Volleyball Roundup: Carthage Sweeps Jasper to Capture 20-3A Championship
JASPER — The Carthage Lady Dawgs swept Jasper, 25-19, 25-11, 25-9, Tuesday to capture the District 20-3A championship.
Iesha Bryant led the way for No. 13 Carthage with 15 kills and two blocks. Shelby Soape added seven kills and eight digs, Morgan Wedgeworth provided 15 digs and Kenzi Tate assisted on 30 points.
Carthage is at Center on Friday.
Henderson Defeats 16-3A Rival Kilgore in Four
KILGORE — The Henderson Lady Lions took down Kilgore, 22-25, 25-12, 25-20, 25-9, Tuesday night in District 16-3A competition.
Kilgore (4-5 in district) was sparked by Annie Mehringer, who had eight kills and 23 digs. Taylor Stewart added seven kills, two aces and six digs. Nichole Flores contributed 35 digs and two aces, and Sarah Mendenhall provided 20 assists and five digs in the losing effort.
Kilgore plays host to Gladewater on Friday, while Henderson travels to district-leading Spring Hill.
Mexia Sweeps Rusk in 19-3A Action
RUSK — The Rusk Lady Eagles were swept by Mexia, 25-16, 25-15, 25-19, Tuesday night in District 19-3A action.
Rusk (16-20) was led by Shayla Townsend’s nine kills and two blocks. Lexi Harvey added eight digs an an ace, and Juliann Bowling registered 17 assists in the losing effort.
The Lady Eagles close out their regular season Friday at Palestine.
New Diana Sweeps Jefferson
DIANA — The No. 18 New Diana Lady Eagles swept Jefferson on Tuesday night in District 17-2A action.
Courtney Rogers led New Diana (28-8, 10-2) with 10 kills, eight digs and nine aces. Madison Sampson added six kills, 15 assists and two digs.
Kayli Morgan had 11 digs, Jessica Hampton provided two aces and seven kills and Cheyenne Spell contributed eight aces, two kills and 13 digs.
The Lady Eagles return to the court Thursday at Union Grove.
Troup Bests Rival Arp in Four
TROUP — The Arp Lady Tigers fell to District 18-2A rival Troup, 18-25, 25-18, 25-12, 29-27, Tuesday night.
Arp was paced by Lauren Littlefield’s nine kills, 10 digs and three blocks. Tinikia Lacy added eight kills, three digs, one blocks and two aces. Alicia Summers and Rebecca Daniels combined for 28 assists, and Sheyenne Atchley provided 32 digs.
Arp continues its season Friday at Harmony, while Troup travels to Sabine.
Beckville Takes Down Carlisle in Four Games
PRICE — The Beckville Ladycats scored 25-22, 25-20, 19-25, 25-7 victory over Carlisle on Tuesday night in District 20-A action.
Ivy Rieke led the way with 18 kills, six blocks and 13 digs. Taylor Lindsay, Carson Blair and Shelbi Dodson also combined for 34 kills and 37 digs. Emma Smith had 32 assists, while Montana Searcy provided 10.
Beckville (18-11, 8-3) returns to the court at home Friday for Senior Night against Gary in the regular-season finale.