Roy-Hart spikers down rival Medina

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 4 October 2018 at 9:02 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Roy-Hart’s Aspen Moore tips the ball over the hands of Medina defenders Elle Gross and Maddie Williams during the Lady Rams win over the host Mustangs this evening.

Roy-Hart bested host rival Medina 25-18, 20-25, 25-11, 25-22 this evening to improve to 7-1 and stay even with defending champion Akron (7-1)  in the Niagara-Orleans League volleyball title race.

Aspen Moore spearheaded the Roy-Hart attack with 14 spiking kills for points.

Camri King led Medina at the net with 9 kills and Brandi Guild paced the Mustangs at the service line with 5 aces.

Roy-Hart took the opening set as Moore had 5 kills and a block for points while Kristina Burdick served up points 4-7 and 20-23 including 4 aces.

Medina battled back to knot the match by taking the second set as Elle Gross served up the final four points including an ace. A kill by King ignited that run.

However, Roy-Hart answered the challenge and regained the lead in the match for good by taking the third set as Moore had 4 kills and a block, Ella Brown 2 blocks and Emilia Peracciny served up the final 3 points including an ace. Moore also served up points 8-10 and Marissa Scott 15-17 to help the Lady Rams build up a 17-8 lead.

The Lady Rams then closed out the win by taking the fourth set as Moore had 3 kills and an ace and Alyssa Kubas 3 kills including for points 23 and 24.

The loss drops Medina to 3-5.

Kendall 25-25-25, Oakfield-Alabama/Elba 12-23-13

Brittney Marks had 8 kills and 6 assists, Kelly Mayes 5 kills and 4 aces and Anna Oakley 5 aces and 1 kill to lead the way for Kendall in the Genesee Region League win.

Brianna Smith had 5 kills and Leah Bezon 4 kills for OAE.

Byron-Bergen 25-25-25, Holley 15-11-18

Madison Farnsworth had 11 kills and 5 aces, Abby Vurraro 5 aces and Cynthia Morse 3 kills and 3 aces for Byron-Bergen which improves to 10-1 in the G-R League and 12-1 overall.

Nicole Mrzywka had 5 blocks, 2 aces and 1 kill and Jade Hoffarth 4 kills and 1 ace for Holley.

Medina’s Camri King reaches to block a tip by Roy-Hart’s Kristina Burdick.

Roy-Hart’s Alyssa Kubas tips the ball over the Medina duo of Elle Gross and Ayzha Pitts.