Roy-Hart spikers top Medina

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 9 September 2013 at 12:00 am

Albion rallies past Wilson

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – NET ACTION: Medina’s Emma Ambrose, right, makes a return during this evening’s home match as Roy-Hart’s Moran Jones looks to make a block. The visiting Lady Rams claimed a three set win.

Staying perfect at 3-0, Roy-Hart posted a 25-19, 25-9, 25-19 victory over host Medina (2-1) this evening in a Niagara-Orleans League volleyball match.

Setting the tone for the evening, Roy-Hart roared out to a 20-6 lead in the opening set as Justine Wittcop served up points 1-5, including three aces, Eliza Schwab 10-13, Courtney VanBuren 15-17 and Becky Harnish 19-20.

Medina did battle back to within three at 22-19 as Jenna Carpenter scored points 8-10, Hailey Jakubowski 12-16 and Felisha Houseman 18-19 but the Mustangs could get no closer.

Schwab had 9 points, 4 assists and 2 kills on the evening as VanBuren had 7 points, 2 aces and 5 kills, Wittcop 10 points, 4 aces and 4 kills, Victoria Benner 5 points, 3 blocks and 1 kill and Malissa Maines 5 aces on 5 service points.

Molley Gross had 6 assists and Emily Kams 4 and Carpenter 2 aces for Medina.

Albion 18-19-25-25-26, Wilson 25-25-19-23-24
WILSON – In a marathon, Albion came from way, way back to defeat defending champion Wilson in five sets 18-25, 19-25, 25-19, 25-23, 26-24.

Albion tied the match at 2-2 by winning the fourth set 25-23 as Kelsee Soule served up the final two points.

The Purple Eagles then rallied from a 24-21 deficit to win the decisive fifth set 26-24 as Chanyce Powell served up the final six points in a row registering an ace for the set and match winner.

Soule had 9 kills and 4 aces on the night as Meghan Hurley had 16 assists and 11 digs and Sarah Millspaugh 16 kills and 5 aces.

In other N-O action, Newfane defeated CSAT 25-10, 25-13, 25-21 as Stephanie Sherwood had 10 kills, Erica Wright 4 kills and 12 assists and Claire Puff 3 kills, 10 digs and 4 assists.

In Genesee Region League action Lyndonville lost at Oakfield-Alabama 25-23, 19-25, 20-25, 25-19, 25-20.