ADAMS TOWNSHIP — With Libby Evanshine recording 18 kills, the East Clinton volleyball team handed Clinton-Massie a 21-25, 25-12, 27-25, 25-21 loss Tuesday at the Lebanon Road gym.
“It was a hard-fought game,” EC coach Sarah Sodini said. “Massie is a tough place to play. I am so proud of the resiliency my girls showed. They did no get down on themselves when it got tough.”
Katrina Bowman had an ace, four kills, 19 assists, five blocks and three digs for East Clinton.
Gracie Evanshine posted an ace, nine kills, two blocks and seven digs. Gracie Boggs had three kills and four blocks at the net. Kami Whiteaker had two kills and a block. Jericka Boggs had three aces and eight assists. Kelsi Lilly and McKenzie Pence had one block each.
In addition to the 18 kills, Libby Evanshine had an ace, a block and nine digs. Lanie Clark had five digs and Alexis Rolfe had four digs. Lauren Hadley had a kill and a block.
For Clinton-Massie, Cadin Reveal had a strong all-around match with six points, 22 kills, an assist, 20 digs and two blocks.
CM coach Stephanie Reveal said her squad played “a really great first set, did all the little things. Set two (was) rough. We allowed them to set the tempo and we weren’t executing.”
Set three went down to the wire and Reveal believes her squad let is slip through its hands. “We had a big lead and lost it, only to fight back and tie it up, only to miss serves at crucial points. We just have to be more disciplined and believe in ourselves.”
Also for Massie, Kennedy Thompson had four points, three kills, 28 assists, two aces, 10 digs and two solo blocks. Kinsey Beam had six points, six kills, two assists, two aces, five digs and a block. Courtney Fisher had a kill and seven digs.
Natalee Hillman chipped in six points, three kills, an ace and five digs. Cailyn Crain served 11 points, had one kill, four aces and seven digs. Mackenzie Peters and Breckin Harner had four kills each. Holly Young had two points, two kills and 19 digs.