The Pettisville volleyball team dropped a nonleague match to Evergreen but came back and gained Buckeye Border Conference victories against Hilltop and Stryker last week.
Pettisville stands at 8-9, 4-2 in the BBC.
Evergreen Def. PHS
25-19, 25-13, 23-25, 25-21
The Birds hosted the Vikings, Monday, Sept. 24. The Vikes won the first two, lost a close third game, then won the fourth to take the match.
Dana Fricke had 11 of the Birds’ 36 kills and served three of the team’s eight aces. She also had four solo blocks.
Emily Hubby had nine kills and was 53-54 in setting with 18 assists. Jordyn Pursel had eight kills, and Ashlyn Waidelich had six kills and three aces. Claire Fry was 34-37 in setting with nine assists.
As a team, the Birds were 69-77 in serving, 66-76 in serve reception, 95-99 in setting, and 87-119 in attacks.
The Vikings won the junior varsity contest 25-22, 25-16, and the freshman contest, 25-15, 25-19.
PHS Def. Hilltop 12-25,
25-21, 21-25, 25-21, 16-14
It took the Birds five games to beat the Cadets, Tuesday, Sept. 25, at West Unity.
Fricke had 12 kills and Waidelich had 10 along with five aces. Hubby had nine kills, two aces, and was 57- 58 in setting with 19 assists. Emily Eicher and Pursel each served two aces.
Fry was 26-26 in setting with 10 assists.
The Birds were 85-92 in serving, 58-72 in serve reception, 96-97 in setting, and 121-153 in attacks.
The Pettisville JV won 25- 5, 25-9.
PHS Def. Stryker
25-22, 25-17, 25-21
Pursel served seven of the Birds’ 12 aces and had seven kills in Pettisville’s BBC match with Stryker, Thursday, Sept. 27.
Fricke had nine kills; Waidelich had eight. Hubby was 37-41 in setting with 15 assists; Fry was 24-27 with 10 assists.
Waidelich, Devon Friend, and Eicher each had two solo blocks.
As a team, Pettisville was 54-65 in serving, 38-50 in serve reception, 72-79 in setting, and 65-85 in attacks with 34 kills.
The PHS JV team raised its record to 13-4 with a 25- 15, 25-9 victory.