For the second time this season, it took five sets for Dunkirk to defeat Fredonia in CCAA Division 1 volleyball.
On Friday, the Lady Marauders prevailed 25-15, 25-18, 8-25, 23-25, 25-20, at Fredonia Central School.
"We didn't play well in the first two," Fredonia coach Chris Anderson admitted. "We came back and started playing better in the next two.
OBSERVER?Photo by Courtney Gfroerer
Pictured are Fredonia’s Makenzie Tarnowski (2) and Dunkirk’s Khee Nance, during CCAA?Division 1 girls’ volleyball action at Fredonia, on Friday.
"In the fifth game we just got a little bit tired," he continued. "We started making mental errors that we don't usually make."
Khee Nance was again a difference maker for Dunkirk. The senior tallied 20 kills, three aces, three blocks and eight digs in the win. Alexis Clark had 10 kills, four aces and five blocks while Lacey Clark dished out 25 assists.
Fredonia was paced by Maddie Crandall, who registered 23 assists, three kills and three aces. Margaret Wright added eight kills and seven aces while Makenzie Tarnowski chipped in with four kills and four blocks. Emily Ludwig played stout defense with five blocks.
"It was a good game," Anderson added. "We just didn't do enough to get it done."
Fredonia hosts Cassadaga Valley on Monday.
Forestville 25 25 25
North Collins 13 15 17
FORESTVILLE - Sydney Youngberg had a monster game as Forestville (8-2, 14-2) knocked off North Collins (10-2) in straight sets, Friday in non-league high school volleyball.
Youngberg netted 10 kills, five aces, three blocks and three digs as the Lady Hornets cruised to wins of 25-13, 25-15, 25-17.
"It was a possible playoff preview," Forestville coach Jack Dugan said. "My kids looked good and played hard. They started flat but really got things going. I was pleased with the way they played."
Emily Gilman added five kills, two aces and a block while Ryanne Dugan was good for 23 assists, four digs and a kill.
Also playing well for Forestville were Alisha Szumigala with four kills and four blocks and Kendra Silleman, who registered four aces and six digs.
North Collins received a strong effort from Christine Blidy, who accounted for 11 assists, two blocks, two kills, an ace and a pair of digs. Beth Kibler added four kills and an ace while Arrika Bley set down five kills.
Forestville hosts its annual "Spike Out Cancer" event, Monday against Silver Creek.