NORWALK — After being swept at Toledo Central Catholic on Monday, the state-ranked Ladies in Blue responded with a three-game sweep over visiting Shelby, 25-23, 26-24, 25-10.
For Norwalk (6-3, 4-0 SBC Lake), Aimee Smith was 39-of-45 hitting with 17 kills and five blocks, and Olivia Ward had seven kills and 17 digs.
Anne Davidson served 12 points with two aces and had 21 digs, and Haleigh Skinner had 12 points and three aces with 10 digs. Alaina Kelley was 96-of-99 setting with 30 assists.
Monroeville 3, Plymouth 0
MONROEVILLE — The Eagles improved to 6-2 overall and 4-1 in the FC with a sweep over the visiting Big Red, 25-4, 25-11, 25-5.
Kelsie Palmer had 15 kills for the Eagles, with Adrian Barman adding six and Kylee Brooks had five. Kirsten Stieber was 23 for 24 serving with eight aces and nine digs, while Stacia Stieber was 10 for 11 serving with four aces and eight digs.
Also for Monroeville, Ashlyn Tommas was 19 for 20 serving with 10 aces, and Kara Schafer was 46-of-47 setting with 25 assists.
St. Paul 3, Western Reserve 0
COLLINS — The Division IV No. 2-ranked St. Paul volleyball team cruised to another FC win on Tuesday, sweeping host Western Reserve by scores of 25-14, 25-9, 25-16.
For St. Paul (8-0, 5-0), Kamryn Maxwell had 11 kills, five blocks and served 12 points with two aces. Tess Lepley had 14 kills and five blocks, and Meghan Hedrick added 11 kills and five blocks.
Also for the Lady Flyers, Lauren Chandler had 11 points, two aces and 15 digs, while Kennedy Stang had nine points, two aces and 10 digs. Rachel Bleile had 38 assists.
For Western (5-2, 3-2), Emma Weber had five kills and a block, while Brooke Ommert had six kills and Joleen Muenz served six points.
South Central 3, Crestview 2
GREENWICH — Down 2-1, the Trojans rallied for a five-game win over the visiting Cougars by dominating the final two games in an FC win.
South Central fell behind, 21-25, 25-23, 24-26. But the Trojans (9-1, 4-1) responded to win Game 4 (25-13) and Game 5 (15-9) in convincing fashion.
Jenna West was 43-of-51 hitting with 13 kills and also served 18 for 19 with three acesand had 21 digs to lead the Trojans. Sarah Oney was 17 for 18 serving with two aces and 25 digs, while Maddie Albert was 161-of-162 setting with 47 assists and was 19 for 23 serving with two aces.
Ally Burton added seven kills, while Danielle Ott had six and Izzy Hauler had 22 digs.
New London 3, Mapleton 0
NANKIN TWP. — The Wildcats (2-6, 1-4) picked up their first FC win of the season with Tuesday’s sweep over the Mounties, 30-28, 25-16, 25-15.
For New London, Gabby Ledbetter had eight kills on 20-of-21 hitting, while Maryonna Cathey added seven kills and Lili Bartow had six. Cathey added eight digs, and Bartow also served 10 points with three aces and was 49-of-49 setting with 15 assists.
Edison 3, Port Clinton 0
MILAN — The Chargers dominated the final two games of 25-20, 25-5, 25-6 Bay division win over the Redskins Tuesday.
For Edison (3-7, 3-1) Hannah Vitaz had nine kills and three blocks. Meanwhile, Grace Houser chipped in 12 assists, 16 service points, including two aces, as well as six digs. Natalie Lambert had 14 service points and four aces, adding 10 assists. Jessica Stoll had six kills and six digs, Jordyn Mitnik had seven service points, including two aces. Macy Stower had eight service points to go with 11 digs.
Willard 3, Vermilion 0
WILLARD — The Crimson Flashes improved to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in the Sandusky Bay Conference Bay division with a three-game sweep over the visiting Sailors, 25-20, 25-16, 25-16.
