The high school volleyball season got started last week, and the top teams posted impressive performances.

Both Abington Heights and Blue Ridge are co-favorites in the Lackawanna League and both had wins to start the season.

 

Abington Heights 3, Susquehanna 0

 

Evan Florey

Evan Florey posted 13 kills and 12 digs in the Lackawanna League road win. Florey also had three kills.
Teammate Matt Pacyna had 21 assists, three aces and three kills, and Trevor Gabura served six aces and had 15 digs.
Bryce Baldwin had six kills, five blocks, five digs and 10 service points for Susquehanna, and Jarrett Dinniny added five kills and six points.

 

 

 

Game 1

Game 2

Game 3

Abington Hts. (1-0)

25

25

25

Susquehanna (0-2)

18

17

12

 

 


 

Blue Ridge 3, Elk Lake 0

 

Mansfield

Defending champ Blue Ridge opened the Lackawanna League volleyball campaign with a three-set win over Elk Lake, cruising to a 25-4, 25-12, 25-11 win Tuesday night.
Garrett Mansfield led the winners with 32 service points including 11 aces, and five kills.
Joel Bayle had 11 points and three aces, and Luke Updyke made four kills.
Jake Werle had three aces for Elk Lake.

 

 

Game 1

Game 2

Game 3

Elk Lake (0-1)

4

12

11

Blue Ridge (1-0)

25

25

25

 

 


 

RANKINGS

 

With the season still young, it’s time to release the first poll of the season.

 

No.

Team

Record

Pvs.

 

1

Delaware Valley

2—0

1

 

2

Abington Heights

1—0

3

 

3

Blue Ridge

1—0

2

 

4

North Pocono

1—1

5

 

5

Forest City

2—0

NR

 

 

NOTE: Delaware Valley raced out to a 2-0 record with wins over Coughlin and Lake-Lehman by 3-0 scores. Mark Piotrowski leads the Warriors with 20 kills, Thomas Raniero has 49 assists and 15 serving points, Logan Gallagher has 18 kills and 29 serving points and Oran Dowd has 11 digs.

 

 


 

 

SCHEDULE

 

TUESDAY
Lackawanna League
Abington Heights at Forest City
Susquehanna at Blue Ridge
Mountain View at Elk Lake
Wyoming Valley Conference
North Pocono at Coughlin
Tunkhannock at Delaware Valley

 

THURSDAY
Lackawanna League
Blue Ridge at Mountain View
Forest City at Susquehanna
Western Wayne at Abington Heights
Wyoming Valley Conference
Delaware Valley at Hazleton Area
Lake-Lehman at North Pocono