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Norwalk's Megan Berry wins her 100th career match

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Sep 24, 2019 at 10:29 PM

NORWALK — Norwalk senior singles player Megan Berry became the first player in program history to reach 100 career victories in Tuesday’s regular season finale sweep over visiting Vermilion at the Middle School courts.

Berry, who ironically won over Karysn Brewer on Sept. 3 at Vermilion to become the all-time wins leader, also beat Brewer on Tuesday (6-0, 6-0) for her 100th win.

She joined eight boys players in Norwalk tennis history with 100-plus wins.

At second singles, Gabby Horowitz swept past Maddy Wersch (6-0, 6-0), while Kennedy Friend had a walkover win at third singles.

Mara Berry and Elyse Coe teamed up at first doubles to beat Olivia Stacklin and Emilley Smith (6-0, 6-0), while Sydnee Patterson and Dezi Hernandez swept Hailee Mayer and Sydney Stacklin at second doubles (6-0, 6-0).

Norwalk concluded the regular season as SBC Lake champions at 19-3 overall and 12-0 in the league.

"This was the final regular season match for five of our seniors, Megan Berry, Gabby Horowitz, Mara Berry, Sydnee Patterson and Elyse Coe,” Norwalk coach Chris Higgins said. “We look forward to sectional play next Thursday at Port Clinton. A lot of credit should go to my assistant coaches, Harry Love and Eric Mozina, that do a lot of work behind the scenes."


Willard 5, SJCC 0

WILLARD — The Crimson Flashes won their 41st SBC Bay Division match on Tuesday, and in doing so clinched their third straight league title in the process.

In Tuesday’s sweep of the Streaks, Willard improved to 16-3 overall and 13-0 in the Bay Division.

Addy Paxton opened things up with a win over Hannah Paeth (6-1, 6-1) at first singles. Ella Schag swept Maddie Wammas (6-0, 6-0) and Natalie Van Zoest swept Madison Wilson (6-0, 6-0) at second and third singles, respectively.

At first doubles, Kennedy Daub and Whitney Robinson defeated Hannah Shell and Audrey Burkin (6-1, 6-0). Becca Slone and Kalli Sowers won at second doubles over Mara Wehring and Olivia Eshelman, (6-0, 5-7, 13-11).


Edison 5, Huron 0

HURON — The Chargers improved to 12-3 and 10-2 in the SBC Bay with Tuesday’s sweep of the Tigers at Fabens Park.

At first singles, Jayla Medina beat Riley Fry (6-1, 6-2), while Emily Vogus defeated Lauren Walls (6-0, 6-0) at second singles. At third singles, Alli Vogus beat Madisen Stockard (6-3, 7-5).

Edison’s No. 1 doubles team of Kaylee Ries and Torri Keyser beat Riley Roldan and Ella Lamb (6-3, 6-0). The second doubles team of Emily Moore and Lindsey Kowalski beat Katie Cappa and Anna Wascovich (6-3,6-0),



St. Paul 3, Crestview 1

NORWALK — The state-ranked Lady Flyers improved their record to 11-1 overall and 8-1 in the FC with Tuesday’s four-game win over the Cougars.

St. Paul won by scores of 23-25, 25-16, 25-18, 25-12. The Div. IV No.-6 ranked Lady Flyers are tied atop the Firelands Conference with Monroeville, and both teams have five league matches remaining.

In Tuesday’s win, Brooke Houck had a team-high 17 kills, followed by Megan Hammersmith with 15 and Karlie Rudolph with 10. Presley Stang served 17 points with three aces and added 12 digs, while Kennedy Stang had 35 digs and Dylian Knoll finished with 44 assists.

Also for St. Paul, Stevi Ward served 11 points with three aces, and Josie Skinn had 12 digs.


Monroeville 3, New London 0

MONROEVILLE — The state-ranked Eagles (No. 11, Div. IV) improved to 14-1 overall and 8-1 in the FC with Tuesday’s sweep over the Wildcats (2-13, 0-9).

Monroeville won by scores of 25-9, 25-6 and 25-6.

Reece Kluding had a big night for the Eagles, serving 19 for 20 with seven aces while adding 10 kills and three blocks. Kelsie Palmer had 10 kills, followed by Kylee Brooks (7) and Maura Brown (5).

Also for Monroeville, Camryn Hedrick had 32 assists, with Lydia Landoll serving 14 for 15 with three aces to go with seven digs. Adrian Barman added 10 digs and Maddie Daniel had seven.

Natalie Ferguson had 14 digs for New London

In the junior varsity match, the Eagles (14-0, 8-0) won by scores of 25-6, 25-16.


W. Reserve 3, Plymouth 0

COLLINS — The Roughriders improved to 12-3 overall and 7-2 in the FC with Thursday’s sweep of the Big Red.

Western won by scores of 25-8, 25-6 and 25-3.

Avery Tubbs led Western with 20 kills, while Danielle Wyatt served 26 points and Morgan Spettle had 18 points. Baylee Ruppert was 49-of-50 setting with 29 assists, and Jessa Riley had 10 digs. Emma Weber added five kills.


So. Central 3, Mapleton 1

GREENWICH — South Central dropped the first game, then settled in for an FC victory over the visiting Mounties on Thursday.

The Trojans (6-9, 5-4) won by scores of 19-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-14.

Taylor Sexton had seven kills, and both Onalee Keyser and Lorn Walcher each added six. Madison Gahring and Whitney McCormack each served 12 points, while Sexton had 10 points and Walcher added nine points and four aces.

Walcher added 13 digs, and Gahring had 13 assists.


Bellevue 3, Perkins 0

PERKINS TWP. — The Lady Red stayed within one match of SBC Lake-leader Norwalk with Tuesday’s sweep over the Pirates, 25-18, 25-21, 25-12.

Taylor Baxter was 25-of-31 hitting with 13 kills, three blocks and 21 digs for Bellevue (12-4, 6-2).

Norwalk eighth-grade falls

CLYDE — The Norwalk eighth-grade volleyball team lost in two on Monday against the Fliers by scores of 25-13, 25-16.

Adelina Roblero and Paige Braley were 100 percent servers to lead Norwalk (13-3), which travels to Perkins tonight for another SBC Lake match.

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