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In this file photo, Manhattan’s Jaden McGee (21) spikes a ball to visiting Emporia on Sept. 14. The Indians went 1-2 on Tuesday, beating Hayden and falling to Lawrence and Washburn Rural.

Manhattan High volleyball went 1-2 at a quad at Hayden Tuesday, beating the host Wildcats (6-24) but falling to Lawrence High (12-12) and undefeated Washburn Rural (30-0).

The Indians (11-20) fell in three sets to the Lawrence Chesty Lions, 15-25, 25-23, 7-25.

Manhattan rebounded after that with a sweep over Hayden, 25-19, 25-22.

The Indians ended their day with a straight-sets loss at the hands of the Junior Blues (25-15, 25-12).

MHS has one more triangular left to play: Tuesday at Maize South.

Manhattan is sitting as a three-seed for sub-state, but could move up to a two-seed with two wins next week.