The Cassville Ladycats faced off against perennial powerhouse Mt. Vernon last Tuesday night.
Cassville fell in three games 9-25, 25-22 and 21-25. Katie Hynes had four kills and 10 digs in the game, and Jessica Mitchell had five assists and six service points. Lili Guk was credited with nine digs and Chelsea Corn tallied 11 points.
The junior varsity squad also lost to the Lady Mountaineers 24-26 and 7-25.
On Thursday, the Ladycats hosted Lamar and fell 17-25, 18-25.
Corn had four blocks and one ace whiled Holly Skinner contributed three blocks and four points. Guk was the team's kill leader with five, and Mitchell led in assists with eight. She also tallied seven digs. Hynes had nine digs, four points and four kills.
Over the weekend, Cassville competed in the Neosho Tournament, picking up a big win over McDonald County in two games, 27-25 and 25-23. The Ladycats suffered losses against El Dorado Springs (12-25, 12-25) and Lamar (21-25, 23-25).
Several Ladycats put up strong statistics in the tournament. Destiny Massey had 11 digs during tournament play, and Misty Huckabey had 10 points.
Mitchell was credited with 13 assists, eight kills, four blocks and nine points. Guk tallied three aces and Corn put up six blocks.
Cassville's record now stands at 4-16-1. The squad finishes out the regular season on the road Thursday when they travel to Seneca.
Seniors Lili Guk and Michelle Scroggs were honored last Thursday night during the Ladycats' last home game of the season against Lamar.
The Ladycats enter Class 3, District 11 volleyball action next week at Monett High School. Cassville, seeded fifth in the tournament, will take on fourth-seeded Seneca at 6 p.m. on Monday.