Madison bests Batesville in a pair of close volleyball matches

Batesville battled Madison Tuesday in two very close matches, but the Cubs came away with victories in both.  Madison was a five set winner in varsity play: 25-19, 25-27, 25-16, 23-25 and 15-8.

Batesville top individual performances:

Serving: Maggie Wilson 8 aces, Ava Powner 17/17
Offense: Cayman Werner 16 kills, Maggie Wilson 11 kills
Assists: Ava Powner 23
Defense: Laney Walsman 29 digs
(JV) Madison 2, Batesville 1: 23-25, 25-22, 15-13

The JV match was even tighter with the 23-25, 25-22, 15-13 final also favoring the Cubs.

For the Bulldog JV, Annie Negovetich was 16 for 16 at the serving line with two aces. Kate Martin led the team in serve receive while Molly Meer had 5 assists.

We thank Batesville coach Vickie Heil for this edited recap.