VALATIE — Ichabod Crane improved to 3-1 in Colonial Council girls volleyball action with a 3-1 victory over Schalmont.

The Rides won by scores of 25-23, 18-25, 28-26 and 25-13.

After splitting the first two Schalmont jumped out to a 19-9 lead.

“We were really struggling early. Schalmont is tough defensively and we were pressing a little,” Ichabod Crane coach Adam Vooris said.

Sophomore Emma Scheitinger took over serving at 22-11 and served nine straight points to bring ICC within two, 22-20. Junior Ashleigh Gerkman served an Ace and later assisted on a kill by sophomore Delaney More to notch things up at 23-23.

Middle blocker Maddie Kelley blocked an attack by Schalmont to give ICC a 24-23 advantage. The game went back and forth with Schalmont taking a 26-25 lead when Ichabod got consecutive kills from Darby Siver and Scheitinger and put it away 28-26.

In the fourth set, the Riders out it all together to win with a convincing 25-13 score.

“Our impact players came through in the end, which wouldn’t have happened if the team didn’t rally around each other,” Vooris said.

Scheitinger finished with 3 aces, 11 kills and 17 digs. Clare Knapp had 7 aces, 11 assists and 12 digs. Darby Siver had 8 kills and Delaney More finished with 5 kills and 17 assists.

ICC 3, Ravena 0

RAVENA — Abigail Dolge scored two goals and Ashley Ames had one as Ichabod Crane defeated Ravena, 3-0, in Friday’s Colonial Council girls soccer game.

Emma Brew had two assists for the Riders. Carien Zietsman had one assist.

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