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Bountiful gets stranglehold on Region 5

Thanks to a pair of late scoring runs, the Bountiful Braves strengthened their grip on first place in Region 5 with a 15-10, 15-6 victory over Woods Cross on Tuesday.

Teresa Galloway's seven kills led the offensive attack for Bountiful, which improved to 6-0 with the win, while Woods Cross fell to 4-2.Hailey MacKay added six kills for the Braves, who scored the final six points of the first game after trailing 10-9.

Holding a slim 7-6 edge in the second game, Bountiful scored eight straight points on the serve of setter Laura Ariotti to close out the match. Ariotti finished the match with 16 assists and four aces.

In Tuesday's other matches:

Region 1

Skyline def. Clearfield 15-3, 15-8: Holly Harris pounded out eight kills for the top-ranked Eagles as they soared past the Falcons.

Davis def. Viewmont 15-8, 15-7: Mandy Thornton and Emily Christensen teamed for nine kills and Michele Dyring had three blocks in a Dart victory.

Layton def. Northridge 15-10, 9-15, 17-15: Kim Morrill netted 13 kills, while Nicole May added eight kills and 13 digs as the Lancer surprised the Knights.

Region 2

Copper Hills def. Kearns 15-7, 7-15, 15-3: Sheryl Molen pounded out 12 kills, while Cacee Gardner added four kills and four blocks as the Grizzlies defeated the Cougars.

Taylorsville def. Granger 15-5, 15-9: Brooke Noble recorded 19 assists, two blocks and two kills in leading the Warriors past the Lancers.

Hunter def. West Jordan 15-12, 15-13: Sau Sialasau had eight kills and the Wolverines recorded 31 team blocks in a win over the Jaguars. Ruth Crockett had 11 kills for West Jordan.

Region 3

Alta def. Brighton 15-10, 15-5: The Hawks maintained their hold on third place in the region by topping the Bengals.

Orem def. Hillcrest 15-5, 15-5: Jenny Chalmers dished out 18 assists in leading the Tigers past the Huskies.

Mountain View def. Timpanogos: The second-ranked Bruins remained perfect in region play by dumping the Timberwolves.

Region 4

Bonneville def. Roy 15-13, 15-9: Lori Burchall had six blocks and Jen Mark added 10 assists for the Royals, but it wasn't enough, as they fell to the Lakers.

Box Elder def. Fremont 15-11, 9-15, 15-12: The Bees rallied back from a 12-1 deficit in the third game to shock the Silver Wolves.

Logan def. Sky View 15-8, 11-15, 15-2: Brittney Pitcher's strong play helped the Grizzlies top the Bobcats.

Mountain Crest def. Weber 15-7, 15-5: Shauni Fluckiger tallied eight of the Mustangs' 24 team kills in their victory over the Warriors.

Region 5

Highland def. East 15-7, 15-5: The Rams served up 14 team aces and Logan Tom tallied 17 kills in a win over the Leopards. Martha Brinton added 16 assists for Highland.

Cyprus def. Olympus 15-8, 15-6: Katrena Ellett recorded nine kills and five blocks, while Laura Ellsworth added 16 assists and Penina Matagi four kills in a Pirate victory.

West def. Murray 6-15, 15-9, 15-7: Sabrina Hokafonu seven kills and Cassandra Francis added 15 assists.

Region 7

Ben Lomond def. Bear River 16-14, 15-0: The Scots scored the final 10 points of the first game and then cruised in the second for the win.

Morgan def. Granite 15-11, 15-5: Page Hansen tallied 27 assists, four kills and two aces in keeping the Trojans undefeated in region play.

Tooele def. Ogden 15-4, 15-4: Mindy Brodston had seven kills and Brandy Butler added seven assists in a Buffalo win over the Tigers.

Region 8

Emery def. Carbon 15-13, 15-6: Adrianne Bradley tallied 15 kills and Brandi Jackson added six more as the top-ranked Spartans rolled.

Delta def. Richfield 15-7, 15-13: Misha Morris served up 24 points in helping the Rabbits knock off the Wildcats.

Region 9

Cedar City def. Canyon View 15-0, 15-10: The Lady Reds grabbed a home win over the Falcons.

Snow Canyon def. Dixie 15-9, 15-9: The Warriors remained perfect in region play by topping the Flyers.

Pine View def. Hurricane 15-9, 7-15, 15-10: The Panthers used a strong net attack to pin a loss on the Tigers.

Region 10

Lehi def. Park City 6-15, 15-3, 15-6: Kim Allan served 14 straight points in second game including five aces, and Callie Trane tacked on eight kills as the Pioneers rallied for the victory.

Region 11

Beaver def. Kanab 15-9, 15-4: A balanced team effort propelled the Beavers past the Cowboys.

Enterprise def. South Sevier 15-9, 15-7: Emily Dunton and Kate Hess each had six kills for Enterprise as they topped South Sevier.

Millard def. Parowan 15-10, 15-6: The Eagles used tough play at the net to knock off the Rams.

Region 12

Grantsville def. St. Joseph 15-5, 15-8: Chelly Senton recorded four digs, two kills and two blocks for the Cowboys in their win over the Jayhawks.

Manti def. Gunnison 15-3, 15-3: The Templars remained atop the region standings by caging the Bulldogs.

Juab def. South Summit 15-10, 15-4: Camille Newton had 17 service points, including the last 10 of the match, and the strong play of Sharinda Kay helped the Wasps surprise the Wildcats.

Rowland Hall def. North Summit 15-9, 15-2: Jenna Gelegotis knocked down nine kills, while teammate Meghan Tuohig added 11 assists, four blocks and five aces as the Winged Lions topped the Braves.

Region 13

Monticello def. Grand 15-11, 8-15, 15-8: The strong play off Allison Westcott and Suzanne Eardley helped the Buckaroos top the Red Devils.

Region 14

S.L. Christian Academy def. Dugway 15-10, 14-16, 15-7: The Dragonslayers totaled 30 kills and 18 aces in outlasting the Mustangs.

ICS def. Waterford 15-4, 15-2: Christina Cole tallied 17 assists but it wasn't enough as the Lions remained perfect in region play.

West Desert def. Tintic 15-5, 15-11: Monica Allred posted six kills and Tsalaph Murphy served up four aces as the Hawks topped the Miners.

Non-region

Union def. North Sanpete 15-9, 15-10: The Cougars used a strong defensive effort to knock off the Hawks.

Panguitch def. North Sevier 5-15, 15-0, 17-15: The Bobcats grabbed a tough win over the Wolves.