FERNDALE — Troy Athens remained in the upper echelon of the OAA White Division by posting a three-game sweep Thursday of host Ferndale.
The Red Hawks dropped the Eagles 25-19, 25-23, 25-16 to move to 3-1 in conference play and into second place.
Lisa Lavelanet had 22 assists, six kills and five service points to lead Athens. Erica Siismets added seven kills and Sarah Watson had 11 digs and four service points for the Red Hawks.
AUBURN HILLS AVONDALE 25-25-25, HAZEL PARK 13-11-15: Host Avondale cruised to this OAA White Division win Thursday over the visiting Vikings. Marisa Aiello had 10 blocks and seven kills and Hannah Schroll added five kills to lead Avondale (10-18-0, 3-0.
PLYMOUTH CHRISTIAN 25-17-25-24-15, AUBURN HILLS OAKLAND CHRISTIAN Christian 17-25-21-26-10: The Eagles outlasted the Lancers in a battle of state-ranked teams in this key MIAC Blue Division matchup. Darcy Johnston slammed 30 kills with 34 digs for the Lancers, while Erin Washington added 41 assists and 17 digs for the Oakland Christian (12-4-1, 2-1). Plymouth Christian is 4-0 in league play.
OXFORD 25-25-25, BLOOMFIELD HILLS LAHSER 20-16-21: Oxford continued to impress in its first season of OAA Red Division competition with this sweep of the host Knights Thursday. Lindsey Leppek had 10 kills, Darien Bandel added nine kills and Maggie Rourke scooped up 26 digs to lead Oxford (13-11-0, 2-0).
CLARKSTON 25-25-25, NORTH FARMINGTON 12-20-12: Clarkston improved to 4-0 in conference play and halfway home to defending their conference title with this sweep of the visiting Raiders Thursday. Stephanie Marani had 13 kills and four blocks and Angela Niezgoda added 21 digs for Clarkston (27-1-0, 4-0).
TROY 25-25-25, BIRMIGHAM GROVES 15-9-12: Troy made quick work of the host Falcons to remain unbeaten in OAA White Division play. Olivia Parks had 15 kills and Lindsay Moeller contributed 40 assists for Troy (12-8-3, 4-0).
ROCHESTER STONEY CREEK 25-25-25, OAK PARK 0-4-9: Stoney Creek raced through this OAA Blue Division contest Thursday, blanking the Knights in the first game and allowing only 13 points the whole evening. Alexa Caporuscio set a single-match school record with 22 aces in the rout. Lisa Kisil had six aces and eight kills for the Cougars (3-2-0, 3-0).