OFA Fuels Unbeaten Vball Start; Wildcats Win Soccer match
MADRID - Delivering dominant performances in the first and fourth sets, OFA stayed undefeated in NAC Girls Volleyball action with a 25-10, 25-17, 22-25, 25-8 West Division victory at Madrid-Waddington on Tuesday.
In another West Division matchup Potsdam downed Canton in a 5-set thriller.
In NAC Central Division Girls Soccer Gouverneur used two second half goals to down OFA 2-0.
OFA 3 - M-W 1: "When we served well and played together and set up plays we did very well tonight. We struggled in the third set but we bounced back well in the fourth," said OFA Coach Sue McLean.
"It was another balanced effort. Emily Farrand and Celia Henry served the ball very well, Jordyn Tupper moved the ball very well, Melissa Barr played strong defense again and Gabby Morley continued to pick things up smoothly. She has really good footspeed."
Emily Farrand served for 12 points to start in the fourth set and finished with 17 points, 7 aces, 4 kills and 3 digs and Celia Henry delivered a matching stellar all-around outing with 17 points, 10 aces, 6 kills and 3 assists.
Jordyn Tupper passed out 10 assists with 2 kills and Rosie Jeneault was a force at the line and at the net scoring nine points with 1 ace, 8 kills, 2 blocks and 1 assist. Rounding out the team effort were: Emma LeBeau (9 points, 1 ace, 2 kills), Gabrielle Morley (4 points, 2 aces, 6 kills), Jenna Mitchell (5 points, 2 aces) and Melissa Barr (5 digs). Potsdam 3 - Canton 2: The Sandstoners won an intense West Division matchup 14-25, 28-26, 15-25, 25-20, 25-22. Top performers for Canton were: Sydney Lorenc 19 kills, 5 digs , 9 points , 3 aces, Gretchen Warner: 18 kills, 10 points, 5 aces, Gabby Rauth :22 digs and Kelsea Whittier 38 assists.
Other matches: In other matches on Tuesday Malone downed Tupper Lake 3-0, Salmon River downed Massena 3-1 and Chateaugay swept Brushton-Moira 3-0.
Gouverneur 2 - OFA 0: Following up on a 0-0 tie with Malone the Blue Devils (1-4-2, 2-5-1) played 5-1-1 Gouverneur to a scoreless first half but the Wildcats broke through for two goals in the second half. Riley Storrin scored the game winner from Verena Tunwald and Torie Salisbury netted the insurance goal unassisted.
"Our defense played outstanding and our midfield marked well. We need a few more opportunities to put the ball in the net," said OFA Coach Julie Hynes.
Shacoria Jackson stopped four shots for a shutout and Emily Jo Sovie fielded nine saves for OFA.
In other Central action Potsdam blanked Malone 3-0, Canton blanked Salmon River 2-0 and St. Lawrence Central tied Massena 2-2.