MINERAL RIDGE OH- Mineral Ridge remained unbeaten in the MVAC on Thursday night with a straight sweep of Springfield (25-15 25-13 25-18).
Set one started off back and forth as the teams were tied 7-7. Then the Rams put the pressure on Springfield and took swift control of the set. Once they had control they never looked back. They’d dominate set one 25-15.
The second set was a roller coaster for both teams. The Rams scored the first three points of the set to lead 3-0. Springfield then rallied to score 9 points in a row. Trailing 9-3, the Rams then finished the set on a 22-4 run to run away with it 25-13.
Set three was the most competitive of the three as the Tigers were getting into the system much more consistently, and then getting strong swings over. However the Rams slowly built their lead and still won with a comfortable score of 25-18.
Morgan Sigley led the way for the Rams offense with 11 kills. Hannah Loeb added 6. Jersey Tucker and Sam Aulet both led the Rams defense with 14 digs a piece. Danielle Aulet lived up to the hype as she controlled the offense for 23 assists.
Madison Lesnak led the Tigers in kills with 7. Carlee Bacon has a good defensive night collecting a match-high 21 digs. Mackenzie Kliem finished with 10 assists.
Mineral Ridge improves to 9-1 and they will host Jackson Milton on Tuesday. Springfield drops to 4-6 and will travel to Lowellville on Tuesday.