Thursday SVC Volleyball put a little bit more distance between the top two teams and the rest of the conference as unbeaten Westfall won in four sets while Zane Trace needed five sets to stay within one match of the Mustangs.
(6-0) Westfall traveled to Huntington and came away with a 25-20, 20-25, 25-19, 25-16 win over (2-4) Huntington. The Mustangs will close out first round action Tuesday at home when they host Adena.
(5-1) Zane Trace won a five-set thriller at (4-2) Adena 25-21, 22-25, 25-16, 19-25, 15-13. The defending champ Pioneers will close-out their first round at Piketon Tuesday, before traveling to Westfall September 19th for a rematch with the Mustangs. Westfall handed ZT their only loss of the season in five sets, roaring back from a 2-0 set deficit.
The Zane Trace-Westfall match will open 94 Country WKKJ's second round action of SVC Volleyball with airtime at approximately 6pm.
Elsewhere Thursday, (4-2) Unioto stayed in the title hunt with a 25-12, 25-17, 25-20 win at (0-6) Paint Valley.
(2-4) Piketon beat (2-4) Southeastern in five sets. 25-17, 14-25, 22-25, 25-19, 15-7.