By Leigh Heriford
Last week the Ava Volley Bears took on two SCA teams, Salem and Cabool. The Lady Bears pulled out a big win against the Salem Tigers, 25-22 and 25-20. On Thursday the Bears took on the Cabool Bulldogs in Ava’s final home game of the season. In a two game nail biter, the Bears lost 20-25 and 19-25. The varsity Bears then traveled to Sparta on Saturday for the Annual Sparta Invitational Tournament. Ava racked up wins against Forsyth, Salem, and Sparta giving the Lady Bears a third place finish. This week the Bears will travel to Liberty on Tuesday (10/16) and Fordland on Wednesday (10/17) for a make-up game. They will then begin District play next Monday (10/22) in Rogersville, taking on the Willow Springs Bears at 6:00.
Ava JV volleyball also gained a win again Salem, 25-16 and 25-20. Against Cabool, the Lady Bears split in a two game duel, losing the first game 23-25 and winning game two 25-15.