WCCS earns road triumph over CCSI

SAEGERTOWN – The Warren County Christian School volleyball team traveled to CCSI and came away with a 3-1 victory – 21-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-13.

Leading the way for the Lady Lions were Lydia Cox (12 service points, 2 aces, 2 digs), Rachel Beatty (5 service points, 1 ace, 17 assists, 7 digs), McKenna Phelps (12 service points, 6 aces, 4 kills, 3 digs, 1 block), Rachel Brenner (3 service points, 12 kills, 14 digs), Gracia Clark (12 service points, 1 dig) and Kiara Baker (6 service points, 1 ace, 5 kills, 6 digs, 3 blocks).

Clark got her first varsity start and did well, according to head coach Mark Brenner.

“Gracia played really well,” Brenner noted. “We were glad to get the win.”

The JV team was also a winner – 25-17, 25-19.

Emily Cox (6 service points, 4 aces, 1 dig), Beatty (13 service points, 8 aces, 4 assists, 3 digs), McKenna Phelps (2 service points, 2 aces, 3 kills, 4 digs), Clark (6 service points, 3 aces, 1 block, 1 dig), Jael Brenner (3 service points, 1 dig) and Kiara Baker (1 service points, 5 kills, 1 dig) paced the winners.

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Youngsville played strong early on in each set against Cambridge Springs, but couldn’t quite finish the job in a 3-0 – 11-25, 14-25, 10-25 setback.

“We fizzled out,” said coach Barb Lutton. “On the positive side, we were able to overcome injury and rely on our depth.”

Leading the Lady Eagles were Megan Foley (2 solo blocks, 11 block-assists), Amber McAfoose (1 solo block, 10 block-assists) and Amber Evans (10 service points).

“We’re growing each game and we remain hopeful,” said Lutton. “The girls are excited.”

The JV team fell by scores of 15-25 and 11-25.

Mallory Sherrard had one kill and nine service points.

YHS is at Seneca on Thursday and the Brockway Tournament on Saturday.

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ST. MARYS – Sheffield traveled to St. Marys and fell to the Dutch by scores of 16-25, 20-25 and 12-25.

It was an off-night, according to coach Melissa Lemay.

“It was just a totally different team that played Bradford to five sets,” Lemay said. “We were slow on defense and had a lot of service errors, which is unlike us.”

Callen Copley (7 service points, 5 aces), Eliza Davidson (4 kills, 12 digs) and Taya Bailey (7 service points) paced the Lady Wolverines.

The JV team fell in three – 25-21, 13-25, 14-16.

Pacing Sheffield were Selena Foster and Lily Lauffenberger with eight service points each.

“We’re going to regroup and get ready for Kane on Thursday,” Lemay said.

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GUYS MILLS – The Lady Knights traveled to Maplewood to take on the annual District 10 title contenders and fell by scores of 25-1, 25-9 and 25-4.

Currie Hultman (1 kill, 3 digs), Emily Wheeler (1 kill) and Caroline Hishman (2 assists) paced Ike (1-2).

“Maplewood is as good as advertised,” said Eisenhower coach Scott Olson. “We fought hard and didn’t quit. We weren’t quite prepared to handle a team like this and that’s not on them, that’s on me.”

The JV team fell by scores of 25-13 and 25-11.

Destiny Nelson (3 kills, 3 digs) and Catrina Edwards (4 aces) led the Lady Knights.