Braves survive battle with Panthers, Circleville sweeps McClain

Logan Elm survived a battle with Miami Trace to advance in the Southeastern District Division II tournament Monday night 27-25, 25-23, 14-25, 18-25, 15-10.

Along with the win, the Braves also had a big night from Lynsay Vanhoose as the senior had 32 digs in the contest. In the first set, she surpassed 1,000 digs for her career. 

Senior Lynsay Vanhoose eclipsed 1,000 career digs during the first set of Monday’s tournament win. (see more match photos)

Sophomore Claire King had a career-high 30 kills in the match to give her 400 for the season and 708 in her two-year career. 

Logan Elm’s first lead of the match came when the score was 26-25 in the first set. 

MT had a 21-20 lead in the second set when the Panthers came out of an LE timeout and served the ball out of bounds giving the Braves the window they needed to get the 25-23 win. 

The decisive fifth set was within a point until LE went up two at 10-8 and expanded the margin to 12-8 on the way to winning the match and advancing to meet up with top-seed Sheridan Wednesday. 

Addelyn Smith recorded 11 kills in Monday’s match. (see more game photos)

Hannah Rhoads had 47 assists in the match and added 17 digs. 

Sadie Binkley had four aces on 27-27 serving. 

Adelyn Smith added 11 kills and Addison Smith had six. 

The Braves (16-7) travel to Thornville Wednesday to take on the Generals (20-3) with a 7 p.m. start time. 

Miami Trace completes its season with a 16-6 record. Of those six losses, two were 3-2 to the Braves.

Circleville advances over McClain

Circleville swept Greenfield McClain Monday night to advance to the second round of the Division II tournament. 

CHS was a 25-14, 25-10, 25-12 winner. 

The No. 3 seed will now do battle with No. 6 New Lexington Wednesday at 7 p.m.

New Lexington advanced with a sweep of Athens. 

Circleville’s Addison Edgington (left) and Gabby McConnell get up to try and make a block in Monday’s sweep of McClain. (see more match photos)

Vikings eliminated by Chieftains

LOGAN — Teays Valley face future OCC league rival Logan in the opening round of the Division I Central District tournament with the Chieftains coming out on top 3-0.

Logan won the match 25-21, 25-14, 25-20.

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