Prep volleyball: Ottoville knocks off O-G in five-set thriller

Hopewell-Loudon’s Peyton Hoover (right) bumps the ball over the net and the block of Arcadia’s Caity Cramer during Monday’s Blanchard Valley Conference match at Arcadia. (Photo by Kent Tarbox.)

OTTOVILLE — Ottoville won the first two sets on Monday, but was forced to five sets before rallying to beat Ottawa-Glandorf 25-21, 25-21, 23-25, 21-25, 15-6 in a nonleague match between two state-ranked Putnam County juggernauts.
Ottoville, ranked fourth in the latest Division IV poll, stayed perfect as it improved to 14-0 overall.
The Titans, ranked seventh in the most recent Division III poll, fell to 10-3 overall.
CJ Kemper led the Big Green with 22 kills and chipped in 14 digs, while Bridget Landin was a close second with 18 kills, led with 28 digs and added six blocks.
Emily Landin added 22 digs for Ottoville, Abi Hilvers led with 48 assists and 19 digs and Brynlee Hanneman patrolled the net with a team-high 10 blocks.
Brooke Kleman led both teams with 38 digs for O-G, Taylor Alt led with 25 kills and four blocks while adding 33 digs and Carly Alt added 14 kills.

ottawa-glandorf (10-3)
KILLS: Taylor Alt 25, Carly Alt 14. ASSISTS: Kendra Kahle 44. DIGS: Brooke Kleman 38, T. Alt 33. BLOCKS: T. Alt 4.
ottoville (14-0)
KILLS: CJ Kemper 22, Bridget Landin 18. ASSISTS: Abi Hilvers 48. DIGS: B. Landin 28, Emily Landin 22, Hilvers 19, Kemper 14. BLOCKS: Brynlee Hanneman 10, B. Landin 6.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Ottawa-Glandorf 25-12, 25-9.
LIBERTY-BENTON 3
NORTH BALTIMORE 0
NORTH BALTIMORE — Liberty-Benton stayed perfect for the season in its 25-8, 25-9, 25-15 rout of North Baltimore in Blanchard Valley Conference action on Monday.
The Eagles, ranked ninth in the latest Division III poll, improved to 14-0 overall and remain in first place atop the BVC standings at 7-0.
Schy Shepherd paced L-B with 14 kills and three blocks, while Abby Reynolds served two aces and led with 20 digs. Caitlin Elseser and Hannah Otley each added 11 kills, Hannah Warrington had eight kills and 18 digs and Chloe Miller led with three aces and 16 digs.
North Baltimore, which dropped to 2-13 overall and 1-6 in the conference, was led by Alivia Light’s five kills, 15 digs and two blocks. Katelyn Weinandy added a team-high 26 digs with two aces.
liberty-benton (14-0, 7-0 bvc)
SERVING: Abby Reynolds 25-25, Mackenzie Murphy 18-19. ACES: Chloe Miller 3. KILLS: Schy Shepherd 14, Caitlin Elseser & Hannah Otley 11, Hannah Warrington 8. SPIKING: Otley 25-28, Warrington 21-23, Shepherd 20-22. ASSISTS: Alissa Rhodes 30. SETTING: Rhodes 84-84. DIGS: Reynolds 20, Warrington 18, Miller 16. BLOCKS: Shepherd 3, Elseser 2.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Liberty-Benton 20-25, 25-16, 25-14.
FRESHMEN: Liberty-Benton 26-24, 25-17.
HOPEWELL-LOUDON 3
ARCADIA 2
ARCADIA — Kenadee Siebenaller had 19 kills and 11 blocks Monday as Hopewell-Loudon rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Arcadia 25-17, 21-25, 20-25, 25-19, 15-13 in a Blanchard Valley Conference volleyball match.
Jessie Kreais had 14 kills and Jacque Burns 11 kills for Hopewell-Loudon. Peyton Hoover and Alex Falter each had 18 digs, and Hailey Coppus had 11 digs and 39 assists as the Chieftains improved to 14-3, 6-1 BVC and remained tied with Arlington, Leipsic and McComb for second place in the league race behind leader Liberty-Benton (7-0 BVC).
Samantha Watkins had 17 kills and 20 digs for Arcadia (8-8, 3-4 BVC). Megan Mock served five aces, Caity Cramer had 35 assists and 18 digs, and Sydney Ramsey had a match-high 26 digs.

