STEWART, Ohio — It doesn’t get much closer than that.
The Meigs volleyball team edged out a non-conference road victory over Federal Hocking in five sets, Thursday night.
The Lady Marauders (2-0) earned a 25-23 win in the opening game, but dropped the second game 25-20. Meigs won the third game 26-24 but the Lady Lancers evened the match with a 25-23 win in the fourth game. MHS claimed a 17-15 win in the fifth game to move to 2-0 on the season.
The Meigs net attack was led by Brook Andrus with 13 kills, followed by Amanda Cole and Kelsey Hudson with 10 each. Ariel Ellis added nine kills, Devyn Oliver had seven, while Lindsay Patterson marked two. Cole led the defense with 2.5 blocks, Hannah Cremeans added 1.5 and Oliver added a dig.
Oliver led the Lady Marauders service attack with seven aces, followed by Cole with six. Hudson and Cremeans each had four aces, Andrus marked three, while Patterson finished with one ace. Oliver’s 14 assists led Meigs, followed by Patterson with 11 and Ellis with four.
The Lady Marauders will have a chance to sweep FHHS on September 10 in Rocksprings. Meigs returns to action Monday at Eastern.