Bridgeport started its season with a five set (25-20, 14-25, 22-25, 25-17, 15-10) victory over River Monday night.
The Bulldogs were led by senior Kamden Dulesky with 21 kills and 12 digs. Classmate Lauren Neer added 30 assists and 11 digs, while fellow 12th grader Shelby Matheny donated 18 points and 14 digs.
Senior Danielle Hollingshead (10 digs), senior Taylor Newkirk (34 digs), junior Bri Conaway (14 digs, 8 points) and sophomore Maura Tiber (7 digs) also were key contributors.
Bridgeport is back in action Wednesday at Martins Ferry.