Lady Tigers winsecond in a row,down Covington


JACKSON CENTER — Jackson Center’s talented Lady Tigers made it two in a row Tuesday night in high school volleyball play, easily handling visiting Covington in three 25-8, 25-6, 25-5.

Cassie Meyer led the way with 15 kills, eight aces and six digs, and Pauline Meyer had six kills, six digs and two blocks.

Jayel Frye had 15 assists and served four aces, and Kamryn Elchert added 10 assists.

Jackson won the junior varsity game in two.

Anna drops opener

MARIA STEIN — Anna lost to Marion Local to open the season Tuesday on the road.

The Lady Rockets won the first game 25-20, but Marion came back to take the next three 25-23, 25-20, 25-7.

For Anna, Sarah Bettinger had 15 kills, Krista Gehret 10 and Kennedey Glover seven.

Elizabeth Landis had 35 assists, Mackenzie Wells had 31 digs, Avery Bensman 30 digs, and Paige Richard served three aces.

Landis added four block-assists, and Glover and Bettinger three apiece.

Marion also won the junior varsity game 25-12, 25-16.

Russia wins in 3

RUSSIA — The Russia Lady Raiders went to 2-0 on the season Tuesday night with a 25-8, 25-21, 25-11 victory over visiting Bradford.

Rachel Heuing had six kills and Laurissa Poling five for Russia. Cassie Pleiman had five aces and five digs, Katie Swartz had 11 assists, and Christina Gaerke had two solo blocks.

Russia also won the JV game 25-1, 25-17.

Botkins dominates

LIMA — Botkins opened with a dominant win, beating Lima Temple Christian 25-14, 2-9, 25-20 Tuesday.

Sami Vehorn had eight kills, Danielle Schwartz six and Casey Wooddall five. Wooddall was also dynamite on her serve, finishing with 10 aces.

Kayla Kohler led in assists with 13, with Blake Maurer just one behind. Rachel Creps had 16 digs.

Lehman tops Piqua

The Lehman and Piqua volleyball teams had both opened the season with wins.

On Tuesday night at Garbry Gymnasium, it was Lehman who kept its momentum going with a 25-13, 25-10, 25-15 win over the Lady Indians.

Sidney Chapman had 15 kills for the Lady Cavaliers, while Maddy McFarland added 13 kills and Allie Hall added three.

Madeline Smith dished out 24 assists and led the defense with 13 digs.

Madison Hussey added 10 digs, Andrea Sehlhorst had eight and Marianne Hissong served four aces.

Houston falls to NK

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville Lady Rangers made it a successful debut for new coach Kay Webb with an easy win over visiting Houston in non-league action Tuesday.

The scores were 25-11, 25-13, 25-18 and it evened the Lady Rangers at 2-2 on the season.

Madison Lammers had nine kills to lead the lady Rangers, and Shayna Bierlein added eight. Kenzie Schroer had 27 assists and four kills, Jenna Schwieterman had five kills and as many digs, and Abby Lageman had 16 digs to lead the defense.

NK also won the junior varsity contest 25-11, 25-11.