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PHS Falls To Delta, Defeats Fayette

The spike of Pettisville's Dana Fricke (11) gets through two Delta blockers.– photo by Mario Gomez

The spike of Pettisville’s Dana Fricke (11) gets through two Delta blockers.– photo by Mario Gomez

In a seesaw match that lasted past 10 p.m., Delta defeated Pettisville 17-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-21, 15-10, Monday, Sept. 10.

The Birds came back Thursday, Sept. 13, and beat Fayette in a Buckeye Border Conference match 25-17, 25- 23, 25-13.

Pettisville is 5-5, 2-0 in the BBC.

Delta Def. Pettisville 17-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-21, 15-10

Emily Hubby led PHS with 13 kills, served five of the team’s 12 aces, and was 45-46 in setting with 14 assists.

Ashlynn Waidelich and Dana Fricke each had 10 kills. Emily Eicher served three aces, while Waidelich and Devon Friend each served two. Claire Fry was 44-46 in setting with 16 assists.

As a team, Pettisville was 91-102 in serving, 97-100 in setting, and 122-151 in attacks.

Pettisville won the junior varsity match 25-23, 21-25, 25-14, and the freshman match, 25-13, 11-25, 25-16.

Pettisville Def. Fayette 25-17, 25-23, 25-13

Pettisville led 18-13 in the first game, but Fayette came to within four, 21-17, before the Birds closed it out 25-17.

Pettisville’s largest lead in the second game was four, 18-14 and 21-17. The Eagles came back to tie the score at 22 and John Horning, PHS head coach, called a time-out to settle his girls.

Coming out of the timeout, Pettisville sent Allison Cuff’s serve to the net, where Fayette had an error, giving PHS a 23-22 lead.

Mikayla Smith’s spike went long for the Eagles, and Pettisville led 24-22.

Waidelich’s spike went long for PHS, and the Eagles closed to within one again, 24-23.

On the second game point, Paige Keefer served long for Fayette, and the Birds won 25-23.

Game three was all Pettisville, as the Birds sprinted out to a 19-7 lead on their way to a 25-13 victory. PHS finished the match with a kill from E. Hubby, who had 16 for the night.

Waidelich had 11 kills; Eicher had six; and Fricke had five.

Fry was 33-35 in sets with 16 assists. E. Hubby was 37- 37.

The PHS JV team raised its record to 7-3 with a 25- 20, 25-15 victory. The PHS freshmen also won, 25-21, 25-16.

Freshman Quad Meet

The Pettisville freshmen played in a quad meet with Hilltop, Wauseon, and Liberty Center at LC, Saturday, Sept. 15.

The Birds beat the Cadets 25-9, 25-11.

The Indians beat Pettisville 25-16, 25-15.

The Blackbirds raised their record to 6-1 with a 25- 10, 25-5 win over the Tigers.

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