NA Sinks Seneca Valley For Section Win, 3-0
Top-ranked North Allegheny maintained its unblemished record on Monday night with a 3-0 sweep of Seneca Valley in Section 1-AAAA action. The Tigers won by set scores of 25-18, 25-13 and 25-17.
In set one, the visiting Raiders challenged the Tigers and held a 13-12 lead in the early going. However, led by the powerful swings of senior Paige Miller, North Allegheny pulled away for a 25-18 win. Miller tallied four kills in the set, followed by junior Rachel Burton with three kills. Miller and Burton totaled seven and four kills, respectively, on the evening.
The Tigers opened set two with an immediate 9-1 lead and cruised to a 25-13 win. Senior setter Paige Morningstar had a terrific all-around performance with three consecutive aces and two blocks. For her efforts, Morningstar was named the Wright Automotive Player of the Game. Senior Madison Beer contributed two blocks and a kill in the second set as well.
Once again in set three, North Allegheny charged ahead to a 5-1 lead and rolled to a 25-17 win to clinch the sweep. Despite a five-kill effort from Seneca Valley senior, and Ohio State commit, Sara White, North Allegheny received numerous contributions across the lineup for the win. Junior Jadyn Perkins closed out the match with a kill, one of six on the night for the middle hitter.
Sophomore Mia Tuman also tallied six kills and led the defensive with a team-best 11 digs. Sophomore Caroline Curran tallied nine digs, followed by Miller and Rachel Pilotta with eight digs each.
With the win, North Allegheny leaps to 8-0 overall and in Section 1-AAAA. Seneca Valley dips to 4-5 in section play. The Tigers will host North Hills on Wednesday night.
Girls Volleyball Summary vs. Seneca Valley, 10-12-20
|SCORE BY SETS||1||2||3||FINAL|