CARDINGTON — Northmor took the season series with Cardington in girls high school volleyball on Saturday, and with its 25-17, 25-23, 25-16 victory, earned a Division III sectional tournament title and a trip to next week’s district tournament.

On Wednesday, the Knights, who improved to 19-5 on the year, will play the winner of a sectional championship tilt between Utica and Northridge. Kara Wright’s squad will take on that victor at 6 p.m. at Buckeye Valley High School

The two Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference rivals had split their two league matchups this season.

In Saturday’s win, Northmor unleashed and impressive offensive attack, led by Kelsie Fike, who was 30/38 hitting with 12 kills, and Anna Donner, who was 3o/30 hitting with 12 kills. Leslie Brubaker added seven kills.

Jordyn Zoll was 93/97 hitting with 38 assists. She was also the top server, with two aces on an 18/18 performance. Donner and Caitlyn Thebealt were each 13/14 hitting, with three and two aces respectively.

A big key to thwarting Cardington’s attack was Donner with 14 digs, Christiana Boggs and Lindsey Wiseman with 13 apiece, Zoll with 11 and Thebeault and Fike with nine digs apiece.

Staff report