PDT Sports Report
Portsmouth 3, Valley 0
Looking to improve off their OVC season sweep from a season ago, the Portsmouth volleyball team got off on the right foot on Monday, defeating Valley in three games, 25-20, 25-13, 25-22.
The Trojans were led by Lyda Spencer, who led Portsmouth offensively with nine kills and seven points, four of which were aces. She also led the Trojan defense with six digs on the evening.
Portsmouth got a big game from behind the line from Bailey Horsley, who led the team with 13 points and nine aces. Junior Andi Queen finished the match with seven points and three aces.
The Trojans begin their quest for a second-straight OVC title on Tuesday, when they travel to Coal Grove. Valley takes the court again on Wednesday, when they host Peebles in Lucasville.
Notre Dame 3, Ironton St. Joseph 0
The Notre Dame volleyball team (1-0) picked up its first win of the season on Monday, sweeping St. Joseph 25-11, 25-3, 25-14 in Ironton.
Titan sophomore Lexi Smith led the way for Notre Dame offensively, picking up 12 kills throughout the match. Ragen Kayser added nine kills of her own for the Titans.
Both Smith and Kayser were set up throughout the night by junior Hagen Schaefer, who paced the Titan offense with 19 assists.
Ali Smith powered the Titans from behind the service line, recording 28 points — 13 of which were aces.
The Titans take the court again on Wednesday, when they trek across the river to take on Greenup Co. (Ky.). First serve is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
Portsmouth 4, Waverly 1
Lydia Cohen (PHS) def. Sarah Wilburn (WHS) 6-3, 6-3
Chelsea Cartee (PHS) def. Sydney Kempton (WHS) 6-0, 6-0
Lauren Coleman (PHS) def. Natalie Fish (WHS) 6-1, 6-3
Valerie Moorhead/Emily Hicks (PHS) def. Alex Murdock/Bekah Holt (WHS) 6-1, 6-4
Taylor Malone/Danielle Perkins (WHS) def. Ayla Towns/Ireland Riley (PHS) 6-4, 6-4
Notre Dame 4, Valley 1
Cameron Noel (ND) def. Mackenzie Rowe (Val) 6-4, 6-3
Kiana Schackart (Val) def. Jada Corns (ND) 6-4, 6-4
Kara Sparks (ND) def. Courtney Tackett (V) 6-0, 6-1
Audri Graf/Molly Hoover (ND) def. Emily Montgomery/Leen Heresh (Val) 7-6, 6-3
Kennedy McGraw/Maggie Whitman (ND) def. Shaylynn Baker/Taylor Coper (Val) 6-0, 4-6, 6-2
Notre Dame 3, Waverly 2
Sarah Wilburn (Wav) def. Cameron Noel (ND) 6-2, 6-2
Alex Murdock (Wav) def. Jada Corns (ND) 6-1, 7-6
Kara Sparks(ND) def. Taylor Malone (W) 6-0, 6-0
Audri Graf/Molly Hoover (ND) def. Danielle Perkins/Bekah Holt (W) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
Maggie Whitman/Kennedy McGraw (ND) def. Sydney Kempton/Natalie Fish (W) 6-1, 6-0