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The South Range volleyball team dropped a four set match to Girard Tuesday night (25-23 16-25 17-25 21-25).

Girard got out to a strong start in set one holding at least a 3 point lead most of the way. The Raiders caught just to stay in striking distance not letting the lead get larger than 5. Late in the set, Girard have the Raiders an opening , and they took it. They went on a 12-6 run to close a set one victory 25-23.

The power of Girard, especially from the service line started to take its toll on the Raiders in set two. Natalie Pallone served up a big rally in the middle of the set giving the Indians control in the set. Helped out by 5 service errors in the set by the Raiders, Girard cruised to a set two win. 25-16.

The defense of the Indians led by senior captain Lexi Cochran was a clear advantage as the third set went on. Cochran and the Indians back row made kills come at a premium for the Raiders offense. Attack errors also hurt the Raiders, who hit in the negatives for the set. The Indians rolled again 25-17.

In set 4 both teams started shaky. Trading service errors, or attack errors leaving the set tied for the first 10 points. However, with Natalie Pallone serving another big rally Girard was able to gain a comfortable lead. The Raiders were able to come all the way back though using soft touches at the net to neutralize the Indian block. Girard was able to buckle down and get 5 of the last 6 points and seal the match with a 25-21 win in set four.

Anna Primavera had 10 kills for the Raiders, Emily Irons had 21 assists, and Reagan Irons had 13 digs.

The Raiders return to action Wednesday traveling to Boardman. Girard welcomes Poland on Thursday.


South Range Volleyball stopes a three set match to Lakeview Tuesday night (20-25 25-27 17-25).

Lakeview used their aggressive setter, Maggie Pavlansky to set the tone early in the match. Pavlansky came into the night with the second best hitting percentage on the team. Lakeview used a big rally to take a big enough lead to escape set 1.

In set two it looked as if the Bulldogs were going to run away with it. They had a 23-11 lead before the Raiders went on a 14-1 run to grab a 25-24 lead. Lakeview pulled themselves together however and scored 3 points in a row to take set 2.

The Bulldogs had all the momentum after pulling out set two and used it to comfortably sail to a set three win, and a sweep of the RaIders.

Marina Schneider led the team in kills with 6, she added 4 digs. Emily Irons had 21 assists on the night, 5 digs, and a kill.  Reagan Irons finished with 19 digs.

Raiders return to action Tuesday as they travel to Girard.

Lake view looks ahead to Thursday as they welcome Jefferson.


The South Range volleyball team won a thrilling four-set match over Poland. (25-23 25-22 22-25 25-21)

In the first set, the two teams went back and forth as the Bulldogs used excellent back row defense to stay close to the Raiders.  However, with setpoint and Poland rallying it was senior Anna Primavera coming up the set clinching kill.

The second set unfolded much like the first.  Both teams were clawing and fighting to keep balls alive which made extra long rallies impossible. Poland saw their biggest lead of the evening slip away, and the Raiders snuck out with a set two win.

It seemed with a 2-0 advantage the Raiders would have all the momentum in set three, but that was not the case. The Raiders had their worst hitting set with an attack percentage of .031. Poland took full advantage of this and captured a thrilling third set forcing a fourth.

Poland came out strong in set number four with a 6-0 rally. The Raiders found their wag back, however, and before the Bulldogs could blink it was tired at 9-9. Like the sets before them, this one went back and forth. Izzy Lamparty put the match away with a monster kill.

Anna Primavera had 12 kills on the night for the Raiders adding 8!digs, and 2 aces. Izzy Lamparty had 8 kills. Emily Irons gathered 29 assists, 3 kills, and 3 digs. Reagan Irons led the team in digs with 9.

Raiders return to action Tuesday as they travel to Lakeview.


CANFIELD, OH- The South Range Volleyball team suffered their first loss of the season Wednesday night with a 4 set loss to Boardman (21-25 14-25 25-22 18-25).

