ALLIANCE – West Branch captured their 13th victory of the season by defeating Alliance, 25-10, 25-14, 25-18, on Thursday.
Warriors improve to 13-3 overall and 6-2 in the Eastern Conference by Buckeye.e
Leading the Warriors were Adele Peters with 14 points on five aces and 14 digs, Hannah Rush with 13 points on five aces and Claire Brunner with six kills.
West Branch also won the junior varsity game, 25-10, 25-17, behind Carter Shepherd’s 25 points and eight aces. Taiva Hagan had eight assists.
West Branch will host Carrollton on Tuesday.
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SALINEVILLE — The Southern Local Indians volleyball team improves to 11-3 on the season after beating Leetonia 25-5, 25-3, 25-8 on Thursday.
For the Indians, Kya McCulley had 29 points. Rylee Mellott had 20 assists. Aleah Bach had 13 points and three kills. Esther Forbes had three deaths. Olivia Kerns had three blocks.
Southern Local also won the Jayvee match 25-7, 25-8.
For the Indies, Gianna Pecorelli had 11 points and Cheyenne Buzzard had nine points.
Southern Local will travel to play Columbiana on Tuesday.
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BROOKFIELD — The state-ranked Crestview Rebels volleyball team remains undefeated after its 25-8, 25-14, 25-12 victory over Brookfield on Thursday.
For rebels, Abbey Emch had 15 kills, seven digs, and four lockdowns. Grace Auer had 19 points, 16 assists and 10 aces. Lainy Auer had seven assists and four kills. Alyssa Smotherman had 12 points and two aces.
Crestview improves to 12-0 overall and is 10-0 in the MVAC Gray Division.
The Rebels also won the Jayvee match, 25-18, 25-15.
For the rebels, Valerie boyd had five kills. Alli Howell had 11 assists, 11 points and four aces. Natalie Blakeman had 10 digs and three points.
The Rebels host Newton Falls on Tuesday.
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GREENFORD – The Jefferson Area blasted through the South Range, 25-19, 25-14, 25-22, in the Northeast 8 game on Thursday.
The Jefferson Area improves to 12-4 overall and 8-2 in league play, while the South Range matches their mark at 7-7 and 5-5 Northeast 8.
Leading Jefferson were Sara Stone with two aces, Chloe O’Rourke 15 kills, Helaina Edgar 33 assists and Remington Ryan 17 digs.
For the South Range, Maria Primavera had 12 kills and Maddie Dado had 22 digs.
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EASTERN PALESTINE – Columbiana defeated East Palestine, 20-25, 25-20, 25-15, 25-22, in the Ohio Eastern Athletic Conference game on Thursday.
The Clippers improve to 9-5 overall and 7-3 in the league.
Ava Heinrich 14 points, five aces, 12 kills and 19 digs; Ellie Jackson 11 kills, 16 assists and 18 digs; Cameron Perkins nine kills, 15 assists and 26 digs; Danica Halas seven spikes and four blocks; and Maryn Hepler 24 digs.
For the Bulldogs, Mia Lee had 24 kills, six blocks and three points. Mackenzie Parker had 18 points and Elle Berger had six kills.
The Clippers also won the Jayvee game 25-23, 25-14, as Emily Reash had six points on five aces and Megan Moser had five points on two aces and five kills. For the Bulldogs, Cami Kridler had six points.
Columbiana will play Heartland Christian on Saturday and East Palestine will host Lisbon on Tuesday.
HANOVERTON – United got the better of Lisbon, 25-19, 18-25, 25-16, 25-17, in Thursday’s Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference game.
The Eagles leaders were Olivia Grubb with three aces, 29 assists and 11 tackles, Zoee Smith 14 tackles and 21 tackles and Taylor Cope 10 tackles.
The Eagles improve to 8-7 overall and 7-3 in the league.
United also won the junior varsity game, 24-26, 25-20, 25-11, behind kill leader Aurianna Cusick.
The Eagles host Rootstown on Monday.
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