BELPRE, Ohio — The Eastern volleyball team captured its 22nd consecutive league victory Tuesday night during an impressive 25-8, 25-6, 25-6 decision over host Belpre in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division matchup in Washington County.
The visiting Lady Eagles (4-1, 2-0 TVC Hocking) surrendered just five service points and three kills to the Lady Golden Eagles (1-1, 0-1) on the night, as the hosts never managed more than two straight points throughout the match. Conversely, Eastern tallied 57 service points — including 17 aces — and 31 kills in the triumph.
Erin Swatzel led the EHS service attack with 18 points and six aces, followed by Jordan Parker with 13 points and six aces. Maddie Rigsby chipped in 10 points and one ace, while Ally Hendrix and Gabby Hendrix respectively added seven and six points and two aces apiece to the winning cause. Lindsay Wolfe closed things out with three points.
Parker led the net attack with 12 kills, followed by Swatzel and Rigsby with six and five kills respectively. Katie Keller added four kills in the triumph, while both Hendrix girls chipped in two kills each.
Swatzel had a team-best three blocks and Parker added another block. Ally Hendrix led the passing attack with 22 assists.
Kirsten Hannah had three points and an ace to lead the BHS service attack, while Taryn Carr led the net attack with two kills and four blocks.