Fostoria's Settles reaches No. 2 on Ohio's all-time career volleyball kills list

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FOSTORIA, Ohio (WTVG) - Tyriana Settles has all sorts of kills on the volleyball court.

The number now sits at 2,058 in four years at Fostoria High School. This mark is not only a school record, but also has her sitting in second all-time in the State of Ohio.

"I look at it sometimes, but I'm really worried about like more of our record like our team thing than just the individual," Settles said.

Fostoria head coach Krissy Lotycz worked with Settles in junior high and is now with the senior as she chases the state's top spot for career kills.

"She's got a fifty percent kill efficiency so every other ball she gets a kill," Lotycz said. "We feed her five times to one than anybody else. She's just our workhorse of our volleyball team. She's our go to. Whether it's front row, back row. She's our go-to."

You cannot be in a position for a kill without a good setter. That is why Settles has Mary Harris on her side.

"This summer we went to a lot of team camps, we went to Michigan which was really fun," Harris said. "And just working together as a team, team bonding and stuff like that."

Harris and Settles continue to work on that bond.

"Every set if it's off I'll tell her. If it's on I'll say 'hey good set.' Just letting her know those things," Settles said.

Fostoria's first sectional volleyball game is Saturday and if the team can continue progressing in the tournament, she has an outside chance of finishing number one on the all-time list.

Settles needs just 139 more kills for that top spot.

"We'll remember her especially forever," Harris said. "That she's the best player that I've ever played with. I think her skill level is just outstanding for coming from here. Nobody is ever going to forget her."