By John Lachmann
Senior middle hitter Ellie Stoddart rolled up 25 kills as Villa Madonna (17-7) defeated Walton-Verona (19-16), 25-20, 20-25, 25-16 on Wednesday.
Junior setter Charissa Junker dished for 22 assists, and senior libero Braidyn D’Alessandri added seven digs in the Blue Lightning win.
ST. HENRY NEEDS 5 GAMES TO BEAT N. OLDHAM – Junior setter Kendyll Kraus racked up 31 assists as St. Henry (23-10) defeated North Oldham (17-8), 25-22, 24-26, 25-23, 18-25, 15-13.
Senior defensive specialist Karlee Schreiber tallied 22 digs and five aces, and freshman outside hitter Paige Noble led the Crusaders in kills with 13.
RYLE ROLLS PAST NEWCATH – Junior outside hitter/setter Ashley Bush tallied 11 kills and 10 assists as Ryle (30-3) defeated Newport Central Catholic (14-16), 25-14, 25-9, 25-23.
Senior middle blocker Alexa Nichols also reached double-digits in kills, finished with 10, and freshman setter Hayley Bush chipped in with 16 assists.
SCOTT SINKS LUDLOW – Sophomore outside hitter Jessica Tapp recorded five kills and seven digs as Scott (24-11) defeated Ludlow (20-9), 25-19, 25-8.
Junior setter Jenna Trimpe dished for 14 assists as the Eagles won their ninth straight match.
CAMPBELL TOPS PENDLETON – Senior middle hitter Dixie Schultz led the Camels in kills with eight as Campbell County (17-14) defeated Pendleton County (5-23), 25-7, 25-6.
Senior outside hitter Taylor Kennedy added six kills and senior right side hitter Kaelyn Webb chipped in two for the Camels.