Hopewell-Loudon (14-3, 6-1 BVC)
KILLS: Kenadee Siebenaller 19, Jessie Kreais 14, Jacque Burns 13. ASSISTS: Hailey Coppus 39. DIGS: Alex Falter 18, Peyton Hoover 18, Coppus 11. BLOCKS: Siebenaller 11, Kreais 4, Burns 3.
Arcadia (8-8, 3-4 BVC)
SERVING: Caity Cramer 18-18, Megan Mock 17-17, Sydney Ramsey 16-17. ACES: Mock 5, Ramsey 3, Tori Green 2. KILLS: Samantha Watkins 17, Green 12, Emma Saltzman 7. SPIKING: Watkins 46-56, Green 39-46, Saltzman 26-31. ASSISTS: Cramer 35, Mock 4. SETTING: Cramer 141-145, Mock 12-12. DIGS: Ramsey 26, Watkins 20, Cramer 18. BLOCKS: Green 3, Mock 2, Saltzman 2.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Hopewell-Loudon 25-14, 25-22.
FRESHMEN: Hopewell-Loudon def. Wynford 25-14, 10-25, 26-24.
CAREY 3
UPPER SANDUSKY 0
UPPER SANDUSKY — Hannah Zimmerman and Sydney Kin combined for 30 kills as Carey swept Upper Sandusky 25-22, 25-22, 25-16 in a Northern 10 Conference match.
Zimmerman led all players with 18 kills and also led with 14 digs, while Kin spiked 12 kills, served a perfect 9 of 9 with two aces and led with five blocks for the Blue Devils (13-1, 9-1 N10).
Bailey Neal led Carey with four aces on 12 of 12 serving and McKenzie Row had nine digs.
Kenedi Hayden paced the Rams (4-11, 4-5) with six kills, Bre Rosario had 16 digs and Anna Johnson tallied five blocks.

carey (13-1, 9-1 n10)
SERVING: Bailey Neal 12-12, Sydney Kin 9-9, Emma Wagner 8-8. ACES: Neal 4, Kin & Wagner 2. KILLS: Hannah Zimmerman 18, Kin 12. SPIKING: Kin 22-24, Zimmerman 25-32, McKenzie Row 28-31. ASSISTS: Lawyer Stansberry 32. SETTING: Stansberry 79-79. DIGS: Zimmerman 14, Row 9. BLOCKS: Kin 5.
upper sandusky (4-11, 4-5 n10)
SERVING: Lillie Orians 13-14. ACES: Orians 1. KILLS: Kenedi Hayden 6. SPIKING: Hayden 16-18. ASSISTS: Lucy Smith 14. SETTING: Smith 30-30. DIGS: Bre Rosario 16. BLOCKS: Anna Johnson 5.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Upper Sandusky 25-19, 25-21.
LEIPSIC 3
VAN BUREN 0
LEIPSIC — Carlee Siefker and Kierra Meyer combined for 24 kills and 35 digs as Leipsic handled Van Buren 25-19, 25-10, 25-21 in Monday’s Blanchard Valley Conference sweep.
The Vikings, ranked seventh in the latest Division IV coaches poll, improved to 13-1 overall, 6-1 in the BVC and remain one spot behind unbeaten Liberty-Benton in the conference standings.
Hayley Heitmeyer led with 13 kills and six blocks, while Lyndie Hazleton (20 assists) and Selena Loredo (15) shared setting duties and Kacey Dulle added 11 digs.
Lydia Reineke paced the Black Knights’ (8-9, 2-5 BVC) attack with 13 kills, and Sydney Leeper swatted four Leipsic attacks.
van buren (8-9, 2-5 bvc)
SERVING: Sarah Dishong 8-8. ACES: Dishong & Faith Dewalt 2. KILLS: Lydia Reineke 13, Emma Reineke 5. ASSISTS: Lindsey Shaw 21. DIGS: Jessica Rinehart 8, Dewalt 7, Mackenzie Saltzman 6, L. Reineke 5. BLOCKS: Sydney Leeper 4, E. Reineke 2.
leipsic (13-1, 6-1 bvc)
SERVING: Carlee Siefker 16-17, Lyndie Hazelton 12-13, Kierra Meyer 11-12. ACES: Siefker 2. KILLS: Hayley Heitmeyer 13, Siefker 12, Meyer 12. SPIKING: Siefker 25-26, Meyer 25-27, Heitmeyer 23-26. ASSISTS: Hazelton 20, Selena Loredo 15. SETTING: Hazelton 48-48, Loredo 34-34. DIGS: Meyer 21, Siefker 14, Kacey Dulle 11. BLOCKS: Heitmeyer 6.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Leipsic 25-15, 25-18.
FRESHMEN: Leipsic 25-14, 25-12.
ARLINGTON 3
RIVERDALE 1
ARLINGTON — Arlington, sitting in a second place logjam in the Blanchard Valley Conference volleyball standings, overcame a first-set loss and was in control the rest of the way in chalking up a 24-26, 25-6, 25-19, 25-11 league win over Riverdale on Monday.
Addy Lafferty and Olivia Griggs had 24 spikes and 12 kills each and Hannah Willow had 20 spikes, nine kills and four blocks. Kylie Rausch (14 spikes) added five kills, Alyssa Jordan led the Red Devils (10-2, 6-1 BVC) with 78 sets and 27 assists and Moriah Helms had a team-high nine digs.

