Marshfield volleyball knocked out of playoffs by Eau Claire Memorial in WIAA Division 1 regional final
By Paul Lecker
EAU CLAIRE – The Marshfield volleyball team competed hard with the top-seed in its regional but in the end Eau Claire Memorial was just a bit stronger, knocking off the Tigers 3-0 in a WIAA Division 1 regional final Saturday night at Memorial High School.
The Old Abes won 25-23, 25-18, 25-21 to advance to next week’s sectional. Memorial will play Wisconsin Valley Conference runner-up D.C. Everest in the first half of a sectional doubleheader Thursday at Wausau East at 6 p.m. Chippewa Falls and WVC champion Merrill will play in the second match at 8 p.m.
Stephanie Rhodes had 13 kills, Kathyrn Nesbitt added eight, Anna Ripp had 29 assists, Sara Dasler had a team-high 17 digs and Ema Fehrenbach added 10 for the Tigers.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com).