Tuesday Volleyball: Whitehouse Tops Gilmer, New Diana Defeats Sabine + More
GILMER — The Whitehouse LadyCats defeated Gilmer 21-25, 25-12, 25-21, 25-20 on Tuesday night in non-district volleyball action.
Whitehouse was led by the duo of Ashton Ates and Megan Harris, which produced 13 and 11 kills, respectively. Amanda Dimon and Lindsey Hannah teamed for 47 digs, while Ronnie Fountain dished out 31 assists.
The LadyCats and Gilmer both take part in the White Oak Tournament this weekend.
Bullard Holds Off Arp in Five
ARP — Mackenzie Fish and Ashley Searcy led Bullard to a 20-25, 25-10, 15-25, 25-17, 15-13 win at Arp on Tuesday night.
Fish had nine kills and 13 assists, while Searcy added eight kills, two blocks, and four aces. Rachel Kelley had 15 assists and seven assists. Maddy Davis went 20-for-20 at the service line, including two aces, while Kate Cole had 12 digs.
Bullard, now 12-5 on the season, starts pool play with Alba-Golden, Mineola, and Emory Rains at 9 a.m. Thursday in the Brownsboro Tournament.
New Diana Bests Sabine in Four
DIANA — The New Diana Lady Eagles took down Sabine 25-17, 25-13, 19-25, 26-24 on Tuesday night.
Madison Sampson led the way with 16 kills, 24 assists and three aces. Teammate Bailee Birdsong also provided 16 kills, while Danielle Smith had 11 kills, Riley Holcomb finished with six aces, Kayli Morvan chipped in with eight digs and three aces and Baylee Leach had 14 assists and an ace.
New Diana returns to action this weekend at the White Oak Tournament, while Sabine hosts its own tourney this weekend.
White Oak Sweeps Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE — Madison Pecot and Karley Hugghins fueled Class 2A’s No. 6 White Oak Ladynecks to a 25-19, 25-16, 25-15 road sweep of Jacksonville on Tuesday evening.
Pecot recorded 20 kills and four aces, while Hugghins had 15 kills to lead the Ladynecks. Missy Billingslea and Audrey Lunstedt each added 13 kills.
White Oak’s Makenzie Goll had five kills and five aces. Cayman Sutton had a team-high 14 assists. Kailee Simmons added four kills and eight assists.
White Oak hosts the Shirley Atkins Invitational starting Thursday.
Beckville Sweeps Tyler Bishop Gorman
BECKVILLE — Beckville powered past Tyler Bishop Gorman 25-13, 26-24, 25-18 on Tuesday night.
Ivy Rieke led Beckville with 12 kills, one block, 12 digs and one ace. Taylor Lindsay added 10 kills, 17 digs and six aces, Carson Blair had eight kills, 10 digs and four aces, Carley Lawhorn finished with five kills and a block and Kassidy Alexander dished out 28 assists and added nine digs.
Beckville continues its season Friday at Troup, while Bishop Gorman participates in the Carrollton Prince of Peace Tournament this weekend.
Eustace Opens District With Sweep of Scurry-Rosser
EUSTACE — The Eustace Lady Bulldogs began District 13-2A play with a 25-19, 25-14, 25-9 sweep of Scurry-Rosser on Tuesday night.
Caitlyn Culp led the way with three kills and three blocks. Peyton Dibari added two kills, 2.5 blocks, Taylor Peebles finished with two kills and two blocks and Grace Holcombe provided two kills and one block.
Eustace continues district play Friday at Kemp.
Detroit Tops Bogata Rivercrest
BOGATA — In a three-game match, Detroit beat Bogata Rivercrest 25-20, 20-25, 25-18 on Tuesday night.