MARSHALL COUNTY -- The Lady Marshals had a full weekend of volleyball this past weekend at the Thoroughbred Smash at Lafayette. The team had to face Christian Fellowship last Tuesday and Graves County last Thursday to focus on the smash.
The Lady Marshals followed up their loss to the Lady Eagles of Christian Fellowship with a win over the Lady Eagles of Graves County.
The ladies battled on both sides of the net Thursday night against Graves County using all five sets to determine the match.
Graves County took the first set 25-22 over the Lady Marshals. Marshall County took set two 25-22 over the Lady Eagles. Set three went back to Graves County 25-23 with Marshall County taking the fourth 25-22.
The final set went to the Lady Marshals in a 15-5 win to take the match.
Jessica Hicks and Halle Langhi were strong at the net with 16 kills for Hicks and 13 for Langhi. Clara Bradley had 25 assists, and 18 went to Peyton Gresham. Hicks was good for 17 digs to keep the ball in play.
The ladies traveled to compete in the Thoroughbred Smash, a weekend full of volleyball action. Marshall County faced Grayson County Friday in round one with a two-set win (26-24, 25-23). Meade County was their second opponent, but the ladies fell in three sets (20-25, 25-17, 12-15).
Saturday, the Lady Marshals faced South Laurel for a 2-0 win (25-19, 25-20). Their match against Newport Central Catholic was a 1-2 loss (26-24, 14-25, 8-15) and Atherton was a loss in two sets (14-25, 16-25).
THIS WEEK: Tonight, the Lady Marshals will be in Mayfield to face the Lady Cardinals. Thursday evening, they will be back home to host Calloway County. This weekend, they will be competing in the Quad State Tournament at McCracken County.
NEXT WEEK: Marshall County Lady Marshals have a light week next week. Next Monday, October 7, Marshall County will host Murray and then take a game-break until the following week where they will face Crittenden County, Hickman County, and Community Christian.