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Hanna Hochstetler (7) of Bethany Christian attempts to hit the ball through the block of Caylee Walters (3) of Elkhart Christian during a game at Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

Hannah Wyngarden (10) of Elkhart Christian digs for a ball off the serve during a game at Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

Brooke Hershberger (1) of Bethany Christian sends the ball over the net to the Elkhart Christian side during a game at Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

Hanna Hochstetler (7) of Bethany Christian celebrates with teammate Mallory Bontreger (5) after scoring a point during a game against Elkhart Christian at Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

Brooke Hershberger (1) of Bethany Christian hits the ball over the net during a game against Elkhart Christian at Bethany Christian Schools in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

Brooke Hershberger (1) of Bethany Christian lunges for a serve during a game against Elkhart Christian at Bethany Christian Schools in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

Brook Hershberger (1) of Bethany Christian gets the ball over the net after Makenzie Colon (4) of Elkhart Christian lowered her block during a volleyball match at Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26 . (AP)

Caylee Walters (3) of Elkhart Christian attempts to hit the ball while Hannah Hochstetler (7) of Bethany Christian goes up for a block during a game at Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

Christa Knapp (5) of Elkhart Christian hits the ball over the net during a game at Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

Christa Knapp (5) of Elkhart Christian attempts to hit the ball over the Bethany Christian block during a game a Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)
Thursday’s volleyball: Bethany Christian gets 12th victory

Posted on Sept. 26, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Jordan Helmuth’s 21 assists and nine service aces Thursday, Sept. 26, helped Bethany Christian (12-8) to a three-game volleyball victory against visiting Elkhart Christian.

At Mishawaka, Azariah Stahl’s 25 kills powered Elkhart Central (21-2, 5-1) to a three-game Northern Indiana Conference victory against Mishawaka.

At Nappanee, Morgan Miller had 27 assists and seven blocks as Northridge defeated Northern Lakes Conference opponent NorthWood in four games.

At Goshen, Ciana Bonfiglio collected 26 digs as Concord (17-8, 3-1) bested NLC foe Goshen in four games.

At Benton, Erin Carlos served six aces as Class 3A No. 8-ranked Fairfield (15-6, 5-1) beat West Noble in Northeast Corner Conference play.

Volleyball

Bethany Christian def. Elkhart Christian

25-11, 25-17, 25-20

Top Bethany players: Aces — Jordan Helmuth 9, Marie Bontrager 3. Assists — Helmuth 21. Kills — Brooke Hershberger 12. Blocks — Hanna Hochstetler 4 (3 solo). Digs — Bontrager 9.

Top Elkhart Christian players: Aces — Julie Campoli 6, Christa Knapp 1. Assists — Campoli 12. Kills — Knapp 4.

Record: Bethany 12-8.

Next: Elkhart Christian at Argos Monday, Sept. 30; Bethany at Northridge Tuesday, Oct. 1.

JV: Bethany Christian def. ECA 25-12, 25-12. Top Bethany players: Aces — Sophie Miller 4. Kills — Darienne Maust 4. Top Elkhart Christian players: Assists — Emme Overmyer 3. Kills — Bonnie-Jean Hasse 2. Blocks — Overmyer 1. Digs — Hasse 13. JV records: Bethany 12-8.

Central def. Mishawaka

25-14, 25-18, 25-16

Top Central players: Aces — Taylor Shreiner 2, Kate Cobb 2, Azariah Stahl 2. Assists — Shreiner 1. Kills — Stahl 25, Jenai White 9. Blocks — Madison Vaught 2. Digs — Cobb 15, Stahl 14.

Record: Central 21-2 (5-1 NIC).

Next: Elkhart Christian at Central Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Concord def. Goshen

25-20, 19-25, 25-22, 25-17

Top Concord players: Aces — Nicky Chupp 3, Mackenzie Granitz 3. Assists — Holyn Eldridge 27, Nicky Chupp 19. Kills — Granitz 16, Tylar Roberson 9. Blocks — Roberson 2, Eldridge 2. Digs — Ciana Bonfiglio 26, Cassidy Higgins 17.

Top Goshen players: Aces — Calsey Gruzdov 2. Assists — Natalie Evans 36. Kills — Amy Harris 8, Kayci Troyer 8, Gruzdov 6, Courtney Troyer 6. Blocks — Harris 6, Gruzdov 3, Evans 2, Marcie Miller 2.

Record: Concord 17-8 (3-1 NLC), Goshen 4-16 (1-4 NLC).

Next: Glenn at Goshen Monday, Sept. 30; Concord at Northridge Thursday, Oct. 3.

