LONGVIEW -- The Tatum Eagles rolled to a 25-23, 25-22, 25-23 sweep of Sabine in their Class 3A Region II bi-district playoff Tuesday.

The win gave Tatum (31-6) head coach Leven Barker the 600th win of his career.

Essence Allen led the way Tuesday with 12 kills, 14 assists, and 13 digs, while Ashton Brown added 14 kills and 13 assists.

Tatum will face Mount Vernon in the area round at 6:30 p.m. Thursday from Winona High School.

 

Emory Rains Rolls in Bi-District

MABANK -- The Emory Rains Ladycats cruised to a 25-11, 25-14, 25-8 sweep of YWLA at Arnold in their Class 3A Region II bi-district playoff Tuesday.

Chanlee Oakes led Rains with nine kills. Summer Nerkowski added six kills and three aces, Leo Terry had four kills, seven assists, and six digs, Kaitlin McIntyre finished with three blocks, Jasmine Mott had 12 assists, Elissa Elliott had 11 digs, while Presley McAree chipped in with three aces.

Rains will meet either Gunter or Leonard later this week in the area round of the playoffs.