The St. Elmo-Brownstown Lady Eagles have won their third Egyptian-Illini tournament title in a row defeating Christ Our Rock Lutheran in the championship game Thursday night 25-9, 25-22. Earlier in the evening, the Lady Eagles defeated Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City 25-11, 25-21 to get to the championship game. SEB Coach Elise Asher says the team always sets a goal of winning the conference and the tournament each year and it’s a positive when they accomplish that goal.
SEB is now 22-12 on the season and will begin postseason play on Tuesday at 7pm in the Oblong Regional. The Eagles will take on the winner of the quarterfinal game between Dieterich and Hustonville.
SEB Stats for Thursday Night
Semifinal Match vs. CHBC
Emily Bone – 7 kills, 5 digs
Brandi Howard – 5 kills
Gabi Moore – 5 kills, 3 aces, 6 digs
Sarah Maxey – 19 assists, 4 digs
Championship Match vs. Christ Our Rock
Emily Bone – 7 kills
Gabi Moore – 8 kills, 11 digs
Sarah Maxey – 17 assists, 5 aces, 5 digs
Tessa Philpot – 9 digs
In consolation game
Ramsey defeated Mulberry Grove 21-25, 25-19, 25-15
in 3rd place game, Patoka defeated CHBC 18-25, 25-21, 26-24