BIXBY — The Claremore volleyball team traveled south of Tulsa to take on Class 6A Bixby Thursday night. After a slow start, the Zebras made a match of it, but still lost in three straight sets.

The 14th-ranked Spartans controlled the first set, 25-10, but the Zebras (ranked No. 8 in 5A) fought back in a 25-22 set two loss.

The third set went deep with Bixby winning 27-25.

Claremore (12-12) will host Glenpool on Tuesday, Sept. 18 and Victory Christian on Thursday, Sept. 18.

In another match from Rogers County, it was Catoosa over Rejoice Christian 25-9, 25-15, 25-20.