MV splits volleyball action

After a tough loss against Eureka to start the evening, Marmaton Valley High's volleyball team rebounded to defeat Yates Center Tuesday.


September 7, 2022 - 2:30 PM

Marmaton Valley High's Kaitlyn Drake bumps the ball to a teammate Tuesday.

MORAN — Marmaton Valley High’s Wildcats earned a split on the home volleyball court Tuesday.

Marmaton Valley dropped a tough match to visiting Eureka, 26-24, and 25-16, before rallying to knock off Yates Center, 25-22 and 25-14.

The loss to Eureka was particularly painful. Marmaton Valley led 24-22, one point from winning the first set, before the Tornadoes rattled off four straight points to steal the win.

Roslyn Houk’s serving helped pave the way for Marmaton Valley’s win over Yates Center. She served the final four points in the final set to seal the match.

Eureka also defeated Yates Center in straight sets, 25-10 and 25-14.

Marmaton Valley (6-5) hosts a junior varsity tournament Saturday before the varsity returns to action next Tuesday at Yates Center.