For the sixth time in school history, the Eaton Eagles Volleyball team are District Champions. The Eagles defeated Archbishop McNicholas High School on Saturday, October 31st 3-0 to claim the title. The Eagles previous District Championship titles came during the 1984, 1985, 1990, 1999 & 2000 seasons.
In control for the majority of the match, the Eagles bested the Rockets in three sets 28-26, 25-20, and 25-22 in front of a large following of Eaton fans. Even when the Rockets held a strong 17-10 advantage in the 3rd set, the Eagles went on a 7-2 run before finally taking the lead and the match for good with a 25-22 victory.
After the match, Head Coach Parker Fields shared, “winning the District Tournament is just one of our benchmark goals for the season. We know that there is more work to be done. That being said, it is a huge accomplishment for our kids and speaks volumes on their work ethic and our senior leadership. It is an exciting time for our team, school, and community.”
The Eagles advance to the OHSAA Regional Semi-Finals (also known as the Sweet 16) where they will face Athens High School on Thursday, November 5 at 6:00pm at Vandalia Butler High School’s Student Activity Center.
Pre-Sale tickets are currently available in the Main Office of Eaton High School daily until 3:30pm. Tickets are $6 when purchased at Eaton High School and $8 at the door with a portion of all pre-sale ticket sales going to Eaton High School. Cash Only.