The win improved Norwalk to 6-5 overall and 3-1 in the SBC Lake division. It also sets up a key match against visiting and state-ranked Bellevue (9-0, 4-0) on Tuesday at Norwalk.
In Thursday’s win, Carly Bilton was 19-of-21 hitting with 11 kills for Norwalk. Mya Neuberger and Marie Clouse each added seven kills.
Lindsey Koenig served 21 for 21 to score 17 points with an impressive seven aces, while Delaney Thomas served 18 points and a pair of aces. Koenig led the defense with eight digs, while Olivia Ward and Elyse Balduff each added six. Ward was 73-of-73 setting with 30 assists.
St. Paul 3, Mapleton 0
ORANGE TWP. — The Lady Flyers swept their way past host Mapleton in Thursday’s Firelands Conference match, 25-10, 25-7, 25-12.
The win improved St. Paul — No. 16 in the Division IV state coaches poll — to 8-1 overall and 6-0 in the FC.
Megan Hammersmith finished with 10 kills and 14 assists for St. Paul, while Kennedy Stang served 10 points with four aces and added 10 digs.
Also for the Lady Flyers, Kamryn Maxwell had 13 kills, Anna Lukasko added seven, and Dyllan Knoll had 21 assists. Josie Skinn also served 15 points and five aces.
Monroeville 3, Crestview 1
MONROEVILLE — After dropping the first game, state-ranked Monroeville (No. 15, Div. IV) stormed back to win Thursday’s FC match over the Cougars.
Crestview won Game 1, 25-16. The Eagles (9-1, 5-1) then won the next three games, 25-20, 25-17, 25-16.
Kylee Brooks had 17 kills for Monroeville, with Kelsie Palmer adding 15 and Maura Brown had 10. Camryn Hedrick had 47 assists, while Stacia Stieber was 18 for 18 serving with two aces and had 20 digs.
Also for the Eagles, Graisyn Yoder was 20 for 25 serving with three aces, Adrian Barman had six kills and 11 digs — and Maddie Elmlinger had 13 digs.
Willard 3, Edison 0
MILAN — Willard swept Edison in SBC Bay division action Thursday, 25-18, 25-15, 25-20.
Lydia Wiers paced the Crimson Flashes with 18 kills, while Cassie Crawford added 11. Chloe Wiers had six kills, and Alyse Cok had five.
Also for Willard, Chloe Weaver had 18 assists, Jena Adams had 15 assists, and Haylie Hamons added 11 digs.
Grace Houser had 13 digs, seven points and one ace for the Chargers (3-7, 2-3), while Kira Appeman added nine kills, four digs, five points and two aces, Lilli Schuster had eight kills and nine digs, and Natalie Lambert was 59 for 59 setting with 23 assists, seven digs and two points with an ace.
Also for Edison, Hannah Vitaz had two kills and three blocks, while Melissa Kuhl had three kills, Danielle Blatnik added three points and five digs, and Maddi Proy had three digs.
Bellevue 3, Clyde 0
CLYDE — The Lady Red remained unbeaten ahead of Tuesday’s big match at Norwalk, sweeping their way past host Clyde on Thursday in an SBC Lake match, 25-18, 25-20, 25-17.
Payton Vogel had 10 kills and 16 digs for Bellevue (No. 5, Div. II), with Molly Bullion finishing 66-of-66 setting with 22 assists and 20 for 21 serving with five aces to go with 14 digs.
Also for Bellevue, Taylor Baxter had five killsand 17 digs, Riley Mohr had eight kills — and Madison Hrynciw was 11 for 12 serving with three aces and 12 digs.
New London 167, W. Reserve 192
HURON — The Wildcats remained unbeaten on the season with Thursday’s win over the host Roughriders at Thunderbird Hills North course in Huron.
Ben Crawshaw shot a 40 for New London (12-0), followed by Sean Andolsek (41), Jaylin Moffit (42), Sean Armold (44), Kotiana Barber (58) and Dax Amburgy (58).
For Western, Matthew Jarrett shot a 38, followed by Luke Rowlinson (50), John Skrada (50), Camden Hankins (54), Drew Hormell (63) and Breck Kinney (65).
Crestview 185, St. Paul 231
ASHLAND — The Cougars topped visiting St. Paul in Thursday’s FC match at Brookside Golf Course.
For the Flyers, Jackson Cook led the way with a 50. He was followed by Luke Meyer’s 58. Also for St. Paul, Logan Amato shot a 61, followed by David Swope (62), Nathan Juby (63) and Ian Kashian (63).
Margaretta 167, Edison 176
HURON — The Chargers fell by nine strokes in Thursday’s SBC May matchup at Thunderbird South golf course.
Casey Fair was again low for Edison with a 39, while Aden Hall was right behind after shooting a 40. Noah Pulaski added a 46, followed by Connor Betts (51) and Matthew Pound (57).
St. Paul 219, Crestview 245
ASHLAND — After seven days off, St. Paul returned to the course and claimed an FC win over host Crestview on Thursday.
Miller Hosack led the Flyers with a 48, followed by Sara Scavuzzo (43), Sammy Lippert (57), Tori Pocos (61), Catherine Juby (61) and Regan Olak (66).
St. Paul hosts St. Mary Central Catholic on Monday.
Willard 210, Danbury 239
OAK HARBOR — The Crimson Flashes had no trouble in picking up the win on Thursday over the host Lakers, winning by 29 strokes.
For Willard, Eli White and Madison Montgomery each shot 47s, while Grace Conaway had a 51 and Tatum Combs added a 65.
Willard 5, Calvert 0
WILLARD — The Crimson Flashes (12-1, 10-0) maintained the top spot in the SBC Bay division with Thursday’s sweep over visiting Tiffin Calvert.
Addie Paxton scored a 6-1, 6-1 win at first singles for Willard, while Carlee Gibson swept at second singles (6-0, 6-0), and Emma Moll had a walkover default win at third singles to seal the match.
The first doubles tandem of Addie Slone and Jo Brubaker won (6-1, 6-0), while the No. 2 pairing of Tori Barnett and Whitney Robinson also swept (6-0, 6-0).
Edison 5, Port Clinton 0
PORT CLINTON — The Chargers improved to 11-2 overall (8-1 Bay) with Thursday’s sweep over the host Redskins.
Mariah Medina continued her strong season at first singles for Edison, beating Hannah Cross (6-1, 6-2). Jayla Medina followed suit at No. 2 singles with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Alaina Dackermann. Emily Vogus then swept Ally Batterton at third singles (6-0,6-0).
The No. 1 doubles team of Kaylee Ries and Torri Keyser earned a 6-1, 7-5 win over Amelia Smith and Olivia Eickert. The second doubles team of Lexi Weyer and Emily Moore topped Madi McGlothlin and Paige Reineck (6-2, 6-2).