BATAVIA — Notre Dame entered Tuesday’s matchup with Byron-Bergen unbeaten but the Irish finished the night with their first loss of the season.
The Bees outlasted ND in five sets, 24-26, 25-7, 24-26, 27-25, 25-15 behind a big night from senior Julia Pangrazio who finished with 13 kills and 21 digs. Junior Lexi Vurraro dished out 41 assists, while junior Jorie Strzelecki added nine kills and 15 digs for B-B. Junior Madelyn Pimm chipped in 34 service points, including seven aces to go along with her six kills, and junior Grace Huhn had a nice night and finished with 20 service points, including four aces to go with six kills.
“I’m proud of the effort this team put into the win tonight,” said B-B head coach Rene Vurraro. “Every player contributed to the victory.”
Lindsey Weidman recorded 10 kills, six digs and five aces for ND, while Amelia McCulley finished with eight kills, eight digs and three aces.
The Irish fell to 5-1, while B-B improved to 6-1.
ATTICA OUSTS O-A
The Blue Devils moved past visiting Oakfield-Alabama in three sets, 25-12, 25-9, 25-10.
Attica was led by Ellie Newell who recorded three aces, 13 assists and three digs, while Ellie Cusmano added four aces and eight kills for Attica and Tori Walker chipped in six aces to go with a solid defensive effort.
Stats were not submitted for the Hornets.
Attica is now 4-1, while O-A is 1-4.
PEMBROKE EDGES ELBA
Behind a big night serving from junior Lucy Conibear, the Dragons defeated the Lancers in four sets, 25-12, 22-25, 25-23, 25-18. Conibear finished the win with 15 aces, while senior Kacie Perry added five kills and three solo blocks. Freshman Jackie Neureuter chipped in 18 assists to lead Pembroke.
The Lancers were led by eight aces from junior Carolyn Sybertz and seven aces from senior Leah Bezon.
The Dragons are 3-2, Elba is 2-4.
ALEXANDER ADVANCES PAST KENDALL
Freshman Alyssa Kramer had eight aces and five kills, while senior Rylie Merle finished with eight kills and five aces as the Trojans improved to 7-1 with a three-set win over the Eagles. Alexander won the match 25-19, 25-23, 25-16.
Sophomore Lauren Pilon recorded 12 digs, four aces and two kills, while sophomore Taigan Guerrero finished with eight digs for Kendall (3-3).
PAVILION POUNDS CAL-MUM
The Gophers beat the Raiders in three sets, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18.
Pavilion was paced by nine digs and five aces from sophomore Paige Landers, while junior Shannon Campbell contributed 19 assists, 11 digs and three aces. Junior Adeline Milligan added seven kills, seven digs and three aces for the Gophers (5-1).
“It was a total team effort for us,” said Pavilion head coach Rex Eighmey. “We handled Cal-Mum’s tough serves and were able to run our offense. It was a closer match than the score indicates. It was a well played match by both teams.”
Senior Mackenzie Stetzenmeyer recorded three aces, 14 assists and four digs, while fellow senior Olivia Woodward added seven kills and 10 digs for Cal-Mum (3-2).
LE ROY HANDS LOSS TO HORNELL
Senior Jamie Staba had seven aces and seven kills as the Knights worked their way past the Red Raiders, 25-10, 25-20, 25-7. Sophomore Lindsay Heimlich added seven assists and two kills for Le Roy (6-0), while sophomore Katie Salphine recorded five kills and two blocks.
Hornell (1-7) was paced by four aces from Liza Flaitz, while Cameron Amphlett had two aces, a block and a kill.
YORK CRUSHES KESHEQUA
The Golden Knights earned a three-set victory over the Indians, 25-20, 25-11, 25-20. Senior Stephanie Schunk recorded 15 assists, four kills and three aces for York (4-1), while junior Katelyn Curry added seven kills and three aces.
Keshequa is 0-5. No stats were submitted for the Indians.
AVON PUTS AWAY PERRY
The Braves won in three sets over the Yellowjackets, 25-18, 25-21, 25-15.
Avon was paced by the senior trio of Liv Montesano, Ava Hubbard and Ella Vanderbilt. Montesano finished with three aces, four kills and nine digs, Hubbard added four kills, five aces and 10 digs, while Vanderbilt chipped in five aces, nine kills and 10 digs.
Perry was led by two aces, seven assists and seven digs from Leah Fisher.
Avon remains perfect at 4-0, while Perry is 3-3.