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Medina spikers post win over Lyndonville

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 1 October 2018 at 8:41 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Riley Schmitt spikes as Maddie Williams goes up for the block for Medina. The action took place during the Mustangs win over the host Lady Tigers this evening.

Medina bested host Lyndonville 25-20, 25-12, 25-23 this evening in a non league girls volleyball match.

Lyndonville did grab an early 10-8 lead in the opening set as Alecia Hinkson served up points 7-10.

Medina though answered right back as Elle Gross served up points 10-14 to put the Mustangs on top to stay.

Back-to-back kills by Carlie Russo and Hinkson did pull the Lady Tigers within two at 18-16 but back-to-back aces by Camri King gave Medina a little breathing room at 21-16. Gross then had a kill for point 22 and n ace for point 24 to help the Mustangs close out the 25-20 win.

The second set saw King serve up points 9-12, including two aces, Gross 15-17 with one ace and Maddie Williams 20-24, including an ace and a kill by Devin Griffin, to key the 25-12 win.

Medina took the lead for good at 10-6 in the decisive third set as Wlliams served up points 2-4 and King added aces for points 9 and 10.

Lyndonville did rally back to within one at 24-23 late in the set after a three point run of service points by Natalie Ostrowski but Williams answered with a kill for the set point to close out the match for Medina.

Williams and Gross both finished with 3 aces as King had 10 assists, 4 aces and 2 blocks and Kharise Johnson 8 assists. Gross also had 3 aces and Brianna Islam 2.

In another non league match, Notre Dame defeated visiting Albion 25-14, 25-22, 25-13.

In a key Genesee Region League match, Byron-Bergen (9-1, 10-1) downed Attica (7-1, 9-2) 25-21, 25-23, 22-25, 25-19 as Madison Farnsworth had 18 kills and Hannah VanSkiver 7 kills.

Medina’s Breanna Islam bumps a return over the net.