MALVERN -- Newcomerstown won four games last year. They equaled that total Tuesday night with a win in four games against IVC opponent Malvern, 25-22, 26-24, 17-25, 25-14.
The Trojans (4-4, 2-4 Inter-Valley Conference) were led by Chelsea Bryant, who registered eight kills, 14 points (three aces), and 19 digs. Chipping in for the Lady Trojans were Cydney McMillan, 11 kills; Allison Snyder, six kills, 11 points (three aces), and five blocks; Krystin Raach, 33 assists, seven points and six digs; and Andrea McWhorter with 21 digs.
Logan Smalley was tops for the Hornets (0-8, 0-5 IVC) with nine points, seven kills, and seven blocks.
"We played good at times tonight," said Trojan coach John Dupke. "Reaching our win total from last year already means we are heading in the right direction."
The Trojans won the reserve match in two games.
Braves sweep Tuslaw
Indian Valley ran its Principals Athletic Conference record to 4-1 (7-2 overall) with a three game sweep of Tuslaw on Tuesday. Final scores were 25-21, 28-26, and 25-18.
Chanda Page scored 12 points to go with 19 kills and 23 digs for the Braves. Jessy Shear came through with nine points, 13 kills, and 22 digs while Morgan Henderson finished with 33 assists. Kirsten Stile contributed eight points (two aces).
The Braves won the reserve match in three games.
Ridgewood beats Garaway
Ridgewood came back strong in the final game to dispose of Garaway on Tuesday in Inter-Valley Conference action. The finals were 15-25, 25-10, 25-20, 17-20, and 15-6.
Victoria Wiggins scored 11 points and had 20 blocks for the Generals (5-1, 5-1 IVC). Lacey Berry had 13 points and 23 digs while Jessica Casterline came through with 10 points, 16 assists, and 12 digs. Kayla Tedrick recorded 14 blocks, 16 assists, and 13 digs while Kim Michael had 23 blocks.
Brooke Miller paced the Pirates (3-6, 2-3 IVC) with 27 points while Tara Yoder had 31 assists.
Garaway won the reserve match in two games.
Tusky Valley wins
GNADENHUTTEN -- Tusky Valley won the match in three straight but not without a battle as they took down Indian Valley, 25-23, 25-9, and 25-22 in PAC action on Thursday.
The Trojans, who are undefeated at 10-0, were led by Sarah Brown, who had 20 kills, 13 digs, and eight blocks. Shannon Watson 10 came through with 10 kills and 12 blocks.
For the Braves (7-3, 4-2 PAC), Chanda Page led the charge with eight points (two aces) and 17 digs. Jessy Shear was strong with 13 kills and 18 digs while Morgan Henderson came up with 23 assists. Mindy Bober scored 5 points (2 aces) and also had 12 digs.
Tusky Valley won the reserve match in two games.
Sandy Valley sweeps
MAGNOLIA -- Host Sandy Valley made short work in sweeping past the visiting Newcomerstown on Thursday by scores of 25-14, 25-9 and 25-16 in Inter-Valley Conference action.
Allison Snyder paced Newcomerstown (4-5, 2-5 IVC) at the net with seven kills. Andrea McWhorter added a pair of stops and 14 digs on defense. Krystin Raach handed out nine assists.
Jenna Philo had 16 points and 11 digs for the Cardinals (7-3, 5-2 IVC).
Sandy Valley won the reserve match in three games.
Ridgewood beats MHS
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Ridgewood scored a sweep of visiting Meadowbrook on Thursday but it didn't come easy. Final scores were 25-18, 25-23 and 26-24.
Jessica Casterline led the Generals (6-1) with 12 points and 21 assists. Lacey Berry had 11 points and seven digs. Jordan Vaiea scored nine points to go with six kills and 11 digs. Kim Michael came through with six kills and 12 blocks. Victoria Wiggins scored five points, and had seven kills and eight blocks. Kayla Tedrick had a solid game with six points, seven kills, seven blocks, 13 assists, and eight digs.
Sarah Stine paced the Lady Colts (8-4) offensively with 19 points, including six aces. Bre Voytko added seven points (three aces) and handed out 10 assists, while contributing five digs defensively.
Ridgewood won the reserve match in two games.