Prep Volleyball Roundup: Findlay High third at Springfield tourney

HOLLAND — Findlay’s volleyball team finished third out of eight teams in Saturday’s Gold Spike Invitational at Springfield, winning two of three matches.
The Trojans, now 9-7 overall, swept Clyde 25-16, 25-22 and topped Bowling Green 25-16, 17-25, 25-21, but lost to Springfield 25-22, 25-19.
Amy Feczer led Findlay’s offense with 28 combined kills and six blocks, while Grace Blatnik led with 79 assists and Grace Ramsey tallied 45 digs.
Brittney Haas was second on the Trojans with 17 kills and Maddie Parker spiked 13 kills, while Blatnik added six kills in the loss to Springfield, Sammy Vance belted five kills in the win over Clyde and Kayla Canterbury notched 11 digs in the win over BG.
Findlay’s JV team finished seventh out of eight teams at St. Ursula’s invite, losing to Perrysburg 25-21, 30-28 and Toledo Central Catholic 19-25, 25-16, 25-23 before sweeping Stritch 25-6, 25-8.

findlay (9-7)
KILLS: Amy Feczer 28, Brittney Haas 17, Maddie Parker 13. ASSISTS: Grace Blatnik 79. DIGS: Grace Ramsey 45. BLOCKS: Feczer 6.

C-R INVITATIONAL
RAWSON — Arcadia and Miller City each posted a 2-1 record to lead area teams at Saturday’s Cory-Rawson Invitational volleyball tournament.
Arcadia gained victories of 25-5, 25-10 over Van Buren and 25-10, 25-9 over Lima Temple Christian and dropped a 25-17, 12-25, 25-23 decision to Allen East.
Tori Green put away 33 kills and made eight blocks and Sydney Ramsey served for nine aces and came up with 48 digs on the day for the Redskins (8-6). Caity Cramer handed out 42 assists.
Miller City (9-8) claimed victories of 25-15, 25-22 over Cory-Rawson and 19-25, 25-22, 25-20 over Van Buren and fell 27-25, 25-15 to Willard.
Katelyn Kuhlman tallied 20 kills for the tournament, while Brittany Kuhlman notched 47 assists and Adrienne Kuhlman served for seven aces. Abbey Schroeder came up with 48 digs and Sophie Van Wezel made four blocks.
Along with losing to Arcadia and Miller City, Van Buren (8-8) beat North Baltimore 25-14, 25-6.
Lydia Reineke recorded 25 kills on the day for Van Buren, while Lindsey Shaw tallied 39 assists and five aces and Faith Dewalt had 26 digs.

van buren (8-8)
ACES: Lindsey Shaw 5, Jessica Rinehart 3, Faith Dewalt 2. KILLS: Lydia Reineke 25, Shaw 12, Emma Reineke 11. ASSISTS: Shaw 39, L. Reineke & Rinehart 4, Dewalt 3. DIGS: Dewalt 26, L. Reineke 18, Rinehart 12.
MILLER CITY (9-8)
ACES: Adrienne Kuhlman 7, Sophie Van Wezel 4, Brittany Kuhlman 3. KILLS: Katelyn Kuhlman 20, Van Wezel 15, Kylie Berner 13. ASSISTS: B. Kuhlman 47. DIGS: Abbey Schroeder 48, B. Kuhlman & Elena Niese 24. BLOCKS: Van Wezel 4, Meggan Meyer 2.
ARCADIA (8-6)
ACES: Sydney Ramsey 9, Mallory Laveglia & Tori Green 4. KILLS: Green 33, Samantha Watkins 18, Emma Saltzman 14. ASSISTS: Caity Cramer 42, Kayla Brubaker 20, Megan Mock 3. DIGS: Ramsey 48, Watkins 15, Laveglia 12. BLOCKS: Green 8, Cramer & Saltzman 2.

