The Pettisville volleyball team opened its season with a tri-match against North Baltimore and Columbus Grove at North Baltimore, Saturday, Aug. 23.
The Birds beat the Tigers in two games, 25-11, 25-13.
Columbus Grove beat PHS in the Birds’ second match, 25-21, 25-20.
PHS Def. N. Baltimore 25-11, 25-13
Pettisville was 44/49 in serving, 14/18 in serve reception, 19/21 in passing, 26/27 in setting, and 35/41 in attacks.
Chelsea Schmucker was 11/13 in attacks, including three kills, and 9/10 in serving with three aces. Haley Nofziger was 7/8 in attacks, including five kills, and 8/9 in serving, with two aces. She also had two digs.
Karina Rohrer-Meck was 11/12 in serving with five aces and 16/17 in setting. Tessa Yoder was 10/10 in setting.
Col. Grove Def. PHS 25-21, 25-20
The Birds had six serving and 10 blocking errors in their loss to the Bulldogs.
Nofziger was 10/11 in attacks with seven kills. She also had five digs and a solo block.
Lauren Bontrager was 9/9 in serving with two aces. Rohrer- Meck was 14/14 in setting. Katie Weber, Schmucker, and Stacey King each had two kills; Stephanie Yoder and Rohrer- Meck each had one.