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September 26, 2013

High Schools: Hansen extends NT volleyball win streak to seven

Tonawanda News —

Junior Gabby Hansen dominated both offensively and defensively for North Tonawanda girls' volleyball on Thursday. Not only did she lead the offense with 22 kills, but she scooped up 13 digs in the victory.

The Ladyjacks (8-1, 7-1 NFL) swept the Blue Devils (2-6 NFL) 25-18, 25-22, 25-14. North Tonawanda has not lost since the second game of the season.

"(Hansen) was on fire," said head coach Jessica Anderson. "Over 50 percent of her balls were kills. I was talking to their assistant coach and we both commented that her jumping was so high and she was pounding every ball."

Junior Leanna Metzger recorded 12 digs and five aces in the victory with freshman Julie Milibrand adding five kills and two blocks.

For Kenmore West, Abby Borkowski totaled 14 digs as she did her best to slow down the Ladyjack attack.

North Tonawanda will travel to Niagara-Wheatfield on Monday Sept. 30. Niagara-Wheatfield is the only team to defeat the Ladyjack's this season. Game time is set for 4:30.

BOYS SOCCER

Nia.-Wheatfield 3, Ken East 0

Jeremy Bari found the back of the net twice for the Falcons (6-4, 6-2 NFL) and Noah Asklar added the third goal of the game. Ken East drops to 4-4 in NFL play. 

GIRLS SOCCER

Ken West 2, Niagara Falls 1

Caitlyn Burke had her hand in both Blue Devils' (2-7 NFL) goals and Beccah Meldrum added a goal for Kenmore West as well. Alexa Cupato had the lone goal for Niagara Falls (3-6, 2-6 NFL).

Nia.-Wheatfield 3, Ken East 0 

Emily Belote led the Falcons (6-2-1, 5-2-1 NFL) with two goals with Danielle Chatten contributing the other goal along with an assist. Marrisa Belardi perserved the shutout with six saves.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

Grand Island 3, Niagara Falls 0 

The Vikings (4-1 NFL) swept Niagara Falls (0-4) 25-12, 25-22, 25-22. Alex Berry set up the Grand Island offense en route to a 15-assist evening. 

North Tonawanda 3 at Kenmore West 0

Joe Piotrowski recorded 23 assists in the Lumberjacks' sweep over Kenmore West. Mike Awad recorded eight kills and three blocks.

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