Union/A-C Valley wins non-conference tilt

KSAC roundup

FOOTBALL

Union/A-C Valley 21, South Side 14

HOOKSTOWN Union/A-C Valley's Caden Rainey returned a punt 60 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to break a 14-14 tie leading the visiting Falcon Knights to a 21-14 non-conference win over South Side Friday (Oct. 9).

Rainey also scored Union/A-C Valley's first touchdown when he hauled in a two-yard pass from Tanner Merwin in the first quarter.

Rainey finished with two catches for 22 yards and a score.

Merwin finished 6-of-15 passing for 64 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions.

Kylar Culbertson added a two-yard touchdown for the Falcon Knights in the third quarter.

Culbertson had 45 yards rushing on 11 carries.

Union/A-C Valley's Eli Penny had nine rushes for 83 yards.

VOLLEYBALL

Keystone 3, Venango Catholic 0

KNOX Keystone's Ceayra Altman registered six kills to help the Panthers to a 25-7, 25-23, 25-16 win over visiting Venango Catholic in a KSAC tilt Oct. 8.

Sydney Bell amassed 11 points, six digs and four kills for Keystone while Leah Exley contributed nine points with three aces.

Clarion 3, Forest Area 0

MARIENVILLE Clarion Area's Jordan Best and Breanna Campbell combined for 14 aces to help the visiting Bobcats to a 25-2, 25-5, 25-3 win over Forest Area in KSAC play Oct. 8.

Best and Campbell each served for seven aces with Campbell finishing with 15 points and 10 assists while Best recorded 17 points.

Clarion had 31 aces in the match.

Payton Simko chimed in with nine points with five aces for the Bobcats while Korrin Burns posted six kills. Clarion's Adia Needham served for 10 points while Grace Ochs recorded three kills.

A-C Valley 3, Cranberry 1

FOXBURG A-C Valley's Mia Sherman made a team-high 14 kills to help the Falcons to a 21-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-15 win over visiting Cranberry in KSAC action Oct. 8.

Andrea Meals amassed 17 points with seven aces and 13 kills for A-C Valley while Meah Ielase totaled 10 kills and 20 digs.

The Falcons' Rachel Cullen made 26 digs while Tara Stefanacci handed out 27 assists.

Redbank Valley 3, Moniteau 0

NEW BETHLEHEM Redbank Valley's Brianna Minich recorded 10 kills to help the Bulldogs to a 26-14, 25-3, 25-16 win over visiting Moniteau in a KSAC tilt Oct. 8.

Montana Hetrick chimed in with eight kills and seven points for Redbank Valley while Ryley Pago contributed eight kills and two blocks.

Brooke Holben registered 27 assists and 19 points with four aces for the Bulldogs whilst MaKenna Bish totaled nine points with five aces and Savanna Boyer had six points and three digs.