Rebels collect 18th win

From Staff Reports

COLUMBIANA–The Crestview volleyball team continued to roll towards postseason play with a 25-15, 25-18, 25-12 victory over Champion Wednesday.

The Rebels, who are ranked 13th in the Division III state poll, improve to 18-2 overall and 13-0 in the All-American Conference Blue Tier.

For the Rebels, Amelia Montgomery led the way with 13 points, eight aces and seven digs.

Haley Eskra finished with 12 assists, six digs and four points, while Natasha Salmen had 14 digs and six points.

Molly Emch and Brenna Auer each had six kills, with Auer also adding four points. Tess Neville wound up with five kills.

Crestview won the JV match 25-11, 25-19.

Maggie Lumsden led Crestview with 12 points, five aces and five digs. Lucy Montgomery added eight points, five aces and 19 assists. Allycia Flowers added four kills.

The Rebels face Fort Frye in the OVAC 3A championship match at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Union Local High School.

Steubenville 3,

Lisbon 2

STEUBENVILLE–The Lisbon volleyball team dropped a tough five-set match to Steubenville Wednesday 22-25, 25-17, 15-25, 25-12, 15-10.

The Blue Devils are now 12-8 overall.

Maddie Liberati totaled 11 kills and 10 blocks for Lisbon, while Chloe Smith added 10 kills and 18 digs.

Lisbon won the JV match 25-22, 25-22. Jaidynn Entrikin led the way with nine points.

The Blue Devils close the regular season at home today against Heartland Christian.

Jackson-Milton 3,

East Palestine 1

EAST PALESTINE — Jackson-Milton rallied past East Palestine, 21-25, 25-18, 25-19, 25-21, Wednesday.

The Bluejays improve to 8-12, while the Bulldogs wrap up the regular season at 9-13.

Grace McDevitt collected 12 points, 15 kills and five blocks, Ashley Cameron 16 kills and four blocks, Bailey Estes 20 points and 20 assists and Julia Bogden 14 points and 42 digs for Jackson-Milton.

For the Bulldogs, Mady Pickett totaled four points, 18 assists and two blocks. Emily Berger had 12 kills. Jade McBride added eight points.

East Palestine won the junior varsity match, 25-22, 25-18.