Battle Lake lost in the pigtail round of section 6A volleyball on Monday night to the Hancock Owls 3-0 (25-13, 27-25, 25-23).
“The Owls played a great opening set and the Battlers struggled to find any rhythm,” reported Battle Lake Head Coach Jenny Roisum.
The Battlers regrouped in set 2 taking a 14-9 lead but the Owls stormed back pulling ahead 18-17. The Battlers would not back down tying the match at 24 and 25. The Owls were able to finish set 2 with a kill. Set 3 started off well again for the Battlers taking a 10-6 lead but again the Owls stormed back and the momentum just would not stay with the Battlers.
Ady Tysdal led the Battlers with 7 kills and was 9/9 serving. Makenna Tysdal had 19 digs on the night while Grace Van Erp and Halie Johnson each added 5 kills. Kate Christensen had 10 kills and was 19/19 serving on the night.