Cascade, which leads the River Valley North with a 6-2 record, faced off with West Branch (5-3 in River Valley South) in a cross-division match Oct. 10 and fell, 3-2, at home.

The Cougars came out strong winning the first two games, 25-21, 25-23, but they weren’t able to close out the match as West Branch won the last three games, 25-16, 25-16, 15-13.

Cascade’s statistical leaders were: serving — Molly McElmeel 24-of-24, Aliyah Weber 16-of-18, Jess Hoffman 14-of-14, Abby Welter 12-of-15, Brooke Denniston 9-of-10, Ally Hoffman 9-of-13; blocks — McElmeel and Lilly Trumm three, Mckenna Gehl two, Jess Hoffman and Welter one; kills — Welter 17, McElmeel 13, Ally Hoffman 11, Jess Hoffman seven, Trumm three, Denniston one; digs — Denniston 26, Ally Hoffman 17, McElmeel 15, Jess Hoffman 14, Aliyah Weber 10, Welter eight, Trumm two; assists — Jess Hoffman 35, McElmeel and Welter three, Denniston two and Weber one.