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East Texas Volleyball Regional Quarterfinal Playoff Pairings
- Spring Hill vs. Paris North Lamar, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wills Point HS
- Pleasant Grove vs. Gilmer, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Mount Pleasant HS
FORNEY -- Courtney Edge recorded a perfect night serving to help Carthage past China Springs in its Class 4A Region III area round matchup Saturday with China Spring at Forney High School.
Edge served 31 times in the match without a single misfire in a 25-18, 25-18, 25-11 victory...
Saturday's Area Round Volleyball Playoff Results
- Waxahachie def. Hallsville, 3-0 (25-12, 25-9, 25-22)
- Mansfield Summit def. Longview, 3-0 (25-8, 25-16, 25-3)
- Legacy def. Sulphur Springs, 3-1
The Carthage Bulldogs appear to be hitting their stride at just the right time.
Area Round Volleyball Playoff Pairings
- Lindale vs. Mansfield Lake Ridge, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, North Forney HS
- Hallsville vs. Waxahachie, 4 p.m. Saturday, Forney HS
- Longview vs. Mansfield Summit, 4 p.m. Saturday, Edgewood HS
- Sulphur Springs vs. Mansfield Legacy, 7 p.m. Saturday, Wills Point HS
PALESTINE – Carthage receiver Jakeldric Jackson had three touchdown receptions as part of a six-catch, 213-yard game to lead the Bulldogs past Palestine, 48-14, in a District 9-4A Division I game Thursday at Wildcat Stadium.
Starting the aerial assault was quarterback Jarod Blissett, who passed for 286 yards and three touchdowns.
It was the 100th career victory for Carthage coach Scott Surratt, which also includes four state championships since taking over the Bulldogs in 2007.
Carthage needed a win to get back on track, and with red-hot Brownsboro coming to town last Friday night, the Bulldogs needed a few players to step up and help make that happen.
Enter senior quarterback Jarod Blissett, who passed for a season-high five touchdowns in Carthage's 42-14 win, which stopped Brownsboro's three-game winning streak and handed the Bears their first District 9-4A Division I defeat.
Blissett completed 19 of 29 attempts for 329 yards with four of his touchdown passes coming in the first half, which ended with Carthage leading 28-0. For his efforts, Blissett is the ETSN.fm + Dairy Queen Offensive Pllayer of the Week, following last week's winner, Jeremiah Robertson of Huntington.