The Canton girl’s modified volleyball team got back on their winning ways with a 3-0 win over OFA Wednesday night in Ogdensburg. 

The Blue Devils opened the first set with an ace, but Canton came roaring back with strong serving.  Katie Metcalf opened with 2 aces and followed up by serving for 7 more points to make it 10-2 Bears.  Laurel Whittier took over serving for 7 points and 6 aces in a row.  Canton was up 18-4, and Josie Gabriel helped to earn a point and Whittier had a kill.  Paige Blackmer finished out serving for the Bears with 2 points for the win 25-7.

The second set opened with Metcalf serving 5 aces in a row.  That was followed by serves from Gabriel, Emma Logan and Kyleigh Gollinger.  Whittier helped maintain possession with two hits before Zoey Mattice took over serving for 5 points (1 ace) to bring the score to 17-8.  Whittier then served for 3 points (2 aces) before Cecily Shipman subbed.  Metcalf had a strong hit to regain possession and then she served 2 aces and the Bears went on to win the second set 25-11.

The third set opened with a back and forth scoring.  Vanessa Mousaw served for 1 point to tie the score 3-3.  Cheyenne Kinney then hit the ball over to tie the score at 5-5.  Alexa Romano served for 1 point and then Maura Onyper served for 4 points to bring the Bears into the lead at 12-10.  Elaina Locy served an ace followed by a point to lift the Bears to 16-11.  Mousaw served 1 point, Locy had a nice dig, and Kinney served an ace to bring the score up to 22-16.  Mousaw had a dig to regain possession and Locy served 2 points to close out the match with a 25-18 win.

The Bears play again on Tuesday, October 15 at Clifton-Fine beginning at 5 p.m.

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