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Tallmadge volleyball rolls in first two league games

Published: August 31, 2014 12:00 AM
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Staff report

The Tallmadge volleyball team improved to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the Suburban League after posting a 26-24, 25-17, 25-10 victory over Cloverleaf Aug. 27 in Lodi.

Rachel Gardella and Jessica Herman each had seven kills and Jamie McGhee added five kills for the Lady Blue Devils. Herman also had six digs.

Regan Nickol contributed 22 assists and two aces and Sydney Schertzinger finished with 10 digs for Tallmadge. Also faring well for the Lady Blue Devils was Olivia Ayres (eight digs and two aces).

Tallmadge earned a 25-22, 25-18 win in the junior varsity contest.

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The host Lady Blue Devils posted a convincing 25-18, 25-7, 25-8 victory over league rival Green Aug. 26 at James O. Maddox Court.

Gardella finished with 14 kills and McGhee and Herman had eight and six kills, respectively. Herman added three aces.

Nickol contributed 30 assists and Ayres had 11 digs and three aces for Tallmadge. Also faring well for the Lady Blue Devils was Schertzinger (seven digs and five aces).

Tallmadge's JV team lost a 25-22, 12-25, 25-21 decision.

The host Lady Blue Devils finished 1-1 at a tri-meet Aug. 23 at James O. Maddox Court.

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They earned a 25-23, 25-16 win over West Salem Northwestern and lost a 26-24, 25-16 decision to Elyria Catholic.

Against Northwestern, Gardella led Tallmadge with 10 kills and eight digs and Herman had six kills and seven digs.

Nickol finished with 16 assists and two aces and Ayres had two aces.

Northwestern earned a 25-15, 25-16 win in the JV contest.

Gardella led the Lady Blue Devils with 10 kills, five digs and one ace against Elyria Catholic. Schertzinger added four kills and Nickol finished with 19 assists and seven digs.

Tallmadge's JV squad lost 25-19, 16-25, 25-19.

The varsity team was scheduled to visit league foe Revere Sept. 2 in Richfield. The Lady Blue Devils are set to host league rival Copley Sept. 4.

Both varsity matches are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

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