Smith leads Potomac State past Penn Highlands

KEYSER, W.Va. — Potomac State swept to a victory over Penn Highlands, 25-12, 25-14 and 25-5, Wednesday night at Dana G. Lough Gymnasium.

Peyton Smith
Peyton Smith

Peyton Smith had eight aces for Potomac State, as well as 16 points, 17 assists, seven digs and five kills. Morgan Mongold had 11 kills, Kaitlyn Semler seven kills, eight points and seven digs, Julia Morikawa 13 digs and Michaela Osborne six kills. Amy Conley from Allegany High had five kills.

Potomac State (12-4) will play Saturday, 1 p.m., against Catonsville in Bel Air.

Lady Cats Volleyball goes 2-2 in New York
MONROE, N.Y. — Potomac State went 2-2 in four games, picking up wins over Southern Maryland and Nassau (N.Y.) Saturday and Sunday at the Monroe Tournament.

The Cats beat Southern Maryland 25-15, 25-10 and 25-12 on Saturday, before losing 25-12, 25-19 and 25-16 to nationally-ranked Monroe. Potomac State split its two games on Sunday as well. The lost to the Fashion Institute of Technology, another team ranked nationally, 25-18, 27-25 and 25-22, and beat Nassau 3-1, 25-15, 25-20, (19-25) and 25-18.

Morgan Mongold had 40 kills, 34 digs, 19 ponts and five aces, and Peyton Smith added 11 assists, 22 points, 28 digs, 12 kills and eight aces. Julia Morikawa added 31 digs, 25 points and six aces. Michaela Osborne had 18 kills, 17 points, 11 digs and eight blocks, and Alyssia Whitacre had 45 digs, 17 points and six aces.