Varsity Volleyball Wins A Pair In Week Four (Sept. 24-28); JV Results Included (10/15/2018)
(By CSZ Sports Writer Kenn Staub) The fourth week of the season saw the third ranked Bobcat volleyball team take on county rival AC Valley at home (Sept. 25) and then hit the road for a match against Forest Area (Sept. 27). Clarion swept the week, winning both matches in straight sets.
Tuesday, Sept. 25: Clarion 3 – AC Valley 0
Though the Bobcats swept the Falcons in Tuesday’s “Dig Pink Event,” the victory did not come easy. The first two sets were decided by two points, 27-25 and 28-26. Clarion took the third by a more comfortable margin, prevailing 25-17 to win the match.
Freshman Korrin Burns scored 16 points off the serve, notching an impressive seven via aces. Sophomore Brenna Campbell served for eight points. Maddie Schill, a junior, played big at the net, recording 14 kills and assisting on two blocks. Burns and senior Hailey Sintobin put down nine kills apiece. Campbell had 36 assists.
Junior KK Girvan led the way on defense with 11 digs, followed by junior Kaitlyn Constantino with 9 and Burns with 8. Senior Dorothy Kalinowski had two solo blocks and assisted on another. Sintobin blocked one and assisted on a second.
Junior Varsity: The JV Bobcats fell to the junior Falcons 2-1. AC Valley won the first set 26-24, while Clarion took the second 25-15, before the Falcons captured the rubber match 25-22. Payton Simko served for a team high 16 points (two aces). Jordan Best scored 13 from the service line (3 aces). Best put down nine kills. Noel Anthony recorded 17 assists. Ava Kiser scooped up 10 digs and Parker Boyden blocked a shot.
Thursday, Sept. 27: Clarion 3 – Forest Area 0
Clarion cruised to a sweep of Forest Area, surrendering only 10 points over the course of three sets. The Bobcats won the first set 25-7, the second 25-2, and the third 25-1.
Four Bobcats scored double digit points off the serve. Brenna Campbell led the way with 18, including an astounding 11 aces. She was followed by Maddie Schill (eight aces) and KK Girvan (four aces) with 14 each. Freshman Payton Simko had 11 service points (five aces). Korrin Burns recorded six kills. Campbell assisted on 11 points. Ali Troese, a senior, and Schill each blocked a shot.