Marcellus volleyball beats Fulton, Camden

Having swept through early play in the OHSL Liberty division, the Marcellus girls volleyball team stepped out for last Monday night's match against Fulton - and kept on inning.

The Mustangs needed just three sets to oust the Red Raiders, only battling hard in the second (25-22) as it won the opener 25-14 and the third set 25-16 to complete the sweep.

Nicole Fletcher contributed eight kills, six digs, three aces and two blocks. Jenna Annable had five kills, five digs and three aces, while Jess Cost finished with six assists, three kills and three aces. Devon Landers added four kills, three blocks and three digs as Sara Ryan got six digs.

On Wednesday night, the Mustangs beat Camden in three sets 25-13, 28-26, 25-17. Annable had 17 assists, with Cost adding six assists. Up front, Landers led with 11 kills as Fletcher contributed seven kills, seven digs, three blocks and three aces.

Solvay played three close sets against Phoenix in last Monday's match - but could not win any of them in a 27-25, 25-23, 25-23 defeat to the Firebirds.

All the key points at the end of those sets favored Phoenix, negating Cassidy Tanzella's effort as she got nine kills, three digs and two blocks. Michelle Slowik added six kills, with Alexis Bandera earning seven assists. Gabby Santoferrara had five assists and six digs, with Ashley Colley also earning six assists.

The Bearcats would recover on Wednesday, beating Hannibal in four sets. It won the opener 25-19 and lost the second set 25-21, but beat the Warriors 26-24 in a pivotal third set and roared through the fourth set 25-15.

Kelsey Fancemone piled up eight aces and 14 digs. Tanzella and Kyndra Jackson each had 10 kills, with Slowik again earning six kills. Santoferrara earned nine assists, eight digs and four aces as Bandera added five assists and Jenna Poplowski gained six digs.

Westhill, in a non-league match against Chittenango, lost to the Bears 25-9, 25-14, 25-16. Maura Fleming had four kills and four digs as Annaleigh Gedney added five assists. Abby Bornstein had three kills and three digs.

And Jordan-Elbridge lost in three sets to Cato-Meridian 26-24, 25-18, 25-21. Katie Byrnes led the Eagles with six kills, with Liz Jorolemon adding fivek ills. Jessica Somes had four kills, four aces and three digs as Mallory Snyder fed them with 13 assists.

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