NA Girls’ Volleyball Bombards Butler, 3-0

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The top-ranked North Allegheny girls’ volleyball team continued its winning ways on Thursday evening with a 3-0 triumph at Butler in Section 3-AAA action. The Tigers breezed past the Tornado by set scores of 25-14, 25-8 and 25-16.

In a well-rounded effort, many of the Lady Tigers contributed to the victory. Sophomore Kayla Dinkins led NA in hitting with seven kills. Seniors Taylor Ricketts and Annika Chang, and sophomore Mika Logan all chipped in with four kills apiece. Defensively, Piper Morningstar notched a team-high eight digs. Libero Erin Carmody added seven digs and junior Holly Marusic collected five. Senior Lauren Swartz kept Butler off balance with her outstanding serves, earning at seven aces.

The win improves North Allegheny to 5-0 overall and 4-0 in Section 3-AAA. Butler drops to 0-3 overall and in section play.

The game at Butler concluded a big week for the Tigers in which the team claimed three victories, a 3-0 decision over Mt. Lebanon and a 3-0 win versus Mars. Swartz paced the Tigers with nine kills against the Blue Devils while Carmody garnered 11 digs. Swarz and Maria Mosbacher hammered Mars with five kills each. Setter Beth Muhlenkamp collected seven aces in the defeat of the Planets.

Girls Volleyball Summary vs. Butler, 9-17-15

GAME SUMMARY    
SCORE BY SETS123FINAL
North Allegheny2525253
Butler148160