Smith-Cotton Tiger varsity volleyball lost to Capital City in the first round of Class 5, District 9 action Thursday night, 18-25 26-28 15-25, at Helias High School.

Bailey Brown 3 blocks 4 kills 1 ace

Paige Abney 3 kills 3 aces 4 digs

Isabelle Lyles 2 kills 10 digs 1 block

Sydney Toops 10 assist 1 ace

“The girls were down 14-24 in second set and came back and almost won it. They played with heart,” commented head coach Diane Shipley.

The Lady Tigers ended their season, 5-17-1.

Capital City is now 13-14-4.