"She has a tremendous work ethic,"
- Butler coach Meghan Lucas
Butler 3, North Hills 0
Alexis Krause had seven kills and Makenzie Huey added seven digs
as the Golden Tornado swept the Indians 25-13, 25-20, 25-15.
Katelyn Wetzel added six kills for Butler (6-5).
Butler 3, Hampton 0
Christina Farmer had 12 kills, and Meghan Studds and Alexis Krause added eight and seven kills, respectively, to power the Tornado (2-3) to the 25-15, 25-18, 25-15 victory.
Butler - 3 Shaler - 1
Brynn Maxwell tallied 11 kills, Marina Gracik had eight kills and Chelsea Pallone had seven digs
as Butler rolled past Shaler 3-1.
The Golden Tornado won by scores of 23-25, 25-14, 25-23 and 25-21.
Butler won the JV match 2-0.
Butler 3, North Hills 0
The Golden Tornado dominated this match, defeating the Indians 25-4, 25-9 and 25-16.
Amanda Huey led the way with 16 assists, four aces and three kills.
Brynn Maxwell and Danielle Lloyd each had four kills for Butler (1-0).
Butler 3, Oakland Catholic 2
Abbie Druschel had 20 kills and seven blocks, and Hannah Williams had 15 digs for the Tornado (2-0).
Butler - 3 Pine Richland - 1
Abbie Druschel had 12 kills and 11 blocks to lead Butler to a 3-1 victory over Pine-Richland.
The Golden Tornado (3-0) won by scores of 25-21, 25-20, 25-20, 25-20.
Marina Gracik contributed 10 kills and Jocelyn Bachman had 13 digs.
Butler 3, New Castle 0
Stephanie Girdano had 18 assists and two aces as the Golden Tornado (5-1, 4-1) routed New Castle 25-6, 25-4, 25-10.
Butler's junior varsity team also won in a sweep.
Golden Tornado netters roll past Indians
Amanda Skidmore tallied eight
kills and Brynn Maxwell had four
as the Butler girls volleyball team
rolled past host North Hills for a 3-0 victory.
The Golden Tornado, who won by scores of 25-9, 25-11 and 25-9, improved to 6-2 overall, 5-2 in the section.
Butler 3 - Plum 1
Butler beat Plum 25-21, 25-19, 18-25, 25-19.
Becky Smith led the tornado girls with 10 kills and 25 blocks. Rachel Doutt
had 9 kills and 3 blocks, and Abbie Druschel had 3 kills and 15 blocks. Katie
Willison had 30 assists with 6 blocks, and Sam Harris had 30 digs.
Butler - 3 Fox Chapel - 1
Abbie Druschel had eight kills and eight blocks and Katie Willison added 25 assists to lead Butler to a 20-25, 25-19, 27-25, 27-25 win over #7 ranked Fox Chapel.
Amanda Huey added seven kills and four blocks for the Golden Tornado (7-5, 6-5).
Butler - 3 Hampton - 0
25-8, 25-10, 25-8 Becky Smith had 8 kills and 7 blocks;
Abbie Druschel 6 kills, 3 blocks; Ashley Grenet 6 kills; and Steph Mock 8 digs and 3 aces.
Butler -3 NH -0
Becky Smith had 10 kills and Katie Willison added 34 assists and seven aces to power the Butler girls volleyball team to a 25-15, 25-9, 25-7 sweep over North Hills
Butler 3 Shaler 2
19-25; 25-23; 25-19; 23-25; 15-9
Butler had 38 kills, 15 blocks, & 66 digs.
At the Butler Tournament the host Tornado defeated Avonworth 2-1 in the semifinals, then defeated Council Rock South 2-0 in the championship final.
Council Rock South had blanked Kiski Area 2-0 in the other semifinal. Knoch was defeated by Avonworth 2-0 in the quarterfinal round.
Amy Achesinski:"I can't recall ever wanting to win a game so badly."...WPIAL Playoff bound...
Tornado earn 1st playoff victory vs. longtime power...
Butler - 3
Baldwin - 1
1st round WPIAL Volleyball
Penn-Trafford - 0
1st round WPIAL Soccer
Butler - 3 North Hills - 1
Butler 3, North Hills 1 - The Golden Tornado (3-2, 1-0) won this section match 25-10, 25-19, 24-26, 25-20 as Amy Achesinski had 13 kills and two blocks, Becky Smith added 10 kills, Stephanie Mock 11 digs and Katie Willison 23 assists and three aces.
Butler (3-2) rolled to a 25-7, 25-5, 25-14 win over New Castle's first-year program.
Amy Achesinski had 10 kills and Becky Smith had seven kills and four blocks to lead Butler to a 25-18, 25-12, 25-17 sweep over the Hampton Talbots. Ashley Grenet added six kills and five digs for the Golden Tornado.
Butler 3, New Castle 0 — On Senior Night, Amy Achesinski had eight kills, two blocks and one ace, and Yuki Schaper had two kills, six digs and four aces as the Golden Tornado rolled to a 25-4, 25-5, 25-7 victory.
Butler (4-5) will travels to Seneca Valley next. A win over the Raiders will qualify Butler for the upcoming WPIAL playoffs.
Butler - 3 Seneca - 2
Butler 3, Hampton 0 — Becky Smith had eight kills and two blocks in the Golden Tornado's 25-7, 25-11, 25-18 victory. Ashley Grenet added seven kills and Sam Harris had three kills, six digs and three blocks for Butler (6-5, 5-5)
The Tornado junior varsity won its match, 2-0. Butler
Butler 3, Hampton 1 - Achesinski had 21 kills and two blocks, Abby Herrit had 17 kills and 13 digs and Yuki Schaper had 35 digs in the win for the Tornado (2-2) . The Butler JV team won 2-0.
Kala Schnur handles the ball in a match with North Hills. Schnur recorded 21 assists as the Golden Tornado beat the Indians 3-0.
STEVEN DIETZ/SPECIAL TO THE EAGLE
Butler netters sweep North Hills ....Kelsey Rice had nine kills, Amy Achesinski had eight kills and Kala Schnur had 21 assists to power the Butler volleyball team to a 25-20, 25-18, 25-21 sweep over North Hills
Girls Volleyball leaps and bounds over last year...
Butler 3, Hampton 0
- Kala Schnur totaled 21 assists and Ashleigh Huey contributed 16 digs and seven kills to lead Butler to the sweep by scores of 25-19, 25-17 and 25-19. Amy Achesinski added five blocks and four kills, and Kelly Crater had 14 digs.
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Tornado topple North Hills
The Butler Volleyball Team traveled to North Hills last night. The girls won in four with scores of 15-6, 12-15, 15-1, and 15-2. Alisa Kovalchik had 16 points. Top spikers were Megan Smith with 11, Aby Sedwick with 9, Alisa Kovalchik with 8, and Lindsey Miller with 7. Halee Schnur had 10 assists. Butler will host Pine Richland on Tuesday at 6 pm for their next home game.