The Temple volleyball team hosted their rival Belton in a spirited battle at Wildcat Gym on Friday night. The Tem-Cats played started out strong but came up short in upsetting their rival.
Temple won the opening game 25-20 to stun the Lady Tigers in Game 1 with the Lady Tigers taking the next three games 23-25, 12-25, 21-25.
Temple saw strong performances from their only two seniors Faith Farbo and Cameryn Stewart, Farbo had a team high 17 digs along with 3 aces and a kill while Stewart recorded 6 digs, 5 blocks, 3 kills, 2 assist and an ace.
Khia Kirkwood recorded a team high 8 blocks along with 6 kills at the net. Also recording 6 kills was Abi Kinney.
Amaya Benekin dished out 15 assist while also collecting 5 digs, 3 kills and 2 blocks. Ali Mack had 5 kills, 3 blocks; Ajiah Taylor 8 digs, Chloe Prentiss 3 digs and Brianna Arizmendi 3 digs.
The match was the final game of the season for the Tem-Cats. Temple finished with a record of 0-14 in district play and 2-20 on the season.