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H.S. Volleyball Roundup: Lady Bills shake off slow start, defeat Huskies

Johnstown's Janay Douglas hits the ball past a Gloversville block attempt during Tuesday's match at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

GLOVERSVILLE — Macenzie Ward finished with 23 assists and eight digs to lead Johnstown to a 3-1 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council volleyball match at Gloversville High School on Tuesday.

The Lady Bills lost the first set 25-20, but rebounded to win the final three sets by scores of 25-12, 25-15 and 25-20.

Janay Douglas posted 13 digs and 12 kills for Johnstown (5-3 overall, 5-3 Foothills), while Amber Tesi had five kills and four blocks.

Aireana Muhlberger finished with 10 assists for Gloversville (3-5 overall, 3-5 Foothills), while Maddy Avery posted 12 digs and seven kills. Macey Salvione added 11 digs and six kills for the Huskies.

Gloversville is slated to travel to Broadabin-Perth today for a 6 p.m. contest, while Johnstown is set to travel to Scotia-Glenville on Friday.

Gloversville’s Macey Salvione (1) hits around the blocking attempt of Johnstown’s Mackenzie Ward (13) and Jordyn Stoutner (2) during Foothills Council action Tuesday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

WAC

Canajoharie-Fort Plain 3, Schoharie 0

FORT PLAIN — Lauren Weinberger registered 19 digs, 10 service points and three aces to lift Canajoharie-Fort Plain to a Western Athletic Conference victory over Schoharie.

C-FP won by scores of 25-20, 25-16 and 25-13.

Kayla Mastin had eight kills, seven service points, five aces and two digs for (C-FP (6-2 overall, 5-2 WAC), while Sydney Shepard finished with six kills, three service points and two aces. Sarah Paradiso added 14 assists, four service points, two aces and two digs for Canajoharie-Fort Plain, which is scheduled to travel to Fonda-Fultonville on Thursday for a 6 p.m. match.

Johnstown’s Amber Tesi (6) leaps in an attempt to block the hit by Gloversville’s Maddy Avery (4) during Foothills Council action Tuesday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Racquel Gerstenberger had 13 service points for Schoharie, while Bridget Cipperly added five kills.

Mayfield 3, Fonda-Fultonville 1

FONDA — Mikayla Myers notched 17 kills to power Mayfield to a WAC victory over Fonda-Fultonville.

The Lady Panthers won by scores of 25-20, 25-22, 23-25 and 25-23.

Samantha Kent posted 15 kills, 11 digs and two aces for Mayfield (10-1 overall, 7-1 WAC), while Amy Laubenstein finished with 12 digs. Marilyn Whitcavitch recorded 10 kills for Fonda-Fultonville (5-3 overall, 5-3 WAC), while Peyton Zilles had eight aces.

Johnstown’s Amber Tesi (6) leaps in an attempt to block the hit by Gloversville’s Maddy Avery (4) during Foothills Council action Tuesday at Gloversville High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

Mayfield is scheduled to host Mekeel Christian Academy on Wednesday, while FFCS is set to host Canajoharie-Fort Plain Wednesday.

Galway 3, OESJ 0

GALWAY — Lindsay Zawisa notched 12 points, nine kills and six aces to power Galway to a Western Athletic Conference victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville.

The Golden Eagles won by scores of 25-7, 25-12 and 25-12.

Kylee Decker posted 12 points and 10 assists for Galway (8-0 overall, 7-0 WAC), while Katy Kurtzner finished with 16 digs and 15 points.

Kendall Oare had three kills for Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville (1-5 overall, 1-5 WAC), while Shaina Golladay had four assists.

Kayla Hine added four digs for the Lady Wolves.

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