HERKIMER, N.Y. – The Herkimer Magicians spotted Old Forge a 2-0 lead Thursday but came back to beat the Eskimos in five games.
Herkimer won 21-25, 21-25, 25-17, 25-16, 25-11 on its home court.
Brittany McManus had nine kills, four aces and 18 digs for the Magicians (8-2); Jaden Edmunds had four aces, five kills, five blocks and two digs; Makaila Maass had 20 assists and four digs; and Kristine Nietes had 17 digs and one assist.
Herkimer plays at home again Monday against Sauquoit Valley.
ROME FREE ACADEMY 3
CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY 1
ROME, N.Y. – The Rome Free Academy Black Knights were 25-15, 25-15, 26-28, 25-14 winners over Central Valley Academy in four games Thursday.
Megan Magnanti served eight aces with five kills for the Black Knights (6-5); Madison Wolfe had seven kills, one block and two aces; Maria Keeney had four kills, five blocks and two aces; Casey Hunziker had 16 assists and two aces; Kate Mastracco had five aces and three kill; and Calla Reilley had four kills, one block and two aces.
Central Valley Academy is now 2-6. The Thunder plays at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Monday.