JOHNSTOWN - Jerica Holland finished with 25 assists, two kills and two aces, leading Johnstown to a 3-0 win over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council volleyball match Friday.
The Lady Bills won by scores of 25-21, 25-22 and 25-22.
"I'm very happy with the win. The girls did exactly what we practiced yesterday," McGuire said. "They worked together and they worked hard.
Broadalbin-Perth’s Chelsea Leblanc, left, hits over the block attempt by Johnstown’s Bri O’Rourke during Friday’s Foothills Council match at Johnstown?High School. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)
Annie Stock registered 15 kills and 10 digs for Johnstown, while Hannah Breda added 11 kills. Alyssa Nellis posted 10 digs, five kills and four blocks for the Lady Bills, Madison Smrtic had 16 digs and Bri O'Rourke added seven blocks.
Johnstown trailed in the final game before rallying to close out the Lady Patriots in three sets.
"Broadalbin-Perth always brings their best game against us," Johnstown coach Heather McGuire said.
Maddie Gurga posted eight assists, four kills and two aces to lead Broadalbin-Perth, while Gabby Smith had 10 assists.
Chelsea Leblanc had six kills on three blocks for the Lady Patriots, while Megan Ryder finished with six kills and three digs. Regan Reed posted five kills, five digs and three aces for B-P.
"I was really happy with our effort tonight," Broadalbin-Perth coach Mike Calvello said. "It was night and day from our match Wednesday at Gloversville."
Johnstown (3-0 overall, 2-0 Foothills) will travel to Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake today to take part in the Harold Van Earden Memorial Tournament at 8 a.m.
"We're playing some of the best teams in the state," McGuire said. "We'll be playing two different state champions. We're ready."
Broadalbin-Perth (1-3 overall, 0-2 Foothills) will host South Glens Falls on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
"We had a much better performance [Friday]," Calvello said. "If we can play like this and build upon it, we should get better as we go along."
Gloversville 3, Scotia-Glenville 0
SCOTIA - Jenna Putnam registered 16 aces and nine assists, leading Gloversville to a sweep of Scotia-Glenville in a Foothills Council contest.
The Huskies won by scores of 25-9, 25-14 and 25-21.
Ana Kroup posted four digs and three kills for Gloversville (2-0 overall, 2-0 Foothills), while Katlyn Pierce added seven kills and three blocks.
Mayfield 3, Canajoharie 2
CANAJOHARIE - Miranda Eagan finished with 13 assists, six service points and three blocks, leading Mayfield to a win over Canajoharie.
The Lady Panthers won by scores of 22-25, 25-14, 25-22, 22-25 and 25-15.
Kiera Davis had 17 service points and six aces for Mayfield (2-0 overall, 2-0 WAC), while Jordan Marshall posted 10 kills and nine service points. Kaylee Bumpus added nine kills for the Lady Panthers and Bailey Ward finished with eight kills.
Abey Dearwester finished with 20 kills, nine service points, seven assists and four aces for Canajoharie (1-1 overall), while Shyanna Logan recorded 10 digs, nine points and six digs.
Emma Stortecky registered 21 assists, nine points and two aces for the Lady Cougars, Shelby Mead had six blocks and four kills, and Grace Adams added five kills. Madison Herrick and Somer Timerman each had four digs for Canajoharie.
Fort Plain 3, Duanesburg 2
FORT PLAIN - Shawna Cotton had 13 assists, 15 service points and three aces, leading Fort Plain to a win over Duanesburg.
The Lady Hilltoppers lost the first two sets 25-21 and 26-24 before rallying to win the final three sets by scores of 25-20, 25-23 and 25-13.
Brandy Walters had 11 service points, 11 assists, three aces and four kills for Fort Plain (1-1 overall, 1-1 WAC), while Emily Potter had eight kills and two digs. Cheyann Walters and Alexis Hagadorn each had six kills for the Lady Hilltoppers, while Hagadorn also had three aces.
Rachel Gamache had 14 kills, five assists and five blocks to lead Duanesburg (1-1 overall, 1-1 WAC), while Tori Dykstra had 13 service points and three aces. Brittany Adams had six digs, and four assists for the Eagles, Taylor Martineau had 13 service points and Katy Dunn added nine kills.
Galway 3, Middleburgh 0
GALWAY - Rachel Jones had 19 service points, seven kills and six aces, leading Galway to a sweep of Middleburgh.
The Golden Eagles won by scores of 25-7, 25-11 and 25-9.
Emily Orminski finished with 17 service points, 13 assists and six aces for Galway (2-0 overall, 2-0 WAC), while Adrianna Watrobski posted 10 service points, seven aces, four kills and four assists.
Saratoga Catholic 3, Mekeel Christian 0
SARATOGA SPRINGS - Elle Valentine finished with nine service points, two kills and two aces to lead Saratoga Central Catholic to a sweep of Mekeel Christian Academy.
The Lady Saints won by scores of 25-22, 25-21 and 25-23.
Sloan Conners posted eight service points and three aces for the Lady Saints, while Melody Ashline had eight service points. Kaylie Fish added seven service points for Saratoga Catholic.
Rachel Rouse had 14 service points to lead Mekeel Christian, while Clare Nelson had 12 service points.
Canajoharie 3, Berne-Knox-Westerlo 0
BERNE - Shyanna Logan finished with 14 service points, eight aces and five kills to lead Canajoharie to a sweep of Berne-Knox-Westerlo on Thursday.
The Lady Cougars won by scores of 25-18, 25-12 and 25-9.
Shelby Meade had 12 service points for Canajoharie (1-0 overall, 1-0 WAC).
Meaghan Conley had six digs and five aces for Berne-Knox-Westerlo (0-1 overall, 0-1 WAC), while Shannon Stone had nine digs and four blocks. Anna White added eight service points and three kills for BKW.