Bradshaw Mountain's Lady Bears never trailed in their first game of a home volleyball match against Kingman this past Tuesday. But even losing 25-19, holding off two game points fired up the Lady Bulldogs. The visitors traded leads with their hosts six times in the second game, and held off another pair of game points to tie it at 24. Bradshaw regained the lead, 25-24, but Kingman rallied for the 27-25 win.
The next two games delivered more of the same back and forth action, with Kingman emerging victorious 25-23, and 25-22, for the match.
For the Lady Bears, Kylie Morris had 11 kills and three blocks, while Dacie Clark notched 7 kills and 4 blocks, and Kirsten Smith dished 12 assists.
The Bears lost at home to Prescott in 3 straight games Wednesday, 25-13, 25-15 and 29-27, but overcame the trek to Bullhead City the following night with a 25-16, 25-19, 18-25, 25-13 victory over Mohave's Lady Thunderbirds.
Morris led the winning effort with 9 kills and 8 blocks, and Taryn Zelaya added 5 kills. Setters Kristen Jensen and Kirsten Smith had 11 and 12 assists, respectively.
BMHS played host to Cottonwood Mingus yesterday, after the Tribune's press time. The Lady Bears travel to Boulder Creek today and Flagstaff tomorrow.