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2018 OHSAA Volleyball State Tournament Coverage

2018 OHSAA Volleyball State Tournament

Nutter Center, Wright State University
November 8-10, 2018

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State Tournament Information

2018 State Tournament Pairings

2018 OHSAA Volleyball State Tournament Pairings
Home team listed first. Pairings are shown with state rank and records.
All games at the Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton
 
Division IV
No. 13 Tiffin Calvert (24-3) def. Portsmouth Clay (24-3), 25-10, 25-13, 25-16 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
No. 3 New Bremen (23-4) def. No. 9 Monroeville (24-4), 19-25, 23-25, 25-19, 25-20, 15-10 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
Division IV State Championship: No. 13 Tiffin Calvert def. No. 3 New Bremen (26-3), 12-25, 25-20, 25-21, 22-25, 15-10 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
 
Division III
No. 9 Independence (24-3) def. No. 4 Defiance Tinora (28-0), 25-15, 25-22, 25-18 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
No. 18 Versailles (18-10) def. No. 5 Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley (25-2), 25-6, 25-21, 25-18 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
Division III State Championship: No. 18 Versailles (20-10) def. No. 9 Independence (25-4), 25-23, 25-23, 25-19 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
 
Division II
No. 3 Parma Heights Holy Name (24-3) def. No. 15 Middletown Bishop Fenwick (23-5), 25-17, 14-25, 25-17, 25-18 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
No. 9 Columbus Bishop Hartley (21-6) def. No. 14 Mentor Lake Catholic (16-11), 25-18, 25-23, 25-15 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
Division II State Championship: No. 3 Parma Heights Holy Name (26-3) def. No. 9 Columbus Bishop Hartley (22-7), 25-22, 25-16, 18-25, 16-25, 15-6 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
 
Division I
No. 2 Parma Padua Franciscan (26-1) def. Solon (22-5), 25-18, 25-15, 25-18 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
No. 1 Cincinnati Ursuline Academy (25-2) def. No. 7 Powell Olentangy Liberty (27-0), 25-22, 25-13, 25-19 PDF BOX | HTM BOX
Division I State Championship: No. 1 Cincinnati Ursuline Academy (26-2) def. No. 2 Parma Padua Franciscan (27-2), 25-19, 25-23, 25-23

Volleyball Regional Pairings

2018 OHSAA Volleyball Regional Pairings
Dates, Locations and Times Subject to Change.
Records Indicated Are as of District Final from Available Information.
Home Team Listed First. Rankings are from the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association State Poll released on Monday, October 15, 2018.
 
Division I
Hudson Region
Painsville Riverside (14-2) vs. Solon (20-5) at Hudson High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit (16-9) vs. Massillon Jackson (20-4) at Hudson High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Hudson High School, 2 p.m.
 
Norwalk Region
Toledo St. Ursula Academy (14-10) vs. No. 2 Parma Padua Franciscan (24-1) at Norwalk High School, Thurs. at 6 p.m.
No. 10 Rocky River Magnificat (18-6) vs. No. 17 Toledo Notre Dame Academy (16-9) at Norwalk High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Norwalk High School, 2 p.m.
 
Worthington Region
No. 5 Dublin Coffman (23-3) vs. No. 7 Powell Olentangy Liberty (25-0) at Worthington Kilbourne High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
Columbus Bishop Watterson (19-7) vs. No. 13 Lewis Center Olentangy Orange (20-5) at Worthington Kilbourne High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Worthington Kilbourne High School, 2 p.m.
 
West Chester Region
No. 3 Cincinnati Mercy McAuley (21-3) vs. No. 4 Cincinnati Mount Notre Dame (19-6) at Lakota West High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
No. 8 Cincinnati St. Ursula Academy (14-9) vs. No. 1 Cincinnati Ursuline Academy (23-2) at Lakota West High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Lakota West High School, 2 p.m.
 
Division I State Tournament at Wright State University, Dayton
Hudson Region vs. Norwalk Region, Fri., Nov. 9 at 4 p.m.
West Chester Region vs. Worthington Region, Fri., Nov. 9 at 6 p.m.
Division I State Championship: Sat., Nov. 10 at 5 p.m.
 
