Thursday’s volleyball: South Hadley holds off Central
South Hadley 3, Central 2 — The Tigers (8-3) rallied to take the final two games in a 27-25, 20-25, 20-25, 25-18, 15-10 road victory that moves them to within a win of qualifying for postseason.
Sarah LaRochelle had eight aces and six blocks in the win. Shanel de los Santos had four aces and four kills.
Maddie Kelleher led an outstanding defensive effort with five of the team’s 26 digs. She also had three of their 16 blocks.
Easthampton 3, Renaissance 0 — Rachena Nhem recorded four kills, eight assists and four aces as the Eagles (11-2) won 25-14, 25-16, 25-19 on the road.
Elizabeth Whitney tallied three kills and three aces, and Hajar Akanour blasted two kills.
Frontier 3, Mohawk 0 — The Red Hawks (12-1) cruised to a victory on the road thanks to a strong start in the first two sets.
Frontier claimed the first two sets 25-10 and 25-9, respectively, then closed the match with a 25-20 win.
Ali Durant (six aces, two digs), Haley Daroczyn (six assists, two aces) and Kate Harper (five kills) starred for Frontier.