September 4th-SWANTON: An epic battle took place in Swanton on Thursday, as the Lady Indians hit the road to take on the Lady Bulldogs. The match went back and forth, with momentum swaying as the wind, but it was the girls of Wauseon who stood victorious at the end of the night.
Game 1 set the tone for the evening. Coming down to the wire, Wauseon took a viciously competitive set, 28-26. Neither side eased up in the second set, and Swanton came away with a 26-24 win in game 2. The largest margin of victory on the night came in game 3, where the Lady Indians enjoyed a 25-20 advantage. The Bulldogs bit back, however, earning a 25-22 victory in the fourth set, forcing a deciding game 5. This last set was more fiercely contested than any other, with the Wauseon girls stealing the road match 19-17.
Sariah Yackee defended the Indian side of the court superbly, with 37 digs to her name, as well as an ace. Hayley Chamberlain set her teammates up beautifully all night, amassing 30 assists to go along with her 2 kills and 2 blocks. Morgan Roth also made 30 assists, and had 9 digs. Kierra Fountain led the scoring effort for the Lady Indians, nailing 15 kills and 6 aces, and contibuted 6 digs as well.