Albion, Holley spikers score victories

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 24 September 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Aleah Foos blocks a spike by Wilson’s Emma Okoniewski during the host Purple Eagles three set win this evening.

Defending champion Albion bested visiting Wilson in three straight sets this evening 25-15, 25-10, 25-10 to stay perfect at 6-0 in Niagara-Orleans League volleyball action.

Chanyce Powell had 7 blocks, 6 spiking kills and 3 aces, Meghan Hurley 9 aces and Aleah Foos 3 kills and 3 blocks to lead the way for Albion which also got 3 aces from Kaitlyn VanSkiver and 2 from Ashlee Bocach.

Powell had 5 kills and 2 blocks and Hurley 4 aces to spark Albion to the first set win which saw the Purple Eagles jump out to an early 10-3 lead.

Likewise the Purple Eagles raced out to a 13-4 lead in the second set as Powell served up points 5-8, a run which included 3 aces, and VanSkiver scored points 10-13, a run which had 2 aces along with a block and a kill by Foos.

Hurley closed out the set by serving up the final 6 points, 5 of which were aces.

Kelsee Soule quickly put Albion in command at 8-0 in the third set by scoring points 2-7, a run which included 2 aces and a pair of blocks by Powell.

The loss drops Wilson to 2-3.

Meghan Hurley serves up one of her aces for the Purple Eagles.

Holley 25-18-25-23-25
Wheatland-Chili 15-25-9-15-18

Holley outlasted visiting Wheatland-Chili in a marathon five set Genesee Region League match 25-15, 18-25, 25-9, 23-25, 25-18.

Chelsea Norman had 4 kills, Jennah McMillion 5 aces and Ava Kohut 4 aces to spark the attack for Holley.

Elizabeth Russell had 13 kills and 3 blocks for W-C.

Byron-Bergen 25-25-25
Lyndonville 12-8-10

Undefeated (7-0) Byron-Bergen scored a 25-12, 25-8, 25-10 win over host Lyndonville (2-4) Thursday evening in a G-R match.

Lauren Burke had 11 aces, 19 assists and 2 kills, Bethany Ezard 5 kills and Cora Ivison 4 kills and 2 aces to lead Byraon-Bergen.

Cierra Riley had 8 digs and 2 blocks and Jenni Wetherbee 8 digs for Lyndonville.