Skylar Bryson (L) and Lilly Camacho (R) team up for a Lady Wave block in volleyball match with Butler. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Lady Wave in close loss to Butler

Greenville volleyball falls to Butler Lady Aviators in five

GREENVILLE – The Lady Wave took the visiting Butler Lady Aviators to the wire in dropping a 5-set match 3-2 in a MVL varsity volleyball matchup.

“We’re showing some heart by going five,” said Greenville coach, Michelle Hardesty. “We went five earlier this week at Fairborn and won – went five again tonight.”   

“At this point in their season, wins and losses still matter,” Hardesty added. “We’re working on bettering our game for tournament and that type of thing.”

Greenville took the opening set 26-24 with Butler rebounding to take the second set 25-21.

The Lady Aviators continued its strong play to go up 2-1 on the night with a 25-17 third set win. The Lady Wave battled back to get the night’s largest margin of victory, a double digit 25-13 fourth set win sending the match to a fifth and deciding set.

“We’re young and inexperienced,” stated Hardesty. “Not that that is really showing a lot but we just have stretches where those kind of things happen. All I can ask the girls to do is to learn from each match as we go forward.”

The Butler Aviators got the win downing the Lady Wave 15-9 in the final set of the night.

“We’ll have junior Skylar Bryson back again next year,” Hardesty noted. “She led us in kills tonight with 14. Our libero, Shyanne Giggoney (sophomore) had a great night with 29-digs and 26-serve receives, so little things. They just bettered us by a couple points tonight and get to take home the win.”

Shyanne Gibboney gets a dig for Greenville in MVL play with the Lady Aviators. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Greenville's Brooke Schmidt gets a Lady Wave block in Thursday night volleyball match with Butler. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Lilly Camacho slams a kill for the Lady Wave in home match with the Butler Lady Aviators. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Kyndall Burke goes strong to the Lady Wave net in MVL matchup with Butler. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Skylar Bryson lands one of her team leading kills for the Lady Wave in MVL volleyball match with Butler. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
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Gaylen Blosser / Publisher

Gaylen Blosser is a sports enthusiast and has covered high school sports for nearly 20 years in Southwest Ohio. Gaylen has been a media sportswriter while most recently serving as Sports Editor for the local newspaper and will now serve as editor of Darke County Now while continuing to cover athletics. Gaylen is an accomplished photographer who has captured thousands of athletes in action over the years and is the recipient of the OHSAA Friends of Athletes Award and OHSAA Respect the Game State Award. Contact Darke County Now Editor Gaylen Blosser at gblosser@darkecountynow.com or 937-459-9547.

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