High schools: Schoharie ends Galway's league streak
Schoharie recovered after a first-set defeat, and dealt Galway its first loss of the season Wednesday in a Western Athletic Conference girls’ volleyball match.
Allie Blythe was strong at the net with 10 kills and six blocks, Grace Gathen and Briana Borst joined for nine kills, and Sierra Diamond served for 15 points in Schoharie’s 9-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-17 victory.
Schoharie (5-1, 5-1) had lost to Galway (5-1, 7-1) in the semifinals of the WAC tournament Saturday, 25-18, 25-18, and ended the Eagles’ regular-season league win streak at 31 matches with Wednesday’s comeback effort.
Emily Zawisa and Adrianna Watrobski both had six kills,
Rachel Jones had five kills and three blocks, and Emily Orminski had eight points and 10 assists for defending WAC North Division champion Galway.
Breanna Aanensen turned in her best match of the season with seven kills, 17 points, eight aces and seven assists, and Rebecca Gallup had 10 kills and four blocks, in leading Duanesburg past Fort Plain, 25-16, 26-24, 23-25, 23-25, 25-16.
Rachel Gamache had seven kills for the Eagles. Nicole Bouchard had 11 points for the Hilltoppers.
Saratoga Central Catholic defeated Canajoharie behind Sierra Matthews’ 11 digs, Meghan McDonough’s nine assists and Meghan Mensler’s 10 points and seven digs, 25-15, 25-13, 25-23.
Shyanna Logan paced the Cougars with six kills and eight digs, Shelby Mead had four kills, and Emma Stortecky had 11 assists.
Annie Stock had 12 kills and 12 service points, and Elizabeth Hayward led Johnstown’s defense with 21 digs as the defending Section II Class B champion Lady Bills beat Scotia-Glenville, 25-21, 25-13, 25-6, in a Foothills Council match.
Zara Hyde had 19 assists and four kills for Johnstown, and Bri O’Rourke had 17 points. Bianca Bustamante had 10 digs for the Tartans, and Katherine Aker added six points and four assists.
Broadalbin-Perth rallied past Gloversville, 19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-15. Katlyn Pierce had 11 kills, and Ana Kroup had five aces for Gloversville.