Blue Springs South climbed above the .500 mark at 11-10 and improved to 3-3 in the Suburban Big Six with a 25-18, 25-16 home victory Thursday over Lee’s Summit.

Mia Swanegan had 10 kills, Halan Mann seven kills, Bree O’Sullivan 15 assists, Camryn Gregston 10 assists and Alexa Armendariz five digs to pace South.

“We jumped out to early leads and never looked back,” South coach Dave MacLean said. “We were offensive enough to hold off the Tigers. We were able to play a lot of players in front of a good crowd.”

Emma Lock had six kills and five digs, Hailey Criswell six kills and Kate Ward five digs in leading the Tigers.

South also took the junior varsity match 25-18, 25-21.

BARSTOW 25-25-25, VAN HORN 11-12-11: Host Barstow handed the Falcons (4-14-2, 0-5) a Crossroads Conference defeat.

STALEY 25-25, WILLIAM CHRISMAN 11-15: A strong Staley team was too much for the host Bears in a Suburban Middle Seven match.

The Bears (9-10-1, 2-5 conference) had a standout in Tiffini Jones, who had seven kills.

“She played well all-around,” Chrisman coach Dean Rausch said. “Our last two opponents have played very consistent, and until we do, we will struggle against good teams.

Staley also took the junior varsity match 25-5, 25-11 and the freshman match 25-14, 25-16.