VINCENT, Ohio — Back on the road and back in the win column.
In its first trip out of Meigs County in 11 days, the Meigs volleyball team snapped a three-match skid, defeating non-conference host Warren 3-1 on Tuesday in Washington County.
Meigs (6-9) led by as many as nine points, at 19-10, in the opening game, but Warren (2-16) fought back to tie it at 24. MHS scored the next two markers, however, going up 1-0 in the match with a 26-24 win.
The Lady Warriors’ first lead of the night came at 1-0 in Game 2, but the Lady Marauders took the next five points and led the rest of the way to the 25-18 victory.
There were four lead changes in the third game, with Warren taking the edge for good at 12-11. WHS won the third by a 25-19 count, forcing a fourth game.
The teams were tied four times through the first 10 points of Game 4, with the final tie coming at 5-5. The Maroon and Gold won five of the next six points and never looked back, sealing the 3-1 win with a 25-15 triumph.
Andrea Mahr led the guests with 16 service points and three aces, followed by Mallory Hawley with 13 points and three aces. Mallory Adams contributed six points and three aces to the winning cause, while Hannah Durst and Baylee Tracy added four points each, with an ace by Durst. Kylee Mitch chipped in with two points, while Jerrica Smith claimed one.
Durst led Meigs at the net with 13 kills. Hawley was next with nine kills and a block, followed by Mitch with seven kills and two blocks, and Tracy with three kills and block. Katie Hawkins also earned a trio of kills, Morgan Denney came up with two kills and a block, while Mahr and Adams had a kill apiece, with 17 and 12 assists respectively.
Leading the MHS defense, Hawley had 13 digs and Durst earned 12.
After visiting Logan on Wednesday, Meigs will get back to work in the Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division at home against Vinton County on Thursday.
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