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VOLLEYBALL: Wins elude 4 county teams

September 28, 2012
The Times Observer

Warren found its footing during the second set of a volleyball match with Corry Thursday at Warren Area High School, but couldn't maintain it long enough to record a victory over the Beavers.

Warren's 25-8 second set win was surrounded by a 14-25 game one loss and 21-25, 11-25 losses in games three and four of a 3-1 loss to Corry.

"We played a very nice second and third game," said Warren coach Mike Dolan. "Things just kind of got away from us there toward the end of the match."

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Youngsville’s Abbey McLaughlin (4) goes for the kill during a 3-0 loss to visiting Cambridge Springs on Thursday at Youngsville High School.

Teah Bines had 15 assists and four aces in the Warren effort and McKenzie Merenick added nine digs. Valerie Latimer chipped in seven kills and Rachel Lasecki finished with six kills.

Corry won the junior varsity match in three sets, 17-25, 25-12, 19-17. Lizzie Marsh had four kills and two blocks, Alexis Munksgard and Kaitlin Sedon added four aces each and Jennifer Daugharthy ended with a pair of kills for the Dragons.

Warren (2-4) returns to the court Monday, hosting Cranberry.


Cambridge Springs 3, Youngsville 0

It was a tough night for the 3-5 volleyball team from Youngsville on Thursday as the Lady Eagles suffered a 7-25, 13-25, 23-25 setback against the Cambridge Springs Blue Devils.

Kennedy Cratty and Julie Jameson recorded eight digs each in the Youngsville loss and Abbey McLaughlin added five kills.

Youngsville's junior varsity team defeated Cambridge Springs, 24-26, 29-27, 15-13. Jameson had 26 digs and 12 kills, Elysa Horn added 13 digs and Tobi Robinault nine service points in the Lady Eagles' win.

Youngsville is back in action Tuesday at Saegertown.


Brockway 3, Sheffield 2

BROCKWAY - According to Sheffield volleyball head coach Tracie Vile, everything went well except for the end results.

Her Wolverines played well against a talented Brockway team, winning the first two games before watching the Rovers rally back to win the last three sets in succession.

After Sheffield won 25-23 and 25-18, Brockway closed the match with 25-23, 27-25 and 15-8 victories.

For Sheffield, Maddie Fiscus finished with 20 service points and seven blocks and Hannah Vile added 29 assists. Brandy Rockwell was responsible for 20 kills and Kayla Curtis finished with nine kills and nine blocks.

Sheffield's junior varsity team suffered an 8-25, 25-27 setback.

The Wolverines (1-7) return to the court Thursday, hosting Johnsonburg.


Saegertown 3, Ike 1

Eisenhower is 2-6 overall after a four-set Region 2 loss to Saegertown on Thursday at Eisenhower High School.

"We gave them a run for their money," said Ike coach Tina Edwards, whose Knights lost 25-20, 6-25, 15-25, 19-25. "I was very pleased. (Saegertown is) just are a phenomenal team. When my girls are on, they're on. They were just amazing the first game; a real hard-hitting game. Alyssa Peterson was shutting down their middle-hitter all game."

Peterson finished with a season-high 17 blocks, nine service points and four kills. Teammate Kelsey Repke finished with 18 points, three aces and three kills, plus a number of digs; Jenna Jordan added 15 points, two aces and 11 assists, and; Marion Sherer had 10 points and 10 blocks. Kristen Williams had double-digit digs from the back row.

"She came out of it with black-and-blue all over the place for her team," said Edwards.

Corinne VanEvery had 10 points in a 20-25, 17-25 junior varsity loss.



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