MARCUS - A feisty Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn volleyball team won the first game, but then faltered down the stretch as West Sioux battled back to claim a 3-1 War Eagle Conference match here Tuesday night on Eagles' Senior Night.
Jackie Holmes (11) of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn makes a nice set as teammates Jalyn Doeden (5), Kayla Foresman (10), and Taylor Hohbach move in for a possible hit during the Eagles' volleyball match against West Sioux in Marcus Tuesday night. Photo by Paul Struck
The visiting Falcons won the match on game scores of 17-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-12.
Erica Dreckman of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn fires a serve during her team's War Eagle Conference volleyball match with West Sioux in Marcus. Photo by Paul Struck.
Jalyn Doeden led MMC hitters with a 31-39 effort and five kills, followed by Erica Dreckman 23-26 and eight kills, Kayla Foresman 23-26 and five kills, and Ashley Schneider 21-26 and five kills. Schneider also led her team in blocks with 13-13, while Foresman was 7-7, and Dreckman 6-6.
Megan Deichmann led MMC in serving with 18-18, while Jackie Holmes was 18-18 with three aces, Dreckman 12-17 and five aces, Foresman 7-10 and one ace, and Rachel McDermott 4-4.
Dreckman totaled 18 digs to lead that department, while Foresman tallied 15, McDermott nine, and Holmes seven. Holmes also led in assists with 13, and Deichmann dished out five.
MMC plays at South O'Brien Tuesday, and at Sergeant Bluff-Luton Thursday.