By John Lachmann
St. Henry needed five games, but it handed Lexington Dunbar (15-10) a loss, 20-25, 25-17, 25-16, 22-25, 25-11 on Tuesday.
Freshman outside hitter Paige Noble led the Crusaders (20-8) with 14 kills and five blocks.
Junior middle hitter Karly Lehmkuhl added 11 kills for St. Henry.
RYLE BEATS COOPER – Freshman outside hitter Hayley Bush recorded 13 kills as Ryle (24-3) defeated Cooper (20-5), 25-15, 21-25, 25-20.
Senior middle blocker Alexa Nichols finished with 11 kills for Ryle.
SIMON KENTON DOWNS GRANT – Senior outside hitter Kaitlin Murray tallied 11 kills as Simon Kenton (21-6) defeated Grant County (11-15), 25-10, 25-12, 25-11.
Senior setter Sophie Dunn dished for 30 assists in the Pioneers’ win.
CAMPBELL SINKS CONNER – Junior outside hitter Kirby Seiter finished with nine kills and 15 digs as Campbell County (16-10) defeated Conner (6-14), 25-23, 25-18.
Junior outside hitter Emily Rush added five kills, and sophomore defensive specialist Danielle Orick served for three aces to pace the Camels.
Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Freshman right-hander T.C. Eads threw his first career no-hitter as Ludlow blanked Calvary Christian.
Junior first baseman Rachel Hall singled home two to key a four-run fourth inning as Scott beat Grant County.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard won in three sets, improving to 7-4 at first singles as Conner beat Boone County.
Junior right-hander Hayden Molitor went the distance to earn his second win of the season as Lloyd edged Ludlow.
Senior right-hander Rachel Carroll tossed a one-hitter as Campbell County blanked Lloyd.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard battled to a first-singles win as Conner shut out Campbell County, in an NKAC semifinal.
Junior center fielder Blaise Ostertag doubled in two in the bottom of the fourth to lift Conner to a win over Scott.
Freshman center fielder Hailey Nicholas singled up the middle with no outs in the bottom of the eighth to lift Cooper to a win over Campbell County.
Sophomore Sheldon Preisler won his eighth straight match to open the season as Boone County edged Lloyd, 3-2 on Wednesday.
Sophomore Erin Mogus remained perfect through five matches with her win at third singles as Cooper shut out Covington Latin.