JV: Goshen def. Concord 25-19, 20-25, 15-6. Top Goshen players: Aces — Jenea Born 3, Carly Gingerich 3, Macie Miller 3. Assists — Gingerich 6, Kills — Born 8. Blocks — Rylee Weldy 1. Digs — Jenny Bustos 21. Top Concord players: Aces — McKenzie Loge 3. Assists — Loge 13. Kills — Makenna Bierbaum 6. Blocks — Bierbaum 1, Aubrey Hanes 1. Digs — Karmin Henely 12, Bierbaum 8. JV records: Goshen 4-7 (1-2 NLC), Concord 6-8 (1-3 NLC).

Northridge def. NorthWood

25-23, 21-25, 25-20, 25-14

Top Northridge players: Aces — Morgan Miller 5, Carlee Christner 2. Assists — M. Miller 27, Christner 15. Kills — Kelly Miller 19, Annie Bachman 17. Blocks — M. Milller 7, Karissa Miller 7. Digs — Bachman 23, Hannah Kistler 20, M. Miller 15.

Top NorthWood players: Aces — Cassy Searer 2. Assists — Nancy Rice 27. Kills — Alana Strycker 10, Morgan Olson 10. Blocks — Olson 6, Ashley Yoder 5. Digs — Haley Roe 23, Olson 22.

Records: Northridge 18-5 (3-1 NLC), NorthWood 9-8 (2-3 NLC).

Next: NorthWood at Bremen Invitational Saturday, Sept. 28; Bethany Christian at Northridge Tuesday, Oct. 1.

JV: NorthWood def Northridge 25-19, 25-19. Top NorthWood players: Aces — Abby Adams 2. Assists — Adams 19. Kills — Blakely Lengacher 9, Adams 5. Digs — Lengacher 15, Morgan Resler 8. Top Northridge players: Assists — Emily Barkow 15. Kills — Hannah Ritchie 6. Digs — Jade Benton 9. JV record: Northridge 11-1.

C-Team: Northridge def. NorthWood 25-4, 25-5. Top Northridge players: Aces — Reilley Schwartz 6. Assists — Taylor Sellers 9. Kills — Marci Miller 5. Digs — Schwartz 11. Blocks — Zoe VanCuren 1, Sam Lockwood 1, Hannah Bemiller 1. C-Team record: 13-0.

Fairfield def. West Noble

25-10, 25-5, 25-21,

Top Fairfield players: Aces — Erin Carlos 6, Haley Lockwood 3. Assists — Leah Wimmer 35. Kills — Haley Brown 16, Sierra Smith 12. Blocks — Smith 3. Digs — Carlos 7, Lockwood 4

Record: Fairfield 15-6 (5-1 in NECC).

Next: Fairfield at Memorial Tuesday, Oct. 1.

JV: Fairfield def. West Noble 25-11, 25-13. Top Fairfield players: Aces — Lairen Miller 2, Jalisa Schwartz 2. Assists — Jenns Stephens 9, Samantha Shank 4. Kills — Andrea Hager 7, L. Miller 5, Riley Miller 5. Blocks — Hager 1, Makayla Bell 1. Digs — Schwartz 11, L. Miller 9. JV record: Fairfield 8-8 (5-1 NECC).

Penn def. SB Washington

25-11, 25-11, 25-18

Top Penn players: Aces — Lexi Ball 5. Kills — Aly Schneider 8, Kassidy Meiss 6. Digs — Meg Gabbard 6.

Record: Penn 16-3.

Next: Penn at Indianapolis Cathedral Lady Irish Invitational Saturday, Sept. 28.

Warsaw def. Wawasee

25-15, 25-7, 25-22

Top Wawasee players: Aces — Becca Anderson 2. Kills — Lydia Katsaropoulos 4. Blocks — Addison Ayres 2. Digs — Aly Anderson 14, Alli Ousley 7.

Records: Wawasee 14-8 (0-4 NLC).

Next: Wawasee at Crown Point Invitational Saturday, Sept. 28.

JV: Warsaw def. Wawasee 25-10, 25-12. Top Wawasee players: Assists — Taylor Mock 3. Kills — Christy Carson 2, Mock 2. Digs — Mock 4, Ashley Beer 4. JV record: Wawasee 7-6 (1-3 NLC).

THREE RIVERS DEF. EDWARDSBURG

26-24, 25-18, 29-27

Top Edwardsburg players: Assists — Payton Szlanfucht 16. Kills — Catie Razzano 7, Alexis Blake 6, Taylor Hepler 6. Digs — Lindsay Nunez 22.

Next: Edwardsburg at Buchanan Tuesday, Oct. 1.

JV: Three Rivers def. Edwardsburg 25-23, 18-25, 15-11. Top Edwardsburg players: Aces — Rileigh Disher 3, Olivia Wagner 3. Assists — Disher 10. Kills — Disher 5. Digs — Wagner 11.

GOSHEN BLUE BLAZERS def. JIMTOWN JV

22-25, 25-15, 25-11, 20-25, 15-5