Wildcats earn road split in junior high volleyball

Marmaton Valley Junior High's volleyball A team defeated northeast and fell to Liberal, Mo., in three sets Thursday. The Wildcat B team also competed.


September 17, 2021 - 2:10 PM

Marmaton Valley Junior High's Taylen Blevins passes the ball in a match Thursday at Northeast-Arma. Photo by Halie Luken

ARMA — Marmaton Valley Junior High’s volleyball A team split a pair of road matches Thursday.

The Wildcats rolled past host Northeast, 25-22 and 25-6, before falling in three sets to Liberal, Mo., 25-14, 19-25 and 15-10.

Leading the way against Northeast were Shelby Sprague with 12 points, Braelyn Sutton with 10 points, Kylah Sander with five points and a kill, Jacee Mattox with four points and three kills and Tay Blevins and Emily Robertson, each with one kill.

The Liberal match “was a good game,” Wildcat head coach Brenda Mills said. “We could’ve won, and maybe should’ve won after we got to playing with them.”

Sander led with nine points and four kills, followed by Mattox with five and two kills, Blevins with four points, Robertson and Sprague with three, points and Andie Carr with one. Sutton had a point and three kills.

In B team play, Marmaton Valley fell 25-22 and 25-19 to Northeast, and 25-15 and 25-13 to Liberal.

The Wildcats are back in action Monday at Uniontown.

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