Division II
Stow Region
No. 11 Gates Mills Gilmour Academy (13-12) vs. No. 20 Richfield Revere (23-2) at Stow-Munroe Falls High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
No. 14 Mentor Lake Catholic (14-11) vs. No. 12 Mantua Crestwood (20-1) at Stow-Munroe Falls High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Stow- Munroe Falls High School, 2 p.m.
 
Heath Region
Thornville Sheridan (23-3) vs. No. 18 Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (23-3) at Heath High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
No. 5 Plain City Jonathan Alder (21-4) vs. No. 9 Columbus Bishop Hartley (18-6) at Heath High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Heath High School, 2 p.m.
 
Lexington Region
Wauseon (20-5) vs. Willard (18-7) at Lexington High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
Oak Harbor (21-4) vs. No. 3 Parma Heights Holy Name (22-3) at Lexington High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Lexington High School, 1 p.m.
 
 
Vandalia Region
Cincinnati Archbishop McNicholas (14-12) vs. No. 15 Middletown Bishop Fenwick (19-5) at Butler High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
No. 1 St. Bernard Roger Bacon (24-0) vs. No. 16 Tipp City Tippecanoe (23-2) at Butler High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Butler High School, 2 p.m.
 
Division II State Tournament at Wright State University, Dayton
Lexington Region vs. Vandalia Region, Fri., Nov. 9 at Noon
Stow Region vs. Heath Region, Fri., Nov. 9 at 2 p.m.
Division II State Championship: Sat., Nov. 10 at 3 p.m.
 
Division III
Barberton Region
No. 20 Apple Creek Waynedale (22-3) vs. Burton Berkshire (13-5) at Barberton High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
No. 9 Independence (15-2) vs. No. 6 Salem (18-2) at Barberton High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Barberton High School, 2 p.m.
 
Millbury Region
No. 2 Findlay Liberty-Benton (26-0) vs. No. 3 Huron (23-3) at Lake High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
Galion Northmor (20-5) vs. No. 4 Defiance Tinora (26-0) at Lake High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Lake High School, 12 p.m.
 
Logan Region
No. 8 Chillicothe Southeastern (22-2) vs. No. 18 Berlin Hiland (22-3) at Logan High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
No. 5 Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley (22-2) vs. No. 7 Wheelersburg (27-0) at Logan High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Logan High School, 2 p.m.
 
Kettering Region
Anna (16-7) vs. No. 14 Marion Pleasant (24-3) at Kettering Fairmont High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
No. 18 Versailles (15-10) vs. Casstown Miami East (17-8) at Kettering Fairmont High School Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Kettering Fairmont High School, 1 p.m.
 
Division III State Tournament at Wright State University, Dayton
Millbury Region vs. Barberton Region, Thurs., Nov. 8 at 4 p.m.
Kettering Region vs. Logan Region, Thurs., Nov. 8 at 6 p.m.
Division III State Championship: Sat., Nov. 10 at 1 p.m.
 
Division IV
Uniontown Region
No. 9 Monroeville (22-3) vs. No. 16 Dalton (20-5) at Lake High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
Newbury (20-3) vs. No. 12 Wellsville (23-1) at Lake High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Lake High School, 2 p.m.
 
Elida Region
No. 18 Arlington (20-5) vs. No. 4 Leipsic (24-2) at Elida High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
Defiance Ayersville (19-2) vs. No. 13 Tiffin Calvert (22-3) at Elida High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Elida High School, 12 p.m.
 
Lancaster Region
Portsmouth Clay (22-3) vs. No. 8 Lancaster Fairfield Christian Academy (25-1) at Lancaster High School, Wed., 7:30 p.m.
No. 17 Beverly Fort Frye (15-4) vs. Portsmouth Notre Dame (20-5) at Lancaster High School, Wed., 6 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Lancaster High School, 2 p.m.
 
Clayton Region
No. 6 Jackson Center (21-3) vs. No. 11 Russia (20-6) at Northmont High School, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
No. 15 Fort Loramie (14-12) vs. No. 3 New Bremen (22-4) at Northmont High School, Thurs., 6 p.m.
Regional Final: Nov. 3 at Northmont High School, 2 p.m.
 
Division IV State Tournament at Wright State University, Dayton
Elida Region vs. Lancaster Region, Thurs., Nov. 8 at Noon
Uniontown Region vs. Clayton Region, Thurs., Nov. 8 at 2 p.m.
Division IV State Championship: Sat., Nov. 10 at 11 a.m.

