Ninth-grade comes up short

Siloam Springs Herald Leader - - SPORTS - From Staff Re­ports

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.

Eighth-grade

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.

Sev­enth-grade

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.

Up next

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.

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