Metro downs Cowgirls

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By NMHU Sports Information

NMHU Sports Information

Highlands lost in three sets against Metro State in Friday’s volleyball match at the Wilson Complex. The Cowgirls are 1-7 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and 7-10 in overall play.

Through the last of the first set the Cowgirls and Roadrunners went back and forth but the Cowgirls just could not close the set and the Roadrunners took the first set 25-20.

Metro grabbed an 11-4 lead in game two, but the Cowgirls kept their heads high and battled to get the set closer, rallying to 16-12. After a back-and-forth battle the Roadrunners started to rally back and closed out the second set, 25-18.

The third set was looking good for the Cowgirls in the beginning but the Roadrunners put it away  25-17 to end the match.

Darian Mullen led NMHU with 14 kills and Jessica Piper added 12 digs.