The Tri-City United volleyball team took a 0-3 loss Tuesday after being pitted against a tough Southwest Christian team.

While Southwest Christian claimed the victory in all three sets, the Titans played more competitively than the score let on. In the first set, TCU fell behind by just a few points, but couldn’t make up the difference in a 25-22 loss.

But after a competitive first set, Southwest Christian began leading by larger margins. The opposition carried a 25-17 win in the second set and followed it up with an even larger 25-11 victory in the third.

Alexis Neubauer and Sam Lang bolstered the Titans on offense with five kills each. Jordyn Brownlee and Morgan Kes contributed 12 and eight assists respectively. Kaitlyn Lang and Alexis O’Connell shored up the team’s last line of defense adding seven and six digs each.

Belle Plaine tops Titans in 3

Belle Plaine prepared a rocky meet for the TCU volleyball team. After a rescheduled match Oct. 24, the Tigers swept the Titans 3-0.

The Tigers kept a strong lead over the Titans in all three sets. In the first, Belle Plaine led 25-17. The Tigers carried the second set by a full 12 points, winning 25-13. In the third, the Titans narrowed the score, but Belle Plaine had them beat 25-19.

Sam Lang supported the Titans as the team’s strongest hitter. She collected five kills during the match. Jordyn Brownlee helped her team with nine assists.

Reach Reporter Carson Hughes at 507-931-8575. ©Copyright 2020 APG Media of Southern Minnesota. All Rights Reserved.

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