VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Tigers Outlast Patriots
At Tunkhannock, the Tigers and Patriots went the full five sets before Tunkhannock took the finale 15-6 for a 3-2 match win Thursday.
Megan Straley had five kills for the Tigers. Molly Goodwin came up with five blocks. Defensively, Annalise Verbeek had 16 digs and Jena Simmons had 14.
For Pittston Area, Emily O’Brien and Michalie Mazurkivich each had 12 digs to lead the defense with O’Brien adding four aces and three kills, and Mazurkivich three kills and eight points.
PITTSTON AREA23 25 25 18 6 — 2 TUNKHANNOCK25 21 23 18 15 — 3
Berwick 3, Coughlin 0
At Berwick, Katie Spencer had 10 kills and five aces to lead the Bulldogs’ three-set win.
Glorimar Guzman had 10 service points, four coming from aces for Berwick (1-1). Deserah McMillian had three kills and three aces.
COUGHLIN14 17 20 — 0 BERWICK25 25 25 — 3
Dallas 3, MMI Prep 0
At Dallas, Sam Michaels slammed 13 kills to lead the hosts.
Michaels also had nine digs and three aces.
Gianna Musto backed her with nine kills, eight digs and seven points. Emma Burger tossed up 24 assists to go with 13 point and six aces.
Elise Hreha had seven kills to lead MMI Prep. Alex Young had 12 assists. Defensively, Summer Evancho and Kin Amentler each picked up eight digs.
MMI PREP18 22 11— 0 DALLAS25 25 25 — 3
Lake-Lehman 3, Hanover Area 0
At Hanover Area, Lake-Lehman cruised in the first set then fought off the Hawkeyes in two more close ones for the match win.
Morgan Marchkitus put down eight kills to lead the Black Knights, Casey Dale served 11 points.
For Hanover Area, Kiki Daniely had three kills, three assists, five digs and five points. Tiarra Cooper added two kills, three digs, six points and an ace while Lauren Kuchta had five points.
LAKE-LEHMAN25 25 25 — 3 HANOVER AREA13 21 21 — 0
Nanticoke Area 3, Valley West 0
At Nanticoke Area, the hosts swept the Spartans in straight sets. The Trojanettes were led by Jilann Baron with three aces, nine kills, two blocks and two digs and Alyssa Lewis with two aces, 11 kills, a block and five digs. Myla Vmuk had eight service points, three aces, six kills and one block, while Rayza Ruiz had two aces, eight kills, a kill and four digs.
VALLEY WEST 10 19 12— 0 NANTICOKE AREA 25 25 25 — 3