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ALLIANCE — West Branch earned its 13th win of the season by beating Alliance 25-10, 25-14, 25-18 on Thursday.

The Warriors improve to 13-3 overall and 6-2 in the Eastern Buckeye Conference.e

Leading the Warriors were Adele Peters with 14 points, five aces and 14 digs, Hannah Rush with 13 points and five aces, and Claire Brunner with six kills.

West Branch also won the junior varsity match 25-10, 25-17 behind Carter Shepherd’s 25 points and eight aces. Taiva Hagan had eight assists.

West Branch will host Carrollton on Tuesday.

Southern Local 3,

Leonie 0

SALINEVILLE — The Southern Local Indians volleyball team is improving to 11-3 for the season after beating Leetonia 25-5, 25-3, 25-8 on Thursday.

In the Indians, Kya McCulley had 29 points. Rylee Mellott had 20 assists. Aleah Bach had 13 points and three kills. Esther Forbes had three kills. Olivia Kerns had three blocks.

Southern Local also won the Jayvee match 25-7, 25-8.

In the Indians, Gianna Pecorelli had 11 points and Cheyenne Buzzard had nine points.

Southern Local will travel to play the Columbiana on Tuesday.

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Brookfield 0

BROOKFIELD — State-ranked volleyball team Crestview Rebels remain undefeated after their 25-8, 25-14, 25-12 win over Brookfield on Thursday.

For the rebels, Abbey Emch had 15 kills, seven digs and four blocks. Grace Auer had 19 points, 16 assists and 10 aces. Lainy Auer had seven assists and four kills. Alyssa Smotherman had 12 points and two aces.

Crestview improves to 12-0 overall and 10-0 in the MVAC Gray Division.

The Rebels also won the Jayvee match, 25-18, 25-15.

For the Rebels, Valerie Boyd had five kills. Alli Howell had 11 assists, 11 points and four aces. Natalie Blakeman had 10 digs and three points.

The rebels will host Newton Falls on Tuesday.

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South area 0

GREENFORD — Jefferson Area goaded South Range, 25-19, 25-14, 25-22, in Northeast 8 play Thursday.

Jefferson Area improves to 12-4 overall and 8-2 in league play, while South Range evens their mark with 7-7 and 5-5 Northeast 8.

Leading Jefferson were Sara Stone with two aces, Chloe O’Rourke with 15 kills, Helaina Edgar with 33 assists, and Remington Ryan with 17 digs.

For South Range, Maria Primavera had 12 kills and Maddie Dado had 22 digs.

Columbiana 3,

East Palestine 1

East Palestine — Columbiana defeated East Palestine 20-25, 25-20, 25-15, 25-22 in Thursday’s Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference game.

The Clippers improve to 9-5 overall and 7-3 in league play.

Ava Heinrich 14 points, five aces, 12 kills and 19 digs; Ellie Jackson 11 kills, 16 assists and 18 digs; Cameron Perkins nine kills, 15 assists and 26 digs; Danica Halas seven kills and four blocks; and Maryn Hepler 24 digs.

For the Bulldogs, Mia Lee had 24 kills, six blocks and three points. Mackenzie Parker had 18 points and Elle Berger had six kills.

The Clippers also won the Jayvee match 25-23, 25-14 as Emily Reash had six points with five aces and Megan Moser had five points with two aces and five kills. Cami Kridler had six points for the Bulldogs.

Columbiana plays at Heartland Christian on Saturday and East Palestine hosts Lisbon on Tuesday.

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Lisbon 1

HANOVERTON — United got the best of Lisbon 25-19, 18-25, 25-16, 25-17 in Thursday’s Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference game.

Leading the Eagles were Olivia Grubb with three aces, 29 assists, and 11 digs, Zoee Smith with 14 kills and 21 digs, and Taylor Cope with 10 kills.

The Eagles improve to 8-7 overall and 7-3 in league play.

United also won the junior varsity match 24-26 25-20 25-11 behind kills leader Aurianna Cusick.

The Eagles will host Rootstown on Monday.

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