Volleyball

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Kadijah Brown (7) of Plattsburgh High and Sam Martin of Saranac Lake face off at the net during a Section VII Class C volleyball semifinal Wednesday. (P-R PHOTO/ROB FOUNTAIN))

AuSable Valley, PHS reach Class C volleyball final

CLINTONVILLE — Top-seeded AuSable Valley dropped the first game Wednesday but rallied for a 3-1 victory over Saranac in the Section VII Class C volleyball semifinals.

The Patriots (15-2) prevailed by scores of 21-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-13.

AuSable Valley will play Plattsburgh High, a 3-1 winner over Saranac Lake, in the C finals at 3 p.m. Saturday at Clinton Community College.

AuSable Valley was led by Miranda Sheffer with 14 points, seven aces, eight kills and 18 digs, while Noelle Miller was next with nine points, eight aces, 15 kills and two blocks.

Also instrumental in the win were Belle O’Toole with 21 assists and four kills and Lindsay Brown five kills and 11 digs. Alexandra Lincoln added nine points and nine digs, Miranda O’Neill had 14 points and Mirissa O’Neill chipped in seven points, nine digs and six assists.

The Chiefs were paced by Ashley Byerley with 16 points, four aces and five kills and Sara Wood with 13 points and six kills. Ali Harpp had 11 points and four kills, Sam Aierle added 10 points and nine assists and Bryanna Evoy had nine points and four assists.

AuSable Valley 3, Saranac 1

21-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-13

Sar- Harpp, 4 kills, 1 ace, 11 points. Byerley, 5 kills, 4 aces, 16 points. Aierle, 9 assists, 1 ace, 10 points. Ryan, 2 points. Smith, 1 point. Evoy, 4 assists, 1 kill, 9 points. Wood, 6 kills, 1 block, 2 aces, 13 points. Couture, 1 kill, 1 block, 1 ace, 7 points.

AVC- O’Toole, 4 kills, 2 digs, 21 assists. Miller, 9 points, 8 aces, 15 kills, 2 digs, 2 block. Brown, 2 points, 1 ace, 5 kills, 11 digs. Sheffer, 14 points, 7 aces, 8 kills, 18 digs, 2 assists. Bourgeois, 3 kills, 2 blocks, 1 assist. Lincoln, 9 points, 2 aces, 2 kills, 9 digs. Miranda O’Neill, 14 points, 3 aces, 2 digs, 1 assist. Racette, 3 points, 2 aces. Maloney, 1 dig. Mirissa O’Neill, 7 points, 2 aces, 3 kills, 9 digs, 6 assists.

 

Plattsburgh 3, Saranac Lake 1

PLATTSBURGH— Plattsburgh High won the first two sets, but Saranac Lake rebounded and picked up a third-set win. Then the Hornets took the fourth and won the match 3-1 to advance through the semifinal round. The Hornets won with scores of 25-15, 25-14, lost 26-24 then won 25-17.

Kadijah Brown led Plattsburgh with 10 points and 13 kills while Kianna Dragoon dished out a match-high 29 assists. Deanna LaBarge finished with 10 kills and seven digs, and Rachel Rebideau picked up eight points, three aces and five digs.

Kylie Sapone paced the Red Storm with eight points and 11 assists. Sam Martin and Shannon Stevens both had a team-high six digs while Nicole Viscardo picked up eight kills. Stevens and Viscardo had one block apiece.

Plattsburgh 3, Saranac Lake 1

25-15, 25-14, 26-24, 25-17

PHS- Brown, 10 points, 3 aces, 13 kills, 1 block, 5 digs. Rebideau, 8 points, 3 aces, 1 assist, 5 digs. Witkiewicz, 8 points, 2 aces, 5 kills, 4 digs. Boise, 8 points, 3 aces, 4 digs. Dragoon, 7 points, 1 ace, 4 kills, 29 assists, 1 dig. Bushey, 5 points. LaBarge, 3 points, 10 kills, 1 block, 7 digs. Martin, 1 point, 4 kills, 1 block, 4 digs. Herkalo, 1 point, 1 dig. Stetz, 2 kills, 4 digs. Dwyer, 3 digs. Bucci, 3 kills.

SL- Sapone, 8 points, 5 aces, 11 assists, 2 digs. Viscardo, 4 points, 8 kills, 1 block, 2 digs. Woodruff, 4 points, 3 aces, 1 dig. Fountain, 3 points, 1 assist, 2 kills. Kilroy, 3 points, 1 dig. Parker, 3 points, 2 digs. Stevens, 2 points, 3 kills, 1 block, 6 digs. Martin, 6 digs.

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