By John Lachmann
Junior right side hitter Samantha Charley and seventh-grade outside hitter Leah Metzger recorded seven kills each as Dixie Heights (11-22) defeated Walton-Verona (18-12), 25-20, 25-19, 25-5 on Wednesday.
Junior libero Kaitlyn Watt served for five aces as the Colonels won their fourth straight match.
VILLA SINKS LATIN – Senior middle hitter Ellie Stoddart racked up 13 kills and five aces as Villa Madonna (11-6) defeated Covington Latin (5-12), 25-13, 25-15.
Junior setter Charissa Junker dished for 15 assists in the Blue Lightning’s sixth win in its last seven matches.
NEWCATH TOPS CONNER – Newport Central Catholic (12-11) lost their first game before rallying to win the final three over Conner (7-15), 13-25, 25-17, 26-24, 25-16.
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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.