Senecas make quick work of Lakers in home opener

PHOTO BY ZACH BAKER Calvert’s Leah Renninger (left) and Zoe Meyer send a ball back over the net during a match with Danbury in Tiffin Tuesday. The Senecas, the defending Division IV state champions, swept Danbury in their home opener.

In the home opener for the defending Division IV state champions, Calvert took care of Danbury in a hurry with a 25-5, 25-5, 25-4 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division victory.

Emma White tallied 25 assists and eight aces for the Senecas (2-0), while Maddie Schumacher and Hannah Miller each slammed six kills, Zoe Meyer added five kills and two solo blocks, Ashlee Shiley served four aces and Erin Wagner dished 14 assists. AJ Hemminger made 12 digs, while Kate Rombach made seven.

Tornadoes slip

past Mohawk in 5

SYCAMORE — The night didn’t start well for Columbian, but it sure ended well.

Mohawk beat Columbian 25-18, 25-12 through the first two sets Tuesday, but then something changed. Columbian flipped the match around and won the rest of the sets 25-20, 25-22, 21-19 for a big non-league win.

Addi Conti led TC (4-0) with 17 kills, 25 digs, 18 assists and three blocks. Rylie Roggow tallied 19 kills, seven digs and two blocks, Amara Solomon added seven kills and seven digs, Olivia Jacobs dished 27 assists, Bri Landers registered 29 assists, Lexi Smith had two kills and two digs and Toria Ingalls and Kenadie Sherman each had a kill.

“We had a rough start, but we finished well, that’s for sure,” TC coach Hope Boes said.

Paityn Clouse hammered 22 kills, while adding six digs and four blocks for the Warriors (0-1). Alexa Konkle collected 50 assists, seven kills, five digs, one block and one ace, Emma Thiery had 10 kills and three digs, Tess Weinandy tallied nine kills and five digs, Marah Gillig compiled eight kills, 19 digs, four blocks and three aces and Catherine Klopp ended with six kills, four blocks and three digs. Ellie Shaw and Jordan Tyree each made 18 digs and Ella Hoover made seven digs.

“What a great high school volleyball match,” Mohawk coach Eric Hoover said. “This is one you hate to see anyone lose. A lot of great plays were made on both sides of the net.”

Blue Jackets sweep rival Stockaders

OLD FORT — Kaitlyn Kirian collected 14 kills, four aces, three blocks and four digs for New Riegel in a 25-17, 25-18, 25-20 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division sweep of Old Fort Tuesday.

Mary Tiell added 18 assists, five kills and five digs for the Blue Jackets, while Brooklyn Gillig made 11 digs.

Kara Davidson led Old Fort with seven kills and a pair of digs. It also got five kills and eight digs from Savannah McCoy, five kills and two digs from Christa Kuhn, five kills by Grace Wasserman, two aces and seven digs from Jordan Reineck, five digs by MarcQue Harris and a pair of kills and digs by Riley Lehner.

Bucks outlast Royals

BUCYRUS — Buckeye Central rolled past Wynford in the first two sets Tuesday, but Wynford extended the match with a win in Game 3. However, the rally was short-lived as the Bucks won 25-14, 25-11, 25-27, 25-16 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference action.

Lexi Evak recorded 17 kills and four blocks for the Bucks (2-0, 1-0 N10), while Kendra Ackerman added 13 kills, a block and five digs, Parker Phenicie mopped up 31 digs, Mackenzie Phenicie tallied 24 assists and eight digs, Claudia Pifher tacked on 18 assists and eight digs, Alivia Niese smashed 10 kills and Lydia Ackerman made 11 digs.

Raiders dominate St. Joe

FREMONT — Carlie Foos registered 14 digs and three aces to lead Lakota past Fremont St. Joe 25-18, 25-19, 25-20 in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play.

Kendra McDole chipped in 15 assists, eight digs and an ace for the Raiders (2-0, 1-0 SBC River). They also got 12 digs from Lauryn Tiell, three kills, two assists and 10 digs from Grace Swaisgood, seven kills from Addisyn Marshall, four kills by Alexa Gabel and four kills, two digs and two aces by Riley McDole.

Tigers get first win

CAREY — Seneca East’s Jessica Bowerman flirted with a triple-double Tuesday, compiling seven kills, 10 digs and 13 assists in a 25-22, 25-17, 25-20 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win against Carey.

Alexis Hicks tallied six kills and a pair of blocks for the Tigers (1-2, 1-0 N10), while Tori Fritz added six kills and two aces, Lexi Cheek made 14 digs and Karsyn Bour finished with seven assists and three aces.

McKenzie Row led Carey (0-1, 0-1) with seven kills, two aces and seven digs. Sadie Arend added six kills and two aces, Alaina Tiell had five kills, Emma Wagner had 22 assists and five digs, Livia Barger made 10 digs, Ellison Roark made nine digs and Makenzie Snyder finished with five digs.

Tigers slip past Lady Red

GALION — Bellevue led 2-1 Tuesday, but couldn’t hold off Galion.

The Tigers won the non-league tilt 25-12, 19-25, 16-25, 25-18, 15-10.

Taylor Baxter compiled 24 kills, five blocks and an ace for the Lady Red, while Kailee Felder added eight kills and 15 digs, Beyah Garcia had three kills and eight blocks, Molly Bullion notched 37 assists, three kills and 19 digs, Kami Hay made 22 digs and Madison Hrynciw finished with 18 digs.

Chieftains notch first SBC win

SANDUSKY — Hopewell-Loudon rolled in its first Sandusky Bay Conference River Division match with a 25-21, 25-20, 25-16 win over Sandusky St. Mary.

Peyton Hoover led the charge with six kills and 10 digs, while Elizabeth Wells tacked on seven kills and a pair of blocks, Olivia Savidge had five kills, Abbi Roerdink collected five kills, 17 assists and three digs, Abbe Beidelschies recorded a pair of aces and 13 assists and Gracey Dohanyos made 12 digs.