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GIRARD OH- This first round volleyball match up on Wednesday saw the third meeting this season between Girard and Poland. The two teams split the regular season matches, but it was Girard who came out on top to advance in the tournament. The Indians took the match in four sets (25-14 22-25 25-14 25-17).

Bree Latell was on fire tonight for the Indians. The freshman finished with a season-high 24 kills. She completed a double double with 10 digs to go along with her season high kill total. Lauren Pallone also recorded a double double with 18 kills, and 22 digs. Ali Durkin set up 27 assists to lead the team.

Poland was led by Morgan Kluchar with 9 kills. She also played good net defense with 3 blocks. Alyssa Glaros had a wonderful defensive day with 32 digs. Maddie Wess set up 9 assists.

Girard moves on to the sectional finals on Saturday where they’ll host Streetsboro, the eleven seed in the bracket. That match is set to start at 4:00.


POLAND OH- After almost a week off, The Raiders finished their conference  season strong with a hard fought four set victory over Poland (25-12 25-22 22-25 25-22).

Izzy Lamparty led the Raiders with 14 kills on the night and 5 blocks. Julia Blasko served phenomenally collecting 9 aces. Reagan Irons notched her season high in digs with 38. Jamie Feren set up 19 assists.

Poland was led by Alexia Kalicatzaros who finished with 9 kills. Alyssa Glaros put together a great defensive night with 37 digs. Madison Wess set up 10 assists for the Bulldogs.

South Range will host Campbell in round one of the OHSAA tournament on Tuesday, Poland will travel to Girard in their first tournament game on Wednesday.


POLAND OH- The Bulldogs are starting to figure a lot of things out as we get closer to the end of the regular season. They flexed their muscles on Wednesday with a quick sweep of Niles (25-23 25-10 25-19).

Leading the way for Poland was Sarah Forsyth who finished in double digits with 10 kills. Alyssa Glaros has 16 digs, and 3 aces. Madelyn Tonas led in assists with 9. Sophia Dedo had 2 blocks.

Niles was led by Halle Snyder with 6 kills. Lauren Reed, and Logan Lewis each had 11 digs to lead the Dragons defense. Tacina Kester set up 11 assists.

Poland finishes out the regular season next Wednesday hosting South Range. Niles will close out their regular season next Wednesday traveling to Jackson Milton.


POLAND OH- If you looked at the records coming in to Monday night in the match between United and Poland, you’d think it might be a mismatch. Then, if you also knew Poland was down two starters, you might not give the Bulldogs a shot. Well, Poland took a huge step in the growth of their program with a gritty five set victory (25-15 23-25 25-16 18-25 15-13). 

United took some time to find a rhythm. The first set was full of out of system points, and attack errors. Poland took advantage of the unsteady Eagles and dominated set 1.

The Eagles regrouped however, it was a much cleaner set two, but the Bulldogs has momentum. Kenzie Szolek had a great set swinging from the left side, and the back row. Sarah Forsyth also took some points from the right. United was up to the test as they started to get their big hitter Tori Tschappatt involved in the offense. They scrapped to a two point victory in set two.

The story of the third set was front row adjustments by Poland. Their blocks started to consistently get their hands on the Eagles swings. They either blocked the ball, or got enough of it to make life easier on their back row. When United tried to adjust to the big blocking, more attack errors followed. Poland would take another lopsided set 25-16.

United finally rolled on all cylinders in the fourth set when they needed it to keep the match alive. The started to get consistent contributions from multiple spots on the floor, making it much harder for the Bulldogs block to anticipate the United offense. United won their best played set of the night 25-18.

By the fifth set both teams had adjusted multiple times in the match. Both teams looked sharp, and it made for a thrilling finale. Down 11-8, Poland rattled off four in a row to take a 12-11 lead. Both teams traded points back and forth, until Poland finally made the push to clinch the match 15-13.

Lexi Kalicatzaros was a problem for the Eagles totaling 17 kills on the night. Maddie Wess led the way setting up 9 assists. Alyssa Glaros patrolled the back row leading the Bulldogs with 26 digs. Katie McDonald was big stepping up with 5 blocks. Sophia Dedo served 4 aces.

United was led by Tschappatt who finished with a double double with 11 kills, 12 digs, and 2 blocks. Taylor Cope was also strong in the middle, collecting 10 kills. Haley Dees also grabbed a double double with 33 assists, and 12 digs. Madison Boyle led the defense with 23 digs.

Poland will try to use this momentum and carry it to Girard on Tuesday. United will get back to league play on Tuesday as they host Leetonia.


POLAND OH- Poland is trying to work their record back to .500. They got one step closer Thursday night with a sweep of Struthers (25-21 25-14 25-17).

Leading the Bulldogs on offense was Morgan Kluchar with 5 kills, and 2 blocks. Sophia Dedo also added 4 kills, and 3 aces. Alyssa Glaros collected 19 digs on the night. Madison Wess set up 10 assists.

Poland looks to keep their momentum rolling as they host Boardman on Monday. Struthers will look to get some traction as they travel to Beaver Local on Saturday.


POLAND OH- Lakeview just keeps on keeping on in the NE8 with a four set victory over Poland on Tuesday (22-25 25-13 25-21 25-14). Lakeview remains undefeated at 5-0, and still hasn’t lost a NE8 match in over a year.

Anna Peterson led Lakeview in kills with 13. Maggie Pavlansky has a monster night setting the ball with 37 assists. Maddie Bayus played great defense finishing with 31 digs.

Poland was led by Morgan Kluchar with 6 kills, she also had 4 blocks. Madison Wess led the team in assists with 14. Alyssa Glaros patrolled the Poland back row with 22 digs.

Lakeview will host Mooney on Wednesday. Poland is now 3-2 and will host Struthers on Thursday.