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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Romanowski sets school record

Western Wayne senior Kaeli Romanowski

Kaeli Romanowski became Western Wayne’s all-time career assist leader Oct. 6 while the Lady ‘Cats were clinching at least a tie for first place in Lackawanna League Division 1 girls volleyball by sweeping visiting Abington Heights in three sets.

Blue Ridge also clinched at least a tie for the Lackawanna Division 2 title with its sweep of Forest City.

Romanowski had 28 assists in the 25-13, 25-15, 25-21 victory to give her 1,382 for her career.

Western Wayne remained unbeaten through 12 Lackawanna matches with 2 to play, with 2 wins over second-place Dunmore twice.

Katherine Shepherd had a team-high 11 kills and Rachel Hoch served up 3 aces during the sweep.

Freshman Kaelynn Brant had 8 kills and 5 aces while sophomore Libby Zick had 23 assists to lead Blue Ridge to a 25-7, 25-12, 25-10 rout of visiting Forest City.

Leigha McCain provided a team-high 10 digs.

North Pocono swept Lackawanna Trail in the other Lackawanna Division 1 match.

Mountain View defeated Susquehanna, 3-1, and Montrose got past Elk Lake, 3-2, in the other Lackawanna Division 2 matches.

Mountain View eliminated Susquehanna and left itself with the only mathematical chance – although highly remote – of catching Blue Ridge.

Camille Pinterich had 22 service points, 11 aces and 10 digs when Berwick rolled over Wilkes-Barre Area, 25-8, 25-6, 25-6, in a Wyoming Valley Conference match.

Cecelia Isenberg had 13 kills.

Cassidy Evans had eight points.

In other WVC matches: Nanticoke swept Wyoming Valley West, 3-0, and Hanover Area edged Tunkhannock, 3-2.

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