The Freeman Scotties, staking claim as the top volleyball team in the Northeast A League, took care of the Riverside Lady Rams 25-10, 25-20, 25-18 on Thursday.
The Scotties, behind three kills from Kaela Straw, opened up a 10-1 lead in the first game.
Riverside (5-4 in NE-A play) made a brief run with three straight points behind the serving of Courtney Davis. Freeman, (7-1) however, responded with six straight points to stretch the Scottie lead to 16-5.
Two aces by Straw gave the Scotties a 20-7 lead and were never threatened the rest of the game.
Riverside regrouped in the second game and took a 12-11 lead on a Davis kill. A Sydney Spray kill gave the Lady Rams a 14-12 lead before Freeman made another charge.
A Kyra Phillips kill trimmed the Freeman lead to 22-19 only to see the Scotties go back to Straw to put the game away.
The Scotties wasted little time going for the sweep, opening a 10-1 lead following a kill by Katie Vold.
Straw put together a kill and an ace to increase the Freeman lead to 12-3.
A Phillips’ kill trimmed the Scottie lead to 13-6. Freeman’s Dani Reilly responded with a kill. Another Straw kill gave the Scotties a 20-11.
The final Riverside hurrah was kills by Spray and Phillips before the Scotties put an end to the match.
Straw took game-high honors with 14 kills. Davis and Phillips led the Lady Rams with five kills apiece. Davis and Straw shared game honors with three aces apiece.