Multiple Teams · East Central High School Volleyball Varsity beats Lawrenceburg High School 3-1

Sport Volleyball Varsity
Home Score 1 Away Score 3
Game Recap
East Central traveled to Lawrenceburg for a big EIAC matchup.
The Trojans win 3-1; 17-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-18.
EC now 8-5 ( 4-1 EIAC )

EC opened play on a smash by Nicole Sandmann and extended an early lead in game one to 7-4 on a Maria Shoemaker kill. Lawrenceburg answered with 3 straight including a Sophia Sandford kill to tie the score at 7-7. Teams traded points to a 11-11 tie when the Tigers started a 9-1 run to control game one at 20-12. A late run by EC on Kristen Weber and Sarah Schuman kills fell short as the Tigers won 25-17.

The Trojans again jumped out to an early 3-1 lead in game two on back to back kills by Weber and Josie Andres. Lawrenceburg clawed back to tie the score at 6-6 and take the lead 7-6 on a Sandford ace. EC tied the game at 9-9 on a Schuman kill and never trailed the rest of the way. Smashes by Sandmann and Andres extended the lead to 15-11 and prompted a Tiger timeout. An ace by Stacey Newport extended the lead to seven at 20-13 and an ace by Emily Egbers pushed the margin to ten at 24-14. EC cruised to win game two 25-18.

With the Trojans trailing 6-4 in game three back to back hammers by Schuman and Sandmann lead EC on a four point run to go in front 8-6. Multiple tips got the Tigers back to even at 11-11 then a pair of Weber kills rallied EC right back on a 4-0 run causing a Tiger timeout. Kaylyn Gindling followed the break with and ace to build the lead to five at 16-11. Lawrenceburg cut the lead to two at 18-16, but EC held on to win game three 25-20.

In similar fashion EC rallied on Andres and Shoemaker kills to a 5-1 lead to open game four, the Tigers urgently rallied behind back to back aces by Sandford to go out in front 6-5. Teams battled point for point to a 12-12 tie. Olivia Fette then fed the balanced EC front line attack on a 4-0 run, leading to another Tiger timeout at 16-12. The Tigers responded with a Riley Brunner kill to set the score at 16-13. A pair of aces by Sandmann rallied the Trojans on a 6-1 to take control of game three 22-14. EC closed out the final game 25-18.

Box Scores
Box Score: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
East Central High School 17 25 25 25
Lawrenceburg High School 25 18 20 18
Team Leaders
Name Kills
Lawrenceburg High School
East Central High School
Name Aces
Lawrenceburg High School
East Central High School
Name Assists
Lawrenceburg High School
East Central High School