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2017 OHSAA Volleyball State Tournament Coverage

2017 OHSAA Volleyball State Tournament

Nutter Center, Wright State University
November 9-11, 2017

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2017 State Tournament Pairings

2017 OHSAA Volleyball State Tournament Pairings
Home team listed first. Pairings are shown with state rank and records.
All games at the Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton
 
Division I
No. 6 Cleveland St. Joseph Academy (25-3) def. No. 10 Massillon Jackson (25-2), 21-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-22 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
No. 1 Cincinnati Ursuline Academy (27-1) def. No. 4 Dublin Coffman (25-3), 25-21, 25-27, 21-25, 25-21, 15-5 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
Division I State Championship: No. 1 Cincinnati Ursuline Academy (28-1) def. No. 6 Cleveland St. Joseph (25-4), 25-14, 25-11, 25-22 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
 
Division IV
No. 1 New Bremen (27-1) def. No. 6 New Washington Buckeye Central (26-2), 22-25, 25-16, 25-23, 25-18 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
No. 19 Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas (23-3) def. Lancaster Fairfield Christian (25-4), 25-21, 25-23, 25-21 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
Division IV State Championship:  No. 1 New Bremen (28-1) def. No. 19 Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas (23-4), 25-9, 25-18, 25-4 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
 
Division III
No. 1 Coldwater (28-1) def. No. 4 Independence (26-2), 25-19, 25-21, 25-23 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
No. 9 Versailles (23-6) def. No. 2 Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley (28-1), 25-17, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
Division III State Championship: No. 9 Versailles (24-6) def. No. 1 Coldwater (28-2), 22-25, 25-19, 25-20, 21-25, 15-9  PDF BOX | HTM STATS
 
Division II
No. 1 Parma Padua Franciscan (24-4) def. No. 12 Mentor Lake Catholic (16-12), 25-16, 25-23, 25-20 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
No. 7 Sunbury Big Walnut (25-3) def. No. 2 Kettering Archbishop Alter (21-7), 22-25, 19-25, 28-26, 25-23, 15-9 PDF BOX | HTM STATS
Division II State Championship: No. 1 Parma Padua Franciscan (25-4) def. No. 7 Sunbury Big Walnut, (25-4), 25-20, 25-14, 25-10 PDF BOX | HTM STATS

Volleyball Regional Pairings

2017 OHSAA Volleyball Regional Pairings
Home team listed first. Game times and locations subject to change.
 
Division I
Hudson Region
Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit (21-4) vs No. 8 Brecksville Broadview Heights (20-5) at Hudson High School, Thurs., 6 pm
Painesville Riverside (18-2) vs. No. 10 Massillon Jackson (23-1) at Hudson High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Hudson High School, 2pm
 
Norwalk Region
No. 9 Toledo Notre Dame Academy (22-3) vs No. 15 Toledo St. Ursula Academy (15-6) at Norwalk High School, Thurs. at 6pm
Wadsworth (15-9) vs. No. 6 Cleveland St. Joseph Academy (22-3) at Norwalk High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Norwalk High School, 2pm
 
Worthington Region
No 16. Lewis Center Olentangy Orange (21-4) vs No. 4 Dublin Coffman (23-2) at Worthington Kilbourne High School, Thurs., 6pm
Gahanna Lincoln (18-6) vs. No. 7 Columbus St. Francis DeSales (19-3) at Worthington Kilbourne High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Worthington Kilbourne High School, 2pm
 
West Chester Region
No. 1 Cincinnati Ursuline Academy (24-1) vs. No. 5 Mason (20-3) at Lakota West High School, Thurs., 6pm
No. 2 Cincinnati Mount Notre Dame (18-4) vs. No. 3 Cincinnati Mother of Mercy (21-3) at Lakota West High School, Thurs., 7:30 pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Lakota West High School, 2pm
 
Division II
Stow Region
No. 12 Mentor Lake Catholic (14-11) vs. No. 20 Alliance Marlington (22-3) at Stow-Munroe Falls High School, Thurs., 6pm
Cleveland Heights Beaumont (8-18) vs. No. 18 Wooster Triway (23-2) Stow-Munroe Falls High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Stow- Munroe Falls High School, 2pm
 
Lexington Region
No. 1 Parma Padua Franciscan (21-4) vs. Celina (16-9) at Lexington High School, Thurs., 6pm
Toledo Central Catholic (12-10) vs. Lexington (23-3) at Lexington High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Lexington, 2pm
 
Zanesville Region
No. 7 Sunbury Big Walnut (22-3) vs. Dover (21-4), 11/2 at Zanesville High School at 6pm
No. 15 Granville (24-2) vs. No. 14 New Philadelphia (23-2) at Zanesville High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Zanesville High School, 2pm
 
Vandalia Region
Spring Kenton Ridge (20-3) vs. No. 4 Circleville Logan Elm (24-2) at Butler High School, Thurs., 6pm
No. 13 Middletown Bishop Fenwick (17-8) vs. No. 2 Kettering Archbishop Alter (19-6) at Butler High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Butler High School, 2pm
 
Division III
Barberton Region
Canton Central Catholic (20-4) vs. Salem (17-7) at Barberton High School, Thurs., 6pm
No. 4 Independence (23-1) vs. Burton Berkshire (23-2) at Barberton High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Barberton High School, 2pm
 
Millbury Region
No. 16 Marion Pleasant (23-3) vs No. 1 Coldwater (25-1) at Lake High School, Thurs., 6pm
No. 3 Pemberville Eastwood (24-0) vs. Ashland Crestview (18-7) at Lake High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Lake High School, 2pm
 
