EAST PALESTINE, OH- If you were looking for a solid reason to not say it’s over until it’s over; The United Local Volleyball team should be at the top of that list.
Trailing 2 sets to none to East Palestine, the Lady Eagles soared past the home team to win 3-2 in EOAC action Tuesday night. The Bulldogs started out on fire with 25-15, and 25-20 victories, before fading to the tune of 23-25, 24-26, and 14-16 to the Blue and Gold.
Sophia Fertsch led the way for United on the scoreboard with 12 points.
For East Palestine, Sophomore Mia Lee had a spectacular debut with 14 kills. 2019 Big Dog of the Valley winner, Morgan Cheurco dedicated 26 assists, while McKenna Griffith was stellar with service for EP, tallying 12 points courtesy of 9 aces. Senior Emily Berger led the way in points with 16.
East Palestine will look to take on the Lady Clippers in Columbiana Thursday, while United travels to Lisbon.
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