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Published: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 1:20 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 7:19 a.m. CDT

Bedford 3, Lenox 0

BEDFORD — Bedford swept Lenox here Tuesday, 25-8, 25-15, 25-18.

Katie Dukes finished with a team-high seven kills for Lenox, while also leading the team with three ace serves on 8-of-8 serving. Dukes also recorded two block assists and one solo block.

Aurora Arevalo finished with three solo blocks in the loss. Jacy Stoaks added two solo blocks. Shantelle Brown led the team with eight digs. Bethany Christensen served 8-of-9, while Morgan Miller served 7-of-7.

“Every game we kept getting stronger,” Lenox head coach Sara Dukes said.

Murray 3,

Central Decatur 0

LEON — Central Decatur provided Class 1A 10th-rated Murray with a challenge early, but Murray stayed undefeated for the season with a 25-22, 25-17, 25-8 win over the Cardinals here on Monday.

Hannah Barber led a balanced attack for the Mustangs with 11 kills. Megan Oswald and Cheyanne Ashby each recorded eight kills, while Madison Gonseth and Kate Patton each finished with four kills.

Jade Lecy and Ashby each finished with four blocks, while Gonseth added two. Chellsea Jones served a perfect 15-of-15, while Gonseth had a big night at the service line, going 18-19 with six aces.

Patton finished 11-11 with one ace, and Ashby went 11-12 with one ace. Patton set 23 assists for the Mustangs.

“A great all-around team effort tonight,” head coach Jerry Shields said. “Very balanced and good serving.”

Murray traveled to Seymour for a key conference triangular Tuesday against Seymour and Class 1A ninth-rated Grand View Park Baptist. Results from those matches can be found in Thursday’s CNA sports section.

Bedford tourney

BEDFORD — Mount Ayr went 0-5 in the rugged Bedford Tournament here on Saturday.

Class 1A seventh-ranked Stanton claimed the tournament championship.

Mount Ayr fell to Bedford 21-9, 21-13; Lamoni 21-16, 21-19; East Union 22-20, 21-15; East Mills 12-21, 21-10, 15-0; and Stanton 21-14, 21-9.

Paige Daughton finished with a team-high 23 kills and 37 digs over the course of the tournament. Allie Shields recorded 13 kills, while Kelcie Shields added 11 kills. Macy Larsen finished with 22 digs.

Kelcie Shields finished with two solo blocks and Leah Klejch recorded one solo block for Mount Ayr. Kelcie Shields also recorded a team-high 16 aces in the tournament, including 12 in the match against East Mills.

“Macy Larsen played a great game throughout the day,” head coach Tori Braby said. “She serve received 92 percent and was 83 percent on digs. We played really slow all day. The exhaustion of it being homecoming week really played a role.”

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