Volleyball Roundup


District 11-6A

Lee 3, Mesquite 0

The Robert E. Lee Lady Raiders scored a 3-0 win over Mesquite on Friday in a District 11-6A volleyball match at the REL Varsity Gymnasium.

Lee won 25-21, 25-12, 25-16 to improve to 20-11 overall and 7-5 in district play. REL plays host to Longview on Tuesday.

The leading Lady Raiders against the Lady Skeeters were Macy Behm (2 kills, 8 digs, ace), April Brown (11 kills, 3 digs), Neely Williams (9 kills, 6 digs, 4 aces), Blythe Heisey (21 digs, 2 aces), Anna Stone (6 digs, 17 assists, ace), Rhiannon Heldman (5 kills, 2 digs), Ashley Oldham (10 kills, 16 digs, 2 aces) and Aliyah Shirley (2 digs, 8 assists, 2 aces).

District 11-6A

Rockwall-Heath 3, John Tyler 0

Rockwall-Heath extended its district winning streak to 86 games with a 3-0 victory over John Tyler Friday night at the Lions Den.

The Lady Hawks (33-10, 13-0) scored a 25-7, 25-23, 25-7 win over the Lady Lions (11-23-1, 1-12) in a District 11-6A volleyball match.

Standouts for JT were: Symone Morris (2 serves, 5 kills, 9 receptions, 2 digs), Erynn Henderson (6 digs, 7 serves, 7 assists), Alexie Valle (17 receptions, 4 serves, 8 digs) and Lacorria Rollins (3 serves, 5 kills, 13 receptions, 5 digs, block).

R-H’s JV also won, 25-16, 25-5 and the freshmen matches - JT White (25-15, 16-25, 27-25) and JT Blue (25-18, 25-12).

JT plays at North Mesquite on Tuesday to conclude the season, while Rockwall-Heath plays at Rockwall.

District 17-5A

Whitehouse 3, Jacksonville 0

JACKSONVILLE - The Whitehouse LadyCats scored a 3-0 win over Jacksonville on Friday.

Whitehouse (30-9, 8-1) scored a 25-7, 25-15, 25-19 win over the Maidens.

Whitehouse’s top players were Grace Hendricks (6 kills, 19 assists, 4 aces), Macy Smith (16 digs, 3 aces), Briana Brown (8 kills, 4 blocks), Mahayla Mitchell (7 kills), Kaitlyn Wood (6 kills) and Sydney Davis (6 kills, 3 blocks).

The LadyCats also won the freshmen (25-23, 25-16) and JV (25-17, 25-20) matches.

Whitehouse and Lindale are tied for the district lead and will play for the league championship on Tuesday at Wildcat Arena in Whitehouse. The ninth grade/JV will start at 5 p.m. with the varsity squads starting around 6 p.m.

It will be Senior Night for Whitehouse with Grace Hendricks, Sydnie Malmstrom, Mahayla Mitchell, Macy Smith and Alexis Oldham being honored.

District 17-5A

Lindale 3, Ennis 0

LINDALE - The Lindale Lady Eagles stayed atop the district standings with Whitehouse after scoring 3-0 win over the Ennis Lady Lions on Friday at Eagle Gymnasium.

Lindale (22-17, 8-1) defeated Ennis 25-11, 25-14, 25-23.

Leading the Lady Eagles at the net were Brina Kuslak (7 kills, 2 blocks), Cailynn Widemon (7 kills, 2 blocks) and London Reue (6 kills, 3 aces). Shelbi Steen and Lorin Reue also chipped in four kills apiece. Setters Harleigh Thurman and Kalaya Pierce moved the ball well. Thurman had 16 assists and Pierce had 13. Libero Alisha Kiser had 17 digs and three aces. Jennifer Moyer, Shelbi Steen and Gracie Spearman also chipped in seven, six and six digs, respectively.

Lindale also won the freshmen (25-16, 25-10) and JV (25-7, 25-10) matches,

Whitehouse and Lindale are tied for the district lead and will play for the league championship on Tuesday at Wildcat Arena in Whitehouse. The ninth grade/JV will start at 5 p.m. with the varsity squads starting around 6 p.m.

District 13-4A

Rains 3, Wills Point 2

EMORY - In what has almost become the norm, the Rains Lady Cats found themselves in another five-set match Friday night against the Lady Tigers from Wills Point.

This time however, the Lady Cats rallied from a 10-4 deficit in the deciding fifth set to win the match 3-2.

Rains won 25-13, 20-25, 25-27, 25-20, 15-13.

Leading the march to victory in their final home game of the season for the Lady Cats were Shelbi Sheppard (13 kills, 16 digs, 27 assists, 2 blocks, ace), Summer Nerkowski (13 kills, 26 digs), McKenna Hildebrandt (13 kills, 10 blocks), Elissa Elliott (17 digs, 2 aces), Vivian Bradshaw (24 assists), Aubrey Gowin (2 blocks) and Kaitlin McIntyre (6 blocks).

With the win, Rains (25-13, 6-3) remains tied atop the District 13-4A standings with Mabank. The Lady Cats will travel to Van on Tuesday to close out the regular season.

District 15-4A

Bullard 3, Kilgore 0

KILGORE - The Bullard Lady Panthers clinched an unbeaten District 15-4A volleyball season Friday night.

Bullard defeated Kilgore 3-0 to finish as league champions with a 10-0 mark. The Lady Panthers (27-10) won over the Lady Bulldogs, 25-9, 25-17, 25-18.

The Lady Panthers leading the march to victory were Sara McKeethan (8 kills, 14 digs, 3 blocks, 3 aces), Keili Richmond (7 kills, 3 digs), Ashlyn Meador (7 kills, 2 blocks), Kailey Consford (4 kills), Destinee Dixon (12 digs, 13 assists, 3 aces), Kylie McKeethan (3 digs, 13 assists) and Kailan Bellew (6 digs).

Bullard now awaits bi-district action.

District 12-3A

Quitman 3, Mineola 0

QUITMAN - The Quitman Lady Bulldogs clinched the District 12-3A volleyball championship with a 3-0 victory over Mineola on Friday.

Quitman (31-7, 13-0) won 25-9, 25-10, 25-10.

The leading Lady Bulldogs were Kaci Raley (11 kills, 8 digs, 2 blocks), Molly Tanner (7 kills, 9 digs, block, 2 aces), Madalyn Spears (7 kills, 9 digs, 2 aces) and Cammie Hicks (3 digs, block, 25 assists, ace).

Quitman’s final game of district play will be on Tuesday at Grand Saline.


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