FORNEY -- Emory Rains defeated North Forney to open Gold Bracket play Saturday at the Forney I.S.D. Tournament, but dropped matches to Class 6A opponents Mesquite Horn and Dickinson for a fourth place finish...
PRICE -- Hayley Jordan scored 21 points to lead the way for Carlisle in a 25-19, 9-25, 25-13, 23-25, 15-2 win Friday against Jacksonville from Class 5A.
With the win, Carilise, a Class 2A team, elevated its overall record to 10-8.
TYLER -- Quitman went 3-0 on the first day of the Tyler Tournament on Friday.
Quitman defeated John Tyler (25-16, 25-19), Tatum (25-15, 25-21), and Whitehouse (25-23, 25-9).
In the win over John Tyler, Quitman led by Kaci Raley, who had seven kills, two blocks, five digs, and an ace...
HALLSVILLE -- Tyler Lee had some things going for it Tuesday facing East Texas' historically best big school program. It largely forced Hallsville to win against good serving and a strong front court.
But, just when the Lady Raiders got slightly comfortable with a 21-18 lead in the second set after a first set loss, Ladycats senior hitter Audrey Slaten found her own groove and reeled off eight of the next nine Hallsville points for a second set win and then the framework for a pretty easy third set.
MARSHALL -- The Carthage Lady Bulldogs swept a dual volleyball match Tuesday, defeating Marshall (25-9, 25-9, 25-19) and New Diana (25-20, 25-14, 25-12).
In the win over Marshall, Carthage (15-2) was led by Cindrasha Boykin, who had eight kills...
NEW LONDON -- Beckville won the West Rusk Tournament with a narrow 25-22, 26-24 victory Saturday against Elysian Fields in the title game.
Riley Seegers paced the Ladycats in the championship round match with eight kills and an ace. She also led the team on defense with 10 digs that saved Elysian Fields points.
LONGVIEW -- The Quitman Lady Bulldogs suffered their first defeat of the season, dropping a dramatic five-set match to Pine Tree, 18-25, 10-25, 25-21, 25-22, 16-14 on Friday night.
Quitman (7-1) was led in the loss by Madalyn Spears, who had 15 kills, 10 digs, six aces, and one block...
GLADEWATER -- Lexie Sampson had a big match against Sabine in Van's 25-23, 25-16, 17-25, 25-16 win Tuesday.
ROWLETT -- Emory Rains, a Class 4A program, got a big win against Dallas Skyline ahead of losses to Mesquite Poteet and host Rowlett at Rowlett's volleyball tournament Friday.
The Lady Cats finished pool play with a 1-2 record and await their first pairing in Saturday's tournament action.
BECKVILLE -- Kinley Pepper played a role in 57 Beckville points toward the Ladycats' come-from-behind, 24-26, 25-20, 21-25, 25-23, 15-7 win Tuesday against Nacogdoches Central Heights in both teams' season-opening game...