BIDWELL, Ohio — Double digit wins is never a bad thing.
The River Valley volleyball team earned their 10th win of the season Wednesday night with a five set victory over visiting Meigs.
The Lady Marauders (6-11) rallied back from a four-point deficit to take the opening game 25-23. River Valley (10-8) answered with a 25-18 victory in the second game, but Meigs cruised to a 25-13 win in game three. Down 2-1 on the night the Lady Raiders took the fourth game 25-17 and the fifth game 15-11 to earn their 10th win of the season.
River Valley’s service attack was led by Kaci Bryant with 14 points and Rachael Smith with 13 points. Leia Moore marked eight points, Jacey Walter had seven, Chelsea Copley marked five, while Courtney Smith rounded out the Lady Raiders total with three points. Bryant had a team-high four aces, followed by Moore and Rachael Smith with two apiece.
Meigs was led by freshman Devyn Oliver with 12 service points and Ariel Ellis with 11. Olivia Cremeans and Hannah Cremeans each had eight points, while Aly Dettwiller had seven points and Brook Andrus marked six. Olivia Cremeans finished with a game-high five aces, followed by Ellis and Oliver with two apiece and Andrus with one ace.
At the net River Valley was led by Moore with 12 kills and Bryant with nine. Walter, Rachael Smith and Courtney Smith each had three kills, followed by Copley with one. Copley and Courtney Smith shared the majority of River Valley’s 31 assists. Moore and Rachael Smith each had two blocks defensivly, while Walter, Moore, Courtney Smith and Rachael Smith each had a dig.
Andrus and Olivia Cremeans each had 16 kills to lead Meigs, followed by Dettwiller with seven, Hannah Cremeans with four and Oliver with one. Oliver had 25 assists on the night, while Ellis had the other 19. Olivia Cremeans finished with a game-high four blocks, while Ellis, Andrus and Hannah Cremeans each had one. Oliver marked a team-high three digs, followed by Kelsey Hudson with two.
The Lady Marauders had defeated River Valley earlier this season as part of a tri-match with Southern at Larry R. Morrison Gymnasium.