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Lady Lions open season with a bang

The LaMoille/Ohio Lady Lions opened the 2014 volleyball season with a bang, defeating Streator Woodland 25-23, 25-5 Thursday at Ohio.

Leading contributors were Rae Schultz (14 points, 4 assists, 2 aces) and Ragen Forbes (11 points, 4 aces, 6 digs), Toni Lawrence (3 points, 2 aces, 2 kills), Elizabeth Geuther (3 kills) and Erika Zimmerlein (2 kills).

The L/O posted a 25-14, 25-10 win, led by Paige Connor (9 points, 5 aces, 2 assists) and Karli Forbes (9 points, 5 aces) and Riley Johnson (2 points, 2 aces, 8 digs).

At Kewanee: Host Wethersfield defeated Princeton 25-15, 25-16 Thursday. Hailey Schultz led PHS (0-2) with four kills and four digs, Brianna Barajas had six assists, Abby Jaques had seven points and Keyenna Altizer added four digs.

Wethersfield won the sophomore match 25-23, 25-9, but PHS took the freshmen match 25-19, 25-23.

At Hall: Seneca held off the host Lady Devils 25-19, 25-23 in nonconference play at Red Devil Gymnasium Thursday. Lexi Scarpaci and Emily Hoscheid each had four kills and Brooke Keegan had 10 assists, two aces and four digs. Also for Hall (0-2), Hunter Galassi had three aces and five digs and Jenna Lusietto had two aces and a block.

Junior college: IVCC fell to Lincoln College in four sets Wednesday after winning the first set.

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