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Published: Friday, August 31, 2007

Fitch needs five sets to beat Boardman



The Falcons posted their first win of the season and a Federal League win.

AUSTINTOWN — Fitch rallied from a two-set deficit to beat Federal League rival Boardman 23-25, 21-25, 26-24, 25-22, 15-9 in a volleyball match on Thursday.

Sam Kozbial, senior, led the Falcons (1-1, 1-1 FL) with nine kills, 10 blocks, 12 points and two aces. Rebecca Evans had eight kills, 13 digs, six points and two blocks. Michelle Basista had 22 digs.

Danielle Bletso paced the Spartans (0-2, 0-2) with 31 kills and nine blocks. Danielle Williams had 52 assists and Stephanie Sfara had 12 digs and 18 kills.

JVs: Fitch 25-23, 27-25.

Howland 23-25-25-25,
Canfield 25-20-23-19

HOWLAND — Taylor Summerfield had 11 points, five aces, 14 kills, 30 assists, two blocks, five digs and six saves to lead Howland in a Metro Athletic Conference match.

Katlyn Flick added 16 points, six aces, seven kills, two assists, eight digs and one save, while Stephanie Wisniewski contributed six points, one ace, 10 digs and one save for the Tigers (2-1, 2-0).

For Canfield (0-4, 0-2 MAC), Kelsey Owen had nine points, three aces, seven kills and five digs, while Kaylie Luklan added had five points, six kills, 11 blocks and eight digs, and Megg Andrews six kills and seven blocks.

JVs: Canfield won, 25-22, 25-22.

Salem 25-25-25, Struthers 2-9-7

SALEM — Senior backcourt specialist Paige Kenreigh had 12 aces, junior setter Taylor Toothman had nine aces and 19 assists, sophomore ace hitter Amy Scullion had six aces and nine kills and senior ace hitter Katie Scullion had six kills for Salem (2-0, 2-0 MAC).

Briana Camaret had 10 digs for Struthers (0-4).

JVs: Salem 25-8, 25-16.

Mooney 25-25-25, East 8-23-15

YOUNGSTOWN — Kristen Donouhue led the Cardinals with 13 points, three aces and five digs, while Kelly Donouhue had 25 assists. Jacci Wyman chipped in with seven kills and Dayna Daltorio had eight kills and three aces for Mooney (3-0).

Western Reserve 25-17-17-25-15,
Leetonia 22-25-25-23-7

LEETONIA — Chloe Toman scored 24 points with four aces to pace the Blue Devils (2-2, 1-1 ITCL). Sami Donges had 12 digs and 40 passes.

Bobbie Miller led the Bears (1-3, 1-1) with 15 points, 19 assists and seven aces. Sarah Weikart had 18 digs, seven kills and three blocks.

JVs: Western Reserve 25-16, 25-18.

Crestview 25-28-25,
Springfield 20-26-11

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Chelsea Bowker sparked the Rebels (3-1, 2-0 ITCL) with seven points, six aces, 13 kills, three blocks and four digs. Tess Reash had 18 points and 10 digs, while Paige McElroy had 24 assists, seven kills and five digs.

Whitney Yeager led the Tigers with 10 kills, five blocks and four points. Ashley Daves had seven points and four kills.

Columbiana 25-25-25,
South Range 18-17-21

NORTH LIMA — Heidi Moff had seven kills and two blocks, Katie Douglas seven kills and four blocks, Paige Papania seven points, 12 digs and six kills and Emily Sowler 20 points, 12 assists and seven digs to lead Columbiana (3-0, 2-0 ITCL).

For South Range (2-2, 0-2 ITCL), Patty Shuster had two points, one ace, eight kills and three bloocks, Loke Kalima one ace 10 digs, Ashley Vaughn five digs, five kills five blocks and Jen Felt three points, three aces, 10 assists, five kills and one block

JVs: Columbiana, 24-26, 25-14, 25-20

United 25-21-27-25,
Lisbon 23-25-25-12

LISBON — The Golden Eagles put the game away in the fourth set of the close match. Abby Miller and Caitlin Higgins had 12 and nine kills respectively. Casey Fennis had 28 assists and Maggie Sell 15 digs.

