|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands junior Gracie Schweitzer (middle) digs up the ball while Emma Delagrange (31) gets in position in Thursday's game at Newport Central Catholic.|
The Highlands Ladybirds volleyball team (12-11 overall) hoped to use it to knock off the Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds (14-14) in 36th District action Thursday on the Hill. Highlands gave a great effort, but came up short in a 3-1 (25-13, 25-22, 24-26, 28-26) loss. The Ladybirds dropped to 2-1 in district action and 6-7 in 9th Region play.