LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. — The Owen D. Young Wildcats overcame a two games-to-one deficit on the road Wednesday and defeated Little Falls in five on the road.
The Wildcats, who had won the opening game, recovered from losing games 2 and 3 to win their first match by scores of 25-20, 17-25, 19-25, 25-15 and 25-20.
Sara Manning had nine kills, three aces and one assist for Owen D. Young (1-2); Kristin Hammont had five kills, an ace and an assist; and Ellabeth Hoke had 11 assists, three kills and one ace.
Lauren Shepardson had a career-high 17 kills and three aces for Little Falls (0-3); Samantha Ackerman had a career-high seven kills and served one ace; Kali Yerina set career highs with seven aces and eight kills and had four digs; Christina Deschene served eight aces, a career-high; Tara Van Alstine had six digs; Courtney Liddon had two aces, two kills and two digs; Samantha Dewan had four kills; Winter Polnak had three kills; Lindsey Tolman had a kill and two digs; and Carolyn Alford had one kill.
Both teams play on the road Friday, Owen D. Young at Old Forge and Little Falls at Frankfort-Schuyler.
HOLLAND PATENT 3
CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY 1
ILION, N.Y. — The Holland Patent Golden Knights dropped the first game Wednesday but came back to beat Central Valley Academy in four.
The Golden Knights won 22-25, 25-4, 25-11, 25-12 on the road.
Danneile Arcuri served seven aces for Holland Patent (2-1, 1-0 CSC-I) and had three kills, two blocks and one assist; Jessica Pinto had seven kills, two aces and five digs; Adrienne Lyon had three aces, five assists, one kill and two digs; and Chase Brys had five kills, two blocks, one ace and two digs.
Taylor Lindig served six aces with 13 assists and three digs for Central Valley Academy (1-2, 1-1 CSC-I); Megan Connor had 12 digs and four kills; Kacey Visser had six kills, one block, four aces and five digs; and Mackenzie Vitale had four aces and four digs.
Holland Patent won the junior varsity match in two games, 25-7, 25-12.
The Thunder were scheduled to play again Thursday against Adirondack.