The visiting Beach Buccaneers left Killdeer Tuesday with 3-1 loss to the Cowboys.Killdeer won the fist set by a narrow 25-23 margin, then lost the second by a 25-22 score.
The Cowboys then came back with 25-21 and 25-18 wins to claim the 3-1 victory, the team’s second straight Region 7 win.
The win improved the Killdeer record in Region 7 to 2-3 and into a three-way tie with Beach and Richardton-Taylor.
The Killdeer squad beat Glen Ullin-Hebron for its only other regional victory.
Myranda Reiss lead the Cowboys with 13 kills, followed by Megan Olson with 10 and Liza Stahl with seven.
Chelsey Morlock had 26 assists, while Jess Goetz had nine.
Madison Wilhelm finished with 31 digs, while Morlock had 15 and Myranda Reiss dug up 12.
Molly Neis had five aces, while Myranda Reiss and Morlock each had three.
Brook Reiss and Liza Stahl both finished with one block eachThe Killdeer Cowboys (0-3) will next host Beach (1-2) at 7 p.m. on Oct. 1.