Emily Henn had team-highs of 14 kills, 15 service points, 9 aces and 2 blocks Tuesday when Delaware Valley went to Berwick and won a five-set match over the defending champions in a battle between Wyoming Valley Conference girls volleyball unbeatens.
The Lady Warriors recovered from dropping the first set to pull out a 21-25, 25-16, 25-19, 16-25, 15-9 victory.
The match featured the top two teams in the Electric City Volleyball Academy Elite Eight Power Rankings of District 2 teams and the last two district teams with unbeaten overall records.
Delaware Valley improved to 6-0 in the WVC, one-half match behind Holy Redeemer, and 8-0 overall. Berwick is 5-1.
Olivia Conza led Delaware Valley in assists with 23 and digs with 13 while also providing 6 points and 4 kills.
Katherine Quinn had 7 kills and 10 points.
Leah Weinrub had 11 points, 4 aces and 7 digs.
Morgan Nevel, who was honored prior to the match for reaching the 1,000-assist mark for her career the night before, finished with 30 assists, 14 digs, 9 points, 5 kills and 3 aces for Berwick.
Cecelia Isenberg had 25 kills, 14 digs, 11 points and 5 aces. Camille Pinterich had 21 digs, 9 points, 3 aces and 2 assists. Erin Hess had 14 digs, 4 kills and a block.
Holy Redeemer maintained its lead by improving to 7-0 in the WVC when it swept Lake-Lehman.
Olivia Bilbow had 11 kills, 23 points and 3 aces for the Lady Royals in the 25-12, 25-12, 25-13 victory.
Izzy Romano had 11 points, 5 aces and a kill.
Megan Albrecht added five kills and Abby Williams three.
The other WVC matches were also sweeps: Crestwood over Wyoming Area, Hanover Area over MMI Prep and Wyoming Valley West over Wilkes-Barre Area.
Tessa Pollack had 13 aces in Crestwood’s 25-17, 25-14, 25-14 triumph.
Sierra Hildebrand and Alexandra Sheridan led Hanover Area to a 25-16, 25-9, 25-8 romp.
Wyoming Valley West won, 25-19, 25-13, 25-23, with the help of nine kills by Trinity Johnson.
Dunmore outlasted North Pocono in five sets, 25-20, 18-25, 21-25, 25-19, 15-9, in a battle for second place in Lackawanna League Division 1.
Emma Conte had 15 kills, 8 points and 7 digs to lead Dunmore.
Ana Pacewicz had 35 assists and 7 points.
Jaclyn Marichak had 18 digs and 11 kills while Tristan Canavan had 9 points and 5 kills.
Western Wayne, which has the only unbeaten record within the Lackawanna, remained in first place by bouncing back from a pair of weekend, non-league losses to sweep Lackawanna Trail.
Katherine Shepherd had eight kills in the 25-10, 25-14, 25-20 sweep.
Mountain View assumed sole possession of the Lackawanna Division 2 lead when it swept Elk Lake while Blue Ridge was sweeping former co-leader Susquehanna.
Mountain View is 4-2 to lead Blue Ridge (3-2) and Susquehanna (3-3).
Kate Spencer had 12 digs and 5 aces for Blue Ridge as it rolled to a 25-9, 25-13, 25-10 victory.
Forest City defeated Montrose in five sets in the other Lackawanna Division 2 match.
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