Leon upsets #1 Iola in 5 sets

Published: Oct. 13, 2020 at 8:44 PM CDT
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IOLA, Texas (KBTX) - Leon volleyball beat top-ranked Iola 25-22, 25-13, 18-25, 17-25, 15-13 Tuesday night at Bulldog Gym. This was Iola’s first loss of the season.

From the start of the match it was always close. Iola held a slim lead for most of the first game, and the Lady Cougars tied things up at 15. The Lady Bulldogs called timeout after Leon took the lead 20-19 on a Caitlyn Crane kill. Leon went on to win the first two sets. Iola responded winning sets 3 and 4. The Lady Cougars finished the thrilling match to win the fifth set 15-13 and beat the previously undefeated Lady Bulldogs on the road.

Iola will try to bounce back next Tuesday on the road at Centerville. Leon will host Normangee on Friday.

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