Prep Volleyball Roundup: Seven up, seven down
BASCOM – New Riegel has yet to taste defeat in the 2013 season. The Blue Jackets chalked up their seventh-straight win Tuesday, going on the road and topping Hopewell-Loudon 25-18, 25-13, 25-12.
Lauren Ladd paced the Blue Jackets, slamming 18 kills while also adding eight assists and four blocks.
Taylor Arbogast added nine kills and Kara Scherger seven. Scherger led the defense with 17 digs while Arbogast added 14 and three blocks.
Also for New Riegel (7-0, 2-0), Brittany Gillig had three aces and Morgan Noftz added 23 assists and nine digs.
Hopewell-Loudon (3-7, 1-1) was led by Courtney Burns, who had seven kills, 12 assists and five digs. Shelbi Sauber added 10 kills, five assists, five digs, two aces, while Kassie Shaver registered 10 digs, two kills. Michelle Welly, Lexi Feindel and Bailey Searles had five digs each.
TC serves up Ontario
Columbian pounded 17 aces Tuesday in a 25-7, 26-8, 25-16 tuneup win over Ontario, committing only four service errors.
“We served with focus, we served with intention, we served with an intention tonight, and that by far stood out more than anything,” TC coach Bill Bonham said.
“We did not play consistent. We actually played very well as a team,” he said. “We stepped up our level. As a team we played solid and aggressive, and they’re starting to reach the expectations we’ve been striving to get out of them.”
Haley Sendelbach and Makayla Sharlow each belted four aces for the Tornadoes (6-3, 3-1 Northern Ohio League) and Alyssa Price drilled five.
Sendelbach also smacked 13 kills and four blocks, Sharlow had five digs, Taylor Reinbolt came up with 10 digs and Maddy Williams hammered six kills and two aces.
Columbian hosts Bellevue Thursday. Both teams enter with only one NOL loss.
Senecas knock back SE
Amber Perry and Lindsay Bickley each lined eight kills Tuesday as Calvert dropped Midland Athletic League foe Seneca East 25-15, 25-2, 25-18.
Meridith Lucius added seven kills for the Senecas (5-2, 2-0 MAL), Kelsey Hendrix provided seven digs and five aces and Megan Casale tallied 24 assists and five digs.
Adelspergers awesome in Mohawk win
KANSAS – Clara did the setting while Julie and Kasey did the finishing. The Adelsperger trio were instrumental Tuesday in a 25-12, 25-9, 25-11 Mohawk victory over Lakota.
Julie lined 16 kills and Kasey 11 while Clara dished out 27 assists. Julie Adelsperger added 11 digs and four blocks and Clara served four aces.
Taylor McClain led the Warrior defense with 14 digs.
Mohawk improves to 5-1, 2-0 Midland Athletic League.
Old Fort gives Magers effort, but not enough
FREMONT – None of the four games were decided by more than four points, but Fremont St. Joe came out on the better end as the Streaks scored a 25-21, 21-25, 25-21, 27-25 victory over Old Fort.
In the loss, Jordan Magers lined 21 kills while coming up with seven digs defensively. Samantha Hartsel added 10 kills, Morgan Kemenah seven and Sydney Clouse six. Allison Adelsperger dished out 25 assists and Krista Ward tossed up 13.
On the defensive end, Shelby Bilger topped Old Fort with 26 digs. Peyton Miller added 16.
Bucks hand USHS first loss
UPPER SANDUSKY – Three-game matches can’t get much closer, but all three went against Upper Sandusky. The Rams dropped their first match of the year, a 27-25, 25-20, 25-22 decision to Buckeye Central.
Taylor Graboski’s 10 kills led the Rams (7-1, 4-1 North Central Conference). Jessi Holly backed her with eight kills. Emma Smith tossed up 32 assists. Jenna Holly led the defense with 13 digs, Jessi Holly added 10.
Results for Buckeye Central were not submitted.