ARLINGTON (10-2, 6-1 bvc)
ACES: Addy Lafferty 2, Olivia Griggs 5, Alyssa Jordan 4, Moriah Helms 4. KILLS: Lafferty 12, Griggs 12, Kylie Rausch 5, Hannah Willow 9, Makenna Zehender 4. SPIKES: Lafferty 24, Griggs 24, Rausch 14, Willow 20. ASSISTS: Jordan 27. SETs: Jordan 78. DIGS: Helms 9, Griggs 4. BLOCKS: Willow 4.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Arlington, 25-14, 25-11.
CORY-RAWSON 3
VANLUE 1
RAWSON — Cory-Rawson’s Amanda Green, Riley Garmatter and Roni Risner combined for 38 kills on Monday when the Hornets rallied from a first-set setback to topple Vanlue 22-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-21 in Blanchard Valley Conference volleyball action.
Green was 26 for 39 spiking with 15 kills, Garmatter 37 for 42 spiking with 12 kills and Risner 15 for 20 spiking with 11 kills. Green was also 17 for 20 serving with five aces and 11 digs, Risner added 18 digs and four aces, and Garmatter was 60 for 61 setting with 16 assists.
The comeback win upped Cory-Rawson’s record to 5-8 overall, 2-5 in the BVC

CORY-RAWSON (5-8, 2-5 BVC)
SERVING: Roni Risner 15-17, Amanda Green 17-20, Riley Garmatter 15-16, Kate Yant 13-16, Sami Roth 9-12, Emma Bower 7-9, Taylor Born 6-6. ACES: Risner 4, Garmatter 5, Bower 2. KILLS: Risner 11, Green 15, Garmatter 11, Bower 4. SPIKING: Risner 15-20, Green 26-39, Garmatter 37-42, Roth 15-17, Bower 10-13. ASSISTS: Garmatter 16, Yant 12. SETTING: Garmatter 60-61, Yant 44-46. DIGS: Risner 18, Green 11, Roth 10, Born 12. BLOCKS: Green 2.
McCOMB 3
PANDORA-GILBOA 0
McCOMB — Lauren Grubb and Chloe Spoon combined to serve a perfect 22 of 22 and each spiked nine kills in leading McComb past Pandora-Gilboa in straight sets 25-18, 25-22, 25-16 in Monday’s Blanchard Valley Conference match.
Grubb added a match-high four aces, tallied three blocks and set a perfect 78 of 78 with a team-high 25 assists for the Panthers (7-10, 5-2 BVC).
Alyssa Herr also had three blocks for McComb and hit 16 of 18, Shaye Hemminger led with 15 digs and Hannah Schroeder hit a near-perfect 20 of 21 with seven kills and added 14 of 15 passing with seven digs.
Kayla Ferguson served three aces for the Rockets (5-9, 3-4), Addilyn Diller led with 15 digs and Paige Fenstermaker led both teams with 16 kills.

