FROM STAFF REPORTS
KEYSER, W.Va. — Potomac State swept to a victory over Penn Highlands, 25-12, 25-14 and 25-5, Wednesday night at Dana G. Lough Gymnasium.
Peyton Smith had eight aces for Potomac State, as well as 16 points, 17 assists, seven digs and five kills. Morgan Mongold had 11 kills, Kaitlyn Semler seven kills, eight points and seven digs, Julia Morikawa 13 digs and Michaela Osborne six kills. Amy Conley from Allegany High had five kills.
Potomac State (12-4) will play Saturday, 1 p.m., against Catonsville in Bel Air.
Allegany 3, Cecil 0
ARNOLD — Local standouts Kayla Hutson and Allie Hawkins had 12 assists apiece for Allegany College of Maryland during a 3-0 win over Cecil in Maryland JUCO action Thursday evening.
Hutson, a Fort Hill graduate, and Hawkins, from Mountain Ridge, were joined by another Miner as Shae Winner had eight kills and went 16 for 17 on attacks. Bishop Walsh’s Morgan Ruppenkamp added seven kills and had a 20 for 25 night attacking, and Hyndman’s Mazy Diehl got five kills and four aces.
The Trojans swept by winning 25-17, 25-19, and 25-18
Allegany (6-8, 3-2 JUCO) plays Saturday and Sunday in the Tracey Leather Tournament at Hagerstown Community College. It faces Montgomery at 10:45 a.m. and Southern Maryland at 1:30 on Saturday.
On Wednesday in Annandale, Va., Northern Virginia Community College swept the Trojans on game scores of 25-14, 25-17 and 25-18.
Winner led Allegany going 18 for 18 on attacks with seven kills and an ace. Ruppenkamp was 16 for 17 with four kills and Paris Duncan had four kills.
Hawkins was perfect on 28 sets and she had nine assists and nine digs. Hutson led with 11 digs.
Marymount 3, FSU 1
ARLINGTON, Va. — Frostburg State opened Capital Athletic Conference action with a defeat to Marymount on Wednesday.
In the league opener for both, FSU battled to a 1-1 tie through two sets before Marymount surged to the victory by winning games three and four.
Frostburg fell 25-10, 17-25, 25-12 and 25-22 during their battle against the Saints. With the setback, the Bobcats drop to 3-17, 0-1 in the CAC while Marymount is 12-7 overall and 1-0.
Aimee Petrides paced the Bobcats with 11 kills and six digs. Brianna Teets contributed three blocks while Wolfe tallied 10 digs and seven kills. Caitlyn Collins handed out 22 assists and smacked five kills and an ace.
The Bobcats host Saint Vincent at 1 p.m. and Shenandoah at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
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