HUXLEY, IA — Host Ballard recorded a 3-0 win over Perry Tuesday in their Class 4A first round meeting, ending the volleyball season for the Jayettes.
Ballard (17-13) won on scores of 25-8, 25-10, and 25-12. The loss was final game for Perry (9-28) and seniors Ashley Cerna, Yamilet Ortega, Kathryn West, and Taylor Atwell.
Oretga provided 13 assists for Perry, with Charity Parnell and West each having one. Cerna finished with seven kills, with West adding four, Ortega two and Parnell one.
Addison Huntington’s 13 digs were the team high, with Parnell tallying 12 and Cerna 10. Yamilet Gonzalez made seven kills, Ortega four, Miley Sanchez two, and West and Callie Steva one each.
Perry served 30 times, connecting on 27 (90 percent) with one ace.
Parnell was 6-6-1 behind the serving line, with Steva 6-of-7 and Gonzalez 5-of 6 while Huntington and Ortega were each 4-of-4 and Sanchez 2-of-3.