Teams from East Liverpool, Salem High Schools Recognized

East Liverpool Coach Kelly Kiger holds the winner’s plaque after her team defeated Salem High School in the 2020 Kent State Columbiana County Volleyball Classic

The second Kent State Columbiana County Volleyball Classic took place Oct. 3, when the East Liverpool Potters hosted the Salem Quakers for a full day of volleyball action.

The day featured freshman, JV and varsity games between the cross-county rivals, In a hard-fought varsity match, East Liverpool High School defeated Salem High School, earning the right to keep the traveling winner’s plaque until next year’s battle. 

It took five games to determine the winner, but the Potters came out on top 25-22, 10-25, 25-23, 22-25, 19-17.

The Kent State County Classic represents the strong foundation of learning in East Liverpool and Salem, as each community is home to one of the university’s two Columbiana County campuses. 

Salem High School players at the Columbiana County Classic 2020

Cutline A: East Liverpool Coach Kelly Kiger holds the winner’s plaque after her team defeated Salem High School in the 2020 Kent State Columbiana County Volleyball Classic.

Cutline B: Salem High School during pre-game warmups.

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POSTED: Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 2:08pm
UPDATED: Friday, October 9, 2020 - 8:52am