The 4A top-ranked Decatur Lady Eagles fell in five games Tuesday to the 5A’s ninth-ranked Aledo Lady Cats.
Aledo took the fifth-set tiebreaker by nine points to win the match, 25-20, 20-25, 25-20, 18-25, 15-6.
Cooper Martin paced the Lady Eagles’ attack with 23 kills. Dylana Hutchins and Makayla Mayfield added 10 kills each. Emily Oxford put down seven, and Courtnie Roberts five.
Setter Stormi Leonard handed out 50 assists over the five game.
Defensively, Maclaine Lowery made 26 digs. Leonard added 19, Mayfield 14, Roberts 12, and Martin 11.
Oxford recorded four blocks. Mayfield had three, and Hutchins two.
Decatur (10-4) rebounded Thursday with three wins over Lamar, Hereford and Birdville in pool play at the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic.