Purple Lion spikers spoil Groton’s visit

Senior Night was a big success for Dryden High girls in closing out the Interscholastic Athletic Conference North Division regular season in volleyball.
The Purple Lions breezed past visiting Groton on Monday, securing a 25-13, 25-12, 25-17 victory that has them with a 12-2 record heading into the upcoming sectional tournament.
Dryden finished second behind unbeaten Trumansburg in the IAC North Large School Division standings, the first place Blue Raiders capping a perfect 14-0 campaign with a three-set win over Union Springs last night.
Venessa Scott and Kayla Kurcerak each had four kills at the net for Dryden against Groton. Scott also had 11 service points featuring four aces, and added a pair of assists. Kurcerak had eight assists as a setter and picked up a couple of aces.
McKenna White was also steady for the Purple Lions with nine service points, four aces, a pair of kills at the net and an assist.
For the Indians, setter Allyson Black directed the offense and picked up four assists.
Groton falls to 9-5 on the season, but the Indians did finish first in the IAC Small School Division. The Indians will take on unbeaten Tioga for the IAC Small School overall crown on Friday.



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