Harmony Grove defeated Jessieville 3-1 in the first conference game of the season. The Lady Cardinals opened the match by taking the first two sets by the score of 25-17, 25-22. The Lady Lions would fight back in the third set with a 25-16 win. Harmony Grove would finish the match in the fourth set a 25-17 victory.
The Lady Cardinals fought hard all match. Coach Wright explained, “Several unforced errors in the 3rd set, forced the 4th set, but we were able to settle back down and finish it off.”
Leighton Withers led the Lady Cardinals in kills, while Grace Bryant did a great job and led in assists.
Next up, the Lady Cardinals travel to Perryville for a nonconference match on Thursday.
In junior high action, the Junior Lady Cardinals started the year off with a win, beating Jessieville 2-0. The opened the match with a 25-19 win, and finished of the Lady Lions with a 25-20 set win to end the match.
Megan Clay led the Junior Lady Cardinals in kills, while Raven White came up big on both defense and offense.
The Junior Lady Cardinals will play next one Monday at home against Fountain Lake.