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Warriors match win total from 2010

Wyoming Area beats Berwick in straight sets

Wyoming Area’s Cody Gates goes for the kill against Berwick in Exeter on Wednesday afternoon.

photos by BILL TARUTIS

Tony Richards sets the ball for WA against Berwick.

Wyoming Area didn’t wait long to match last season’s win total, beating Berwick in straight sets in a Wyoming Valley Conference volleyball match on Wednesday afternoon in Exeter. Wyoming Area finished 1-14 in 2010.

Tony Richards led the charge with nine aces, 14 assists, and four kills as the Warriors won, 25-9, 25-13, and 25-17.

Cody Gates added 11 kills and two aces for WA, and Chris Evans had two kills and four aces.

WA 0, North Pocono 3

Wyoming Area was competitive with perennial WVC powerhouse North Pocono in a 3-0 loss to the Trojans on Monday in Exeter.

Cody Gates paced the Warriors with eight kills and six points. Tony Richards added 11 assists and one kill.

WA 0, Coughlin 3

Wyoming Area opened its season with a 3-0 loss to Coughlin last Friday in Wilkes-Barre.

The Warriors lost 25-20, 25-13, and 25-14 despite 12 assists, two block and one kill from Tony Richards.

Cody Gates added 7 kills and a block for Wyoming Area, and Chris Evans added four kills and one dig.

Statistics

Aces

Tony Richards…9

Chris Evans…4

Cody Gates…2

Assists

Tony Richards…37

Kills

Cody Gates…26

Chris Evans…6

Tony Richards…6

Blocks

Tony Richards…2

Cody Gates…1

Digs

Chris Evans…1

Standings

Lake-Lehman…3-0

Crestwood…2-0

Holy Redeemer…2-0

Nanticoke…2-0

North Pocono…2-0

Abington Heights…2-1

Coughlin…2-1

Dallas…1-1

Tunkhannock…1-1

Valley West…1-2

Wyoming Area…1-2

Hanover…0-1

Meyers…0-1

Berwick…0-2

Hazleton…0-2

West Side Tech…0-2

Delaware Valley…0-3

This week’s schedule

Monday

WA at Crestwood

Wednesday

WA at Abington Heights

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