DRESDEN — Mollie George tallied 15 kills with three blocks as Tri-Valley outlasted visiting Maysville 25-21, 25-18, 17-25, 18-25, 15-13 in a hotly contested match in the Muskingum Valley League on Saturday.
Tri-Valley (13-6, 9-4 MVL) also featured Brianna Dawson, who had 13 kills, two aces and two digs, and Kearston Dumolt, who tallied seven kills. Avery Miller added 21 assists and nine kills.
Maysville was led by Madison Riggle with 25 kills and four blocks and Natalie Bender with 13 kills and five blocks.
Kori Sidwell added 17 digs, seven kills and two assists; Aubrie Clarke added up 44 assists with five aces and six digs.
Philo 25, 25, 25, Shenandoah 7, 8, 18: Maddie Clayton piled up 13 kills with seven aces as the Electrics (18-2) rolled to a convincing nonleague road win.
Maddi Smith chipped in eight kills and nine digs, Hunter Barnes eight kills and four aces and Hannah Allen had four digs and 29 assists.
Sheridan 25, 25, 25, West Muskingum 14, 17, 18: Jayden Geary chalked up nine kills with three blocks to lead the Generals, who improved to 10-10 overall and 7-6 in the MVL.
Morgan Householder added nine kills, two blocks and six digs, Emma Conrad 27 assists and five digs and Adelyn Smith four kills and 10 digs for Sheridan.
West (7-13, 3-11) was led by Sydney Brandfass with 6 kills and four digs, Kelly Stainbrook with 11 digs and Sarah Junk with 15 assists.
John Glenn 25, 25, 25 Morgan 9, 13, 8: The balanced Muskies cruised to an MVL win behind seven kills and two aces from Mollie Founds.
Brooke Fatheree added six kills with three aces and seven digs and Maddie McGee had four kills with eight digs for John Glenn; Quinci Jones had four aces and Erin Dickson five kills with 14 assists and 11 digs.
No leaders were reported for Morgan.
Crooksville 25, 25, 25, New Lexington 12, 17, 16: The Ceramics earned a road win the MVL in three games.
No details were reported.
West Muskingum 6, Zanesville 0: The Tornadoes (9-5-1) rode two goals from McKal Griffin to a nonleague shutout on their home field.
Doug Gatti, Kayne Johnson, Ian Wilson and Casey Zigo also scored for West; Kyle Jones and Jeremy Moore had two assists and Nathan Tyo added another.
Goalkeeper Ian Myers had three saves.
Tri-Valley 2, River View 1: Madeline Dunn scored the deciding goal on a penalty kick with 30:48 left to give the Scotties the lead for good in a road affair against the Black Bears.
McKenzie Dorr also scored for Tri-Valley off of a Dunn assist in the first half to give the Scotties a 1-0 lead at halftime.
Emily Untied made three saves in goal.
John Glenn 7, Cambridge 0: Ashley Townsend earned a hat trick to help lead the Muskies (11-2-1) to a home shutout.
Ali Hill and Harlie Gregory tallied two goals apiece; Townsend, Gregory, Abby Wagner, Sarah Townsend and Alli Hylton had an asssit.
Goalkeeper Kennidy Coil made only one save as the Muskies controlled play.
Cambride slipped to 5-8-1.
Tri-Valley boys shine at Johnstown: Caden Sauerbrey and Vance Pulley posted top five finishes as the Scotties were third in Hawks Division of the Johnstown Invitational.
Sauerbrey was third (17:36.8) and Pulley fourth (17:37.6), while teammates Kyle Dunlap (18:32.9) and Quentin Jenkins (18:40.9) were 15th and 17th, respectively.
Heath won the meet with 35, followed by Whitehall (72) and Tri-Valley (78).
Tri-Valley’s girls were third with 70 as Taya Titchenell was sixth (22:42.6), Alex Lemley 10th (23:14.2) and Macie Girton 12th (23:15.1). Sierra Leonard was 19th (23:51.4) for the Scotties.
Heath won the meet with 63 and Sparta Highland was second with 64. Tri-Valley had 70 points.
In the Hounds Division, Zanesville’s Kaleb Young was third overall in 18:27.9 as the Blue Devils were sixth of 10 teams.
Lakewood won with 52 followed by Sparta Highland (68), Johnstown (83) and Utica (100).
In the girls race, Zanesville’s Valerie Hickman was fifth of 64 runners in 24:33.7.
West Muskingum’s Brooklyn Hillis was 14th (25:54.2) and Ali Hillis 19th (27:05.8).
Stevenson paces Panthers at Unioto: Andrew Stevenson raced to a 48th place finish of 245 runners as New Lexington’s boys were 16th of 24 teams at the Chillicothe Unioto Invitational.
Brent Newlon was 69th (17:57.4) and Wyatt Saxton 97th (18:48.6) for the Panthers.
Unioto won the event with 56 and Leesburg Fairfield was second with 59; Logan Elm was third (118) and Cheshire River Valley fourth (159).
In the girls race, Makala Shipley was 50th (21:31.0) and Hailey Groves 60th (21:55.8) of 184 runners.
Allison Kunkler was 72nd (22:29.7) and Bailey Novaria 87th (23:05.0) for New Lex, which placed 13th of 20 teams.
Unioto won the meet with 41 and Reedsville Eastern was second (99).