MVJH prevails

Marmaton Valley Junior High went 3-1 in winning a tournament hosted by St. Paul Monday. The Wildcats defeated Thayer — the only team to beat MV in pool play — in three sets in the championship match.


October 12, 2021 - 10:31 AM

ST. PAUL — Marmaton Valley Junior High’s volleyball team won an invitational tournament hosted by St. Paul Monday.

The Wildcats went 3-1 and avenged their only loss in defeating Thayer in the championship in three sets.

For the night, Marmaton Valley defeated Chetopa, 25-10 and 25-10 before falling to Thayer, 25-23, 11-25 and 16-14 in a back-and-forth struggle.

The Wildcats wrapped up pool play with a 25-16 and 25-9 win over St. Paul to set up a rematch with Thayer.

This time the Wildcats prevailed in a three-set thriller, winning 25-22, 16-25 and 15-8.

Leading the way was Kyla Sander with 39 points and eight kills.

Braelyn Sutton added 34 points and a pair of kills.

Taelyn Blevins added 23 points. Jacee Mattox led with 12 kills to go with 18 points. Andie Carr added 18 points and Shelby Sprague scored 10.

The Wildcats wrap up the 2021 season Thursday at Crest.