Sidner tallies 18 kills as Scots topple Guilford, 3-1

Sidner tallies 18 kills as Scots topple Guilford, 3-1

Maryville College won their third-consecutive match on Sunday afternoon, as the Scots downed a talented ODAC school in Guilford College.

MC toppled the Quakers, 3-1, by the scores of 25-13, 12-25, 25-18, 25-12 at Emory & Henry College.

The Scots hit an impressive .267 for the match, as Brianne Sidner continued her torrid pace.

Sidner hit .405 for the four-set match, as the junior posted 18 kills with just a trio of errors. The Marietta, Ga. native added seven digs, two service aces, an assist and a block.

Over the past two matches, Sidner has thrown down 32 kills in order to lift the Scots to a 5-5 overall record.

In the opening set, Maryville College jumped on Guilford College early. The Scots scored 11 of the first 12 points to take an early 11-1 advantage. Sidner posted four kills in the streak, as Maryville hit .483 in the opening set.

Sidner posted seven total kills in the opening set, as Arin Wyttenbach added four for a 25-13 victory. The scots defense held the Quakers to just a .069 hitting percentage in the first stanza.

Guilford College found their swing in the second set, hitting their best percentage of the match. The Quakers hit .419 in the second set, as they took set two, 25-12.

Maryville College would take the next two, however, and the win, 3-1.

Guilford opened the third set with five straight, before eventually take a 10-5 lead. Wyttenbach and Hannah Potts would aid the Scots in clawing their way back into the match, before a Sidner kill made the score 12-11 Maryville.

Sidner tallied back-to-back aces, as the Scots and Quakers stood tied at 17-all. The Scots would score eight of the next nine, as a Madison Wilkerson throw down gave MC the third set, 25-18.

The Scots would hit .324 in the fourth set to take a convincing 25-12 win. MacKenzie Marcrum had a pair of services aces in the fourth set, as Meredith Bonee added a key kill for the non-conference win.

Maryville (5-5) was led by Sidner's performance, while Bonee and Wyttenback each added seven kills. Bonee had seven kills, 21 assists, nine digs, two service aces and a block, while Wyttenbach added seven kills and a trio of blocks with a .286 hitting percentage.

Taylor Youell had 17 assists and seven digs, while Marcrum had 15 digs, four assists and four service aces. Wilkerson had 11 digs with five kills, an assist and a block, while Dejane Hester-Taylor had five kills, four aces, three digs and a pair of blocks. Potts also had five kills for the Scots.

Guilford College (7-4) was led by Morgan Tompkins' 11 kills. Tina Eucker had a double-double 36 assists and 15 digs, as McKinley Durham had 12 digs.

The Scots will face Emory & Henry College directly after this match.