Monett and Purdy lost but Pierce City and Verona were victorious in area volleyball action last night.
In its home opener, the Monett Lady Cubs fell to Springfield Central in straight sets by scores of 20-25 and 15-25.
The Lady Cubs dropped to 0-2 on the year.
Elise Meyer had four kills for Monett.
Monett did win the junior varsity encounter by scores in straight sets by identical 25-16 scores.
Mackenzie Lay and Darian Shields each had six service points for the jayvee Lady Cubs.
Monett will play again on Tuesday at Cassville.
Purdy's Lady Eagles lost to Blue Eye by scores of 17-25 and 12-25.
Pierce City's Lady Eagles beat Sarcoxie by scores of 25-18 and 25-16.
Chelsea Levingston had four kills and seven digs for Pierce City.
Verona downed Golden City by scores of 25-11 and 25-15.
Jori Dodson had 11 kills and Beth Bigham had 11 assists for the Verona Lady Wildcats.