Defending champion NorthWood had its volleyball season ended Saturday by a 31-5 West Noble club at the Class 3A Fairfield Sectional.

The Chargers, who also beat the host Falcons earlier in the day, swept the Panthers 25-18, 25-12, 25-19 to win their first sectional title in 20 years.

Kennedy Wiens finished with 32 kills in NorthWood's two matches, while Courtney Lengacher had 52 assists on the day.

At the Hamilton Sectional, Bethany Christian stormed from two sets down to beat the host team, before falling to 1A No. 7-ranked Fort Wayne Blackhawk 25-12, 25-17, 25-10 in the final.

The Bruins closed at 22-10.

 

3A FAIRFIELD SECTIONAL

(Championship)

West Noble def. NorthWood 25-18, 25-12, 25-19

NorthWood leaders: Kills – Kennedy Wiens 17, Haylee Pennington 5. Aces – Courtney Lengacher 2. Digs – Taitlyn Trenshaw 14, Wiens 12. Blocks – Haylee Pennington 1. Assists – Lengacher 30.

Records: West Noble 31-5, NorthWood 18-18.

(Semifinals)

West Noble def. Fairfield 25-22, 25-14, 27-25

NorthWood def. Wawasee 25-22, 25-23, 25-12

NorthWood leaders: Kills – Kennedy Wiens 15, Haylee Pennington 5. Digs – Taitlyln Trenshaw 14, Wiens 11. Aces – Courtney Lengacher 5, Whitney Gessinger 2. Blocks: Haylee Pennington 3, Wiens 2. Assists – Lengacher 24.

Record: Fairfield 22-9.

 

1A HAMILTON SECTIONAL

(Championship)

FW Blackhawk def. Bethany Christian 25-12-25-17, 25-19

Records: Blackhawk 26-5, Bethany 22-10.

(Semifinals)

Bethany Christian def. Hamilton 21-25, 17-25, 25-20, 25-19, 15-10

Record: Hamilton 16-16.

Other semifinal: Blackhawk def. Lakewood Park 25-20, 25-18, 25-22

(Cumulative)

Bethany 2-match leaders: Aces - Brooke Reinhardt 5. Assists - Sophie Miller 47. Kills - Tarynn Clark 25. Blocks - Reinhardt 2. Digs - Tessa Clark 51, Tarynn Clark 41.

 

 

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