-21, 15-11.
For the Raiders, Abby George was a force around the net with 23 blocks and seven kills. Emily Irons had a strong all-around game with seven kills, nine assists, 15 digs and two aces. Drew Feren added 16 assists and six blocks.
Lisbon 3, United 0
HANOVERTON–Lisbon handed United a three-set defeat Thursday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference volleyball action.
The Blue Devils improve to 7-4 overall and 5-3 in the EOAC. United falls to 5-8, 3-4,
For Lisbon, Maddie Liberati had 13 points, four aces, 16 kills, and four blocks. Corinne Freeman chipped in seven points, eight kills, and nine blocks. Hailee Carpenter had seven points, 26 assists and 6 digs. Chloe Smith had three points, eight digs and four kills.
United was led by Rachel Bowen with seven kills, two blocks, and three points, while Haley Dees had 11 assists and Tori Tschappatt had 5 kills.
United takes on Minerva Monday.
East Palestine 3, Columbiana 0
EAST PALESTINE–The East Palestine volleyball team took care of Columbiana 25-17, 25-20, 25-9 Thursday.
The Bulldogs even their record at 6-6 overall and 4-4 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. The Clippers fall to 3-7, 3-5.
Madie Foster led the way with nine kills and 32 digs. Madelyn Hostetter added 12 points, six digs and three aces. Paige Snyder had five kills, while Emily Berger had six blocks.
For the Clippers, Maci Linhart finished with 14 digs and seven points. Abby Parish added eight digs, while Grace Witmer had five digs, five assists and four points.
East Palestine won the jayvee match 25-8, 25-11.
Crestview 3, Newton Falls 0
COLUMBIANA — Crestview made short work of Newton Falls in a 25-7, 25-23, 25-19 win on Thursday in All-American Conference play.
Crestview is 9-0 and 5-0 in the conference.
For the Rebels, Emily Emch had 14 kills and three blocks. Brenna Auer had 11 kills and two blocks. Molly Emch added seven kills and two blocks. Natasha Salmen had 23 digs. Anna Gorby had 19 assists, while Haley Eskra had 15 assists.
Crestview won the jayvee portion 25-12, 25-10. Shelby Rambo had five kills. Cassie Cope added nine points.
Crestview is at East Liverpool on Saturday.