SEYMOUR — Murray’s 14-game winning streak to start the season came to a halt here Tuesday, as ninth-rated Grand View Park Baptist knocked off the 10th-rated Mustangs 25-17, 25-17 in a Bluegrass Conference triangular.
Murray bounced back to defeat host Seymour 25-19, 25-7 in the finale of the night.
“Grand View Park Baptist did a good job of taking away the net from us offensively and defensively,” Murray head coach Jerry Shields said. “We came back well against Seymour to start the win streak again.”
Hannah Barber led the Mustangs with 20 kills for the night and nine digs. She also served 17-of-17 with four aces.
Kate Patton served 24-of-25 with seven aces and set 29 assists. Megan Oswald contributed six kills and went 16-of-17 on serve receive, while Cheyanne Ashby had five kills and three blocks.
Madison Gonseth served 15-of-16 with two aces, and McKenzie case had seven digs while going 15-20 on serve receive.
Murray returns to action at home Monday against Mount Ayr.
Nodaway Valley 3, Mount Ayr 0
GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley swept Mount Ayr on senior night here Tuesday, 25-10, 25-21, 25-13.
Sidney Hohertz had a match-high eight kills and also set 11 assists for the Wolverines. She served 13-of-14 with four aces. Emily Schildberg added seven kills for Nodaway Valley.
Katy Ehrsam finished with a team-high 13 digs and served 8-of-10 with two aces. Rachel Jacobson had a big night at the service line, going 22-of-22 with five aces. Corrine Jones finished 12-of-13 with four aces.
Megan Eblen and Megan McIntosh each finished with two total blocks for Nodaway Valley.
“Last night was senior night, so emotions are always high,” Nodaway Valley head coach Hannah West said. “Our girls came out determined to win their final home game for the seniors. This was the most fun I have seen our girls have all season long.”
Kelcie Shields led Mount Ayr with five kills and served 7-of-7 with one ace. Allie Shields served 11-of-11 and had two total blocks. Tessa Shields served 6-of-6 and had three total blocks.
Brook Rychnovsky finished with 14 digs for the Raiderettes and Paige Daughton added 10 to go with her two total blocks. Shelbie Greene served 6-of-7 with one ace.
“They wanted it a lot more than we did,” Mount Ayr head coach Tori Braby said. “We need to start playing with a lot more excitement and get the momentum on our side of the court.”