Blue Devils go 1-1 in matches at Oak Harbor
OAK HARBOR — Carey took care of Fremont Ross 25-19, 25-6, but host Oak Harbor topped the Blue Devils 25-16, 16-25, 27-25 in a tri-match.
Against Ross, McKenzie Row tallied eight kills and four digs for the Blue Devils (3-6), while Alaina Tiell added four kills and three blocks, Sadie Arend had a pair of kills and two blocks, Emma Wagner notched 36 assists and four digs and Addison Miller ended with two kills and three blocks.
Row slammed 12 kills against the Rockets. She also made 17 digs. Bailey Tanner had 11 kills, Miller tacked on five kills, Tiell lined four kills and Arend had five kills. Ellison Roark made 16 digs, while Makenzie Snyder had six. Wagner dished 36 assists.
FHS 5th at own Invite
FOSTORIA — Fostoria finished 2-1 at its own Invitational Saturday beating Sandusky and Lakota, but dropping a match to Arcadia to finish in fifth.
The Redmen beat Sandusky 25-12, 25-14 and Lakota 25-23, 25-16. Arcadia topped them 25-9, 25-21.
Overall, Jasmine Groves compiled 39 assists, five kills and five digs for the Redmen (4-5), while Zoe Rice had seven kills, six aces and 20 digs, Momo Jones slammed 11 kills, Dashani Taylor collected 16 kills, two aces and 15 digs, Kamari Godfreymade 10 digs and Ali Sierra recorded five kills and four aces.
Inexperienced Rams 7th at Bucyrus Invite
BUCYRUS — Both doubles teams got third, but the singles were ousted in the opening match as Upper Sandusky took seventh at the Bucyrus Sam Sabback Invitational Saturday.
All matches at the tournament were 8-game pro sets.
At No. 1 singles, River Valley’s Sophie Thompson topped Lauren Schoenberger 8-0, while Shelby’s Grace Mahek beat Jada Manns by the same score at No. 2 and Ontario’s Faydra Barnhart downed Adrian Malone 8-0 at No. 3.
“Our inexperience just continues to hurt us, but that inexperience is going to turn into experience soon,” Rams coach Aaron Frazee said. “I’m very proud of the girls for just continuing to put forth great effort for us. Lauren, Jada and Adrian are playing way above where we would like them to be in the lineup, but they are going to benefit down the road.”
The No. 1 Rams doubles team of Mara Smalley and Saki Fukuta beat Ontario 8-4, and then lost to Galion 8-4. They won the third place match over Bucyrus 8-0.
The No. 2 duo of Hannah Frey and Sarah Scott topped Pleasant 8-1. They then lost to Galion 8-4 and won third place over Bucyrus 8-0.
“Both doubles teams played very well,” Frazee said. “I was really proud of them for fighting to finish third place. It was a great tournament and we look forward to participating in it every year.”