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Week 3 Highlights
More from Sep. 13 - Mary Kate Glowe was named Most Valuable Player in the Rocky River Invitational. She led Magnificat to their second championship in a row as the Blue Streaks beat Fairview in the final. Lake Catholic, led by Jamie Matthies' 10 kills and six blocks, topped Elyria for third.
Jenna Barhorst went on a blocking rampage as Marion Local won the Troy Invitational. St. Henry won the Lima Bath Invite beating Old Fort in the final.
In tri-matches, McAuley beat Lakota West and host Mercy, while host West Holmes beat Salem and Stow.
Eastern Brown is off to an 11-0 start, the best in school history. They won the Domino' Pizza Volleyball Classic hosted by Fayetteville.
Tournament Results (from 9/13/03)
This coming week - The Piqua Invitational provides a possible confrontation between undefeated teams from different regions of the state, with Mentor seeded first and Cincinnati Oak Hills second. Other entrants include Piqua, Sidney Lehman and Springfield Shawnee.
Undefeated Elgin will have their hands full in their Classic with Ben Logan, Pleasant and Westfall.
Cincinnati Mother of Mercy hosts their Fall Classic on Saturday and Sunday. Teams include Solon, Magnificat, McAuley, Vandalia-Butler, Chaminade-Julienne, DeSales and Talisa Kellogg, plus some powers from the fine state of Kentucky.
Centerburg and Dublin Coffman will play in the Newark Invitational. And Holland Springfield hosts the Golden Spike with Toledo Central Catholic, Bellevue, and possibly Archbold, Clay and Newark Catholic (based on last year).
List of all tournaments (for 9/20/03)
Nicole Britenriker will lead Mason in their quad against Roger Bacon. And Minster and Marion Local will clash twice, once at Marion Local in the league match on Thursday and again at Minster's quad.
The biggest single match features Cincinnati St. Ursula, ranked #1 nationally, against #7 Ursuline. This is the first meeting for these fierce rivals since the Lions upended St. Ursula in last year's State Championship. It will be played at Mt. Notre Dame and they expect a standing room only crowd.
In Central District, Dublin Coffman hosts Lancaster on Tuesday and Newark on Thursday. In the Northeast Magnificat hosts Lake Catholic on Wednesday. This will be their first meeting since, well, since Saturday when the Blue Streaks beat Lake in three at Rocky River. Green travels to Copley for a big league rematch. Green won the first time 15-13, 15-13. And in another league rematch Kenston hosts Solon and will try to avenge an earlier three game loss to the Comets.
Sep. 13 - Toledo St. Ursula recorded one of the biggest wins in their illustrious volleyball history, a 15-13, 13-15, 15-13 thriller over Cincinnati Ursuline (see Vandalia-Butler Tri-Match).
In other action, Bowling Green beat Findlay 15-10, 15-11. Chaminade-Julienne defeated Kettering Fairmont 15-11, 13-15, 15-7. Sidney Lehman also beat Fairmont 15-13, 15-12.
Sep. 11 - In a battle of top Cleveland-area teams, #5 Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin defeated North Coast League rival and defending conference champion, #6-ranked Lake Catholic, 15-10, 11-15, 15-12. Leaders for NDCL were: Ally Perko 15 service points, 12 kills; Stephanie Lund 32 assists; Annie Zakelj 5 blocks; and Jen White 17 digs. Vaiva Laniauskas had 19 kills for Lake Catholic and Alex Shinhearl led both teams with 45 assists.
Bowling Green won on the road at Perrysburg, beating the Yellowjackets in their brand new arena 15-13, 15-9. Perrysburg jumped out to an early 7-1 lead as the Bobcats were befuddled by the jump serving of Andrea Sczesny and Sara Hughes. Once BG began digging the jump serves they were able to control the tempo of the match with tenacious defense and some excellent tipping. If there was one standout for the Bobcats, it was Elizabeth Simon, but at least nine players made significant contributions.
Elsewhere, Versailles nipped Fort Recovery 11-15, 15-13, 15-13 and Springfield Catholic Central moved to 6-0 with a 15-9, 15-9 win over Northwestern. In Cincinnati, Oak Hills, St. Ursula and Ursuline all stayed unbeaten. Mount Notre Dame beat Mercy 15-11, 15-6. Lakota West is now 5-4 after an 0-4 start. Middletown Fenwick surprised Springboro 15-8, 15-12.
In the Northeast, Cortland Lakeview is now 9-0. They beat Girard earlier in the week and Hubbard on September 2. Solon is 6-0 with wins over Kenston and Stow.
Sep. 10 - Mentor rallied from a 12-3 deficit to beat Magnificat 15-12, 15-12. Plain Dealer Story
Sep. 9 - Ali Hausfeld had 20 assists and 6 digs and Carrie DeMange had 11 kills as Alter (7-0) trounced Purcell Marian 15-2, 15-9. Vandalia Butler handed Beavercreek their first loss 17-15, 15-12. Unbeaten Tri-County North rallied to beat Twin Valley South 8-15, 15-4, 15-12. win In Cincinnati Ursuline topped Nt. Notre Dame 15-5, 15-9, St. Ursula beat McAuley 15-9, 15-5, and Oak Hills moved to 6-0. Eastern Brown is now 7-0 with a win over Leesburg Fairfield (2-1). Windham went three with Streetsboro 7-15, 15-2, 15-4.
Sep. 8 - Amy Arlinghaus, senior OH/MH for North Olmsted, tied the State record with 39 kills in a three game match with Brunswick. Magnificat handed Amherst their first loss, 15-10, 15-7. Mary Kate Glowe served fourteen points in a row in the second game. Plain Dealer Story
Team of note - Green is undefeated with wins over Copley and Tallmadge.