Lady Sabers handle Eagles, Meteors

The Lady Sabers shutout Mt. View 3-0 on the road Thursday and handled Montrose 3-1 in their volleyball match at home Tuesday before being swept at Abington, 3-0, Saturday.

The Lady Sabers made a run against the Lady Comets in the first set, but eventually lost 26-24. Abington had little trouble in the second set and won 25-6, and finished Susquehanna off in a close third set, 25-19.

Sarah Serfilippi had four kills and a block, Alexis Roe had four kills and Ana Smith added three kills for the Lady Sabers in the loss to drop Susquehanna to 9-6 overall.

Against Montrose, Susquehanna’s offense struck early and often as the Lady Sabers took the first two sets against the Lady Eagles 25-7 and 25-10. Mt. View made a run in the third set but Susquehanna held on, 25-24.

Smith had six kills, Nicole Barnes had 17 points, seven aces, eight assists and four kills, Serfilippi had seven points, three aces and three kills and Roe had six aces and two kills in the win.

Susquehanna took the first two sets 25-10 and 25-8 before losing a close third set, 25-23. The Lady Sabers rebounded and won the fourth set 25-19.
Smith had 10 points, 10 kills, six aces and one block and Barnes added 15 points, three aces and kills and an assist to lead the Lady Sabers. Amber Dubanowitz also added four aces, eight assists and two kills while Felicia Hinds chipped in 10 points, three kills and a block in the win.

MONTROSE
The Lady Meteors were swept 3-0 at Blue Ridge Friday and against Western Wayne at home Thursday after losing 3-1 at Susquehanna Tuesday to drop Montrose to 4-11 overall.

At Blue Ridge, the Lady Raiders won in straight sets 25-20, 25-17 and 25-17. Kristen Dibble had four kills, three aces and nine digs, while Emily Stankewicz added seven assists and five digs.

On Thursday, Western Wayne controlled each of the three sets and won 25-10, 25-15 and 25-12.

Lacy Nealy had two kills, four assists, three aces and two digs while Mary Beth Henry had two kills, an ace and five digs in the loss.

Against Susquehanna, the Lady Sabers won the first two sets 25-10 and 25-8 before Montrose took the third set, 25-23. Susquehanna responded however and took the fourth set, 25-19.

Nealy had seven assists and four digs, Henry added eight digs and an ace and Stankewicz chipped in two aces, three assists and seven digs in the loss.

BLUE RIDGE
The Lady Raiders shutout Montrose 3-0 at home Friday, Lackawanna Trail 3-2 on the road Wednesday and Forest City, 3-1, in their volleyball match at home Tuesday.

Against the Lady Meteors, Blue Ridge won in straight sets 25-20, 25-17 and 25-17 and are 10-6 overall.

Kristine Carlsen had three kills, one ace, 13 service points and 11 digs to pace the Lady Raiders, while Chloe Randall had four kills, 10 service points, four aces and four digs. Katherine Kempa also added five kills, nine assists, eight service points and six digs and Bethany Krug added one ace, three blocks and five digs.

At Trail, Blue Ridge took the first set 25-22, but the Lady Lions responded to take the second set, 25-23, in a back-and-forth battle on their home court.

The Lady Raiders answered by winning 25-21 in the third set, but Trail would again provide the counter and took the fourth set, 25-18.

In the final set however, Blue Ridge held on to win 15-12.

Carlsen had 13 kills and 21 digs, Kempa had 23 assists, 25 digs and three aces and Randall added six kills, 16 digs, four aces and 17 service points for the Lady Raiders.

Blue Ridge took the first two sets 25-16 and 25-21 against Forest City before losing a close third set, 25-23. The Lady Raiders would respond and win the fourth set 25-11 and are now 9-6 overall.

Carlson had four kills, 12 points, eight aces and 14 digs and Randall had two kills, three digs, five aces and 18 points to lead Blue Ridge.

Kempa also added 12 assists, two aces, nine digs and four kills whole Kimberly Klim chipped in three kills and seven digs for the Lady Raiders.

ELK LAKE
The Elk Lake volleyball team earned its first win of the season by beating Forest City, 3-1, at home Friday after suffering 3-0 shutouts to Abington Heights at home Thursday and at Dunmore Tuesday. The Lady Warriors are now 1-15 on the year.

After dropping the first set 21-15, Elk Lake responded by taking the second set, 25-22, and pulled away in the third set to win 25-9. The fourth and final set also went to Elk Lake, 25-19.

Mikaela Parrett had four kills and three aces, Paige Parkhurst had three kills and one ace and Rebecca Oaks added 10 assists and one kill in the win.

Against Abington, Elk Lake battled in each set, but fell 25-17, 25-19 and 25-10.

Samantha Lauer and Lauren Vermeulen each had three kills for the Lady Warriors.

On Tuesday, the Lady Bucks took the first and second set, 25-16 and 25-10, and had little trouble winning the third set, 25-3, to complete the sweep.

FOREST CITY
The Lady Foresters lost their volleyball matches: 3-1 at Elk Lake Friday, 3-0 to Dunmore at home Wednesday and 3-1 at Blue Ridge Tuesday.

At Elk Lake, the Lady Foresters took the first set 21-15, but Elk Lake responded by taking the second set, 25-22, and pulled away in the third set to win 25-9. The fourth and final set also went to Elk Lake, 25-19.

Samantha Kuriger had seven aces, 10 digs, five assists seven kills and three blocks, Rachel DeLucy added 16 aces and seven digs and Emily Statkun chipped in eight aces, 10 digs, seven assists and two kills.

The Bucks easily won the first two sets 25-9 and 25-15, but the Lady Foresters made it interested in the third set before eventually losing 25-22.

At Blue Ridge, the Forest City won the first two sets 25-16 and 25-21 before Forest City took the third set, 25-23. The Lady Raiders answered however and took the fourth set 25-11 to drop the Lady Foresters, who are now 2-13 overall.

MT. VIEW
The Lady Eagles suffered 3-0 sweeps to Susquehanna at home Thursday and at Abington Heights Tuesday.

Against Susquehanna, the Lady Eagles fell behind two sets eafter losing 25-7 and 25-10. Mt. View made a run in the third set but ended up short of the win, 25-24.

Jordan Bomershein had three aces, three points, two kills and a dig, Hanna Pepper chipped in three kills, two digs and a point, Lauren Schmidt added an ace, three assists, one dig and two points and Sabrina Fallon had six digs for the Lady Eagles.

The Lady Comets had little trouble in the first set, winning 25-8. Mt. View made a run in the second set but came up short, 26-24, and dropped the third set 25-13.

Sam Krista had two aces, two kills, two assists and five digs, Fallon added six digs and two kills and Rebekah Tiffany chipped in three blocks, one kill and five digs for Mt. View, who fell to 4-11 overall.