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WL-Salem falls; Raiders and Chieftains pick up wins

Southeastern’s volleyball team tripped up host West Liberty-Salem for an Ohio Heritage Conference win in four sets Tuesday 31-29, 25-16, 20-25, 25-16.


West Liberty-Salem’s Megan Etgen, left, and Rachel Loffing both go for a dig during the second set of their match Tuesday against Southeastern. ( EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT)

The Tigers slip to 2-3 on the season and the Trojans improve to 3-2.

Jamie Peterson led WL-Salem with 16 kills, five blocks and six digs, while Kylee Hormann had 10 kills and Autumn Klinger added 17 assists and 10 digs.

In junior varsity action, Southeastern won 25-11, 25-17.

WL-Salem travels to Mechanicsburg on Thursday for another OHC contest.

Raiders stay unbeaten

Benjamin Logan’s volleyball team dropped host Fairbanks 19-25, 27-25, 25-20, 25-22 on Tuesday in a non-league meeting.

The win improves the Raiders to 6-0 on the season.

Fueling the win for Ben Logan were Ciarra Wirick with 11 kills and 20 digs, Kylee Smith with 13 kills, Jennifer Poling with nine kills and 10 digs and Alex Thompson with 12 kills and two blocks.

In junior varsity action, Ben Logan won in three sets and improve to 6-0.

For the Raiders, Katie Bisel had 10 kills and three blocks and Madison Mahan had five kills.

Ben Logan hosts Northwestern on Thursday in a Central Buckeye Conference matchup.

Bellefontaine stings Stebbins

Bellefontaine’s varsity volleyball squad beat visiting Dayton Stebbins 25-12, 25-12, 25-21 in Central Buckeye Conference play Tuesday.

The Chiefs are now 3-1 overall and 1-1 in the CBC.

For Bellefontaine, Shelbi Kauffman had 20 digs, Jessica Kinchen tallied 11 kills and 17 digs, Jaelyn Jester was 15-15 serving with 31 assists, Carley Strzalka was 19-19 serving with eight digs, Kenzie Brunswick had 10 kills and 11 digs and Whitney Rader had five solo blocks and eight kills.

The Chiefs won the junior varsity match 20-25, 25-17, 25-21 and Bellefontaine took the freshman match 25-11, 25-19.

Bellefontaine is back in action Thursday night against visiting Kenton Ridge.

Triad shoots past Jets

Triad defeated Northeastern 25-22, 25-17, 25-22 in Ohio Heritage Conference volleyball action Tuesday.

The Cardinals improve to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in the OHC.

Dayna Ober led the Cardinals with 16 points, three aces and 14 kills. Jenna Welty had 15 points, two aces, seven kills and nine digs, Maddi Ehrenborg had seven digs and 13 points and Hannah Watkins added 13 points and 11 assists.

In the junior varsity match, Triad won 25-22, 25-16. For the Cardinals, Lydia Walls had 12 points, Allyssa Eaton had eight points and five aces, Chelsea Price notched five assists and Sabrina Thompson recorded eight points and six kills.

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