Clermont County’s high school varsity volleyball teams are just getting their respective campaigns in gear.
Amelia’s Barons, Milford’s E-Gals, Glen Este’s Trojans, and Goshen’s Warriors have been the dominant forces in the opening segment of the county’s volleyball scene.
Amelia won all three of its battles in a quadrangular showdown that took place at Ross High School. The Barons defeated the host Rams 25-13, 21-25, 25-17. The next victim was the Middletown Madison Mohawks, and Western Hills’ Mustangs also felt the Blue and White’s wrath. No scores were reported for the last two contests.
Milford pounded former Greater Miami Conference (GMC) competitor, Princeton, on the Vikings’ floor, 25-9, 25-13, 25-6. Arch-rival and former GMC, Eastern Metro Independent League, and Eastern Hills League rival, the Sycamore Aviators, returned home after being outlasted 26-24, 25-15, 18-15, 25-23 by the Red and White.
Goshen won out in a triangular fray at Turpin. The Warriors knocked off Northwest's Knights 25-20, 22-25, and 25-18. The Turpin tussle was not reported.
New Richmond began the season with a 21-25, 25-20, 25-12, 25-18 victory on the Deer Park Wildcats' court. Returning home, the Red and Black was set back in its rivertown inaugural by Taylor's Yellowjackets 25-13, 25-12, 25-16. Both foes were non-league.
Williamsburg broke even in a tri-meet that took place at Summit Country Day. The Wildcats were victorious in the first struggle by spiking the host Silver Knights 25-15, 25-11, but lost in the second competition to Indian Hill's Braves 25-18, 25-18.
Felicity was upended in its season inaugural at Madeira. The Mustangs overpowered the Cardinals 25-15, 25-18 in the Madeira Invitational.