Jackson tops Anna to go to 16-0


Jackson Center’s Cassie Meyer, left, spikes the ball towards Anna’s Lexi Wells (6), and Kennedey Glover at Anna Tuesday. Watching is Jackson Center’s Katelyn Sosby.

Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

ANNA — Jackson Center remained unbeaten on the year with a 3-0 win over Anna in County volleyball Tuesday.

The scores were 25-13, 25-14, 25-21.

Anna drops to 5-4 in the league and 8-8 overall. Jackson is 8-0 and 16-0.

Cassie Meyer had 15 kills and 12 digs to lead the Lady tigers, ChristenWare had three blocks and 10 digs, and Kamryn Elchert had 20 assists.

Camryn Hoehne added 10 digs and 15 assists, and Alicia Kessler finished with nine kills.

For Anna, Krista Gehret had eight kills, Emma Meyer six kills and three solo blocks, Ashley Landis had five kills, Lexi Wells 23 assists, Carly Becker 16 digs and Rachel Shoemaker 15 digs.

Kennedey Glover had threee solo blocks also.

Jackson won the junior varsity game 26-24, 20-25, 25-14.


Lima Bath 3, Sidney 1

LIMA — Sidney’s 8-game winning streak came to an end in action Monday night in Lima, the Lady Jackets falling 3-1 to Lima Bath.

The scores were25-23, 21-25, 25-21, 25-15.

Despite the loss, two school records fell. Amanda Thomas broke the record for career kills when she finished with 11 in the match. She now has 424 in her career.

And Celena Taborn had three more blocks to bring her season total to 65, and that is a new single-season record.

Taborn also had 10 kills against Bath, Emily Tolbert had six and Grace Shell five. Carrie Nuss set them up with 39 assists.

Sidney dropped the JV game 2-0 on scores of 25-23, 27-25.

Allie Herrick and Makali Gibson had five kills each and Arielle Snider four. Payton Boshears had eight digs and five aces, and Herrick had three aces.

Jackson Center 3, NK 0

Jackson Center’s top-ranked Lady Tigers ran their record on the year to 15-0 with a 3-0 win over New Knoxville Monday at home.

The scores were 25-21, 25-21, 25-12.

Cassie Meyer had 15 kills and 19 digs, Camryn Hoehne had seven kills, 15 assists and eight digs, Raquel Kessler had seven kills, Alicia Kessler six kills and three blocks, Christen Ware six kills and Vanessa Winner 10 digs.

New Knoxville, 8-6 on the year, got six kills and 11 digs from Shayna Bierlein, five kills from Caitlin Lammers, 22 digs from Faith Homan, and four kills, 14 assists, nine digs and two ace serves from Kenzie Schroer.

Jackson also won the JV contest 2-1 on scores of 25-23, 27-25, 25-20.

Botkins 3, Waynesfield 0

BOTKINS — Botkins defeated visiting Waynesfield 3-0 Monday to go to 6-11 on the season heading into Tuesday’s play.

The scores were 25-10, 25-19, 25-20.

Sarah Bergman had 11 kills and Casey Woodall six for the Lady Trojans. Jenna Pitts had 15 assists, Alexis Jones led the defense with 13 digs, and Danielle Schwartz had five ace serves.

Botkins won the JV game 2-0.

Minster 3, Mississinawa 0

UNION CITY — Minster went on the road and claimed a 3-0 win over Mississinawa Valley in non-league action Monday.

The scores were 25-12, 28-26, 25-14.

Jordyn Heitbrink led in kills with eight and Paige Thobe added six. Hayley Baumer finished with 21 assists and Emma Goodwin added 11.

Paige Purdy led the defense with 14 digs, Baumer had four ace serves and Thobe had two solo blocks.

The Lady Wildcats are 11-6 heading into a match at home Thursday against Marion Local.


Fairlawn runner-up

PIQUA — The Fairlawn Lady Jets had an excellent outing in the Piqua Invitational on Saturday, beating two Division 1 schools before falling in the championship game.

The Lady Jets beat Springfield 25-11, 25-11, and then routed a good Piqua team, 25-13, 25-8, to reach the finals. There, they lost to Miamisburg 25-17, 19-25, 25-16.

The verdicts left the Lady Jets 10-7 heading into action Tuesday night. Piqua is now 12-4.

Audrey Francis had 48 kills, 64 digs and three aces for Fairlawn. Chelsie Brautigam had 25 digs and 55 assists, Jeanelee Branscum had 23 digs and four aces, Lauren Dudgeon had 10 kills, Regan DeMotte seven kills, Lauren Weinschenk 17 digs and Kenedee Gallimore 16 digs.

JC 3, Lehman 0

Jackson Center rolled to a 3-0 win over Lehman Saturday at home, the scores being 25-18, 25-14, 25-14.

The Lady Tigers were led by Cassie Meyer with eight kills, 15 digs and four blocks. Raquel Kessler had 10 kills, Alicia Kessler six kills, Camryn Hoehne 15 assists and two aces, Kamryn Elchert 11 assists, and Vanessa Winner four kills.

Russia fifth

MINSTER — Russia was fifth in the Minster Invitational Saturday, going 2-1 with wins over Franklin Monroe and West Liberty-Salem and a loss to Ada.

On the day, Jenna Cordonnier had 55 assists and 13 digs, Whitney Pleiman had 45 digs and five aces, Cameo Wilson had 20 kills, Morgan Wenrick 15 kills, Laurissa Poling 12 kills, Chris Gaerke nine kills and eight blocks, Chloe Sherman 19 digs and Lexi Monnin 17 digs.

Junior high

The Riverside 8th grade defeated Indian Lake in recent action, thanks to seven aces and eight assists from Sierra Snow, four kills from Lauryn Sanford, and three aces from Macie Manahan.

The 7th grade lost 25-20, 28-26, despite seven aces from Jenna Woods.

Jackson Center’s Cassie Meyer, left, spikes the ball towards Anna’s Lexi Wells (6), and Kennedey Glover at Anna Tuesday. Watching is Jackson Center’s Katelyn Sosby.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092816AnnaVolley.jpgJackson Center’s Cassie Meyer, left, spikes the ball towards Anna’s Lexi Wells (6), and Kennedey Glover at Anna Tuesday. Watching is Jackson Center’s Katelyn Sosby. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


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