CLINCHPORT — Eastside’s volleyball team clinched at least a share of the Cumberland District regular-season title on Tuesday by sweeping Rye Cove.
The Lady Spartans (16-5, 10-0) came through with a 25-23, 25-21, 25-17 sweep against the Lady Eagles (15-5, 8-2), earning them the top seed in the upcoming conference tournament.
Rye Cove rallied from early deficits in Game 1 and Game 2, but Eastside held them off on both occasions thanks to some clutch plays.
Erin Stanley came up with 15 kills, 22 digs and three blocksfor the Lady Spartans and Lindsay Dean had eight kills, 18 digs and three aces.
Daja Stallard led Eastside with four blocks and Brittany Stapleton distributed 25 assists.
Destiny Gibson led Rye Cove with 10 kills and Kristen Sanders recorded 20 assists to go along with 16 digs.