Loudonville Christian School outlasted Waterford-Halfmoon in a first-set marathon, and went on to beat the Fordians and gain a share of first place in the Central Hudson Valley League.
Kasey Hannay had 18 kills, 16 digs and 11 service points in the Eagles’ 32-30, 25-19, 25-27, 19-25, 25-11 victory that left both teams 9-1 in the league.
Kimberly Jeans had 21 assists, 27 digs and 11 points for Loudonville Christian (11-2), and Angela Stephano contributed seven kills, 25 digs and 16 points.
Waterford-Halfmoon (10-1) got 33 digs from Abby Holdeman, 10 kills, 13 points and 23 digs from Emily Schumaker, and 10 kills, five blocks and four aces from Carly Howe.
Hawthorne Valley beat New Lebanon in another CHVL match, 25-23, 25-23, 25-20. Brianna Springstead served six aces for New Lebanon.
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (14-0, 18-3) clinched no less than a share of its 26th consecutive Suburban Council division title with a 25-11, 25-16, 25-11 triumph over Ballston Spa.
The North Division-leading Spartans got 11 kills from Natalie Schurman, eight kills and five aces from Kathleen Schurman and 23 assists from Jessica Dillon.
Shenendehowa (12-2, 14-3) got eight kills and nine blocks from Michelle Paulsen, and took sole possession of second place in the North with a 25-9, 25-18, 28-26 win over Saratoga Springs (11-3, 12-4).
Taylor Murphy had nine kills for the Lady Plainsmen, Mallory Heflin had eight kills, and Hayley Macken came away with 31 assists and 11 service points. Sophy Levine paced Saratoga with 10 kills and four blocks.
Bethlehem (9-5) got 20 kills from Gabby Giacone beat Averill Park (8-6, 9-6) for the second spot in the South Division, 25-13, 20-25, 25-18, 25-17.
Shannon Howland had 28 assists for Bethlehem, and Kylie McKenna had 28 digs. Katie Ludder had eight kills and 12 digs for Averill Park, and Hannah Middleton had four kills and seven blocks.
Columbia (11-3, 14-4) clinched at least a share of the South championship by beating Mohonasen, 25-16, 25-11, 25-20.
DeAnna Whittemore had eight kills, and Niskayuna (7-7) evened its SC mark with a 25-13, 25-18, 25-23 victory over Shaker.
Julia Wagner had four kills and seven blocks for the Silver Warriors, and Bridget Woolley had 14 digs.
Darina Relyea had four blocks, Mckenzie Smith had four kills and Alexis Ochs had 11 points in Guilderland’s 25-13, 25-13, 25-9 win over Colonie.
Emily Hilton moved closer to the career 1,000 dig mark with 17 of them, and Emma Soltis piled up 32 assists to lift Schalmont (13-1, 14-3) over Fonda-Fultonville, 27-25, 25-17, 16-25, 25-9, in the
Corin Noga had eight kills and eight blocks for the Sabres, Lauren Mahar had 13 kills and five aces, and Hilton added four aces. Abby Oliver and Gianna Cruz both had four kills for the Braves (10-3).
Alaina Thaxter was a factor at the net with six kills and six blocks, Courtney Mahar served four aces among her 16 points, and Alla Babiker had 14 points and nine assists as Cobleskill-Richmondville (6-7) topped Albany Academy, 25-14, 24-26, 25-10, 25-20.
Abbey Dearwester had eight kills, Shelby Mead had five kills, and Emma Stortecky served for 15 points in Canajoharie’s 25-11, 25-15, 25-19 Western Athletic Conference win over Middleburgh.
Emily Potter served five aces to go with four kills, and Shawna Cotton had eight assists and a team-high 13 points as Fort Plain (8-4, 9-4) beat Mekeel Christian Academy, 25-14, 25-12, 25-12.
Emily Brown picked up 25 assists, Julie Nichols had 10 kills and 12 digs, and Paris Jarrell collected six kills and six blocks as Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons (11-2) beat Scotia-Glenville, 25-15, 25-11, 29-31, 25-14, in a non-league match.