EC dumps WHS again, to face CNE a 3rd time


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READING — East Clinton made it three straight wins over Williamsburg Wednesday in Division III Sectional tournament action at Reading High School.

The Astros ran over the Wildcats 25-10, 25-14, 25-11 in the second round of the post-season tournament.

“The girls were pumped up and ready to play,” EC coach Sarah Sodini said. “They came out excited and full of energy.”

East Clinton (18-1) will play Clermont Northeastern (14-10), another SBAAC rival, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25 for the sectional championship.

The Astros won both regular season matches with CNE, one in four sets and the other in five sets. The Rockets were the only National Division team to take the Astros to more than three sets in both matches.

Trinity Bain had four digs while Megan Tong had two aces, a kill, 15 assists and two digs. Jozie Jones finished with a kill, a block, an assist and a dig. Savannah Tolle had an ace and 11 digs. Anna Malone contributed two blocks and an assist. Kelsi Lilly had three kills, a block, two assists and three digs.

Libby Evanshine posted five aces, 13 kills, three blocks, five assists and seven digs. McKenzie Pence had three kills, a a block and six digs. Lydia Kessler and Kami Whiteaker had one dig each. Jordan Collom chipped in five digs. Lauren Runyon totaled five kills, a block and six digs.

“It was amazing to see all the community, school support,” Sodini said. “So many fans made it down to Reading and several of the girls pointed out how encouraging that was.”

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