CORTLAND OH- In a matchup between volleyball titans on Saturday morning it was Lakeview that flexed the most muscles. After storming to a 2-0 on Austintown Fitch, Lakeview held on for a four set victory. ((26-24 25-19 17-25 25-16)
Tara Lytle continued to lead the Bulldogs offense gathering 20 kills on the day. Mallory Milach set up the offense with 28 assists. Emma Schmader led the defense up front with 3 blocks. Maddie Bayus was the defensive star in the back row totaling in 31 digs.
For Austintown Fitch, Jocelyn Jourdan have everything she had to the cause. She finished with 22 kills. Rylie Simons set her up quite a bit and collected 31 assists herself. Simons completed a double double with 16 digs to lead the team.
Lakeview awaits their biggest test of the season on Tuesday as the travel to Girard, the defending NE8 Champions. Fitch will try and bounce back from their first loss of the season as they host Strongsville on Tuesday.