Liberty 25-25-19-25,
Brookfield 9-17-25-20

LIBERTY — Junior Ashley Venable scored 15 points, with five aces, 21 kills and 10 digs for the Leopards (3-0, 1-0 TAC). Megan Kay had 13 points, 11 kills and 15 digs. Jessie Szakacs had 44 assists.

Morgan Bonekovic led the Warriors (2-1, 0-1) with 27 kills, three points, 34 digs and three blocks. Brittany Hiner had 10 points and 42 assists.

JVs: Liberty 13-25, 25-21, 25-10.

Girard 25-25-25, LaBrae 10-10-15

GIRARD — Chelsea Guerrieri had eight kills, seven digs, four service points and two aces while Aysha Nickels had 18 assists and seven kills and Olivia Bucci 12 kills to lead Girard (1-2).

For LaBrae (1-2), Lauren Crays had five assists, three digs and three service points and Dana Dragash 13 digs.

Jvs: Girard, 25-17, 25-22.

Hubbard 25-25-25,
Champion 6-10-10

CHAMPION — Courtney Angelo scored 30 points, with eight aces for the Eagles (1-0). Katoria Carter had 11 kills. Lauren Ferguson had 31 assists.

Megan Frantz led the Golden Flashes (2-1) with eight assists and an ace. Jessica Frantz had eight digs. Amber Ackerman scored three points.

JVs: Hubbard 25-0, 25-9.

Lordstown 25-25-25,
Maplewood 10-6-5

LORDSTOWN — Senior middle hitter Meagan Gibson had 20 points, five digs, eight kills and two blocks; junior middle hitter Brianne Blodgett had 21 kills, junior setter/hitter Karly Gibbs had 16 points, 27 assists and six kills and senior outside hitter Amanda Wickline had 15 points for Lordstown (5-1, 1-0 Northeast Athletic Conference).

JVs: Lordstown 25-25, Maplewood 13-14.

Friday, August 31, 2007

The Falcons posted their first win of the season and a Federal League win.

AUSTINTOWN — Fitch rallied from a two-set deficit to beat Federal League rival Boardman 23-25, 21-25, 26-24, 25-22, 15-9 in a volleyball match on Thursday.

Sam Kozbial, senior, led the Falcons (1-1, 1-1 FL) with nine kills, 10 blocks, 12 points and two aces. Rebecca Evans had eight kills, 13 digs, six points and two blocks. Michelle Basista had 22 digs.

Danielle Bletso paced the Spartans (0-2, 0-2) with 31 kills and nine blocks. Danielle Williams had 52 assists and Stephanie Sfara had 12 digs and 18 kills.

JVs: Fitch 25-23, 27-25.

Howland 23-25-25-25,
Canfield 25-20-23-19

HOWLAND — Taylor Summerfield had 11 points, five aces, 14 kills, 30 assists, two blocks, five digs and six saves to lead Howland in a Metro Athletic Conference match.

Katlyn Flick added 16 points, six aces, seven kills, two assists, eight digs and one save, while Stephanie Wisniewski contributed six points, one ace, 10 digs and one save for the Tigers (2-1, 2-0).

For Canfield (0-4, 0-2 MAC), Kelsey Owen had nine points, three aces, seven kills and five digs, while Kaylie Luklan added had five points, six kills, 11 blocks and eight digs, and Megg Andrews six kills and seven blocks.

JVs: Canfield won, 25-22, 25-22.

Salem 25-25-25, Struthers 2-9-7

SALEM — Senior backcourt specialist Paige Kenreigh had 12 aces, junior setter Taylor Toothman had nine aces and 19 assists, sophomore ace hitter Amy Scullion had six aces and nine kills and senior ace hitter Katie Scullion had six kills for Salem (2-0, 2-0 MAC).

Briana Camaret had 10 digs for Struthers (0-4).

JVs: Salem 25-8, 25-16.