CG TRIANGULAR
COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove’s Carlee McCluer slammed 24 kills with five blocks and nine digs as the Bulldogs swept a nonconference volleyball triangular against Patrick Henry and McComb.
The Bulldogs stopped the Panthers 25-27, 25-14, 25-17 and downed the Patriots 23-25, 25-22, 25-15.
Patrick Henry (9-6) earned a split with a 25-19, 25-17 win over McComb.
Lauren Birkemeier backed McCluer with 14 kills and eight blocks while Paige Bellman added 13 kills and 10 blocks. Rylee Sybert dished out 38 assists with 11 digs and two blocks and Amy Vorst added 30 digs for the Bulldogs (10-3).
Patrick Henry’s Carissa Rosebrook had a team-high 16 kills and seven blocks. Audrey Sonnenberg dished out 49 assists, Chloe Seedorf had 28 digs and Rachel Nickels served four aces to lead Patrick Henry (9-6).

patrick henry (9-6)
ACES: Rachel Nickels 4, Katelyn Drewes 3. KILLS: Carissa Rosebrook 16, Faith Frania 14, Abby Carrizales & Becca Jones 7. ASSISTS: Audrey Sonnenberg 49. DIGS: Chloe Seedorf 28, Drewes 16, Frania 14, Sonnenberg 11. BLOCKS: Rosebrook 7, Sonnenberg 5, Carrizales 3.

MINSTER INVITATIONAL
MINSTER — Melina Woods led Ada’s volleyball team with 52 kills, 24 digs and four blocks as the Bulldogs finished fourth out of eight teams at the Minster Invitational on Saturday.
Ada opened the tournament with a 25-13, 25-15 win over Botkins, but fell to Minster 25-18, 25-21 and Russia 25-14, 25-16 in the next two matches.
Maddie Gossard added 47 assists and four aces for the Bulldogs (8-7), while Sidney Gossard also served four aces.

ADA (8-7)
ACES: Maddie Gossard & Sidney Gossard 4, Melina Woods 3. KILLS: Woods 52, M. Gossard 6. ASSISTS: M. Gossard 47. DIGS: Woods 24, Olivia Alexander 15, M. Gossard 12. BLOCKS: Woods 4.

DELPHOS ST. JOHN’S 3
KALIDA 1
KALIDA — Tori Niese led Kalida with six blocks, 18 points and a pair of aces on 26 of 26 serving and added 11 kills on 32 of 36 spiking as the Wildcats dropped a nonleague match to Delphos St. John’s 25-20, 23-25, 25-23, 25-16 on Saturday.
Morgan Mock slammed 12 kills on 40 of 45 spiking, while Sarah Klausing was 122 of 128 setting with 33 assists for the Wildcats (2-11). Kierstan Siebeneck added a team-high 23 digs.
Delphos St. John’s improved to 10-5.

KALIDA (2-11)
POINTS: Tori Niese 18, Kierstan Siebeneck & Sarah Klausing 5. SERVING: Niese 26-26, S. Klausing 13-13, Morgan Mock 10-10, Siebeneck 10-11. ACES: Niese 2. KILLS: Mock 12, Niese 11, Grace Klausing & S. Klausing 8. SPIKING: Mock 40-45, Niese 32-36, S. Klausing 29-31. ASSISTS: S. Klausing 33. SETTING: S. Klausing 122-128. DIGS: Siebeneck 23, Mock 22, Niese 19. BLOCKS: Niese 6.

ELGIN TOURNAMENT
MARION — Hopewell-Loudon took care of three opponents on Saturday to win the Marion Elgin Tournament.
The Chieftains (13-3) whipped Williamsport Westfall 25-17, 25-16 and Elgin 25-14, 25-13 and outlasted Benjamin Logan 12-25, 27-25, 25-14 in the title tilt.
Jessie Kreais and Jacque Burns (2 aces, 1 block) both slammed 18 kills. Kenadee Siebenaller added 11 kills and five blocks and Peyton Hoover had 10 kills to lead the Chieftains at the net.
Hailey Coppus dished out 77 assists, Chelsey Depinet recorded 15 digs with three aces and Alex Falter chipped in 10 digs for Hopewell-Loudon, who also won the junior varsity tournament.



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