The Highlands Ladybirds volleyball team dropped its season opener Tuesday to the Beechwood Lady Tigers, 3-0 (25-20, 25-13, 25-20).
Lauren Epperson led Highlands with 11 kills and AJ Guth had 11 digs. Gretchen Wessels had 18 digs to lead Beechwood.
The Ladybirds travel to Campbell County on Thursday. Game time is 7 p.m.