Volleyball squad

sweeps Nordonia

The host Hudson girls volleyball team improved to 5-7 overall and 3-5 in the Suburban League National Conference after posting a 25-18, 25-20, 25-18 victory over Nordonia Sept. 22 at Ray "Buck" Hyser Gymnasium.

Alena Madar led the Lady Explorers with 15 ills, 13 service points, including three aces, and five blocks.

Dani Turner finished with 12 kills and 11 digs and Regina Alvarez had nine kills and two blocks for Hudson, which lost to the Lady Knights in five sets earlier in the season.

Also contributing for the Lady Explorers were Lorenza Chiarappa (34 assists, five digs and three kills), Nina Disandis (22 service points and 14 digs), Kendall Mackay (27 digs) and Amelia Hoffmeier (14 digs).

Hudson was scheduled to visit National Conference rival North Royalton Sept. 27. Results were not available at press time.

The Explorers are set to entertain National Conference foe Cuyahoga Falls Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m.

WRA field hockey

team routs Walsh

The Western Reserve Academy field hockey team ended its three-match losing streak Sept. 22 at home.

The Pioneers improved to 4-5 with a lopsided 11-1 victory over Walsh Jesuit.

Annemarie Bobinsky had three goals and two assists and Julia Gasbarre had three goals for Reserve.

Also scoring one goal apiece for WRA were Chloe Zampelli, Tia Forsyth, Brooke Barsella, Bridgie Kelly and Abi Burner.

WRA's junior varsity team posted a 10-0 win.

Jen Blossom, Ellie Kuhen, Kyra Bradley and Carlin Szilagyi each had two goals in the JV contest.

Julia Clark and Nini Wong each scored once for the Pioneers.

The varsity squad was scheduled to entertain Hawken (Gates Mills) Sept. 26. Results were not available at press time.

Reserve is set to visit Kent Roosevelt Sept. 28 at 4:30 p.m. before heading to the Maumee Valley Country Day Tournament Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in Toledo.

WRA is scheduled to play Ottawa Hills Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. and MVCD Oct. 1.

Reserve tennis team

rolls past Warren JFK

The host Western Reserve Academy girls tennis team improved to 7-5 with a 5-0 victory over Warren JFK Sept. 23.

MacKenzie Deeter (6-1, 6-0), Alicia Ma (6-0, 6-0) and Lydia Peercy (6-1, 6-0) had no trouble in singles' play.

The Pioneers' doubles teams of Amy Zhou and Alexis Shoemaker (6-1, 6-1) and Sarah Jones and Alison Landry (6-0, 6-0) also cruised to easy wins.

Reserve was scheduled to entertain Bath Township Revere Sept. 26. Results were not available at press time.

WRA is set to host Gilmour Academy (Gates Mills) Sept. 29 at 4:30 p.m.

The Pioneers are scheduled to visit Lake Ridge Academy Sept. 30 in North Ridgeville. Play is set to begin at 5 p.m.

Pioneer volleyball

wins five-set thriller

The host Western Reserve Academy volleyball team improved to 3-11 on the season after posting a come-from-behind 25-27, 25-20, 10-25, 25-22, 15-9 victory over Hearts for Jesus Christ (Fairview Park) Sept. 24.

Serena Gao led the Pioneers with 25 service points.

Reserve is scheduled to visit John Adams Sept. 29 in Cleveland. Play is set to begin at 6:30 p.m.

WRA is scheduled to visit Garfield Oct. 1 in Akron. Play is set to begin at 3 p.m.

WRA girls soccer

falls to Mooney

The host Western Reserve Academy girls soccer team fell to 4-8 in 2016 after losing to Youngstown Cardinal Mooney 5-0 Sept. 24.

The Pioneers were scheduled to entertain Laurel (Shaker Heights) Sept. 27. Results were not available at press time.

They are set to visit Central Christian Sept. 30 in Kidron. Play is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Reserve is set to visit GlenOak Oct. 1 in Canton. Play is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.

Get Hall of Fame tickets for wrestling

Local residents who wish to buy tickets for the Ohio chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame's induction dinner can do so online at www.oh-nwhof.ticketleap.com.

Longtime Greenmen wrestling coach Dick Bliss, who recently announced his retirement, will be honored at the Oct. 16 event at the Embassy Suites in the Columbus suburb of Dublin.

A social will begin at 2 p.m., with dinner served at 3, followed by the inductees presentations.

Tickets cost $50 per person and must be purchased by Oct. 7.