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Ridenour Hits Milestone Volleyball Career Mark- Adena & Circleville Win VB Invite Titles

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High school volleyball took centerstage with three big stories from Saturday.

AARON RIDENOUR GAINS CAREER WIN #500

Photo Courtesy of Logan Elm Twitter

Logan Elm Volleyball Coach Aaron Ridenour gained his 500th career varsity win as the Braves took the runner-up position at the Unioto Invitational, Saturday.

Ridenour’s Logan Elm squad fell in the title match to rival Circleville after winning two matches to get to the final. Their (25-21, 25-13) win over Washington CH was followed by a (21-25, 25-23, 25-18) win over Chillicothe- which gained Coach Ridenour his milestone 500th career victory. Ridenour has also coached at Madison Plains, Bloom Carroll and Unioto.

UNIOTO VOLLEYBALL INVITATIONAL

Circleville won the team title at the Unioto Invitational with a (25-14, 25-13) win over McClain, then a sweep of Unioto (25-10, 25-19). The Tigers concluded with a (19-25, 25-11, 25-17) title match win over Logan Elm.

Courtesy of Circleville Volleyball Twitter

ADENA WINS LEHMAN CATHOLIC INVITATIONAL

Courtesy of Adena Volleyball

At the Lehman Catholic Invitational, (6-0) Adena ran the table with three victories to claim the team title for the first time in the 17 years they have been playing in the annual showcase of some of the top Division 3 and 4 teams in Ohio.

The Warriors beat Lima Central Catholic (25-15, 25-16), then thumped tournament host Lehman Catholic (25-11, 25-8). In the finals, Adena breezed by Fairlawn (25-13, 25-15) for the championship.

Previous to this, Adena’s best finish was in 2014 where the Warriors were runner-up.