GIRARD OH- Girard was not phased at all by the fact that Lakeview was 41-1 in the NE8 in the last 3 seasons. They didn’t even flinch when they went down 2-0. Girard grabbed the momentum and never looked back on their way to a five set win (15-25 22-25 25-16 25-16 15-9).
Lauren Pelone put on a show for the Indians. She finished with a outstanding 25 kills on the night. Bree Latell was also strong for Girard finishing with 20 kills. Bailey Walters finished the night with 26 assists.
Tara Lytle also put on a show for Lakeview in the losing effort. She totaled 22 kills on the night. Emma Schmader was also in double figures with 10. Maggie Pavlansky set up 33 assists on the night. Maddie Bayus led the defense with 17 digs.
Girard will travel to Hubbard on Thursday to look to continue to win. Lakeview is still looking for their first win of the season, they’ll have their home opener Thursday against Poland.
Postgame interview with Phil Walters