OSKALOOSA - The Class 2A No. 7-ranked Grundy Center volleyball team fell in the finals of the Oskaloosa Invitational on Saturday, dropping a 20-25, 25-21, 16-14 match with North Polk.
The Spartans (25-8) posted a 4-1 day, defeading Gilbert twice, Fairfield and Ottumwa. Grundy Center topped Gilbert both in pool play and then a second time in the bracketed semifinals, coming back for a 22-25, 25-12, 15-13 win.
No statistics were available for the Spartans, who travel to South Tama Tuesday in NICL West play.
One win for South Hardin
HAMPTON - The South Hardin volleyball team managed a win in pool play before falling to eventual champion Janesville in bracketed play at the Hampton-Dumont Tournament on Saturday.
The Tigers (10-16) topped the host Bulldogs in straight sets, losing to Roland-Story and 4A No. 6 Charles City. Janesville, ranked No. 2 in 1A, swept the Tigers 25-12, 25-13, to end their day.
South Hardin hosts GMG on Monday.
Cougars 0-4 at Hudson
HUDSON - AGWSR went 0-4 at the Hudson Tournament as the Cougars (7-22) were defeated by 2A No. 15 Iowa Valley, 3A No. 11 Center Point-Urbana, Kee and the host Pirates.
AGWSR entertains BCLUW Tuesday night.