SMITHSBURG - The Williamsport Wildcats' volleyball team recorded its ninth straight win by sweeping the Smithsburg Leopards on Monday night, but it wasn't easy.
No. 2 Williamsport (9-1) came out on top of No. 8 Smithsburg (7-3), 25-16, 27-25, 25-20.
"We knew that it wasn't going to be real easy," Williamsport coach Emily Crabtree said. "Smithsburg has a real nice team."
Sammi Snodderly came through with 21 digs and 14 kills, while Lea Drury contributed 33 assists and eight digs for Williamsport. Emily Malott had 18 digs and six blocks, while Ashley Plume also had 18 digs for the Wildcats. Lacie Johnson collected 11 digs and nine kills, Jessica Bennett added 11 digs and nine service points and Lauren Brown had 10 kills and six blocks for Williamsport.
"Williamsport is a very good, fundamentally sound volleyball team," Smithsburg coach Rachel Bachtell said. "They have a good serve-receive, they play good defense and they have solid hitters who are able to execute and end play. They just don't let the ball hit the floor."