Multiple Teams · East Central High School Volleyball Varsity beats Rushville Consolidated High School 3-0

Sport Volleyball Varsity
Home Score 3 Away Score 0
Game Recap
The Trojans never trailed the entire night, defeating the Rushville Lady Lions 3-0; 25-21, 25-15, 25-17.
EC advances record to 5-1 ( 3-0 EIAC ) heading into Batesville Thursday for another EIAC match-up.

EC blasted out to a 11-3 lead in game one on several Nicole Sandmann kills. Kristen Weber and Maria Shoemaker followed with several smashes to hold the lead at 15-8. The Trojans kept the pressure on the Lions as Josie Andres hammered several kills to round out the balanced EC attack, a Emily Egbers ace extended the score to 21-14, leading to a Rushville timeout. A late run by the Lions came up short as EC closed out game one 25-21.

The Trojans smashed out to a 5-1 lead in game two and maintained the lead the rest of the way. The Lions got to within two several times at 10-8 and 12-10, an Olivia Fette ace extended the score to 18-14, then EC went on a 7-1 run to win game two 25-15.

In similar fashion EC shot out in front 4-1 in game three on a Sandmann block and Egbers ace. The Lions closed to within one at 6-5, then back to back Andres hammers combined with a Chloe Wilhelm ace pushed the lead to 10-5, causing another Lion timeout. A kill by Sarah Schuman set the tone out of the timeout, EC extended the lead to 17-7 on a Kaylyn Gindling ace, the Trojans cruised to a 25-17 game three victory.

Box Scores
Box Score: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Rushville Consolidated High School 21 15 17
East Central High School 25 25 25
Team Leaders
Name Kills
East Central High School
Rushville Consolidated High School
Name Aces
East Central High School
Rushville Consolidated High School
Name Assists
East Central High School
Rushville Consolidated High School