Tiffin Columbian 3, Bellevue 1
BELLEVUE — The Lady Red fell to the Tornadoes Tuesday, losing 25-16, 19-25, 25-9, 25-18 in the SBC Lake division match.
Madison Hrynciw was 15-of-17 serving with one ace for Bellevue (4-5, 1-3), which got nine kills from Payton Vogel and eight from Taylor Baxter. Molly Bullion was 57 for 59 setting with 23 assists, while Hrynciw had seven assists. Morgan Dendinger had 20 digs. Baxter, Vogel and Morgan Hicks each and 11 digs apiece.
Toledo Central Catholic 3, Norwalk 0
TOLEDO — The state-ranked Norwalk volleyball team fell in three games against Central Catholic Monday night, 25-15, 25-23, 26-24.
For Norwalk (5-3), Aimee Smith was 32-of-36 hitting with 10 kills, while Olivia Ward added seven kills and Claire Kelley had six.
Anne Davidson had 21 digs and six service points, while Ward added 16 digs and Haleigh Skinner had 12. Alaina Kelley was 94-of-94 setting with 23 assists.
St. Paul junior high sweeps Western
The St. Paul seventh and eighth-grade volleyball teams beat Western Reserve on Monday night.
The eighth grade team won by scores of 25-8, 25-6. Sarah Matlack had five kills, while Josie Skinn, Brooke Houck and Presley Stang led in serving.
The seventh grade won by scores of 18-25, 25-14, 25-10. The top server was Sophia Guerra.
NMS boys 13th at Tiffin Carnival
TIFFIN — The Norwalk Middle School boys cross country team was 13th out of 41 teams in the Division I field at the Tiffin Carnival on Saturday.
Leading the way for Norwalk was Kyler Kromer (11:25) in seventh place, followed by Xavier Sweet (12:32), Astchin Petersen (12:51), Corbin Koelsch (13:18), Braedyn Demuth (13:40).
The NMS girls placed 22nd out of 40 teams in Div. I. Leading the way for Norwalk was Kylie Moser (13:51), Shyanne Moser (14:02), Abby Hart (14:20), Lana Oglesby (15:00) and Megan Olsen (15:06).
Willard 5, Port Clinton 0
PORT CLINTON — The Crimson Flashes improved to 12-1 overall and 8-0 in the SBC Bay division ahead of today’s huge home match against Edison (8-2, 6-1).
At first singles, Willard’s Emma Moll posted a 6-2, 6-4 win over Port Clinton’s Emma Eickert. Carlee Gibson topped Lauren Shaw (6-3, 6-2) at No. 2 singles, while Addy Paxton bested Hannah Cross (6-1, 6-1) at third singles.
At first doubles, Joe Brubaker and Kennedy Daub topped Lauren and Paige Steyer (6-2, 6-3). The No. 2 doubles tandem of Tori Barnett and Whitney Robinson beat Ally Batterton and Amelia Smith (6-2, 6-4).
Perkins 3, Bellevue 2
BELLEVUE — The Lady Red fell to 8-4 overall and 5-3 in the SBC Lake division following Tuesday’s close loss to the Pirates.
At No. 1 singles, Chloe Brubaker was swept by Serena Bruno (6-0, 6-0), while Maria Schoder topped Bellevue’s Rayven Whyde at second singles (6-0, 6-2). At third singles, the Pirates clinched the match as Diana Schoder topped Summer Strunk (6-3, 6-0).
In doubles action, the Bellevue (8-4, 5-3) duo of Mackenna Peacock and Skylar Strunk topped Cassie Cebull and Dehvin Shumate 6-4, 7-6 (7-4). At second doubles, Mady Brugnone and Wyanna Schalk won 7-6 (7-2), 6-2 over Ashley Kaufman and Ryleigh Keller.
Presale football tickets at NHS
Tickets for Friday’s varsity football homecoming game against Margaretta will be sold in the athletic office at Norwalk High School.
Tickets can be purchased from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today through Friday for $5 each. Tickets bought at the game cost $6. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. at Whitney Field.