By ALAN HOSKINS
KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Kansas City Kansas Community College ran its volleyball winning streak to nine in a row before it came to an end in the Highland Classic Saturday.
Ranked No. 12 in NJCCC Division II, the Lady Blue Devils defeated Southwestern Iowa, Cloud County and Coffeyville before falling in four sets to Indian Hills of Ottumwa, Iowa.
KCKCC took a 27-25 lead in the opening set against Indian Hills before falling 26-24, 25-22 and 25-11 to fall to 9-2 for the season.
The Blue Devils opened the tourney Friday by defeating Southwestern Iowa 25-8, 20-25, 25-8, 25-15, and Cloud County 25-20, 25-21, 25-14 and then opened Saturday play by defeating Jayhawk rival Coffeyville 25-16, 25-16, 26-28, 25-23.
The Lady Blue Devils stay on the road this week, playing at Longview Tuesday at 6 p.m. and then competing Friday and Saturday in the Pasco Hernando Tournament in New Port Richey, Fla.
They do not return home until Wednesday, Sept. 24, when they host No. 3 ranked Johnson County at 6:30 p.m.