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Volleyball Roundup:Lady Bills win Power of Pink tourney with 2-1 win over host Queensbury

October 14, 2012
The Leader Herald

QUEENSBURY - The Johnstown volleyball team won the Power of Pink tournament Saturday, outlasting host Queensbury in the championship match, 2-1.

The Lady Bills won the match 22-20, 22-25, 16-14.

Johnstown defeated Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk to rach the finals and went 6-0 in pool play.

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The Johnstown volleyball team is shown after winning the Power of Pink Tournament at Queensbury on Saturday. (Photo submitted)

On the day, Elizabeth Hayward led the Lady Bills with 45 digs and six aces and Zara Hyde had 43 assists, 16 kills, 25 digs and 10 aces. Bri O'Rourke had 15 blocks, seven kills and seven aces. Jerica Holland had 23 assists and 20 aces, while Annie Stock had 42 kills, 36 digs and 25 aces.

The tournament was held in the honor of Emily Ziegler, a Queensbury student who has battled leukemia and in memory of Jim Gabeler, the longtime director of the Caroga Lake Volleyball Club who died Dec. 13 from colorectal cancer. Johnstown coach Heather McGuire said many of Johnstown's athletes were coached by Gabeler.

Foothills Council

Queensbury 3, Broadalbin-Perth 0

QUEENSBURY - Brooke Meader finished with 20 assists, six aces and two kills to lead Queensbury to a sweep of Broadalbin-Perth on Friday.

The Spartans won by scores of 25-11, 25-16 and 25-16.

Jenna Bureau had nine kills for Queensbury (12-0 overall, 12-0 Foothills), while Sarah McMahon had seven kills. Savannah Brayton added seven kills and four digs for the Spartans, and Maddie Paquin recorded 10 digs and two aces.

Broadalbin-Perth slipped to 9-5 overall and 7-5 in Foothills Council play.


Schoharie 3, Canajoharie 2

SCHOHARIE - Ali Blyth finished with 30 kills to lead Schoharie to a five-game win over Canajoharie.

The Lady Indians won by scores of 18-25, 25-19, 22-25, 25-23 and 25-12.

Shyanna Logan recorded 14 kills and eight aces for Canajoharie (4-7 overall, 4-7 WAC), while Abby Dearwester posted 10 service points and nine kills.



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