Lady Marshals win second straight 4th District title

The Lady Marshals defend as 4th District champions after beating Christian Fellowship 3-0 Tuesday in Murray. Photo/Eric Walker-Marshall County Tribune-Courier
After missing out on the 4th District Championship game last season, CFS finished runner-up and will move on the the Region 1 Tournament. Photo/Eric Walker-Marshall County Tribune-Courier

The 4th District Volleyball Championship between the Lady Marshals and CFS Lady Eagles was the sixth time over the last seven years the title game has been decided between the two teams from Marshall County. Tuesday’s 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-10) win by the Lady Marshals over CFS was their first title over the Lady Eagles since 2017.

Halle Langhi’s 15 kills led the way for the Lady Marshals aided by seven from Sarah Bremmerkamp. Setter Annie Beard had 25 assists in the win and in digs, Maddie Irvan led with 15 followed by Ashley Bremmerkamp with 14. Alyssa McClain had seven aces with her powerful jump serve and as a team, they recorded 17 aces.

For CFS, they were led in kills by Cori Hood with eight and six each from Lillian Burnett and Gracie Howard. Rhema Howard led in assists with 15. In digs, Burnett had nine and Jayden Jackson and Gracie Howard had eight each.

Halle Langhi, Ashley Bremmerkamp and Annie Beard were selected to the All-District Team from Marshall County. Making the team from CFS, Jayden Jackson and Lillian Burnett.

Since 2002, Marshall County and Christian Fellowship have played 60 times, the Lady Eagles with the edge winning 31 matches to 29 for the Lady Marshals.

Both teams advance to next week’s Region 1 Tournament at Ballard Memorial.

Neely Northcott (24) and Alyssa McClain (20) work together to block the hit of Christian Fellowship’s Cori Hood. Photo/Eric Walker-Marshall County Tribune-Courier
Lillian Burnett gets a hit past the block of Marshall County’s Annie Beard (24) in Tuesday’s 4th District Championship. Photo/Eric Walker-Marshall County Tribune-Courier
All District Team selections from Marshall County (L-R) Ashley Bremmerkamp, Halle Langhi and Annie Beard. Photo/Emily Langhi
All District Team selections from CFS (L-R) Jayden Jackson and Lillian Burnett. Photo/Stepheni Bivin