William Chrisman volleyball coach Mary Lile was happy with her team’s defense Thursday.

But it still wasn’t enough to get past host Lee’s Summit North in a non-conference match.

The Broncos held off the Bears in the second set to claim a 25-15, 25-23 victory.

“We played some great defense tonight but our unforced errors continue to hurt us,” Lile said after her team dropped to 0-2 overall.

Morgan Bauman lead Chrisman with nine kills and 11 digs, while Josie Shaw dished out 16 assists.

BLUE SPRINGS 25-26-25, STALEY 10-28-15: Blue Springs coach Katie Straka said team work helped her team pull through for a three-set road win Thursday.

The Wildcats rolled to a 25-10 win in the first game but dropped a 28-26 decision in the second. They finished off the Falcons with a 25-15 win in the third.

“Another good team effort,” Straka said. “I can’t say enough about this group’s selflessness and teamwork.”

Aliyah Bello led the Wildcat hitters with nine kills and Cherray Wilson added seven, with multiple other players contributing. Alex Gabbert had 15 digs and Lily Letchworth dished out 25 assists.

BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH 25-25, ST. JOSEPH CENTRAL 10-22: Blue Springs South held off a challenge from visiting St. Joseph Central to claim a non-conference win Thursday.

The Jaguars improved to 7-1.

The South junior varsity also won 25-9, 25-15.