Kettering Region
No. 9 Versailles (20-6) vs. Johnstown-Monroe (18-7) at Kettering Fairmont High School, Thurs., 6pm
Anna (18-7) vs. No. 5 Casstown Miami East (23-3) at Kettering Fairmont High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Kettering Fairmont High School, 2pm
 
Logan Region
No. 11 Chillicothe Southeastern (21-3) vs. Williamsport Westfall (9-15) at Logan High School, Thurs., 6pm
No. 17 Wheelersburg (22-2) vs. No. 2 Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley (26-0) at Logan High School Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Logan High School,  2pm
 
Division IV
Elida Region
Ada (N/A) vs. New Washington Buckeye Central (N/A) at Elida High School, Thurs., 6pm
Carey (N/A) vs. Toledo Christian (N/A) at Elida High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Elida High School, 2pm
 
Clayton Region
Russia (19-7) vs. Fort Loramie (16-10) at Northmont High School, Thurs., 6pm
No. 1 New Bremen (24-1) vs. No. 12 Jackson Center (16-8-1) at Northmont High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Northmont High School, 2pm
 
Uniontown Region
No. 11 Dalton (18-6) vs. Ashtabula St. John (20-3) at Lake High School, Thurs., 6pm
No. 19 Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas (21-3) vs. Beverly Fort Frye (N/A) at Lake High School, Thurs., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Lake High School, 2pm
 
Lancaster Region
Woodsfield Monroe Central (17-7) vs. Lancaster Fairfield Christian (22-3) at Lancaster High School, Wed., 6pm
No. 18 Portsmouth Notre Dame (20-5) vs. No. 12 Waterford (N/A) at Lancaster High School, Wed., 7:30pm
Regional Final: Nov. 4 at Lancaster High School, 2pm

State Tournament Recaps

Division II
Parma Padua Franciscan defeats Sunbury Big Walnut for Back-to-Back State Title
DAYTON, Ohio- In its sixth appearance in the OHSAA state volleyball championship game, Parma Padua Franciscan won its fifth state title, topping Sunbury Big Walnut 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-10) Saturday at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.  
Padua was led by junior Abby Leigh in kills with 16, while sophomore Ella Mihacevich with 36 assists.
The Bruins tied a state tournament record having 50 kills in a three-set match against Lake Catholic and prolonged their dominance into the finals.
Big Walnut was led by junior Machaela Podradza with seven kills and 12 assists, while junior Samantha Bickley added eight assists. The Eagles take home their third state runner-up trophy, having been to the state tournament seven times.
 
Semifinal Scores:
Parma Padua Franciscan def. Mentor Lake Catholic 3-0
(25-16, 25-23, 25-20)
Sunbury Big Walnut def. Kettering Archbishop Alter 3-2
(22-25, 25-19, 28-26, 25-23, 15-9)
 
Division I
Cincinnati Ursuline Academy Shuts Out Cleveland St. Joseph for Sixth State Title 
DAYTON, Ohio- Cincinnati Ursuline Academy defeated Cleveland St. Joseph Academy 3-0 (25-14, 25-11, 25-22) Saturday in the OHSAA Division I championship match at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.
Ranked number one in the final state coaches poll, Ursuline was making its 13th appearance at the state tournament and now has six titles. 
Ursuline was led by senior Maddie Taylor in kills with 12, while senior Suzanna Lang had 11 and sophomore Logan Case had 42 assists.
The Lions set a state tournament record of having 75 kills in a five-set match and continued their dominance against Saint Joseph.
Saint Joseph was led by senior Colleen Neitzel with six kills, followed by junior Molly Neitzel with five kills. After never winning a regional title prior to 2016, it marked the second year in a row the Jaguars have advanced to the state tournament.
 
Semifinal Scores:
Cleveland Saint Joseph Academy def. Massillon Jackson 3-1
(21-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-22)
Cincinnati Ursuline Academy def. Dublin Coffman 3-2
(25-21, 25-27, 21-25, 25-21, 15-5)
 
Division IV
New Bremen comes out on top to take home first state title in school history
DAYTON, Ohio- Winning its first state championship in school history, New Bremen swept Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas 3-0 (25-9, 25-18, 25-20) Saturday in the OHSAA Division IV championship game at Wright State’s Nutter Center.
It is the first time in school history the Cardinals have won a state championship in any sport. Senior Paige Jones steered the Cardinals with 25 kills, setting a state tournament record for kills by an individual in a three-set match. Jones was supported by junior Abbi Thieman with 20 assists.   
Senior Katie Hiestand led the way for Aquinas with 11 kills and Angela Farolino aided with 18 assists.
Aquianas made its first state tournament appearance and took home its first state runner-up title.
 
Semifinal Scores:
New Bremen def. New Washington Buckeye Central 3-1
(22-25, 25-16, 25-23, 25-18)
Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas def. Lancaster Fairfield Christian 3-0
(25-21, 25-23, 25-21)
Division III
Versailles Wins Five-Set Title Match for Second Champinship    
DAYTON, Ohio- In a five-set thriller, Versailles took home the Division III state championship title with a 3-2 (22-25, 25-20, 25-19, 21-25, 15-9) win over Coldwater Saturday in the OHSAA Division III championship game at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.
Versailles and Coldwater were member schools of the Midwest Athletic Conference.
Versailles was led by senior Danielle Winner with 25 kills, followed by junior Elizabeth Ording with 21 kills.
The Tigers have been in the state tournament six times and took home their second state championship title.
Senior Tasha Kahlig posted 19 kills for Coldwater. Sophomore Lauren Gilliland had 18 kills and senior Elena Knapke supported with 47 assists.  
The Cavaliers have been in the state tournament twice and took home their first state runner-up trophy. 
 
Semifinal Scores:
Coldwater def. Independence 3-0
(25-19, 25-21, 25-23)
Versailles def. Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley 3-1
(25-17, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21)