LEES CREEK- The East Clinton volleyball team defeated Clinton-Massie 26-24, 14-25, 25-22, 28-26 Tuesday night in South Central Ohio League action at the EC gym.
But more importantly, more than $700 was raised for Carlin Valente during the annual Volley For The Cure event.
Valente is the mother of East Clinton sophomore volleyball player Savannah Pritchard. The $700 will be used for Valente’s medical expenses, EC coach Sarah Sodini said.
“Thanks to local businesses Ollie’s, Skyline, Jill Sodini (Mary Kay), Bond Insurance, Merle Norman, TSC, The Christian Book Store, Everyday Chic, Traditions Restaurant, 9-Round, Autumn Years for their donations,” Sodini said.
Players and fans from Clinton-Massie and Western Brown also participated in the event.
Statistically, Kaitlyn Talbott had three kills and a dig. Kaitlin Durbin had a kill, three blocks and 12 digs. Paige Lilly had two aces, six kills and 12 digs. Lacey Peterman had an ace, three kills, nine assists, two blocks and four digs.
Kenzie Campbell had three kills, two blocks and three digs. Mindy Bean had an ace, eight kills and four digs. Logan Peterman had two aces, two kills, nine assists and a dig.
“When we play as a team, we do great things,” Sodini said.
For Clinton-Massie, Paige Burton had a dig. Jocelyn Burton had four kills, a block and a dig. Patience Chowning had a kill and five digs. Haley Conley had 30 set assists, three aces and seven digs. Brooke Rose chipped in with eight kills and a dig.
Faith Cottrell had six kills. Tyler Greathouse had 14 kills, 19 digs and an ace. Savannah Meyers had nine kills, a block, two digs and three aces. Ashlie Miller had two kills and 12 digs. Rylee Richardson contributed 13 assists and four digs.
“We need to learn to finish,” CM coach Stephanie Reveal said. “Tough loss.”