Tuesday Volleyball Roundup: Whitehouse and Beckville Sweep, Henderson Edges Bullard + More
JACKSONVILLE -- Kaitlyn Anderson's eight kills led Whitehouse to a 25-8, 25-15, 25-12 sweep at Jacksonville on Tuesday night.
Whitehouse's Ashton Ates had six kills, while Kelly Keller and Lindsey Hannah had five kills apiece. Ronnie Fountain added 23 assists and 12 digs. Hannah had 11 digs.
Whitehouse (14-11, 2-0) got a team-best four aces from Amanda Dimon.
The LadyCats host John Tyler at 4:30 p.m. Friday.
Hallsville Outlasts Pine Tree in Five
LONGVIEW -- The Hallsville Lady Cats took down District 14-4A rival Pine Tree in five games, 25-14, 21-25, 22-25, 25-19, 15-8, Tuesday night at the Pirate Center.
Pine Tree (18-12, 1-1) was led in defeat by Sky Holmes, who finished with 20 kills, seven blocks, 12 digs and one ace. Kerri Johnson added 10 kills, one block, seven digs and two aces, Hannah Seibel finished with nine kills, four blocks and three digs and Kennedy Sampson dished out 47 assists to go with six kills, two blocks, 17 digs and one ace.
Kabreshia Orange added seven kills, two blocks and six digs, Gavyn Diviney had two kills, three blocks, five digs and an assist and the trio of Chelsea Chadwick, Brianna Johnson and Taylor Assenheimer combined for 25 digs.
Pine Tree is back in action Friday at Mount Pleasant.
Henderson Outlasts Bullard in Five Games
HENDERSON -- Bullard stormed back from a two-game match deficit to tie Henderson through four sets before falling in five, 17-25, 22-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-5, on the road Tuesday night.
Bullard's Mackenzie Fish finished with 16 kills, two aces, and 32 digs, while Katie Cole added two aces and 20 digs. Ashley Searcy had 16 kills.
"We fought hard to get back in the match in Games 2-4. We just have to learn to finish when we get to Game 5," said Bullard coach Ben Belshaw. "I am proud of the heart and effort of our kids. There was some good volleyball played on both sides tonight. Hats off to Henderson for getting the win at home tonight. Shows how tough our district is overall in games like this."
Bullard's Madi Hoges had 32 digs, while Mallory McCoy chipped in with 17 assists, two aces, and 17 digs. Rachel Kelley finished with 13 assists.
Bullard, which is 18-12 overall and 2-3 in District 16-3A play, visits Kilgore on Friday.
No. 8 Van Rolls Past Athens
ATHENS -- The eighth-ranked Van Lady Vandals cruised to a 25-15, 25-12, 25-22 sweep of Athens in District 15-3A action Tuesday.
Bri Thompson led Van (25-6, 2-0) with 12 kills, one block and one ace. Rebekah Rogers added eight kills, Morgan Wilkerson dished out 30 assists and Ashlin Lovett finished with 10 digs.
Van returns to action Friday at home against Canton.
Carthage Sweeps Past Diboll
CARTHAGE -- The Carthage Lady Dogs rolled to a 25-6, 25-7, 25-13 sweep of Diboll on Tuesday in District 20-3A action.
Carthage (26-8, 3-0) was led by Iesha Bryant's 15 kills. Amber Weatherford added nine kills, while Marisah Ingram finished with eight. Kenzie Tate recorded 33 assists and Morgan Wedgeworth had 10 digs.
The Lady Dogs' season resumes Friday when they host Rusk in non-district action. Carthage returns to 20-3A play next Tuesday at Center.
Arp Cruises in Win Against Hawkins
ARP -- Tinikia Lacy tallied 16 kills and Alicia Summers dished out 27 assists to lead Arp to a 25-10, 25-9, 25-12 home sweep of Hawkins on Tuesday night.
Arp's Kaci Kuykendall had seven kills, while Briana Medlock had five kills. Megan Campbell finished with three kills, two blocks, and four aces.
Mikayla Frost led Arp () with four aces and 20 digs. India Holland had four kills, two aces, and eight digs. Mandy Alibrando recorded two aces and 12 digs, while Sydney Hall notched two aces and four digs.
Summers had 33 assists and 16 digs in Arp's five-game victory against Sabine this past Friday. Lacy added 15 kills, while Kuykendall had eight kills, three blocks, and seven digs and Campbell had six kills, three aces, and nine digs.
Sabine Downs Frankston
LIBERTY CITY -- Sabine got a balanced attack Tuesday night to fuel a 25-14, 25-16, 25-13 sweep of Frankston.
Haley Stuart led Sabine (22-8, 4-2) with 12 kills, three blocks, and three digs. Tylia Sylestine had seven kills, 19 digs, and three aces. Brittany Terry added four kills, eight digs.
Sabine's Shelby Burns had four kills, four digs, and a team-high six aces. Kasie Bell with had three kills and two digs, while Emily Ivins recorded 13 assists and six digs. Jayden Mount finished with 11 assists and 12 digs.
Sabine hosts Winona at 4:30 p.m. Friday.
No. 19 Troup Sweeps West Rusk
TROUP -- The No. 19 Troup Lady Tigers rolled to a 25-13, 25-12, 25-11 sweep of West Rusk on Tuesday in District 18-2A action.
Troup was led by Cheney Cover's eight kills, one block, 11 digs and one ace. Josee Ross added seven kills, one block and seven digs, Carly Dyess dished out 21 assists to go with five digs and two aces, Paeton Nolan had seven kills, three blocks, six digs and an ace and Madison Hampton finished with five kills and four digs.
The Lady Tigers return to the court Friday at Hawkins.
White Oak Rolls Past Ore City
ORE CITY -- Madison Pecot had 12 kills and five digs to lead No. 14 White Oak to a 25-7, 25-7, 25-7 sweep at Ore City on Tuesday evening.
White Oak, which improved to 23-8 overall and 6-0 in district, got six kills, seven aces, and five digs from Rebecca Green, while Cayman Sutton led the Ladynecks with 20 assists, three aces, and 18 digs.
Makenzie Goll had 16 digs. Audrey Lundstedt, Kayla McCoy, and Taylor Tramel had four kills apiece.
White Oak hosts Union Grove on Friday.
Beckville Sweeps Gary
BECKVILLE -- Taylor Lindsay had nine kills, three aces, and 17 digs, while Ivy Rieke added eight kills, four aces, and 10 digs to lead Beckville to a 25-13, 25-22, 25-21 home win against Gary on Tuesday night.
Beckville's Carson Blair recorded seven kills and 13 digs. Kassidy Alexander, who had three kills, led the Ladycats (20-4, 6-0) with 21 assists and 11 digs. Cassie Alexander had two kills, while Shelby Allen served four aces. Kimber Wesner and Carley Lawhorn finished with eight digs and four digs, respectively.
Beckville hosts Big Sandy at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Tyler All Saints Tops Cedar Hill Trinity Christian
TYLER -- Madeline Wynne's 10 kills and Maddie Smith's 27 assists led Tyler All Saints to a 25-10, 25-13, 25-16 victory against Cedar Hill Trinity Christian on Tuesday night.
All Saints' Foster Hackney had 10 digs, while Lanna Johnson added four aces.
All Saints improved to 3-2 in district entering Thursday's 6:30 p.m. match at Dallas Shelton.