ALTA - Rated Alta swept all three games to defeat a young and promising Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn volleyball team in Class 1A Regional Tournament quarterfinals here Tuesday night.
The host Cyclones won by game scores of 25-16, 25-23, 25-11.
Erica Dreckman led the MMC effort in hitting with 20-23 and four kills, followed by Jalyn Doeden 18-24 and three kills, Kayla Foresman 14-16 and two kills, Ashley Schneider 12-15 and seven kills, and Jenna Mittlestadt 7-7.
Doeden led the Eagles in serving with a 12-12 effort and three aces, while Jackie Holmes was 10-11 and two aces, Dreckman 8-9 and one ace, and Ashley Weber 6-7. Dreckman also led in digs with 19, and Weber had 11, and Holmes six. Holmes also led in assists with 10, and megan Deichmann had eight.
Jordan Henningsen led Alta in hitting with a 28-31 effort and 12 kills, followed by Haley Payne 14-16 and eight kills, Ashley Syndergaard 13-14 and five kills, Hillary Glienke 10-11 and five kills, and Hannah Glienke 9-11 and three kills.
Payne led the winners in serving with an 18-21 match and seven aces, while Courtney VanHaaften was 15-17 and two aces, and Henningsen 16-16 and three aces.
VanHaaften led the Cyclones in assists with 28, while Hillary Glienke led in digs with 10, and Henningsen had eight, and Payne five.