Senior Night was a success on Tuesday for Marysville High School’s volleyball squad.
Playing before a large crowd, the Lady Monarchs (11-10) turned back Hilliard Darby 25-18, 25-15, 25-11.
Fourth-year players Carys Gossett, Jillian Gardner and Madison Fluharty carried the Lady Monarchs to victory.
Gossett tallied 14 kills, Gardner notched eight and Fluharty added seven.
Ella Morris accounted for 25 assists, while Morgan Shick came up with 13 digs.
All five seniors – Gardner, Jayanti Geerets, Fluharty, Gossett and Peyton Ingle – started the match.
Ingle earlier in the season suffered an ACL injury.
However, she started the match and served the first few points.
The seniors were all on the court to finish the match.
The competition ended when Geerets assisted on a kill by Gossett.
The Lady Monarchs will complete their regular season at Thomas Worthington on Thursday.
They will return home on Monday to open Division I tournament competition.
MHS will face Westerville North at 6 p.m. on that day.
Lady Cats fall
North Union lost in three sets, 9-25, 11-25, 19-25, to St. Paris Graham (17-4) in Central Buckeye Conference action.
Candace Holloway and Kayla Sedgwick each had a service ace for the Lady Cats (4-16).
Holloway posted seven assists, Hope Hall counted four kills, Holloway and Sienna Ballinger each had block and Sedgwick scored 10 digs.
Graham also won the JV contest 25-14, 25-11.
North Union will be at Indian Lake on Thursday.
FHS drops match
Fairbanks’ spikers fell to West Liberty-Salem.
Match scores were 21-25, 15-25, 15-25.
The Lady Panthers slipped to 12-8 overall and 7-2 in the Ohio Heritage Conference.
No other details were available at presstime.
FHSwill host Mechanicsburg Thursday.