Getting under the ball. Verona's Shelby Barsotti hits the ball during the Lady Wildcats game against Billings on Oct. 9. [Times Photo by Jared Lankford]
The Verona Lady Wildcats volleyball team fell 25-16, 25-21 to the Billings Lady Wildcats on Oct. 9.
We struggled to get our serve in against a good Billings team," said Verona coach Brad Stewart. "It's hard to make runs when you struggle to put the ball in play."
Billings had two 5 to 0 runs and three 3 to 0 runs in the first set to pull away from Verona 25-16,
Swinging for the kill. Verona senior Jordyn Tuten scores a point for the Lady Wildcats during a game against Billings. [Times Photo by Jared Lankford]
The purple and gold fell behind 5-1 in the second set and battled back and got as close as 15-14 but couldn't take a lead. Billings held on for the 25-21 victory.
Verona was led by Shelby Barsotti with eight kills. Amanda Mullen added six kills. Taylor Pinkly contributed six digs and Jessica Youngberg finished with three blocks.
Verona will be in action on Oct. 13 in the Golden City Tournament.