Mooney 25-25-25, East 8-23-15

YOUNGSTOWN — Kristen Donouhue led the Cardinals with 13 points, three aces and five digs, while Kelly Donouhue had 25 assists. Jacci Wyman chipped in with seven kills and Dayna Daltorio had eight kills and three aces for Mooney (3-0).

Western Reserve 25-17-17-25-15,
Leetonia 22-25-25-23-7

LEETONIA — Chloe Toman scored 24 points with four aces to pace the Blue Devils (2-2, 1-1 ITCL). Sami Donges had 12 digs and 40 passes.

Bobbie Miller led the Bears (1-3, 1-1) with 15 points, 19 assists and seven aces. Sarah Weikart had 18 digs, seven kills and three blocks.

JVs: Western Reserve 25-16, 25-18.

Crestview 25-28-25,
Springfield 20-26-11

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Chelsea Bowker sparked the Rebels (3-1, 2-0 ITCL) with seven points, six aces, 13 kills, three blocks and four digs. Tess Reash had 18 points and 10 digs, while Paige McElroy had 24 assists, seven kills and five digs.

Whitney Yeager led the Tigers with 10 kills, five blocks and four points. Ashley Daves had seven points and four kills.

Columbiana 25-25-25,
South Range 18-17-21

NORTH LIMA — Heidi Moff had seven kills and two blocks, Katie Douglas seven kills and four blocks, Paige Papania seven points, 12 digs and six kills and Emily Sowler 20 points, 12 assists and seven digs to lead Columbiana (3-0, 2-0 ITCL).

For South Range (2-2, 0-2 ITCL), Patty Shuster had two points, one ace, eight kills and three bloocks, Loke Kalima one ace 10 digs, Ashley Vaughn five digs, five kills five blocks and Jen Felt three points, three aces, 10 assists, five kills and one block

JVs: Columbiana, 24-26, 25-14, 25-20

United 25-21-27-25,
Lisbon 23-25-25-12

LISBON — The Golden Eagles put the game away in the fourth set of the close match. Abby Miller and Caitlin Higgins had 12 and nine kills respectively. Casey Fennis had 28 assists and Maggie Sell 15 digs.

Liberty 25-25-19-25,
Brookfield 9-17-25-20

LIBERTY — Junior Ashley Venable scored 15 points, with five aces, 21 kills and 10 digs for the Leopards (3-0, 1-0 TAC). Megan Kay had 13 points, 11 kills and 15 digs. Jessie Szakacs had 44 assists.

Morgan Bonekovic led the Warriors (2-1, 0-1) with 27 kills, three points, 34 digs and three blocks. Brittany Hiner had 10 points and 42 assists.

JVs: Liberty 13-25, 25-21, 25-10.

Girard 25-25-25, LaBrae 10-10-15

GIRARD — Chelsea Guerrieri had eight kills, seven digs, four service points and two aces while Aysha Nickels had 18 assists and seven kills and Olivia Bucci 12 kills to lead Girard (1-2).

For LaBrae (1-2), Lauren Crays had five assists, three digs and three service points and Dana Dragash 13 digs.

Jvs: Girard, 25-17, 25-22.

Hubbard 25-25-25,
Champion 6-10-10

CHAMPION — Courtney Angelo scored 30 points, with eight aces for the Eagles (1-0). Katoria Carter had 11 kills. Lauren Ferguson had 31 assists.

Megan Frantz led the Golden Flashes (2-1) with eight assists and an ace. Jessica Frantz had eight digs. Amber Ackerman scored three points.

JVs: Hubbard 25-0, 25-9.

Lordstown 25-25-25,
Maplewood 10-6-5

LORDSTOWN — Senior middle hitter Meagan Gibson had 20 points, five digs, eight kills and two blocks; junior middle hitter Brianne Blodgett had 21 kills, junior setter/hitter Karly Gibbs had 16 points, 27 assists and six kills and senior outside hitter Amanda Wickline had 15 points for Lordstown (5-1, 1-0 Northeast Athletic Conference).

JVs: Lordstown 25-25, Maplewood 13-14.

Friday, August 31, 2007
Fitch rallied from a two-set deficit to beat Federal League rival Boardman 23-25, 21-25, 26-24, 25-22, 15-9 in a...