The Northwestern High School volleyball team fell to Cumberland 3-2 Thursday night in Maple.
Cumberland won the first game 25-20, but the Tigers even the match with a 25-22 victory in the second set.
Cumberland picked up another win in game three, 25-17, and then won the tiebreaker 15-11 after Northwestern won game four 25-16.
Beccah Wesler had nine kills and 17 digs for the Tigers.
Lexi Janigo added eight kills, five ace serves and 43 digs; Erin Gotelaere had five kills and 25 digs; Daisy Mack had 17 assists and 12 digs; Hailey Eller had 16 digs; and Kaitlin Moroney had 20 digs.
The Tigers are now 2-4 overall and 0-1 in the Heart O’ North Conference.
Drummond 3, NHS 1
The Drummond Lumberjacks defeated the Northwestern Tigers 3-1 in a non-conference volleyball match Tuesday night in Maple.
The host Tigers won the opening game 25-12, but the visitors won the next three 25-10, 25-22 and 25-20.
Leading the Tigers were Beccah Wester, nine kills and 22 digs; Lexi Janigo, eight kills and 23 digs; Erin Gotelaere, 24 digs; Hailey Eller, 21 digs; and Daisy Mack, 21 set assists.
Northwestern hosted Cumberland in its Heart O’ North Conference opener Thursday night.
Northwestern is back in action Tuesday at Bloomer.