SOL Girls' Volleyball Wrap (10-1-18)

Check out the recaps for SOL girls’ volleyball teams in action. (Anna Ritter photo provided courtesy of CB East volleyball)

SOL National Conference

CENTRAL BUCKS EAST 3, NESHAMINY 0 (25-11, 25-6, 25-9)
Another team effort by the Patriots was highlighted by Anna Ritter reaching a personal milestone when she doled out the 1,000th assist of her stellar career.
“Everyone – besides Anna - knew going into this game that Anna Ritter could get her 1,000th assist,” coach Kerri Rabberman said. “The team wanted to do everything that they could to help her get that, and we did.”
Ritter attained the milestone on the last point of the match.
Ritter finish the night with 21 assists, four aces and four digs. Jenn Krzeminski had 12 kills, three blocks, two aces and three digs. Halle Sharp (five kills, one ace) and Vivien Agassi (five kills, four aces, one block) also contributed at the net. Morgan D’Angelo added two aces and 11 digs, and Izzy Guzzi had two kills and two blocks. Also contributing were Abby Killough (two aces, five digs) and Chloe Mettille (four digs).
“Camille Larson had contributions at the net on offense, and Megan Lunny added contributions on defense,” Rabberman said.

CENTRAL BUCKS WEST 3, CENTRAL BUCKS SOUTH 2 (23-25, 19-25, 25-22, 25-22, 15-5)
The never-say-die Bucks found themselves trailing the Titans 2-0 after two sets but then staged a remarkable comeback, winning the next three.
Mackenzie Brooks (13 kills, six aces, 16 digs) and Amanda Mass (14 kills, three blocks) came up big at the net. Magda Videva added six kills and five blocks, and Naomi Wood had five kills and three blocks. Setter Ana Claricurzio also had a busy night, handing out 44 assists to go along with one kill, one ace, one block and 15 digs. Maggie Winderman had 19 digs and one kills while Grace Manganelli added a team-high 20 digs, three aces and two kills. Maddie Corona had five kills.
For the Titans, sophomore outside Courtney Pohl had 15 kills and six digs. Junior setter Lizzie Shirley had 31 assists, five kills and 16 digs. Maddie Mauri led the defense with 31 digs, and junior middle Allie Burke led the Titans’ service game with nine aces to go along with 12 kills.

PENNSBURY 3, WILLIAM TENNENT 0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-14)
The Falcons earned a sweep of a Panther squad that hung tough for two sets.
Izzy Marinelli led the Falcons at the net with 12 kills to go along with two aces and two digs. Kathryn Croteau contributed nine kills, one ace and two digs while Brooke Burns had six kills, two aces and four digs. Elley Torres had five kills and a team-high nine digs, and Jada Rice chipped in four kills. Setter Carissa Van Veen had 22 assists, seven digs, two kills and four aces in a strong all-around effort. Ashley Parry had a pair of digs and one kill, and Bria Mullaghy had three digs.
For the Panthers, Riley Morgan had six kills, and Sara Ingham added four kills, three blocks and three aces. Jackie Essig had 10 assists, and Chiara Ciccone had 23 digs.
“The girls played really hard, and for the first two sets really fought off the Pennsbury attack pretty well,” Tennent coach Brian Bassler said.

COUNCIL ROCK NORTH 3, HARRY S TRUMAN 0 (25-9, 25-16, 25-10)
The Indians’ sweep of the Tigers represented a team effort. Senior Ashley Kelly led a strong service game with nine of her team’s 16 aces. She also had three digs. Freshman Ashleigh Adams led the Indians at the net as well as defensively with eight kills and seven digs. Mary Baniewicz added five kills, three aces and three digs, and Julia Walton had four kills, two digs and one block. Abby Seiple also had four kills to go along with one dig. Adding two kills each were Kylie Tinner, Jenna Hron, Cora Lake and Abby Jones. Tinner also had two digs and a service ace. Jill Adams and Sydney White both had three digs, one kill and one ace.

COUNCIL ROCK SOUTH 3, BENSALEM 0 (25-9, 25-10, 25-17)
The Golden Hawks were led by Celina Varian (four aces, three kills, five digs), Courtney Korn (two kills, three assists, two digs), Samantha Tomasi (four aces, four kills) and Caela Tobin (three aces, three digs).
The Owls were led by Zariah Prescott, who continued her strong play with five kills, one ace and one block.

SOL American Conference

SOUDERTON 3, UPPER DUBLIN 0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-22)
The visiting Indians earned a sweep of the Flying Cardinals.
Junior setter Maya Hanson had 28 assists, 10 digs and one block. Senior Maria Iervolino led the Indians’ attack with 15 kills, five digs and one block. Senior Erin Brady added six kills and one block. Junior Amelia Hanson had three kills and a team-high 15 digs, and Jordyn Peacock had two kills and five blocks.
For the Cardinals, Anna Faust had a big match defensively, finishing with 40 digs to go along with two aces and one assist. Sydney Jones led the attack with 11 kills, nine digs and one ace while Charlotti Qi added nine kills and 14 digs. Shannon Yoast had six kills, one ace and three digs. Setter Sarah Randall had 29 assists and seven digs.

PENNRIDGE 3, WISSAHICKON 0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-14)
The Rams rolled to a straight set victory over the visiting Trojans.
Junior libero Katherino DeYesso led the Rams in serve receive and defensively with 13 digs while adding seven aces. Freshman defensive specialist Allison Saalfrank also made a big impact on the game, passing for a 2.75 average on the night while also contributing three aces and four digs to the team effort.
Offensively, Rams’ sophomore middle blocker Julia Post had five kills on eight attempts while also adding a block. Sophomore middle and opposite hitter Lydia Stutzman added four kills and a block. Junior Alyson Coddington had five aces and three kills.

The host Panthers received contributions up and down their lineup. Senior Alex Whalen led the way with one ace, 10 kills, one block and eight digs. She had a 1.53 pass rating. Senior Jenny Starzecky added five aces, five kills and 12 digs with a 1.40 pass rating. Sophomore Grace Wilson led the defense with 10 digs, two aces and a 1.93 pass rating while senior Mackenzie Mahler added two aces, 13 assists and five digs. Sophomore Kara Gallagher had two aces, two kills, one dig and a 3.00 pass rating, and senior Giacinta Barndt had one block and a 1.33 pass rating.

PLYMOUTH WHITEMARSH 3, ABINGTON 0 (25-21, 25-13, 25-12)
The Colonials earned a sweep of the visiting Ghosts.
Lily Acquaviva had another big match for the Colonials, finishing with 20 kills and 10 digs. Megan Peuser added 10 kills and two blocks. Setter Sydney Melillo had 24 assists and 13 digs, and Sophia Repholz led the defense with 26 digs to go along with six aces and four assists.