NORTHWOOD 3, LAVILLE 0
The Panthers made relatively quick work of the host Lancers in a non-conference matchup, 25-12, 25-13, 25-12. Caroline Mullet had a fantastic night for NorthWood with 32 assists, six kills and two blocks. Kennedy Hochstetler added 12 digs and two aces. The Red Slam JV came through with a hard fought 25-24, 15-25, 15-12 win. Jadyn Gessinger had 11 assists and seven kills for NorthWood.
WAWASEE 3, MANCHESTER 1
The Warriors evened its mark at 5-5 with a 25-17, 23-25, 25-17, 25-22 scoreline in Syracuse. Wawasee played a lot of defense, with Drey Wegener and Madi Simmons both notching 14 digs and Leslie Vazquez pulling 19 digs. Kai Jamora and Liz Kleopfer combined for 39 assists and Kleopfer added 10 kills. The Wawasee JV were on the short side of a 25-24, 11-25, 12-15 loss to the Squires. Clara Kerlin paced Wawasee with 14 digs and five kills.
TIPPECANOE VALLEY 3, PERU 0
Valley made it eight wins in nine games to start the season with a 25-20, 25-15, 25-20 victory at Peru. Hannah Engstrand set up 35 assists, to which Makenzie Woodcox pounded 10 kills for the Vikes. Engstrand added four aces and Brayden Baney had 17 digs. The Valley JV beat Peru 25-23, 18-25, 15-10. Macy Kirchenstien had 11 assists in the win.
ELKHART MEMORIAL 3, WARSAW 2
The two teams went the distance Saturday at the Mishawaka tournament, and nothing changed Tuesday in Warsaw. Memorial would win an absolute classic 25-23, 25-21, 22-25, 23-25, 18-16 in the Tiger Den. At Mishawaka, Memorial beat Warsaw in three games that went in similar manner, Memorial winning 15-13 in the third set after two closely contested games. For the Tigers Tuesday, the statbook was full. Kendra Love had a career-high 39 digs, and Liz Schmidt and Kylie Smith each dug 20 attempts. Avery Hales had 55 assists and eight kills, Betty Barnett had 22 kills and six aces and Gwyn Bellamy chipped in 16 kills. Warsaw was also dealt some bad news as middle hitter Kennedy Lauck left the game in the first set with an ankle injury.
The JV game score was not reported.
Warsaw’s freshman team stayed unbeaten with a 25-20, 19-25, 15-13 output against the Chargers. Lauren Eastwood set up 22 points, to which Maylin Marrufo and Mallory Mulligan combined for 17 kills.
WESTVIEW 7TH GRADE 2, LCA 1
Westview rallied from a game down to defeat LCA 19-25, 25-13, 15-4 Tuesday. Anna Silveus had four aces and Claire Schindel added three assists for the Cougars.
WESTVIEW 8TH GRADE 2, LCA 0
Westview didn’t need a rally to win the eighth grade matchup, taking in straights 25-17, 25-12. Amaya Hoyt had two aces and Kelsey Cox added seven digs and three assists.
WAWASEE 7TH GRADE 2, BREMEN 0
Wawasee put away the Lions by a score of 25-11, 25-15. Abby Dusek, Izzy Gonzalez and Julie Mishler led the Warriors in scoring during the victory.
BREMEN 2, WAWASEE 1
Bremen held on to defeat the Warriors 25-16, 20-25, 15-11. Aly McClintic and Kaydence Shepherd combined for 11 aces for the Warriors.
NORTHWOOD 7TH GRADE 2, TIPPECANOE VALLEY 1
NorthWood escaped with a 21-25, 25-18, 15-14 win over Valley. Emma Patrick and Avery Wagoner had three kills apiece for Valley.
TIPPECANOE VALLEY 8TH GRADE 2, NORTHWOOD 0
Tippecanoe Valley topped the Panthers 25-10, 25-20. Ava Smith had 11 assists and Sidney Nelson had nine aces in the victory.