Heading south of the border, the Diller-Odell Lady Griffins played some of their best volleyball of the season and were rewarded with a second place finish at the Axtell, Kan., Invite Sept. 28.
On the day, Diller-Odell posted a record of 4-1.
Diller-Odell defeated Frankfort, Kan., 25-18, 25-18, Blue Valley (Randolph, Kan.), 25-20, 25-21, Pawnee City, 20-25, 25-21, 27-25, Linn, Kan., 13-25, 25-18, 25-22, before losing in the championship match to Falls City Sacred Heart, 19-25, 18-25.
Erin Saathoff pounded down seven kills to pace all Diller-Odell attackers against Frankfort, Kan. while Kaitlyn Schultis contributed five kills.
Madison Jurgens put up a team-leading 13 set assists in the victory.
Josie Vitosh had the hot hand serving versus Blue Valley as she paced Diller-Odell servers with a team-high five aces.
Saathoff came through with a team-leading eight kills, while Jurgens manufactured five kills.