State Tournament Recaps

Division IV
 
Tiffin Calvert Makes First State Appearance, Leaves With Gold
DAYTON, Ohio- Winning its first volleyball state championship, Tiffin Calvert topped reigning champion, New Bremen, 3-2 (12-25, 25-20, 25-21, 22-25, 15-10) Saturday in the OHSAA Division IV championship game at Wright State’s Nutter Center.
 
Ranked No. 13 in the final coaches poll, Calvert was making its first trip to the state tournament. Sophomore Ashlyn Jones led the Senecas with nine kills and 28 digs. Freshman Emma White had 16 assists.  
 
Junior Taylor Paul led the way for New Bremen with 15 kills and senior Abby Thieman aided with 28 assists.
 
No. 3 New Bremen made its second straight state tournament appearance and took home its first state runner-up title.
 
Semifinal Scores:
Tiffin Calvert def. Portsmouth Clay 3-0
(25-10, 25-13, 25-16)
New Bremen def. Monroeville 3-2
(19-25, 23-25, 25-19, 25-20, 15-10)
 
 
Division III
 
Versailles Sweeps Independence for Back-to-Back State Titles
DAYTON, Ohio- Versailles swept Independence to take home the Division III state championship title with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-19) Saturday in the OHSAA Division III championship game at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.
 
In their eighth trip to the state tournament, the No. 18 ranked Tigers acquired an overall hitting percentage of 65%.
 
Versailles was led by junior Lindsey Winner with 15 kills, followed by senior Kelsey Custenborder with 31 assists.
 
This marks the seventh time the Tigers have advanced to the OHSAA volleyball state tournament and the second state title.
 
Sophomore Grace Smotek posted 14 kills for Independence. Freshman Abby Avila had 19 assists and senior Katie May supported with 12 assists. 
 
The Blue Devils have been in the state tournament twice and took home their first state runner-up trophy.
 
Semifinal Scores:
Independence def. Defiance Tinora 3-0
(25-15, 25-22, 25-18)
Versailles def. Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley 3-0
(25-6, 25-21, 25-18)
 
Division II
 
Parma Heights Holy Name Wins First Volleyball State Championship
 DAYTON, Ohio – Parma Heights Holy Name won its first volleyball state championship as the Lady Namers knocked off Columbus Bishop Hartley 3-2 (25-22, 25-16, 18-25, 16-25, 15-6) Saturday at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.
 
Ranked third in the final coaches poll, Holy Name was making its second appearance at the state tournament and stormed out to a 2-0 set lead before ninth-ranked Bishop Hartley stopped the Lady Namers from completing the sweep.
 
Holy Name was led by junior Samantha Snow with 18 kills, while senior Kayla Jarosz had 17 kills and sophomore Abriana Marchetta had 47 assists.
 
Hawks senior Chiamaka Nwokolo collected 19 kills, while senior Kayla Malone had 14. Sophomore Colleen Sweeney collected 43 assists.
 
Semifinal Scores:
Parma Heights Holy Name def. Middletown Bishop Fenwick 3-1
(25-17, 14-25, 25-17, 25-18)
Columbus Bishop Hartley def. Mentor Lake Catholic 3-0
(25-18, 25-23, 25-15)
 
 
Division I
 
Cincinnati Ursuline Academy Shuts Out Parma Padua Franciscan for Seventh State Title
DAYTON, Ohio- Cincinnati Ursuline Academy defeated Parma Padua Franciscan 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-23) Saturday in the OHSAA Division I championship match at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.
 
Ranked number one in the final state coaches poll, Ursuline was making its 14th appearance at the state tournament and now has seven titles.
 
Ursuline was led by sophomore Hailey Green in kills with 11, while senior Payton Breissinger had 10 and junior Logan Case had 34 assists.
 
Padua was led by junior Samantha Ott with 11 kills, followed by senior Abby Leigh with 10 kills. After being in Division II in 2017, the Bruins moved to Division I and took home their first Division I runner-up trophy.
 
Semifinal Scores:
Parma Padua Franciscan def. Solon 3-0
(25-18, 25-15, 25-18)
Cincinnati Ursuline Academy def. Powell Olentangy Liberty 3-0
(25-22, 25-13, 25-19)