EAST PALESTINE, OH- It was a weekend series filled with highs and lows for East Palestine. In the first match, Springfield defeated the Lady Bulldogs in straight sets to give EP its first loss of the season. Emily Berger and Jami Jones led the way in points for the Bulldogs with 5. Morgan Cheurco kept her streak alive with double-digit assists with 10, and Jade McBride had 9 digs.
In the second match, East Palestine avenged its loss and took out aggression on Brookfield, defeating the Lady Warriors 3-0 (25-23, 25-12, 25-22.) Paige Snyder and Emily Berger were leaders in the frontcourt for the Lady Bulldogs corraling 9 points apiece. Berger also had 8 kills and 3 blocks, while Snyder contributed a pair of aces. Senior, Olivia Figley had 10 kills and 4 blocks at the net. Cheurco continued her helper streak by providing 25 assists and a pair of points. Jade McBride was outstanding on defense with 10 digs.
The Bulldogs are back in action on the road Tuesday night against EOAC foe, Lisbon.