The Butler volleyball team remains undefeated in Jayhawk Conference play after another five-set thriller against Independence on Wednesday night at the Power Plant.

Butler is now 3-0 in league play after beating the Pirates 25-17, 27-25, 25-21, 22-25, 15-11 in a grueling match. It is the second straight home match in which the Grizzlies have been pushed to five sets before winning.

Butler is a half-game back of Colby and Seward in the conference standings. Both of those teams are 4-0.

The Grizzlies are now 9-5 overall, and will continue conference play with a match at Pratt on Friday before returning home to face Hutchinson next Wednesday.