Nc'town falls to Strasburg
STRASBURG -- Newcomerstown took a hard luck loss Tuesday on the road, dropping an Inter-Valley Conference contest to home standing Strasburg by scores of 25-13, 25-9 and 25-10.
The Trojans (0-3, 0-3 IVC) were led by Krystin Raach with 10 assists and six points. Andrea McWhorter nailed 11 digs, Erica Roberts added four kills, and Allison Snyder had three kills and four blocks.
"With an inexperienced team, we are striving to take steps forward, but we took steps backward this evening," said Trojans' coach John Dupke. "That is what you have with a young team. We just have to get back at it in practice tomorrow and prepare for Conotton Valley."
The Tigers (1-2) were led by Kristen Smith, who had 22 points (7 aces) and six assists. Aimee Jesse finished with 10 points, five kills, and six blocks.
Newcomerstown won the reserve match in three games.
Ridgewood makes clean sweep
LEESVILLE -- Ridgewood made it a clean sweep over Conotton Valley on Tuesday in IVC play, finishing the Rockets off 25-13, 25-14, and 25-14.
Kayla Tedrick led the Generals (2-1, 2-1 IVC) with 10 points, including six aces, 12 assists, and eight digs. Kim Michael came through with nine points, four aces, five blocks, and five digs while Maggie Nagle had seven points, five kills, and four blocks. Jessica Casterline came up with seven assists and Jordan Vaiea scored six points (two aces) and had seven digs. Victoria Wiggins finished with six kills.
The Rockets (2-3, 0-2 IVC) were paced by Allie Leggett's seven points and 14 digs.
The Generals won the reserve match in two games, 25-17 and 25-4. Natalie Nickol had nine points for the Orange and Black and Kelsey Miller had seven.
Braves fall to Triway
GNADENHUTTEN -- Indian Valley went down in three straight to Triway on Thursday in a Principals Athletic Conference contest. Final scores were 25-23, 25-15, and 25-19.
Jessy Shear had 10 kills and two blocks for the Braves (3-2, 3-1 PAC). Chanda Page scored nine points with two aces, Mindy Bober recorded 15 digs, and Morgan Henderson finished with 18 assists.
The Braves won the reserve match in two games.
Ridgewood rolls over Malvern
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Ridgewood rolled over Malvern on Thursday in Inter-Valley Conference play, 25-7, 25-13, and 25-12.
Kayla Tedrick was on all cylinders for the Generals (3-1, 3-1 IVC) with 14 points (eight aces), three kills, 11 assists, and eight digs. Maggie Nagle was right with her by knocking down 14 points (four aces), and had three blocks. Jessica Casterline contributed 10 points and six kills while Kim Michael came up with eight kills, nine blocks, and five digs. Victoria Wiggins finished with four kills and three blocks and Jasmine Pelfrey scored seven points.
Taylor Zeiger and Hillary Bower each had four points for Malvern (1-4, 1-2 IVC).
Ridgewood won the reserve match in three games.
Nc'town gets first win
Newcomerstown picked up its first win of the season on Thursday, sweeping Inter-Valley Conference opponent Conotton Valley in three matches, 25-14, 25-19 and 25-11.
The Trojans (1-3, 1-3 IVC) were led by Allison Schneider with eight kills and four blocks. Backing her up were Erica Roberts with seven kills and nine points (six aces); Krystin Raach dishing out 22 assists; Chelsea Bryant with 15 points and 10 digs; and Andrea McWhorter with 12 digs.
Allie Leggett scored nine points and had six digs for the Rockets (2-4, 0-3 IVC).
Newcomerstown also won the reserve match.
Indian Valley wins
CADIZ -- Indian Valley came away with two wins at a quadrangular with at Harrison Central on Saturday.
The Braves (5-2) downed the host Huskies, 25-10 and 25-13 and then defeated Garaway 25-22, 25-22.
Harrison Central (2-7) then lost to both Garaway and Coshocton.
No individual stats were available at press time.
Host Newcomerstown earned a sweep while Shenandoah got split in a triangular Saturday.
The Trojans beat Shenandoah by 26-24, 23-25 and 25-12 and topped Philo, 19-25, 25-21 and 25-18. In the other match, Shenandoah swept Philo, 25-21 and 25-18.
Against Shenandoah, Krystin Raach scored 16 points to go with 28 assists. Allison Snyder came through with 15 kills and five blocks while Andrea McWhorter had 22 digs. Chelsea Bryant contributed nine points (three aces) and seven kills.
Caralee Wukelich paced Shenandoah (4-3) with 14 points (three aces) while Arick added six points. Carissa Wukelich dished out 10 assists.
In the Philo match, Newcomerstown's Snyder recorded 14 points (five aces) and eight blocks. Raach had 25 assists while McWhorter added 10 points, five aces, and 27 digs. Erica Roberts had eight kills for the Trojans (3-3).
The Trojan reserve team lost both matches.