Solvay volleyball rallies past Westhill in five

Warriors also take key league loss to Marcellus

Kayla Bryant led Marcellus with 30 assists, getting defensive help from Brittney Valentine, who had 18 digs, and Jennie Delia, who had 10 digs to go with four assists. Haley Fogg got nine digs.

Zoe Higgins led the Marcellus front line, putting together 14 kills, five aces, four digs and two blocks. Suzanna Sylcox had eight kills and seven digs, with Anna Smith getting six kills and Eimile O’Brien adding five kills, plus four blocks.

Westhill saw Newcomb (nine kills) and Sterly (eight kills) get passes from Gedney, who had 26 assists, 15 digs and four aces. Martin produced 16 digs and Rodriguez added 15 digs as Guindy managed 11 digs and four kills.

Before facing Westhill, Solvay had to get past Phoenix last Tuesday, and lost the first set 25-17 to the Firebirds. On the brink of a two-set deficit, the Bearcats pulled out the second, 25-23, and then won the third set 25-17 before squeaking past Phoenix by that same 25-23 margin in the fourth set.

Bandera had a fine all-around effort, picking up 12 assists, 15 digs, five kills and five aces, while Gardner managed 10 assists, 11 digs, three aces and three kills. Allen and Tomoroska both had 18 digs, with Allen picking up eight kills. Heather Thompson added six kills.

Bishop Ludden earned its second win of the season last Tuesday, taking four sets to beat the Fowler Falcons 25-22, 25-23, 11-25, 25-17.

Jill Kompf finished with 13 assists, two kills and two aces as Allison Barletta contributed 21 digs. Hailey Bevard had seven kills and five digs, with Allison Horne picking up five aces. Abby Johnson mixed in 12 digs, four aces, three kills, two assists and two blocks.

As that went on, Jordan-Elbridge beat Mexico in four sets, losing the first set 25-23, but recovering to beat the Tigers 25-20, 25-14 and 25-21 in the next three sets to win the match.

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