Lady Eagles soar past Meigs in straight sets

Alex Hawley

August 21, 2013

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — It didn’t take the Lady Eagles long to hit their stride.

Eastern swept the host Lady Marauders in a non-conference volleyball match Tuesday night in Larry R. Morrison Gymnasium.

EHS (1-0) trailed Meigs (1-1) 5-1 in the first set but rallied back to take the 25-9 win. Meigs kept the second game close but eventually dropped the set 25-21 to Eastern. The Green and White completed the sweep with a 25-17 third set win.

Katie Keller led the Lady Eagles with 22 service points including 13 straight in the first set. Kelsey Johnson marked 12 points in the victory, Lindsay Wolfe had four and Maddie Rigsby finished with three points. Erin Swatzel contributed two service points and Jordan Parker added one to round out the EHS scoring.

Aly Dettwiller paced MHS with six points, followed by Brook Andrus with five markers. Brooke Reynolds finished with three points, while Ariel Ellis and Devyn Oliver each added two points.

Eastern’s net attack was led by the trio of Parker, Rigsby and Swatzel with 10 kills apiece. Keller added four kills, while Johnson marked two for the Lady Eagles. Wolfe finished with 30 assists for the Green and White, while Parker led the way with 28 digs. Rigsby and Parker led the EHS net defense with six blocks each, while Swatzel and Keller each had two. Johnson finished with one block in the match.

Andrus led the Lady Marauders with seven kills, followed by Hannah Cremeans with three. Olivia Cremeans finished two kills, while Ellis had one in the loss. Ellis led MHS with six assists, while Oliver paced the Maroon and Gold with seven digs. Olivia Cremeans’ three blocks paced the Lady Marauder net defense, followed by Andrus and Hannah Cremeans with one block each.

The victory is the 20th straight regular season win for Eastern, dating back to last season. These teams will meet again on Monday, August 26th at ‘The Nest’.