Miles City, MT - The Pioneers traveled to Sheridan, WY this weekend to take part in the Sheridan College tournament. It was a rough weekend for MCC, as they dropped all three tournament games they played.
Friday evening the Pioneers took on the home team Sheridan Generals, and although MCC was close in each game, they just could not pull out the victory and lost 0-3. The set scores were as follows: 18-25, 19-25 and 18-25.
Taylor Stahl led the team in kills with 10. Samantha Bonenberger led the team in assists with 12, and Kailey Thomson had two aces. Defensively, Hailee Kuske led the team in blocks with three and Thomson had 12 digs.
The first match of the day on Saturday was against Dawson Community College. After starting out strong and winning the first set, the excitement soon faded as Dawson would take the final three sets to win 3-1. The set scores were as follows: 25-20, 16-25, 22-25 and 11-25.
Ceeara Staiger led the team in kills with nine. Bonenberger had 16 assists and three aces. Defensively, Thomson led the team with 20 digs.
In the final game of the weekend, the Pioneers faced the Trappers of Northwest College and lost 0-3. The set scores were as follows: 24-26, 19-25 and 18-25.
Briannah Quick led the team with six kills. Bonenberger once again led the team in assists with nine and the defensive leader was again Thomson with 15 digs.
The Pioneers will be in action again on Wednesday, September 5 for their first home game of the season against Rocky Mountain College JV at 7:00 pm in the Kailey Gymnasium. This will be a blue-out game and all fans are encouraged to wear their Pioneer blue.