Heartland beats Wellsville again; Beavers jump all over Struthers

COLUMBIANA — Heartland Christian handed Wellsville its second loss of the season, 25-18, 15-25, 25-18, 25-22, Saturday.

The Lions improve to 4-5, while the Tigers drop to 9-2. It is the second match in a row the Lions beat the Tigers dating back to last season.

Emma Hall totaled 22 points, 11 aces, 12 kills, two blocks and 21 digs and Makayla Osborn had 17 kills, two blocks and 15 digs to guide Heartland. Lydia Wilson totaled 42 assists, four kills, two blocks and 12 digs.

For the Tigers, Emily McNicol had six aces, eight kill and 16 assists, Emma Smith nine kills and two blocks, Greta Cartwright 10 assists, and Meaghan Nixon and Alana Amato each made eight kills.

Wellsville won the junior varsity match, 25-14, 25-17. Carys Douglas had four aces and four killes and Broke Hackney four kills and one block for Wellsville. For Heartland, Jiana Shar had four points and two digs, Lexi Wright four points and four kills and Amelia Banner three kills.

Heartland will host Lisbon today, while Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference leader Wellsville entertains Valley Christian on Tuesday.

Beaver 3, Struthers 0

CALCUTTA –The state-ranked Beaver Local volleyball team swept Struthers, 25-9, 25-16, 25-14, Saturday.

Karlee Furman totald 17 points, five aces, six kills and 16 assists and Emma Roberts 13 points, two aces and seven digs. Also for the Beavers, Leah Riccardo had nine points, four aces, three kills and four digs; Cierrah Thurik five points and eight digs; Kodi Kinsey three points and four digs; Elizabeth Kolkowski eight kills and three blocks; Brooke Talbot five kills, eight assists and five digs; Grace Hill four kills and two blocks; Erin O’Hara four kills; andBailey Bowersock five digs.

The Beaver Local junior varsity also won, 25-10, 25-14. The Beavers were led by Madison Lowe with four aces, four kills and digs; Emma Joseph five aces, nine assists and three digs; and Peyton Roberts three aces, three kills, seven assists and seven digs.

The Beaver Local freshman team won 25-11, 25-20. For the Beavers, Riley Cochran had four aces and five digs and Shaylon Mackall two aces, three kills, two assists and four digs.

The Beavers will host Edison on Monday for another tripleheader beginning at 5 p.m.


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