Connellsville boys soccer photo

Connellsville’s Braden Cross (24) goes up for the ball during Thursday’s home match against Trinity.

Rylan Musgrove had 37 assists and seven blocks and Larianna Thompson connected for 16 kills as the Connellsville volleyball team defeated host Belle Vernon, 17-25, 25-14, 28-26, 23-25, 15-12 in a Section 3 (3A) match on Thursday night. Hillary Claycomb had 11 kills and Faith Brandner recorded 10 kills and five blocks. Ella Lape tallied 36 digs and Lily Show came through with nine kills and four blocks for the Falcons.

Southmoreland 3, McGuffey 1 -- Kaylee Doppelheuer had 12 kills and Taylor Doppelheuer followed with eight kills as the Scotties defeated host McGuffey, 25-17, 18-25, 25-16, 25-10 in a Section 3 (2A) match on Thursday night. Riley Puckey finished with 12 assists and Eli McCloy was close behind with 11 assists for Southmoreland.

Jason Black is the sports editor at The Daily Courier. Reach him at jblack@dailycourier.com or 724-628-2000.