Marion volleyball shut down
Marion failed to win a set in either their match against Moundridge or Sterling Oct. 2, but the circumstances were polar opposites.
While facing the Moundridge Wildcats, the Warriors totaled just 27 serves, and Chloe Burkholder was the only player with more than five.
Marion was effective with their serves; with just one error against the home team Wildcats.
They could not secure enough opportunities, spending most of the match on the defensive. Despite managing 46 digs in the two-set match, the Warriors had no blocks, and only seven kills on 49 spikes.
The Warriors lost in straight sets to Sterling, 24-26, 22-25, but proved much more effective than in the first match.
They raised the number of serve attempts to 43, to go with two errors.
Despite having no blocks, they increased aggressiveness at the net, raising their number of hits to 73 in the second match. Laura Savage was the Warriors’ most consistent hitter, with seven kills on the day.
The losses drop the Warriors to 11-16 for the season, with the HOA tournament Oct. 13.
Last modified Oct. 11, 2018