Crusaders bounce back, sweep Blue Dons

SPIKING — Madonna’s Carly Dowiak spikes the ball past Catholic Central’s Sydney Bennington, right, and Karmen DiBiase on Tuesday. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

WEIRTON — The Steubenville Catholic Central volleyball team swept Madonna, 25-23, 25-19, 25-16, on Tuesday.

Karmen DiBiase led the Crusaders (3-3) with 14 points, 18 assists and seven digs. Theresa Bahen tallied 15 points, five kills and two blocks. Emma Borden had 21 points, eight kills and five aces. Edy Harold added eight points, six digs and four kills.

For the Blue Dons (3-2), Carly Dowiak had seven kills. Andy Alimario recorded four kills and two aces. Rachel Boniti had 25 digs, while Maddie Daugherty added 12.

Central is back in action today at Linsly. Madonna hosts Oak Glen on Thursday.

Steubenville 3,

St. Clairsville 0

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Big Red volleyball team defeated St. Clairsville, 25-18, 25-20, 25-23, on Tuesday.

Makayla Abram led Big Red with nine kills and seven blocks. Anna Taylor recorded five points, nine kills, nine digs and two blocks. Leah Ferguson tallied eight points, 12 assists, eight digs, two kills and one ace. Sammi Cucarese added 10 points and 10 digs.

Steubenville travels to Weir High for a 5:30 p.m. match on Thursday.

Oak Glen 3, Indian Creek 1

WINTERSVILLE — The Oak Glen girls volleyball team defeated Indian Creek, 25-9, 25-20, 21-25, 25-14 on Tuesday.

Hannah Rogers led the Golden Bears with 18 points, 10 aces, 20 kills, four digs and one block. Hanna Tice tallied 10 points, one ace, six kills, three blocks and three digs. Jaedyn Hissam had 15 points, 32 assists, three kills, seven blocks and two digs. McKayla Goodlin added two points, four kills, four blocks and five digs.

Oak Glen travels to Madonna on Thursday.

Harrison Central 3,

Buckeye Local 0

RAYLAND — The Harrison Central volleyball team got back to .500 after defeating Buckeye Local, 25-22, 25-12, 25-16, on Tuesday.

Lexi Ferguson led the Huskies (3-3) with 24 assists and 13 points. Kobey Johnson had 11 points and 12 digs. McKayla Dunkle added 11 kills and six blocks.

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