The Redbank Valley spikers fought back to beat Franklin on Monday, while Karns City defeated Union in a hard-fought match.
After losing a 17-7 lead to drop the first set, the Redbank Valley Bulldogs rallied back to win the next three sets, defeating Franklin 22-25, 25-13, 25-12, 25-12. Montana Hetrick led the way for the Bulldogs with 16 kills, while Brianna Minich and Alivia Huffman added 12 kills apiece. Brooke Holben had a fantastic match, tallying 37 assists and three aces. Redbank Valley moves to 6-1 this season, and they face Venango Catholic on Tuesday, September 29.
Union won the first set against Karns City, but ultimately fell to the Gremlins via a close 22-25, 26-24, 25-13, 25-21 decision. Union fought hard throughout the entire match, but couldn’t quite pull ahead of Karns City in the tight second and fourth set. Drew Davis led the Knights with seven kills, while Dominika Logue chipped in with five kills. Union’s JV squad also fell to Karns City, 25-12, 26-24. With the loss, Union’s varsity squad drops to 3-4. Their next match is at Forest Area on Tuesday, September 29.
Redbank Valley vs. Franklin (Redbank Valley Wins 3-1)
Set One: 25-22 Franklin
Set Two: 25-13 Redbank Valley
Set Three: 25-12 Redbank Valley
Set: Four: 25-12 Redbank Valley
Top Performers for Redbank Valley:
Montana Hetrick: 16 kills, 2 aces
Brianna Minich: 12 kills, 1 block
Brooke Holben: 37 assists, 3 aces
Union vs. Karns City (Karns City Wins 3-1)
Set One: 25-20 Union
Set Two: 26-24 Karns City
Set Three: 25-13 Karns City
Set: Four: 25-21 Karns City
Top Performers for Union:
Dominika Logue: 5 kills
Drew Davis: 7 kills