The first set started off back and forth but Boardman was always able to keep at least a one-point lead. Then the Spartans went on a long rally in the middle of the set to take a big enough lead to escape with a four-point win.

The Spartans completely controlled set number 2. They used their speed on the middle block to expose soft spots in the Raiders defense. The Spartans had all the momentum and cruised to a 2-0 match lead.

The Raiders showed tremendous toughness in set number three getting out to a big lead, and keeping it. They pushed to set point 24-17, but Boardman refused to go away. They rattled off 5 points in a row. The Raiders still took the set 25-22 but the Spartans grabbed much-needed momentum.

After dropping the third set Boardman came out in the fourth with intensity. A big 5-0 rally to put them up 13-8 was all they needed to control the clinching set. The Raiders struggled to hit in the set, with a percentage of .052.

Anna Primavera lead the Raiders in kills with 7 and added 3 digs. Izzy Lamparty was a walk at the net, grabbing 15 blocks, also having 5 kills and 2 digs. Emily Irons finished with 19 assists, 3 kills, and 3 digs. Reagan Irons lead the way defensively with 12 digs. Maria Primavera also had 8.

Raiders return to action Thursday night as they host Poland.


CANFIELD, OH- South Range Volleyball opened their home slate Tuesday night with a win over Mooney in 4 sets (25-18 25-21 23-25 25-22).

In the first set, the Raiders established the tempo of the match- putting solid pressure on the Cardinal defense and making unforced errors all the easier. It was Mooney’s first match of the season and things just weren’t clicking yet. Mistakes let the Raiders sail to a 25-18 victory.

The Raiders jumped ahead to an early advantage in the second set, but Mooney started to put it together late. They stormed back and made set 2 very close. The Raiders were able to hold off the Cardinals but Mooney was able to grab ever-important momentum.

Mooney used that momentum to jump out to a big lead in set three. The Raiders found themselves trailing 19-11, and this time around they were the ones that made a late rally to make it a close-set. Katie Hough was responsible for three straight points to close out the set for Mooney, they avoided the sweep but the Raiders took back momentum.

The fourth set was certainly the most back and forth set of the match. Both teams had big leads, and big rallies to combat those leads. The set came to a 21-21 lead and both teams revved up their defensive intensity. Hustle plays and digs were being made all over the place. The Raiders would, however, walk away victorious. 25-23.

Izzy Lamparty led the Raider offense with 11 kills on the night, along with 2 aces and 2 blocks. Emily Irons had 20 assists and 5 digs. Reagan Irons had 11 digs.

The Raiders return to action Wednesday night as they host Boardman.

Raiders Sweep Season Opener

The South Range Volleyball team opened their 2019 campaign on Saturday with two wins at the Maplewood Tri-match. The Raiders beat both Heartland and Maplewood in 2 sets.

In their first match of the day the Raiders played Heartland Christian and narrowly escaped the first set with a 25-23 victory. Senior Anna Primavera tallied 3 kills in the set. The Raiders finished the match and took set 2 by a much more comfortable score of 25-15. South Range hit .138 in the match.

The second match of the day featured South Range taking on hosting Maplewood. The Raiders cruised to a 25-15 first set victory, and then clinched the match with a 25-18 win in set 2. The Raiders hit .167 in the match.

On the day Primavera tallied 12 kills, 4 digs, and 3 aces. Senior setter Emily Irons finished the day with 32 assists, 5 aces, and 3 digs. Reagan Irons lead the team in digs on the day with 10.

The Raiders return to action Tuesday as they host Mooney.


South Range Softball won their 6th district title in 10 seasons with a narrow 4-3 win over Crestview on Thursday night.

Crestview scored three runs in the sixth inning tying the game, but the Raiders still managed to pull out the victory.  Skyler Mattern and Baylie Bettura all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.

Bree Kohler led the Raiders to victory in the circle. She surrendered three runs on five hits over seven innings, striking out seven.

