Mallory Bridges of Jefferson throws down a kill in Tuesday's matchup with Bluffton. (DHI Media/Rachel Martin)
Mallory Bridges of Jefferson throws down a kill in Tuesday's matchup with Bluffton. (DHI Media/Rachel Martin)

BLUFFTON- The Bluffton Lady Pirates took on Jefferson in volleyball Tuesday, dominating all three sets.

The first set started in Bluffton’s favor with a quick lead of 4-1 . Jefferson failed on multiple occasions to keep the ball in bounds. The Pirates stayed ahead while the Cats fell behind. Bluffton sophomore Kylie Stackhouse put her team on the board 13-7 with a killer spike and she wasn’t done yet.

The first set ended with another spike from Stackhouse and the Pirates took the set 25-21.

Bluffton took the lead quickly in the second set and went up 14-6. Kylie Monday kept the points coming for the Lady Pirates with a nice tip over the net, giving them a 18-9 lead. The second set came to an end with Stackhouse bringing the heat for the Pirates with another spike, ending the set 25-19.

Wildcats Audrey North put the lady Cats ahead 2-1 going into the third set. Stackhouse showed up again and delivered two back-to-back spikes putting her team ahead 5-3. Bluffton started to dominate in the third set quickly. The Cats seemed to fall short on confidence which gave the Pirates the chance to take over. The third set came to an end with a tip over the net by Skyler Scoles and Bluffton won 25-13.

Bluffton head coach Kevin King thought his girls had great mental control going into this match up.

“I thought Jefferson had a nice athletic team and they played a good game,” said King. “I was happy with the amount of kills our team had for the night, they had a great game.”

Stackhouse led the team with a total of 12 kills for the night. Scoles had a total of 27 assists & 3 aces and Monday had 17 digs.