Lady Marshals host Graves County in home opener

Senior Sarah Bremmerkamp led the Lady Marshals in kills with 10 in their first game against Mayfield and had three against Graves County in Thursday’s first home game.

Marshall County’s volleyball team heads into the 2023 season under the direction of new head coach Paige Perego. With two games in the books, the Lady Marshals are looking for their first win. They opened the season on Monday against Mayfield and fell to the Lady Cardinals 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-22).

Stat leaders for the Lady Marshals were senior Sarah Bremmerkamp who led in kills with 10, sophomore Hadley Barrett led in digs with 15, senior Leigha McVickers had eight assists and sophomore Ayla Holt had four aces.

Mayfield’s Avery Nanney was hard to stop at the net. The senior had 18 kills in the Lady Cardinals win.

Thursday’s home opener was against Graves County who topped the Lady Marshals 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-12). Three players combined for 10 kills led by senior Abby Belcher with four and three each by Bremmerkamp and McVickers. Bremmerkamp led in digs with 10 and Holt led in assists with eight.

It was the Lady Eagles first game of the season and they had five players that combined for 22 kills, earned 11 points on service aces and as a team had 20 assists and 44 digs.

Senior Leigha McVickers (7) sends the ball over to the Graves County side in the first set of the Lady Marshals home opener against Graves County.
New head coach Paige Perego celebrates a Lady Marshals point during a first set rally against Graves County.
Olivia Hawkins (left) and Catherine Shelton attempt a block on the hit of Graves County’s Audrey Smith.