The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn volleyball team dropped a pair of recent matches, falling 3-0 to undefeated, second-ranked Le Mars Gehlen in Marcus, and 3-1 at South O'Brien in Paullina.
Against Gehlen, Erica Dreckman led the Eagles in hitting with a 15-20 effort ond two kills, while Kayla Foresman was 10-15 and one ace, Kayla Theisen 11-13 and one ace, Jalyn Doeden 7-12 and two aces, Alison Meehan 7-9 and an ace, and Alex Dreckman 7-9 and one ace.
Doeden led MMC in digs with six, followed by Foresman and Dreckman with five each, and Theisen four. Theisen led her team in assists with four.
Foresman led MMC in serving with a 10-12 match and one ace, while Theisen was 7-8 with an ace, and Ashley Brady and Meehan each 3-3.
In the loss at South O'Brien, Dreckman was 15-27 hitting with nine kills, followed by Foresman 15-21 and nine kills, Doeden 15-21 and seven kills, and Meehan 10-13 and three kills.
Theisen led her team in assists with 21, and Dreckman tallied five. Brady and Doeden led in digs with seven each, and Dreckman and Foresman had five apiece, and Maddie Johnson and Theisen four each.
Theisen paced the eagles in serving with a 15-18 effort and two aces, while Dreckman was 10-13 and five aces, Foresman 10-13 and two aces, Brady 9-11 and two aces, Doeden 8-9 and one ace, and Meehan 5-6.