LITTLE FALLS – The Little Falls Mounties swept three games on Senior Night and defeated the Utica Academy of Science’s Atoms 25-12, 25-15, 25-12 in their high school gym.
Leading 1-0 after the first game, Little Falls pulled away from a 12-12 tie in the second game, scoring 10 straight points off the serve of Karlee Gullis. The Mounties then scored the first five points of the third game and built a 13-3 lead on the way to completing a sweep.
Alyssa Santos served nine aces and had two kills for the Mounties (6-3); Jordan Baumeister had 18 assists, four aces, four kills and two digs; Gullis served six aces with four kills, four digs and two assists; Hailey Stoltz had seven kills and one block; Claire Petkovsek had six kills, two aces, one assist and three digs; Allyson Nichols had six kills and four digs; Sierra Miles had five digs; Emma Dooley had two assists; and Shayna Straney had two digs.
The Atoms’ record is now 2-6.
Little Falls had a Thursday match at Herkimer and plays at Mt. Markham Saturday morning. The Utica Academy of Science plays at Mt. Markham Friday.
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DOLGEVILLE – The Dolgeville Blue Devils remain unbeaten following a three-game sweep of the Frankfort-Schuyler Maroon Knights Wednesday.
The Blue Devils won by scores of 25-8, 25-5 and 25-12.
Brianna Bruce served four aces and had six kills and one block for Dolgeville (7-0); Rylee Lamphere had 11 kills and nine assists; Charlie Benoit and Annaliese Davies each had six kills; Mackenzie Farquhar had 19 assists, three aces and one kill; Ashlynne Seeley served four aces with two kills; Madisen Gorinshek served four aces with one kill; Laikyn Cramer-Snowman had four kills; Morgan Beaulieu was error-free on 16 serves and had three digs; and Maighen Ehrle served two aces.
Alex Service served one ace for Frankfort-Schuyler; and Bella Suppa had one kill.
In junior varsity play, Dolgeville defeated Frankfort-Schuyler 25-17, 20-25, 25-22 in three games. Gianna Lyon served 10 aces and had six assists and one dig for the Blue Devils; Gaby Rockwell served six aces with two digs and one assist; Aleeya Seeley served six aces; Lexus Lyon served four aces with one kill; Olivia Ehrle served three aces with one kill; Mackenzie Damphier had three kills; Ainsley Billings had one ace, one kill and one dig; Addison Claus and Alexandria Halverson each served one ace; Ally Comstock had one kill; and Kendall Wilcox and Bella Williams each had one dig.
Frankfort-Schuyler played Central Valley Academy Thursday in Ilion; the teams meet again Monday in Frankfort. Dolgeville next plays Saturday morning at Herkimer.
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VAN HORNESVILLE – The Central Valley Academy Thunder completed a sweep of Owen D. Young with Wednesday’s 3-2 win over the Wildcats.
Emma Alicajic had 16 assists, three aces, one kill and two blocks for the Wildcats (0-6); Emma Sorenson had seven kills, two aces and eight digs; Lynzee Bissel had nine digs, three kills and two aces; Riley Hajczewski had 14 digs, three kills and one ace; and Isabella Valenta had 18 digs, two aces and two kills.
Central Valley Academy (2-5) had a match at home Thursday against Frankfort-Schuyler and next plays Monday in Frankfort.
Owen D. Young’s scheduled Friday match against the Town of Webb has been postponed. The Wildcats will travel to Old Forge for a Monday match against the Eskimos.
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