Slammers 25, 23, 25, 25
Spikers 23, 25, 23, 21
at Lakeside Gymnasium
Judith Silvieus (Edgewood) 14-16 spiking (2), 1-2 setting, 8-8 passing; Ally Workman (Pymatuning Valley) 6-7 spiking (2), 5-5 setting, 14-14 passing; Michealia Skleres (PV) 5 points, 8-11 spiking (1), 1 block (1), 36-36 setting, 36-41 passing; Maria Zito (Riverside) 9 points, 37-42 spiking (16), 5 blocks (4), 4-4 setting, 17-20 passing; Heather Brant (PV) 17-18 spiking (5), 7 blocks (4), 7-7 setting, 9-10 passing; Brenna Kubec (St. John) 7-8 spiking (2), 15-16 setting, 9-9 passing; Lydia Coccitto (Conneaut) 8 points, 2-2 setting, 25-28 passing; Rachel Bares (Riverside) 8 points, 5-6 spiking (2), 1-1 setting, 23-25 passing; Angie Zappitelli (Conneaut) 7 points, 15-18 spiking (7), 3 blocks (1), 10-11 passing; Brenna Powers (St. John) 7 points, 30-32 setting, 3-6 passing.
Katie Thomas (Edgewood) 16-19 spiking (4), 3 blocks (1), 3-4 setting; Giulia Giancola (Jefferson) 11 points, 26-27 passing; Allie Klimko (Madison) 4 points, 22-26 spiking (8), 2 blocks (1), 3-4 setting; Abby Pisano (Edgewood) 3 points, 1-1 spiking, 23-23 passing; Natalie Thomas (Geneva) 9-11 spiking (2), 4 blocks, 1-1 passing; Haley Dake (Madison) 9 points, 33-40 spiking (17), 2 blocks (2), 24-26 passing; Maggie Julius (Riverside) 12 points, 19-19 spiking (2), 11-11 setting, 25-25 passing; LeeAnn Farr (Jefferson) 13-14 spiking (3), 1 block, 2-2 passing; Paige Halsey (Lakeside) 4 points, 15-16 passing; Emily Gehring (Lakeside) 1 point, 3-3 spiking (2), 1 block, 30-32 setting, 5-5 passing; Alexis Parsons (Riverside) 7 points, 1-1 spiking (1), 1 block (1), 37-37 setting, 2-2 passing.
Coaches — Spikers: Stephanie Kubec (St. John), Rob Wludyga (PV); Slammers: Brandy Thomas (Riverside), Brynn Thomas (Madison).
PlayAll Players of the Match — Spikers: Maria Zito (Riverside); Slammers: Haley Dake (Madison).
Official — Liz Vento.
Line judges — Alicia Ngiraingas, Jaimie Au.
Scoreboard — Tom Juhola.
PA announcer — Super Dave Simpson.
National anthem — Nathan Jernigan.
Slammers 25, 23, 25, 25
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