Columbian falls to Perrysburg

District Volleyball Roundup

PHOTO BY STEVE WILLIAMS Addi Conti and Abby Dryfuse combine to block a shot at the net Saturday during a Division I district volleyball match in Perrysburg.

PERRYSBURG — Columbian fell in three sets to Perrysburg in the Division I district tournament on Saturday, 25-10, 25-20, 25-10.

Niki Cole dished out 11 assists and served a pair of aces to led TC offensively, followed by Addi Conti’s nine assists. Emily Davis had team highs with eight kills and 13 digs. Macy Allen chipped in five kills and had two aces.

Shayna Schwartz added 10 digs followed by Conti (9) and Allen (5).

The Tornadoes conclude their season at 11-9.

Vogel-led Redmen advance

PHOTO BY STEVE WILLIAMS Columbian’s Emily Davis gets set for an attack during Saturday’s Division I district match at Perrysburg.

WILLARD — Payton Vogel had team highs in two categories on and was second in another Saturday to help Bellevue beat Willard 3-2 in five sets in the Division II district tournament.

The Lady Red dropped the first set 25-19 before taking a close second with a 25-21 win. The Crimson Flashes won the third set 25-18, but Bellevue rallied back in the fourth and rode the momentum in the fifth for wins of 25-20 and 15-7, respectively.

Vogel slammed 21 kills, recorded six blocks — team highs — and was tied with Molly Bullion with 15 digs. Taylor Baxter added 10 kills while Riley Mohr fired eight and Morgan Hicks slammed seven. Bullion dished out 41 assists in the win.

Hicks led the Bellevue defense with 20 digs while Morgan Dendinger collected 12. Mohr blocked 3 Willard attempts.

The Lady Red advances to play Norwalk on Tuesday at 8 p.m. The match is to take place at Seneca East.

Fliers top Bulldogs

CLYDE — With the exception of the first set, No. 4-seeded Clyde battled in a close match with No. 6 Rossford in the Division II district tournament.

The Fliers came out with the 3-2 win over the Bulldogs.

Clyde won the first set with a large margin, 25-16. Rossford narrowed the gap in the second but still fell 25-20 before taking a 25-22 win in the third set to extend the match. The Bulldogs topped the Fliers 25-20 in the fourth. In the deciding set, the Fliers got the edge back and took a 15-13 win.

Clyde had five players record double-digit stats with one being a triple-double and two earning a double-double.

Alicia Carter-Koonce led the Fliers with 17 assists, 13 kills and 20 digs. Grace Ball dished out a team-high 21 assists and collected 15 digs while Maddie Greenslade slammed 15 kills and corralled 14 digs. Sydnee Kreiger-Helms led the defense with 21 digs while Jackie Smith added 12.

Ruby Schable fired eight kills while Smith added five. Greenslade recorded three solo blocks in the win.

The Fliers improve to 8-15 and advance to play Oak Harbor on Tuesday. The match is scheduled to start at 6:15 p.m. at Findlay High.

SE can’t ride early success

FINDLAY — Seneca East won the first game, but Liberty-Benton took over from there Saturday to claim a 19-25, 25-19, 25-14, 25-13 win to reach the Division III district semifinals.

The Eagles improved to 21-1 while the Tigers fell to 4-19.

Bonnie Bivens blasted 14 kills for Seneca East, and Jessie Bowerman had 12 assists, six kills, five digs and three aces. Aubrey Saylors (2 blocks) chipped in seven digs, six kills and three aces, Allison Drown had six kills and six digs and Mallory Beamer lined three blocks.

Roughriders oust Fostoria

COLLINS — Western Reserve bounced back big after dropping the second set Saturday, beating Fostoria 25-11, 25-9 in the last two games to earn a trip to the Division III district semifinals.

The Roughriders outlasted Fostoria 29-27 in the first game, but the Redmen powered their way to a 25-18 win in the second game to even things up.

Tyriana Settles (2 block assists) sparked FHS with 30 kills and 10 digs while Dakota Thomas had 34 assists and seven digs.

Bailey Robinson and J’Breon Jones both chipped in 10 digs, Zoe Rice came up with six digs, Meredith Grine tallied six digs and four kills and Mary Harris had five digs and three kills.