Gravette falls to Prairie Grove in tie-breaker set
GRAVETTE — In a backand-forth match against the Lady Tigers of Prairie Grove on Thursday, the Lady Lions took the first set with a narrow 25-23 score but then lost sets two and three by two and three-point margins.
In the fourth set, the Lady Lions won by nine points to tie the match at two games each. But, the tiebreaker went the other way, with Prairie Grove winning by two.
Set scores in the match were 25-23, 24-26, 22-25, 25-16 and 13-15.
Emma Kate Vertz played an important part in Prairie Grove’s win.
“The impressive part, Emma Kate Vertz had a triple-double. She had 16 kills, 31 assists and 15 digs,” said Prairie Grove coach Lindsey Biocic.
With the loss on Thursday, the Lady Lions were 13-3-2 overall and 4-3 in conference play.
Gravette was scheduled to host Ozark on Tuesday and travel to Shiloh Christian on Thursday for conference play.