Ninth-grade comes up short
BENTONVILLE — The Siloam Springs ninth-grade volleyball team came within an eyelash of forcing a decisive game three Tuesday against Bentonville High, but the Lady Tigers pulled out a 27-25 victory to finish off a 2-0 sweep.
Bentonville won the first game 25-8.
Camryn Kendrick led the Lady Panthers (0-4) with four kills, while Makenna Thomas had two kills and two aces. Chelsea McWhorter and Myah Moren each had one kill for Siloam Springs.
The Siloam Springs eighth-graders A team picked up a 2-1 (25-19, 10-25, 15-5) victory over Bentonville Washington on Tuesday.
Allison Williamson led the Lady Panthers with four aces, while MaKaylee Reikenecker had three aces, Cora Dewey two aces and Halie Free one ace. Sophia Lange and Jensen Kelly each had one ace and one kill for the Lady Panthers, who evened their record to 2-2.
Siloam Springs won the B game against Washington 25-8. The second game had to be stopped early because of a time limit.
The seventh-grade volleyball team dropped a 2-1 decision to Springdale Sonora in its second match of the year.
Sonora won the first two games 25-22 and 26-24 with Siloam Springs winning the third 25-21.
The eighth- and ninthgrade teams return to action three times this week. On Tuesday, the eighth-graders will host Rogers Oakdale at 4:30 p.m., followed by the ninth-grade against Rogers Heritage.
On Wednesday, the eighth-grade will play at 4:30 p.m. at Rogers Lingle with the ninth-grade playing at Farmington.
Both teams will play in the Springdale Southwest Tournament on Saturday.
The seventh-graders are scheduled to host Springdale Tyson at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, followed by a road match at Farmington at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.