Marissa smacks Elverado in straight sets

By Doug Daniels /

October 18, 2019

  (Marissa, Ill.) - Marissa gave the Lady Falcons a smack in the mouth last Friday night, sending visiting Elverado home on the losing end of a 25-16, 25-17 straight-set sweep.

  “We ran into a very scrappy Marissa team,” said EHS head coach Donette Wheatley. “We did our best digging their hard hits, but had a hard time turning those into offense. We played very hard tonight, it just didn’t get the job done.”

  Morgan Bernardini and Hayli Havens each had 3 kills against Marissa. Bernardini also led the Falcons in digs with 8, and shared the team high in assists with Emma Yates (3). Emma Funk finished with 4 blocks.

  Elverado did bring home a JV win, defeating Marissa 25-18, 22-25, 15-10 behind 7 kills from Chloe Barnes. Sydney Schenk led the junior varsity Lady Falcons in digs with 10.

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