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October 18, 2013

Tiebreaker next for OHS volleyball

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Krissy Wells had 18 assists, five digs and two blocks Thursday night, leading Oneonta High to a 3-0 volleyball sweep of visiting Chenango Valley in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.

Division I-bound Brittney Herrick contributed 16 kills, five digs and five aces for the Yellowjackets, whose 25-20, 26-24, 25-15 victory set up a STAC East Division tiebreaker at Windsor at noon Saturday.

“Just two evenly matched teams going at it,” OHS coach Lee Ferrara said of Saturday’s tiebreaker, which will determine who will advance to the STAC playoffs.

Oneonta and Windsor are tied at 11-3 atop the STAC East Division and split head-to-head matches during the regular season. The Jackets struck first with a 22-25, 23-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-18 victory at Windsor on Sept. 17. The Black Knights avenged the loss Oct. 10 with a 23-25, 25-7, 25-18, 25-19 win at OHS.

Herrick, who will play for Siena next season, had 18 kills in the first meeting and 14 in the second against Windsor. Wells amassed 33 assists and 21 assists, respectively, against the Black Knights.

On Thursday, Sarah Raichlin’s 12 assists paced Chenango Valley (5-9), which received 14 digs from Monika Roznere. Oneonta also received five aces from Rachel Griffing.

Ferrara said OHS, which wore pink Thursday, raised more than $500 for the American Cancer Society.

“Thanks to everyone who donated,” he said.

Oneonta 3, CV 0

Game scores: 25-20, 26-24, 25-15.

Chenango Valley (5-9): Sarah Raichlin 12 assists, 2 aces; Maggie Goss 6 kills, block; Monika Roznere 14 digs.

Oneonta (11-3): Brittney Herrick 16 kills, 5 digs, 5 aces; Krissy Wells 18 assists, 5 digs, 2 blocks; Rachel Griffing 5 aces.

JV score: CV, 2-0.

Deposit 3, Oxford 0

Shelby Pettersen finished with eight assists, five kills and five aces to lead visiting Deposit to a 25-19, 25-16, 25-16 victory in the Midstate Athletic Conference.

Kyley Vandermark contributed four aces and four assists for Deposit (10-6), which received five kills from Natalia Bielecki.

Patti Simpson paced Oxford (5-11) with eight digs and an ace.

Deposit 3, Oxford 0

Game scores: 25-19, 25-16, 25-16.

Deposit (10-6): Shelby Pettersen 8 assists, 5 kills, 5 aces; Kyley Vandermark 4 aces, 4 assists; Natalia Bielecki 5 kills; Catherine Bush 4 digs.

Oxford (5-11): Patti Simpson 8 digs, ace; Taylor Chapman 3 digs, ace; Kristy Pier 3 digs; Leah Karn 2 kills; Danielle Camadine kill.