Mustangs win district title; Tigers finish as district runner-up

A balanced offensive attack on Saturday led Westfall past Alexander 24-26, 25-20, 25-17 and 25-17 in a Division III Southeast District final at Waverly.While the standout tandem of Kristin Phillips (20) and Marissa Mullins combined for 32 kills, Hailey Young (12) and Ashley Hegarty stepped up to put away 20 kills. Young also contributed six aces.Mullins paced the defense with 16 digs and Lauren Daniels followed with 12.The Mustangs (17-4), who claimed their first district title since 2017, are slated to travel to Berne Union on Thursday to face Adena in a regional semifinal. The Scioto Valley Conference champion Warriors … Continue reading Mustangs win district title; Tigers finish as district runner-up

Tigers advance to district final with sweep of Panthers

By Brad MorrisSportingPumpkin.com It’s been five seasons since the Circleville volleyball team last competed at the district level, but it was difficult to tell that on Tuesday evening.The Tigers turned in one of their most consistent performances of the season and swept host Miami Trace 25-19, 25-18 and 25-22 in a Division II Southeast District semifinal.“We came into the match very business-oriented and we knew what we needed to accomplish,” Circleville coach Danielle Perkins said. “We played focused, were determined and we put together a strong match to beat a good team like Miami Trace.”Circleville (22-2) advances to a district … Continue reading Tigers advance to district final with sweep of Panthers