The Saranac Lake Red Storm volleyball team dropped its first game against the Northeastern Clinton Cougars Sept. 15, but rallied to win the next two and the decisive fifth game to earn a 3-2 match win.
The Cougars scored a 25-14 win in the opening game and a 25-22 win in the fourth game to force a fifth game in the match.
The Red Storm scored second and third game wins of 25-19 and 25-24 before scoring a 25-14 win in the final game.
Nikkie Trudeau finished with 17 points, five coming from kills for the Red Storm, while Abby Smith added nine points, Nicole Viscardo tallied eight points, half on kills, Emily Fountain combined seven assists and six kills and Sadie Posdzich served seven aces. Kylie Sapone also had a strong game setting with nine assists.
Stephanie LaValley provided the Cougars with 27 points, combining nine personal tallies with 18 assists. Vada Loya played strong defensively with 10 digs, while Kelly Rogers served seven aces, Sarena Foster tallied eight points, Tori Duprey had four kills and Brooke Seymour netted eight points.
Indians score four-game win
The Peru Indians volleyball team won the first two games of its match against the Northern Adirondack Bobcats Sept. 12, but needed two more to secure the win.
The Indians scored a 25-11, 25-17, 19-25, 27-25 win over the Bobcats, with Katie Lawliss leading the team with 15 points (12 digs), Abby Higgins adding 12 kills and 14 digs to lead both categories, and Lea Perry contributing with 10 assists.
Shonni Velasquez scored 17 points for the Bobcats.
Bombers sweep Patriots
The Lake Placid Blue Bombers scored a 25-23, 25-20, 25-19 straight-games victory against the AuSable Valley Patriots Sept. 12.
Dani Balestrini totaled 19 points for the Bombers, while Francesca Pickett added 13 points and nine aces.
Belle O'Toole's 11 points and eight assists for the Patriots.
Eagles defeat Red Storm
The Beekmantown Eagles volleyball team scored a straight-games 25-11, 25-5, 25-14 win over the Saranac Lake Red Storm Sept. 12.
Emily Anderson led the Eagles with 19 points and nine aces.
Bobcats win in five games
The Northern Adirondack volleyball team scored a five-game win against the Lake Placid Blue Bombers Sept. 14, with a 25-17 result in the decisive contest.
The Bobcats won the second and third games by scores of 25-20 and 25-22, while the Bombers recorded wins of 25-14 and 25-21 in the first and fourth games, respectively.
Setter Tessa King led the Bobcats attack with 12 points and 17 assists, while Shonni Vasquez benefited with 10 kills and had a strong defensive game with seven digs. Zoey Varin also recorded 10 kills.
Olivia Dempsey had 13 points and seven assists for the Bombers, while Francesca Pickett had 12 and Serina Hayes scored eight kills.
Indians win in four
The Peru Indians volleyball team scored wins of 25-22, 25-11 and 25-14 to defeat the Saranac Lake Red Storm in four games Sept. 14.
The Red Storm scored a 25-19 win in the second of four games.
Abby Higgins had a pair of 14, tallying the number in points and digs, half those points coming off aces. Lea Perry set up 11 points via assists, with Paige Moore adding 12 points.
Nikkie Trudeau had 12 points for the Red Storm.
Eagles sweep Patriots
The Beekmantown Eagles scored wins of 25-16, 25-19 and 25-18, in defeating the AuSable Valley Patriots in three straight games Sept. 14.
Chelsey Besaw and Jordynne Ales each contributed with 10 aces, while Kiana Archer netted 15 assists, Courtney Wilson had six kills and Mikaela Frechette had nine digs.
Jacqueline Hoey scored seven points for the Patriots, while adding 11 digs. Belle O'Toole also had seven points to go with eight digs and seven assists, while Noelle Miller tallied nine kills.
Chiefs win in four
Unable to complete the sweep, the Saranac Chiefs scored a 25-22 fourth game win to defeat the Northeastern Clinton Cougars Sept. 14.
The Chiefs scored 25-22 and 25-15 wins in the first two games, but the Cougars rallied to extend the match by earning a 25-22 win in the third game.
Danielle Parker scored 12 points and defensively had nine digs for the Chiefs, while Samantha Aierle had nine points and assists, Ali Harpp scored eight points, Stephanie Linder tallied 14 kills and Jasmine Barnard notched 11 points and 11 assists.
Setter Stephanie LaValley combined 14 points and 14 assists to lead the Cougars, while Tori Duprey had 10 points.
Peru sweeps Hornets
Abby Higgins combined 13 kills offensively and 19 digs defensively as the Peru Indians volleyball team scored a 25-17, 25-18, 25-14 win over the Plattsburgh Hornets Sept. 16.
The setting duo of Sam Banker and Lea Perry each had 10 assists, while Paige Moore and Callie Garcia played solid defensively with nine digs and Katie Lawliss had seven digs.
Katie Cantwell had six kills while Kianna Dragoon had 14 assists and Kayla Boise recorded 10 digs for the Hornets.
Beekmantown bests Bobcats
The Beekmantown Eagles scored a 25-22, 25-21, 25-20 straight games win over the Northern Adirondack Bobcats Sept. 16.
Molly Sorrell had eight kills for the Eagles, while Kiana Archer provided her teammates with 22 assists and scored on four kills while keeping play alive with five digs. Chelsey Besaw had a huge day defensively with 21 digs, while Shannon Ryan added nine kills, Kendra LaFountain had 11 digs and Mikaela Frechette netted eight digs.
Zoey Varin had eight kills for the Bobcats, while Tessa King contributed eight assists.
Chiefs beat Blue Bombers
The Saranac Chiefs split the opening two games against the Lake Placid Blue Bombers before scoring wins in the final two games Sept. 16.
The Chiefs scored an opening 25-20 game win and won the last two by matching 25-23 scores.
The Blue Bombers scored a 25-20 win in the second game.
Jasmine Barnard had 14 assists and nine digs for the Chiefs, while Stephanie Linder paced the offense with six aces and 10 kills, Katelyn Gates scoring five kills and getting 19 digs, Danielle Parker adding 11 digs and Samantha Aierle also playing strong defense with nine digs.
Francesca Pickett had eight aces and five kills for the Blue Bombers, while Danielle Balestrini combined five aces and seven kills. Olivia Dempsey helped her teammates with 14 assists and added five kills, with Seina Hayes netting eight kills.