Blue Springs took Suburban Big Six conference champion Liberty to three sets Tuesday. But the Wildcats were unable to pull out a victory, as the visiting Blue Jays prevailed 25-13, 17-25, 25-15.
“It was a game of runs on both sides of the court,” Wildcats coach Katie Grusing said. “We will continue to focus on putting together a more complete match as we head into Senior Night (Thursday against Raymore-Peculiar) and districts.”
Alicia Starr totaled nine kills, Erin Bodenstab had 18 assists, Kate Tucker posted 13 digs and Alexis Williams and Taylor Cook each served three aces for the Wildcats (10-17, 4-5 Big Six).
Liberty won the junior varsity match in two sets.
NORTH KANSAS CITY 25-25, FORT OSAGE 21-16: Coach Vanessa Jones saw some positives in Fort Osage’s home Suburban Middle Seven loss to North Kansas City.
“I am pleased with tonight’s performance,” she said. “As a team, we played and passed well.”
Asia Cole’s six kills and Ashley Schweer’s 12 digs paced the Indians (6-19-2, 1-10).
The junior varsity match went to Fort Osage 24-26, 25-21, 25-17.
PARK HILL SOUTH 25-25, LEE’S SUMMIT 14-18: A strong Park Hill South had too much for the host Tigers. Megan Iversen’s five kills and nine digs led the Tigers.