VAN BUREN — Van Buren’s Emma Reineke totaled three aces, 15 kills and seven digs as the Black Knights bested Bluffton 25-15, 24-26, 25-17, 25-17 for a nonleague volleyball win Wednesday.

Olivia Cramer and Sophia Reineke added 12 and 11 kills, respectively. Lindsey Shaw notched two aces and 38 assists for Van Buren (17-5), which matched last season’s win total.

Kylie Stackhouse had a match-high 19 kills for the Pirates (11-11). Taylor Schwab recorded a double-double of 11 kills and 14 digs.

BLUFFTON (11-11)

ACES: Skyler Scoles 3. KILLS: Kylie Stackhouse 19, Taylor Schwab 11. ASSISTS: Scoles 36. DIGS: Kylie Monday 18, Schwab 14. BLOCKS: Stackhouse & Haelyn Bischoff 2.

VAN BUREN (17-5)

ACES: Emma Reineke & Izzie Pawlak 3, Lindsey Shaw 2. KILLS: E. Reineke 15, Olivia Cramer 12, Sophia Reineke 11. ASSISTS: Shaw 38. DIGS: E. Reineke & S. Reineke 7. BLOCKS: S. Reineke 2.

JUNIOR VARSITY: Bluffton, 25-21, 25-22.

LIBERTY-BENTON 3

EASTWOOD 0

PEMBERVILLE — Liberty-Benton’s Izzy Granger tallied 15 kills and Karis Willow chipped in 11 more as the state-ranked Eagles swept Eastwood 25-14, 25-11, 25-17 for a nonleague volleyball win Wednesday.

Alissa Rhodes dished out 38 assists on 73 of 74 setting while Hannah Warrington had four aces and 15 digs for L-B (20-2), ranked No. 2 in the latest Division III state coaches poll.

Eastwood dropped to 14-7 overall.

LIBERTY-bENTON (20-2)

SERVING: Hannah Bodie 14-14, Izzy Granger 14-15, Hannah Warrington 12-12. ACES: Granger & Warrington 4. KILLS: Granger 15, Karis Willow 11, Schy Shepherd 7. SPIKING: Granger 21-24, Willow 18-18. ASSISTS: Alissa Rhodes 38. SETTING: Rhodes 73-74. DIGS: Warrington & Emma Otley 15. BLOCKS: Caitlin Elseser 5, Shepherd 3.

JUNIOR VARSITY: Liberty-Benton, 25-13, 22-25, 25-12.

ADA 3

LIMA PERRY 0

ADA — Ada’s Megan Light was dominant at the net, tallying 14 kills and five blocks as the Bulldogs swept Lima Perry 25-13, 25-19, 25-12 for a nonleague volleyball win Wednesday.

Kirsten Poling added four aces, five kills, 22 assists and eight digs for the Bulldogs (10-12).

ADA (10-12)

ACES: Kirsten Poling 4, Aubrey Madison & Miranda Wills 2. KILLS: Megan Light 14, Wills 8, Poling 5. ASSISTS: Poling 22, Madison 8. DIGS: Kendal Guagenti 10, Wills 9, Poling 8. BLOCKS: Light 5.

JUNIOR VARSITY: Ada, 2-1.

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