The Northview volleyball team set themselves up for a showdown with Avon tonight by downing Cascade in straight sets, 25-17, 25-19 and 25-18 to remain unbeaten this season.
The Knights got a 26 assist, eight point, three ace effort from Lindsay Thomas and Christy Fulk added 11 service points (2 aces) to go with five kills and four blocks in a balanced game.
Kaley Huffman also had a solid game for the Knights with her seven points, 10 digs and three kills while Brittney Spugnardi chipped in eight points and three aces to go with five digs. Lottie King provided three blocks and 14 kills to lead the team and Brianne Arvin was second on the squad with seven kills.
King also had seven points with four aces and Heather Palmer contributed a block and a kill for the Knights who advanced to 11-0 this season.
While Avon has just a 2-4 mark this season, the Orioles are coming off a season in which they advanced to regional play and have faced three state-ranked teams this season already and face a stout Northview squad who will get a good test this evening.
The Knights also won their JV contest with a 25-11, 25-12 victory paced by Olivia Kumpf's 12 points, five aces and six assists. Emma Koehler added in six points and four assists while Cari Laue contributed 10 points from the service line along with two kills. Ashley Hull had five points, two aces and four kills for the Knights and teammate Hannah Emmert sent home five kills to lead the team. Mallory Heffner chipped in with four points and three aces with Chelsea Mershon adding two blocks and three kills.