TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Northwest 3, Minford 0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-23)
McDERMOTT — The Northwest Lady Mohawks defeated the Minford Lady Falcons on Tuesday in three close sets in Southern Ohio Conference Division II play.
Haidyn Wamsley and Audrey Knittel each had nine kills apiece to lead Northwest, while Valerie Copas had seven.
Wamsley also had three blocks and 12 digs on the defensive side, while setter Reagan Lewis had a team-high 30 assists and eight digs.
Ava Jenkins led the Lady Mohawks defensively with 15 digs, while Copas had nine.
Kloe Montgomery had three kills, Lydia Emmons had five digs, and Terah Webb had three digs.
Northwest will travel to Valley on Thursday as Minford prepares to host West.
West 3, Valley 2 (19-25, 11-25, 25-8, 25-19, 15-5)
LUCASVILLE — Despite losing the first two sets of its SOC II road trip at Valley, West rallied and managed a 3-2 win in five sets over the host Indians.
For the Lady Senators, Eden Cline had a team-high 23 kills.
Keima Bennett finished with six kills, while Maelynn Howell and Haley Coleman had five apiece.
At the net, Howell and Bennett each had four blocks apiece, while Emma Sayre had a team-high 22 digs.
West will host Eastern on Wednesday in SOC II play, while Valley prepares to host Northwest on Thursday.
Notre Dame 3, Western 0 (26-24, 25-18, 25-11)
LATHAM — The defending Division IV district champion Notre Dame Lady Titans earned their first win of the young season in their second game, sweeping host Western in three sets.
Claire Dettwiller had a team-high 10 kills for the Lady Titans while Annie Dettwiller had six.
Senior Ava Hassel had three aces from the service line and 16 digs.
Sophomore Mallory Boland led the Lady Titans with a team-high 19 digs.
Hassel also had a team-high 16 assists in the win.
Notre Dame hosts North Adams on Wednesday in non-league play.
New Boston 3, Symmes Valley 0 (25-14, 25-15, 26-24)
NEW BOSTON — The New Boston Lady Tigers opened their Southern Ohio Conference Division I schedule with a home straight-sets win over Symmes Valley to improve to 3-2.
Shelby Easter led the Lady Tigers offensively with a team-high 14 kills.
Dylan O’Rourke finished with eight kills and Kenzie Whitley had five kills and four digs.
Jadelyn Lawson had a team-high 12 assists.
New Boston travels to East on Thursday for its SOC I road opener.
Fairland 3, Portsmouth 1 (25-17, 25-10, 19-25, 25-18)
PROCTORVILLE — Fairland defeated the Portsmouth Lady Trojans in four sets on Tuesday in Ohio Valley Conference play.
For the Lady Trojans, Madison Perry had 11 kills and 16 assists while Olivia Dickerson had six kills.
Sydney Tackett and Kennedy Bowling each had five kills for Portsmouth.
Sydney Johnson had a team-high 11 digs, while Kyndal Kearns had 10.
Olivia Ramey and Katie Born each managed double-digit assists with 13 and 11, respectively.
Portsmouth (1-2) will travel to Coal Grove on Thursday in OVC play.
South Webster 3, Wheelersburg 1 (23-25, 25-23, 25-11, 25-19)
Clay 3, Green 0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-23)
Eastern 3, Oak Hill 0 (25-12, 25-23, 25-23)
Minford 6, Northwest 2
McDERMOTT — Once the scoring got started, the Minford Lady Falcons nearly couldn’t miss.
As a result, the Lady Falcons rolled to a 6-2 SOC II victory at Northwest on Tuesday.
Northwest senior Ellie Curtis scored the game’s first goal in the 14th minute of the first half on an assist by Katie Argueta.
Minford sophomore Haley Knore scored goals at the 18th and 33rd minutes to give the Lady Falcons a 2-1 lead at the half.
The Knore goals were assisted by Megan Johnson and Sarah Lewis, respectively.
Kourtney Sherman and Megan Johnson broke into the scoring column with goals in the third and eighth minute, each assisted by Knore in another outstanding performance.
Knore’s third goal, sealing her second straight hat trick, came in the 16th minute on an assist by Mychal Cron.
The Lady Falcons managed 23 shots on goal to the Lady Mohawks’ 12.
Minford (2-0-1) will host West on Thursday in SOC II play, seeking its third win in three games, while Northwest will travel to Southeastern on Wednesday.
Clay 1, New Boston 0
NEW BOSTON — The Clay Panthers bested the New Boston Tigers in Clay’s Southern Ohio Conference Division I opener, 1-0.
Jaymes Jones scored the Panthers’ lone goal, one assisted by Evan Woods in the 39th minute of the first half.
Clay will host South Webster on Thursday, while New Boston hosts Southeastern on Saturday.
Wheelersburg 5, South Webster 0
Fairland 6, Portsmouth 0
Minford at Northwest, ppd to Saturday, Sept. 5
Wheelersburg 3, Notre Dame 2
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