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Marion volleyball nets 1-3 record during league tournament

The Warriors struggled during Saturday’s Heart of America League tournament, managing a lone victory against Berean Academy in straight sets.

The first set was close, with Marion winning 25-20, but the team widened the margin to win the second set 25-15.

It was also one of Marion’s better matches for making spikes. Over the two sets, the Warriors attempted 61 spikes, and converted 20 for kills.

The team had its best match in terms of attacking against Bennington, attempting 111 attacks over three sets, and averaging 10.3 kills per set. Despite averaging 37 spikes a set against Bennington, the Warriors only had 14 hitting errors, or 12.6% of their attempts.

The Warriors stayed close enough to capture a set in two of their three losses.

When facing Bennington, Marion secured the second set 25-21, while dropping the first set 25-19, and the third set 25-18.

Against Trinity Catholic, the Warriors snagged the first set 25-16, but couldn’t hold on for the two remaining, and surrendered both sets 25-14.

Marion’s match against Sterling also looked promising after the first set, in which the Warriors lost 25-22. Marion lost the second set 25-13.

Last modified Oct. 23, 2019

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