By: Bryan Waltersbwalters@heartlandpublications.com
September 21, 2012
RACINE, Ohio — The Eastern volleyball team picked up its ninth straight win of the season Thursday night following a 25-10, 25-16, 25-6 victory over host Southern in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division matchup at Charles W. Hayman Gymnasium.
The visiting Lady Eagles (12-1, 8-0 TVC Hocking) captured their 28th consecutive league triumph, while the Lady Tornadoes fell to 5-8 overall this fall. Southern managed just eight service points on the night and mustered only 32 of the 107 points scored in the contest.
Erin Swatzel and Jordan Parker both paced the EHS service attack with 13 points apiece, followed by Ally Hendrix with 10 points and Maddie Rigsby with seven points. Gabby Hendrix rounded things out with six points.
Parker led the net attack with 13 kills, followed by Swatzel with 10 kills and Rigsby with nine kills. Katie Keller added four kills and a team-best four blocks, while Kiki Osborne chipped in two kills to the winning cause. Swatzel also added two blocks.
Ally Hendrix had three kills and a team-high 38 assists, while Gabby Hendrix led the defense with 22 digs.
Katie Jenkins led SHS with four service points, while Celestia Hendrix had two points for the hosts. No other statistical information was available from Southern at presstime.