Life away from the Barton Gym is not proving kind to the Barton Community College volleyball team as the Cougars went to Concordia, Kansas, Wednesday night falling 30-28, 25-13, and 25-14 to Cloud County Community College. Dropping their second straight three-set road conference match, Barton falls to 1-3 in conference play and 2-8 overall while Cloud County improves to 2-1 in Jayhawk play and 8-3 on the season.
Barton will reload the bus to head to Sterling, Colorado, as the Cougars step out of conference play to participate in the NJC Pizza Hut Invitational taking place on Friday and Saturday. Barton’s first match will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday against Northwest College followed by a 7:00 p.m. matchup with Casper College. On Saturday the Cougars will play host Northeastern Junior College at noon then wrap up the tournament at 3:00 p.m. against Sheridan College.