pandora-gilboa (5-9, 3-4 bvc)
ACES: Kayla Ferguson 3. KILLS: Paige Fenstermaker 16. ASSISTS: Addilyn Diller 22. DIGS: Diller 15, Madison Hovest 10. BLOCKS: Ferguson 2.
mccomb (7-10, 5-2 bvc)
SERVING: Lauren Grubb 15-15, Maddie Buck 15-17, Hannah Schroeder 10-11. ACES: Grubb 4. KILLS: Chloe Spoon & Grubb 9, Schroeder 7. spiking: Schroeder 20-21, Alyssa Herr 16-18, Spoon 18-23. ASSISTS: Grubb 25. SETTING: Grubb 78-78. PASSING: Schroeder 14-15, Shaye Hemminger 13-14, Spoon 7-7. DIGS: Hemminger 15, Schroeder & Spoon 7. BLOCKS: Grubb & Herr 3.
JUNIOR VARSITY: McComb 25-14, 25-15.
NEW RIEGEL 3
ELMWOOD 0
BLOOMDALE — Brianna Gillig spiked 19 kills in leading New Riegel past Elmwood 25-23, 25-16, 25-14 in Monday’s nonleague match.
The Blue Jackets, who improved to 12-2 overall, were also led by Brooklyn Gillig and Christen Hohman’s nine digs apiece. Emily Peters and Kaitlyn Kirian each chipped in nine kills and Lindsay Bouillon had 30 assists.
Peighton Troike, Anna Veryser and Taiha Douglas each led the Royals (2-12) with five kills apiece. Jill Hannah led both teams with 22 digs and Douglas led with six blocks.
new riegel (12-2)
KILLS: Brianna Gillig 19, Emily Peters 9, Kaitlyn Kirian 9. ASSISTS: Lindsay Bouillon 30. DIGS: Brooklyn Gillig & Christen Hohman 9.
elmwood (2-12)
KILLS: Peighton Troike, Anna Veryser & Taiha Douglas 5. ASSISTS: Maddie Schroeder 26. DIGS: Jill Hannah 22, Lissie Hall 12, Troike 7. BLOCKS: Douglas 6.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Elmwood 21-25, 25-21, 25-20.
COLONEL CRAWFORD 3
MOHAWK 2
SYCAMORE — Destini Oler had 14 kills, five blocks and 14 digs Monday but Mohawk fell 25-20, 14-25, 22-25, 25-23, 15-12 to Colonel Crawford in a Northern 10 volleyball match.
Madi Chester had nine kills and a team-best 18 digs as Mohawk dropped to 10-4, 6-4 N10. Emma Myers-Huffman had nine kills; Alexa Konkle had 33 assists, six blocks and 12 digs; Ellie Shaw had 15 digs; and Jordyn Lease added five blocks and three aces.
Colonel Crawford improved to 7-8, 5-5 N10.

JUNIOR VARSITY: Mohawk 25-20, 25-18.
ADA 3
KENTON 0
KENTON — Melina Woods served three aces and belted 20 kills in leading Ada in straight sets 25-20, 25-13, 25-21 over Kenton in a nonleague match on Monday.
Woods added 16 digs for the Bulldogs (9-7), while Megan Light chipped in 10 kills, Maddie Gossard led with 23 assists and Olivia Alexander led with 22 digs. Katie Newland chipped in 14 digs.
Kenton fell to 3-10 overall with the loss.

ada (9-7)
ACES: Melina Woods 3. KILLS: Woods 20, Megan Light 10, Maddie Gossard 6. ASSISTS: M. Gossard 23, Sidney Gossard 10. DIGS: Olivia Alexander 22, Woods 16, Katie Newland 14.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Ada 25-20, 25-19.
LIMA SHAWNEE 3
COLUMBUS GROVE 2
LIMA — Columbus Grove topped Lima Shawnee in the first two sets on Monday, but then dropped three straight sets in a 14-25, 19-25, 25-14, 25-22, 15-8 loss to the Indians in a nonleague match.
Paige Bellman nearly notched a triple-double for the Bulldogs, now 10-4 overall, with 10 kills, eight blocks and serving seven aces. Carlee McCluer added eight kills and led with 20 digs.
Lima Shawnee, unbeaten and tied with Ottawa-Glandorf atop the Western Buckeye League standings, improved to 10-2 overall.

JUNIOR VARSITY: Columbus Grove 25-16, 25-17.
CONTINENTAL 3
HOLGATE 1
CONTINENTAL — Hannah Troyer spiked four aces and led the defense with 35 digs as Continental overcame a first-set loss to beat Holgate 22-25, 25-13, 25-15, 25-19 in a nonleague match.
Leah Baker led the offense with 19 kills and added three aces and 12 digs for the Pirates, who improved to 10-4. Amber Logan slammed 18 kills with 14 digs and Jessica Stauffer led with 43 assists and chipped in 15 digs.

continental (10-4)
ACES: Hannah Troyer 4, Leah Baker & Sydney Eickholt 3. KILLS: Baker 19, Logan 18, Eickholt 7. ASSISTS: Jessica Stauffer 43. DIGS: Troyer 35, Stauffer 15, Logan 14, Baker 12.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Continental, 2-1.



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