Marion beats Halstead, loses two at Collegiate

The Marion High School volleyball team went 1-2 at the Wichita Collegiate quadrangular Oct. 7. The Warriors lost to the Spartans (16-25, 25-19, 12-25) and Hillsboro (17-25, 24-26) but defeated Halstead (25-22, 22-25, 25-15) in between.

Marion (11-15) got 12 kills from Julia Zeiner and six from Lindsay Hett in the 3-game win over Halstead.

In three games against Collegiate, Zeiner had seven kills and Kayley Heerey had five, but the Warriors saw more errors and fewer digs come out of the back row.

Hett led the Warriors in both kills (7) and assists (6) in the two games against Hillsboro.

?In the second game, we had them right where we wanted them, 24-23, with (Dakota) Kaufman in the back row,? coach Jim Versch said. ?But they got the next point, so Kaufman came back into the front row, and boom, boom, boom, she finished it off.?

JV Tournament?Marion entered both its junior varsity and its ?C? team in the tournament it hosted Saturday, and the junior varsity placed third out of eight teams.In pool play, the JV Warriors trounced Wichita Sunrise (25-6, 25-22), Herington (25-13, 25-19) and the Marion ?C? team (25-11, 25-16).

In bracket play, Marion was defeated by Remington (18-25, 25-18, 18-25) and defeated Sunrise (25-14, 25-23). Abilene defeated Remington (25-16, 25-18) in the title game.

The ?C? team defeated Herington 25-13, 25-16.

Kathy Goering was selected to the all-tournament team.

Coming?Marion played Hoisington and Nickerson at Halstead Oct. 14 and plays in the Hillsboro tournament Saturday.

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