CV survives tough Forestville challenge

OBSERVER Photo by Lisa Monacelli Katrina Bretl (5) of Cassadaga Valley tries to hit through a block put up by Caroline Kaicher (2) and Alison Mierzwa (14) of Forestville during Thursday’s volleyball match.

OBSERVER Staff Reports

FORESTVILLE — The Forestville Lady Hornets (10-6, 9-3) fought hard but were not able to deliver Cassadaga Valley’s first division loss of the season as the Lady Cougars came up with a 26-24, 22-25, 25-23, 25-22 victory in CCAA North volleyball.

Leading the Lady Cougars (14-2, 12-0) was Jenna Caskey with 15 kills, 13 digs and four aces. Savanna Nickerson had 28 assists, four digs and an ace. Maranda Perez finished with six digs, five kills, five blocks and three aces.

“We played really well together,” Forestville coach Sonia Ortolano said of her team. “We had a few too many errors which prevented us from winning the other games. Cassadaga Valley is a competitive team, the scores were close throughout all the games. We just came up short.”

For Forestville, Brooke Ostrye totaled 12 kills, nine aces, five blocks and four digs. CeCe Egan had six kills and three digs, while teammate Rhianna Nasal recorded 26 assists and three digs in the loss.

Forestville’s next volleyball game will be played at home on Tuesday against Silver Creek. It will be the Lady Hornets’ Senior Night. Cassadaga Valley’s next match will take place in Sinclairville on Tuesday against Fredonia.

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BROCTON — The Silver Creek Black Knights (4-8, CCAA North record) defeated Brocton-Westfield (2-10, CCAA North) 25-22, 25-19, 25-17 Thursday in CCAA North girls volleyball.

For Silver Creek, Julia Hill totaled 19 assists and three aces on the day. Krystel Schwab had 11 kills, three digs and two aces, and Libby Lawton came away with five aces in the win.

For Brocton, Lindsey Stahlman led the way with six assists and one ace, while Jypsi Eidens had five kills, two blocks and one assist in her team’s effort.

Brocton will play again on Tuesday at North Collins, while Silver Creek takes on Forestville next on Tuesday as well.