The Tallmadge volleyball teams hasn’t stayed away from the elite competition this fall.

The Blue Devils recently faced a Division I power in Walsh Jesuit and butted heads against another Division I talent in Stow-Munroe Falls Monday.

Tallmadge gave the Bulldogs everything they could handle. But the Blue Devils fell just a hair short.

Host Tallmadge dropped to 12-4 in 2018 after losing to Stow 25-19, 17-25, 22-25, 25-18, 15-11 in a Suburban League crossover showdown at James O. Maddox Court.

Alex Perrin had 10 kills and Amelia Perdue finished with 21 assists and six kills for the Blue Devils. Emma Eyre contributed 20 digs and six kills and Jill Catalano had 28 digs and six kills for Tallmadge.

Ellie Kirker added 23 assists.