JOHN CURTIS - Daily Union Sports Editor
SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Central A&M upset rural rival Meridian on Thursday night. The Raiders invaded Macon Meridian and were aggressive right out of the gate, winning 25-10, 25-19.
The Raiders (2-3) notched just their second win of the season, but is within a game of breaking even. Beating Meridian (3-3) was a step in the right direction.
Mikah Maples stepped upan led A&M at the net with match-high six kills and was key on mid-court defense with six digs.
Meanwhile, Kayla Gibson and Taylor Jordan recorded double-digit performances. Gibson dished 10 assists and Jordan had 10 digs.
Morgan Damery, Kaley Hennings and Kylie Burcham led the net defense with two blocks, each.
Central A&M def. Meridian, 25-10, 25-19
CAM stats: Mikah Maples 6 kills, 1 ace, 6 digs; Paige Seitz 2 kills, 3 aces, 2 digs; Kayla Gibson 2 kills, 1 block, 1 dig, 10 assists; Kylie Burcham 1 kill, 2 blocks; Morgan Damery 2 blocks; Kaley Hennings 2 blocks, 2 digs, 6 assists; Taylor Jordan 10 digs.