Volleyball Drops Home Match To Mt. Pleasant

Volleyball Drops Home Match To Mt. Pleasant
Posted on 09/13/2017
This is the image for the news article titled Volleyball Drops Home Match To Mt. PleasantThe Marshall High School volleyball team has gotten off to a bit of a slow start in District 16-5A play, falling to 0-2 in the early going of league action with a 25-13, 25-23, 25-22 loss to Mt. Pleasant in Maverick Gym Tuesday night.

A slow start Tuesday doomed Marshall in the first set, as Mt. Pleasant jumped out to a quick 8-2 lead that ballooned to 20-12. The Lady Tigers started quick again in the second set, rolling to a 7-2 lead before the Lady Mavs roared back to get within 3, 23-20 to eventually lose the set by just two.

In game three, Marshall got off to a much better start but were behind by 3 again, 23-20, before the Lady Tigers finished off the set and the match with a 25-22 tally.

Ja’Kiya Fisher led the offense for Marshall with 7 kills, while Kiari Johnson added 6 kills and a block. Maycee Griffin led the defense with 8 digs.

The Lady Mavs (7-18, 0-2) will host Atlanta in a non-district matchup Friday at 4:30 in Maverick Gym before returning to district play next Tuesday at Greenville.

LADY MAV LEADERS
(as of Sept. 13)

Kills
85, Ja’Kiya Fisher and Kiari Johnson

Assists
207, Gabby Moore
134, Cate Truelove

Digs
261, Chloe Buchanan (ranks in the top 10 in East Texas)
101, Gabby Moore

Aces
31, Kiari Johnson
29, Gabby Moore
23, Cate Truelove

Blocks
24, Kiari Johnson