MVJH hosts Yates Center

Marmaton Valley Junior High came up short in its first set against Yates Center Thursday, and then struggled down the stretch in the second in a 25-23 and 25-19 loss.

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September 30, 2022 - 3:10 PM

Marmaton Valley Junior High’s Reagan Marshall dives for the ball in a match against Yates Center Thursday Photo by Halie Luken

MORAN — Marmaton Valley Junior High came up short in its first set against Yates Center Thursday, and then struggled down the stretch in the second in a 25-23 and 25-19 loss.

“Our serving wasn’t bad,” MV head coach Brenda Mills said. “We just made random mistakes and couldn’t keep the serve going.”

Taylen Blevins scored eight points and Layla Cook seven for Marmaton Valley. Andie Carr added four, while Addisyn Drake and Evva Sander each scored three. Emma Michael chipped in with a point.

Marmaton Valley claimed both the B and C team matches.

The B team prevailed 16-25, 25-10 and 15-10.

Myleigh Eslick led the way with 12 points, Jae Beachner scored eight and Mahayla Burris five. Reagan Marshall followed with four, Adisyn Pritchard three and Mary Burris one.

Marmaton Valley’s C team brought home a 25-15 victory. Eslick scored 10, Bella Winner three and Marshall one.

Marmaton Valley’s A team is in Uniontown Saturday for a tournament. The entire squad will be at Southeast on Monday.

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