Friday Volleyball Roundup: Lindale and Whitehouse Roll, Bullard Clinches Playoff Berth + More
TYLER — The 10th-ranked Lindale Lady Eagles swept District 16-4A rival John Tyler 25-15, 25-6, 25-19 on Friday night.
Zhanelle Geathers led Lindale (33-3, 7-0) with 11 kills and four blocks. Makenna Allen added 10 kills, four digs and one ace, Rhyan Rand had five kills, one block, five digs and an ace, Kaitlin Rice finished with four kills, a block and five digs and Sydney Tiiman dished out 28 assists to go with four kills, one block and three digs.
Lindale is back in action Tuesday at home against Nacogdoches.
Whitehouse Cruises Past Jacksonville
WHITEHOUSE — The Whitehouse LadyCats had no trouble with Nacogdoches, sweeping the Lady Dragons 25-18, 25-8, 25-14 on Friday in District 16-4A action.
Ashton Ates and Kaitlyn Anderson led Whitehouse (18-12, 6-1) with seven kills apiece. Megan Harris added six kills, Ronnie Fountain had 24 assists, Amanda Dimon racked up 26 digs and Lindsey Hannah had three aces.
Whitehouse plays at John Tyler on Tuesday.
No. 6 Van Remains Unbeaten in 15-3A
VAN — The sixth-ranked Van Lady Vandals swept Athens in District 15-3A play Friday, 25-13, 25-10, 25-7.
Van, which plays at Canton on Tuesday, improved to 30-6 overall and 7-0 in league play.
Bullard Clinches Playoff Berth With Win
NEW CHAPEL HILL — The Bullard Lady Panthers clinched a playoff berth with a 25-17, 25-19, 22-25, 25-18 win over Chapel Hill in District 16-3A action Friday.
Mackenzie Fish had a career-high 19 kills to go with 16 digs and three aces to lead Bullard (21-14, 5-5). Ashley Searcy added 10 kills and four blocks, Maddy Davis had six kills and nine digs, Mallory McCoy finished with 22 assists and two aces, Rachel Kelley added 13 assists and nine digs, Madi Hodges had career-best 32 digs and Katie Cole chipped in with 11 digs and three aces.
Bullard returns to action next Friday at home against Henderson.
No. 12 Eustace Continues to Roll
DALLAS — The No. 12 Eustace Lady Bulldogs remained unbeaten in District 13-2A with a 25-16, 25-13, 25-14 sweep of Dallas Life Oak Cliff on Friday.
Caitlyn Culp led the way for Eustace (29-5, 13-0) with 16 kills and three aces. Peyton Dibari added 13 kills, Grace Holcombe and Taylor Peebles had three blocks apiece and the trio of Raleigh Smallwood, Madi Allen and Crystal Garza combined on 26 assists.
Eustace’s season continues Tuesday at Scurry-Rosser.
Ninth-Ranked White Oak Sweeps Elysian Fields
WHITE OAK — The No. 9 White Oak Ladynecks swept Elysian Fields 25-23, 25-6, 25-10 on Friday in District 17-2A action.
Madison Pecot led White Oak (28-8, 11-0) with 10 kills and four digs. Rebecca Green added eight kills and two digs, Audrey Lunstedt and Missy Billingslea had six kills apiece, Cayman Sutton and Kailee Simmons teamed for 32 assists and Mackenzie Goll and Jade Owens finished with 16 and 11 digs, respectively.
White Oak is at Waskom on Tuesday.
No. 16 Troup Sweeps No. 20 Sabine
TROUP — The 16th-ranked Troup Lady Tigers rolled to a 25-17, 25-15, 25-16 sweep of No 20 Sabine on Friday in District 18-2A play.
Cheney Cover led Troup (22-12, first place in district) with 11 kills, three blocks, 14 digs and an ace. Josee Ross added nine kills, eight digs and two aces, Carly Dyess had five kills, 19 assists, eight digs, one block and four aces, Paeton Nolan finished with two kills, five blocks, five digs and an ace and Bethany Mason had 15 digs and two aces.
Sabine (26-9, 8-3) was led by Haley Stuart, who had seven kills and one dig. Brittany Terry added six kills and five digs, Tylia Sylestine had three kills, 13 digs and an ace, Jayden Mount had seven assists and six digs and Kennidee Taylor chipped in with 12 digs.
Troup plays at Harmony, while Sabine hosts Arp on Tuesday.
Harmony Scores Sweep of Arp
ARP — The Harmony Eagles swept Arp 25-20, 25-22, 25-16 on Friday in District 18-2A action.
Arp (13-21, 7-4) was led in defeat by India Holland’s four kills, 11 digs and two aces. Kaci Kuykendall added four kills and three digs, Megan Campbell had five kills and two digs, Briana Medlock finished with four kills and a dig, Alicia Summers had 19 assists and nine digs and Mikayla Frost chipped in with 19 digs, one kill and one ace.
Arp plays at Sabine on Tuesday.
No. 11 Beckville Too Much For Overton
OVERTON — No. 11 Beckville earned a 25-22, 25-16, 25-20 sweep of Overton in District 20-A action on Friday.
Ivy Rieke led Beckville (24-4, 10-0) with nine kills, two blocks, nine digs and five aces. Carson Blair finished with eight kills, eight digs and two aces, Cassie Elizondo added eight kills, two blocks, one dig and an assist, Taylor Lindsay had six kills and 12 digs and Kassidy Alexander finished with 27 assists and seven digs.
Beckville’s season resumes Tuesday at Carlisle.
Gary Rolls to Sweep of Carlisle
PRICE — Gary picked up a 25-18, 26-24, 25-17 sweep of Carlisle in District 20-A play Friday.
Collyn Pinkerton led Gary (22-10, 8-2) with 20 kills, five blocks, five digs and four aces. Bailey Reistad added seven kills, 16 digs and three aces, Josey Greer finished with 32 assists, four kills, eight digs and two aces, Melody McCroskey had 20 digs, a block, three assists and two aces, Sydney Ritter contributed four kills, two blocks and two digs, Ryley Beckham had four kills, 14 digs and two aces and Railey Daniels finished with 24 digs and a pair of aces.
Gary returns to action next Friday at home against Beckville.
Tyler All Saints Moves On in District Playoffs
CORSICANA — The Tyler All Saints moved on in the TAPPS District 2-4A playoffs with a 25-21, 25-21, 25-14 sweep of Waco Reicher on Thursday.
All Saints, which improved to 7-3 in district, faces Dallas Christian in the third-place game at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Corsicana High School.
Lanna Johnson led All Saints on Thursday with 16 kills. Foster Hackney racked up 16 digs and Maddie Smith assisted on 32 points in the win.