Kaedyn Sutton took the loss for Crestview. She went six innings, allowing four runs on five hits, striking out two and walking one.

Drew Feren went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead South Range in hits.  Feren led the Raiders with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with four stolen bases.  The Raiders didn’t commit a single error in the field. Jillian Strecansky had the most chances in the field with 11.

The Raiders advance to play Champion in the regional semifinals on Wednesday at 5:00 in Massillon.

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South Range advanced to the South Range district championship game on Tuesday night with a 6-2 win over Springfield.

South Range opened up scoring in the first inning, when Bree Kohler hit a solo homer.

Bree Kohler earned the win for South Range in the circle. She allowed five hits and two runs over seven innings, striking out 11.

Abby Joseph took the loss for Springfield. She lasted five innings, allowing nine hits and six runs while striking out one and walking zero.

The Raiders socked two home runs on the day. Bree Kohler went deep in the first inning. Jillian Strecansky went for the long ball in the sixth inning.

The Raiders racked up ten hits on the day.  Reagan Irons and Bree Kohler all collected multiple hits for South Range Raiders.  Irons went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead South Range in hits.

The Raiders advance to the South Range District Championship Thursday night vs Crestview at 5:00 at the South Range Softball Complex.

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Brooke Sauerwein came the ballpark and meant business on Monday, driving in five on three hits to lead South Rang past McKinley 21-1 on Monday.  Brooke Sauerwein drove in runs on a single in the first and a single in the second.

The Raiders secured the victory thanks to 12 runs in the second inning.  Brooke Sauerwein, Kali Dudich, Hanna Dennison, Reagan Irons, Emily Protain, and  Taylor Smesko all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

The Raiders got things started in the first inning when Bree Kohler singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run.

South Range put up 12 runs in the second inning.  The offensive onslaught came from singles by Brooke Sauerwein, Kali Dudich, Reagan Irons, and Emily Protain, walks by Taylor Smesko and Mallory Vidman, a fielder’s choice by Kali Dudich, an error on a ball put in play by Brooke Sauerwein, and a double by Hanna Dennison.

Bree Kohler took the win for the Raiders. She went two innings, allowing zero runs on zero hits, striking out four and walking zero.  Reagan Irons and Emily Protain entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.

Melius took the loss for McKinley. She surrendered 21 runs on 14 hits over four innings.

The Raiders collected 14 hits.  Brooke Sauerwein, Hanna Dennison, and Bree Kohler each managed multiple hits for South Range Raiders.  Brooke Sauerwein led the Raiders with three hits in three at bats.  South Range didn’t commit a single error in the field. Kali Dudich had the most chances in the field with six.

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Reagan Irons threw a gem on Wednesday for the South Range Raiders, allowing zero runs and besting Girard by a score of 8-0

Bree Kohler collected four hits in four at bats to help lead the Raiders to victory.  Bree Kohler homered in the first, singled in the third, singled in the fifth, and doubled in the sixth.

The Raiders opened up scoring in the first inning.  Bree Kohler homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.

The Raiders notched four runs in the sixth inning.  The rally was led by doubles from Hanna Dennison and Bree Kohler, a walk by Drew Feren, and a fielder’s choice by Julie Centofanti.

One bright spot for Girard was a single by Dede in the first inning.

Reagan Irons pitched the Raiders to victory. She allowed three hits and zero runs over seven innings, striking out three and walking zero

Spisak  took the loss for Girard. She lasted six innings, allowing 11 hits and eight runs.

South Range socked one home run on the day. Bree Kohler had a four bagger in the first inning.

The Raiders collected 11 hits.  Bree Kohler, Brooke Sauerwein, and Hanna Dennison all collected multiple hits.  Bree Kohler led the Raiders with four hits in four at bats.  The Raiders didn’t commit a single error in the field. Kali Dudich had the most chances in the field with five.  South Range also tore up the base paths, as three players stole at least two bases. Bree Kohler led the way with three.

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