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Medina spikers post win over Lyndonville

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 19 October 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Nicole Blount spikes the ball during the Mustangs home court win over Lyndonville this morning. Defending for Lyndonville are Heather Mufford (10) and Morgan Hungerford (8).

Building on the momentum from a close win in the opening set, Medina went on to defeat visiting Lyndonville 25-20, 25-18, 25-17 this morning in a regular season ending non league volleyball match.

Nicole Blount served up six straight points, a run which included an ace along with two spiking kills by Jenna Carpenter, to vault Medina out to a 7-1 lead in the opening set.

Two more kills by Carpenter and one by Blount, along with three straight service points by Felisha Houseman, boosted the Mustangs advantage to 16-9.

Lyndonville though closed the gap to 22-20 but could get no closer as Houseman served up an ace for point 24 and Blount registered a kill for point 25 to close out the 25-20 win.

Emily Kams then served up points 6-9 and Brittany Button 14-18 to lead the way in the second set.

Jade Kenyon scored points 3-5 and 18-20 to help close out the third set.

Blount had a total of seven kills in the match and Carpenter six.

Houseman notched five aces and Kenyon three as Kams chipped in with 11 assists.

On Friday, Lyndonville dropped a 25-9, 25-17, 25-11 decision to visiting Pembroke in the Genesee Region League season finale.

Cross-Country

Medina’s Holley Heil placed sixth and Dalton Cerbone eighth at the Clarence Invitational held today at Akron Falls Park.