Girls volleyball: No. 5 Benjamin sweeps No. 6 Jupiter Christian


Ellie Blain had 13 kills and six aces, leading Benjamin to a 25-18, 25-18, 25-19 sweep of Jupiter Christian in a matchup of ranked teams Wednesday night in Palm Beach Gardens.

Sierra Barron contributed 31 assists and six digs for the fifth-ranked Buccaneers (12-3).

The sixth-ranked Defenders fell to 13-4.

No. 3 West Boca Raton d. Boca Raton 25-19, 25-22, 25-17: Paige Barash had nine kills and nine digs and Taylor Burrell added seven kills and three blocks, giving the Bulls (17-3) the sweep of the Bobcats in Boca Raton.

No. 7 Park Vista d. Lake Worth 25-10, 25-8, 25-14: Olivia Salla had eight kills and 10 digs and Hayley Lightle added 14 digs and 13 service points, leading the Cobras (13-4) over the Trojans (4-12) in Lake Worth. Darlenis Medina had 11 digs and Zaida Santiago added seven assists for Lake Worth.

Boynton Beach sweeps opponents: Jannice Lynch had eight kills and four aces, and Tiffany McEwen added three kills and 20 aces, leading the Tigers to a 25-10, 25-10, 25-4 sweep of Village Academy.

Lynch had eight kills and 13 aces and Natassya Guzman contributed three kills and two blocks as the Tigers also swept Glades Central 25-8, 25-17, 25-14.

Spanish River d. Atlantic 25-13, 25-21, 23-25, 25-22: Meghan Yaffa had 17 service points, 14 digs, and nine kills and Julia Schner added 13 kills, eight service points and six blocks, as the Sharks (6-7) held off the Eagles in Boca Raton.

Grandview Prep d. FAU 25-11, 25-19, 25-13: Jackie Schner had 26 kills and 15 digs, and Tori Burgess added 12 kills and 10 digs as the Thunderwolves (8-2) swept the Owls (4-7) in Boca Raton.

Palm Beach Central d. Seminole Ridge 25-15, 25-18, 25-20: Tiyana Minto had seven kills and Brooke Henry added 21 digs and six aces, leading the Broncos (9-6) over the Hawks in Wellington.

Saint John Paul II d. Highland Christian 25-22, 25-23, 25-18: Brea McNamara had eight service points and six kills and Erin Donahue added five kills and five service points, as the Eagles swept the Knights late Tuesday in Boca Raton.



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