Golden Bears moving on

NEW MANCHESTER W.Va.–The Oak Glen volleyball team was triumphant in West Virginia sectional action Saturday at Oak Glen High School.

The Golden Bears (33-10) won a pair of matches against Fairmont Senior and another match against East Fairmont to advance to regionals.

Oak Glen will be back in action Saturday at 2 p.m. at Phillip Barbor High School against an opponent to be determined.

In the first match, the Golden Bears beat Fairmont Senior 25-14, 25-17, 25-13. Alexis Swan had a big game with 18 kills, nine blocks and seven points. Hanna Tice added 14 points, six digs and and six kills. Hannah Rogers had 10 kills and eight digs, while Jaedyn Hissam had 26 assists and eight points.

In the second match, Oak Glen dusted off East Fairmont 25-8, 25-15, 25-10.

Alexis Swan had 15 kills, three blocks and two aces and 10 points, while Jaedyn Hissam and Aidan Hall had 19 and 10 assists respectively. Hanna Tice added 16 points, five aces, nine kills and seven digs.

In the sectional finals, Oak Glen again beat Fairmont Senior 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, 25-12.

Alexis Swan had 15 kills, nine digs and 11 points. Hannah Rogers added 11 kills, 10 digs and eight points. Jaedyn Hissam supplied 37 assists, while Britteny Giogrini had eight points. Hanna Tice had 10 kills, eight points and five digs. McKayla Goodlin tallied five kills.