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Girls Volleyball To Celebrate Seniors Prior to Thursday’s Match With ECC Foe Turpin

Posted on: October 8, 2018

SETTING THE SCENE:  The Lady Eagles will celebrate Senior Night in the week ahead, as they wrap up the regular season schedule.  Milford will first travel to Walnut Hills, and prior to hosting Turpin will honor seniors Molly Buck, Lindsey Strathman, Cami Mallott, and Erica Sharp as they play their final game on the home court. 


THE UPCOMING DOCKET:  The final week of the regular season won’t be an easy one.  Milford earned a win in the first meeting with Walnut Hills last month, and a victory this week would move the Eagles up in the standings and break the tie as both currently sit at 3-9 in the ECC.  The Lady Eagles will then recognize the seniors in a pregame ceremony prior to hosting #8 Turpin.

Tuesday, 10/9:             Milford @ Walnut Hills High School, 7:00 pm

Thursday, 10/11:         Turpin High School @ Milford, 7:00 pm – SENIOR NIGHT



October 2 at Milford: Anderson 3, Milford 1

Despite dropping the first two set to Anderson 17-25 and 12-25, the Lady Eagles scored a 25-23 in set three before falling in the fourth, 17-25.

October 4 at Loveland: Loveland 3, Milford 0

Milford took on #6 Loveland, the current ECC leader, and fell on the road in three: 14-25, 14-25, 22-25.

October 6 at Lebanon: Lebanon 3, Milford 1

The Lady Eagles started with a 25-22 win, but dropped the next three sets 25-15, 25-17, 25-10.


POSTSEASON – SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT:  The OHSAA Sectional Tournament will take place Oct. 15 through Oct. 20.  The volleyball Eagles are seeded #18 and will open tournament play with #26 Middletown on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m.  


INSIDE THE NUMBERS:  Just one week remains in the regular season, and at 12-0 Loveland is on pace to take the ECC title. Turpin follows at 9-3, while Kings, West Clermont and Anderson are in a three way tie at 7-5.  Milford and Walnut Hills are tied still at 3-9 followed with Withrow at 0-12.

Statistical leaders for the Lady Eagles as of Oct. 7:

Attacks:  Erica Sharp (.266)

Service Ace: Julia Gill (36 – ranked 4th in ECC); Emily Morgan (29 – ranked 10th in ECC)

Assists:  Abby Thierauf (353 – ranked 4th in ECC)

Digs:  Morgan (209 – ranked 6th in ECC)

Blocks:  Erica Sharp (48 – ranked 6th in ECC)


POLL WATCH:  Week eight of the area coaches’ poll finds the top five unchanged from week seven, as Ursuline, Mercy McAuley, Mt. Notre Dame, Mason and St. Ursula held their positions. The ECC’s Loveland held at sixth, though Turpin, previously eighth, fell to ninth.  Anderson (6), West Clermont (5), Walnut Hills (4), Kings (3), and Withrow (1) all received votes in week eight.  Find the latest Cincinnati Enquirer area coaches’ poll HERE.