Check out the recaps for SOL girls’ volleyball teams in action Wednesday.
SOL National Conference
CENTRAL BUCKS WEST 3, NESHAMINY 0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-17)
The Bucks celebrated Senior Night with a sweep of the Redskins, and appropriately, it was the seniors leading the way in a match that clinched a share of the SOL National Conference crown.
Seniors contributing to the win were Amanda Mass (11 kills, two blocks, one ace, three digs), Sammy Powers (five kills, three blocks), Mackenzie Brooks (four kills, two aces, one block, eight digs), Maddie Corona (four kills, two digs), Ashley Swope (three aces, one kill, eight digs), Grace Manganelli (two aces, 15 digs) and Juliana Stumpf (two aces, one kill).
Underclassmen who contributed were Ana Claricurzio (one kill, one ace, 15 assists, seven digs), Maggie McCusker (nine assists, two digs) and Naomi Woo (two kills, one block).
CENTRAL BUCKS EAST 3, COUNCIL ROCK SOUTH 0
The Patriots earned a sweep of the Golden Hawks. Coach Kerri Rabberman was understandably pleased with her team’s performance.
“I am very proud of how my girls played tonight,” the Patriots’ coach said. “Our defense was awesome, and we never gave up on any point.”
Setter Anna Ritter had 29 assists, three aces and seven digs. Jenn Krzeminski had another big night, finishing with 13 kills, three blocks, 10 digs and two aces. Vivien Agassi added nine kills, two aces and three digs, and Halle Sharp had six kills. Maddy Lacouture (three kills) and Izzy Guzzi (three kills, one block) also contributed. Morgan D’Angelo led the Patriots defensively with 18 digs and two kills. Chloe Mettille had 16 digs, and Abby Killough added eight digs.
BENSALEM 3, HARRY S TRUMAN 0
The Owls earned a sweep of the Tigers in their season finale.
Coach Tim Linehan credited Maddie Buechner (nine kills, two aces) and Sydney Bawuah (eight kills, five aces) for playing “outstanding matches, making great plays at the net and playing strong defense in the back.”
Middles Sarah Streng (six kills, two blocks) and Zariah Prescott (four kills, five aces) also played well for the Owls. Setter Emma LoStracco had a career high 25 assists.
Bensalem finished its season with a 3-19 record overall.
PENNSBURY 3, COUNCIL ROCK NORTH 1 (25-22, 25-12, 23-25, 25-21)
The Falcons earned an important four-set win over the Indians. They will face Central Bucks East Thursday (4 p.m.) in a match with title implications. If they win, the Falcons would capture a share of the conference crown.
Elley Torres turned in a glittering performance, finishing with 11 kills (.300 hitting percentage), six aces and 17 digs to lead the Falcons. Izzy Marinelli led the attack with 15 kills to go along with one block and four digs. Brooke Burns shared the team-lead with 23 digs and also had seven kills, one block and five service aces. Abbie Drews also had 23 digs as well as one ace. Carissa Van Veen had 34 assists, four kills (.444), three aces and 11 digs. Ashley Parry contributed four digs, one kill and two aces. Mary Miller had three kills, three digs and two blocks, and Jada Rice had two kills, three digs and three blocks. Kathryn Croteau added two blocks, one dig and one ace.
CENTRAL BUCKS SOUTH 3, WILLIAM TENNENT 0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-22)
SOL American Conference
PLYMOUTH WHITEMARSH 3, CHELTENHAM 0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-9)
The Colonials clinched a share of the SOL American Conference crown with their sweep of the Lady Panthers.
Gillian Conner (five aces, six kills, two digs), Aja Smith (seven kills, one dig), Megan Peuser (five kills, two digs) and Sophia Repholz (10 digs) led the Colonials.
HATBORO-HORSHAM 3, UPPER DUBLIN 0
The visiting Hatters earned a sweep of the Flying Cardinals to secure a share of the SOL American Conference title with Plymouth Whitemarsh. Both teams have identical 17-1 records in conference play.
Leading the way for the Hatters was junior outside hitter Cam Wild with 18 kills, four blocks, one ace, and 14 digs. Senior middle hitter Daniella Spruill added nine kills, with junior middle hitter Rickelle Wescott adding seven kills and a block. Junior opposites Kayla Dougherty and Christina Nobile had five and two kills respectively. The defense was controlled by sophomore libero Jessica Howard with 22 digs and two aces. Rachel Dittus ran the offense with 37 assists.
SOUDERTON 3, PENNRIDGE 1 (25-21, 16-25, 26-24, 31-29)
The Indians found themselves in a war with their neighboring rival but notched the hard-earned win, edging the Rams in marathon third and fourth sets.
Senior Bella Mazzeio led the Indians defensively with 20 digs, and junior Hana Ekecs added 15 digs and five kills. Junior Amelia Hanson had 14 digs and six kills. Leading the Indians at the net were senior Jordyn Peacock (10 kills, four blocks, two digs, one ace) and senior Erin Brady (seven kills, three blocks, one assist, one dig). Junior setter Maya Hanson had 33 assists, nine digs and two aces.
ABINGTON 3, WISSAHICKON 0
NORTH PENN 3, QUAKERTOWN 0