Volleyball Roundup: No. 6 Pine Tree Has No Trouble With Sulphur Springs
LONGVIEW — The No. 6 Pine Tree Lady Pirates stayed unbeaten in District 14-4A with a 25-18, 25-12, 25-17 sweep of Sulphur Springs on Tuesday.
Sky Holmes had eight kills to lead Pine Tree (27-5, 6-0). Jonquil Fisher and Devin Assenheimer each added five kills, while Kennedy Sampson and Darby Davis combined for 28 digs.
Emily Shelton provided 32 assists.
Pine Tree continues its season Friday at Texas High.
No. 11 Van Rolls to Sweep of Mabank
MABANK — The 11th-ranked Van Lady Vandals remained perfect in District 15-3A on Tuesday night with a 25-14, 25-18, 27-25 sweep of Mabank.
Haley McCarty led the way for Van (31-3, 6-0) with nine kills and four blocks. Rebekah Rogers added nine kills, Ashlin Lovett provided solid defense with 11 digs, Bri Thompson contributed seven kills and Morgan Wilkerson had 26 assists.
Van continues its season Friday at home against Mineola.
No. 13 Carthage Sweeps Center
CARTHAGE — Iesha Bryant had a team-high 14 kills and five blocks to lead 13th-ranked Carthage to a 25-15, 25-9, 25-16 sweep of Center on Tueday.
Kenzie Tate had 29 assists, two blocks, six digs, and two aces, and Amber Weatherford added six kills. Marisah Ingram had five kills and two blocks for the Lady Dawgs, who are 24-8 overall and 4-0 in District 20-3A play.
Shelby Soape had four kills, five digs, and five aces. Jordan Holmes had three kills, while Morgan Wedgeworth had a team-high 11 digs. Kelsey Sharpe had six digs.
Carthage hosts Huntington on Friday. Center visits Diboll.
No. 18 New Diana Drops Tatum in Three
DIANA — Cheyenne Spell’s 10 kills, 14 assists, 14 digs, and two aces led New Diana to a 25-17, 25-10, 25-19 sweep of Tatum on Tuesday.
Courtney Rogers had nine kills, five assists, nine digs, and seven aces for New Diana (26-8), which improved to 8-2 in District 17-2A play and remains in second place behind No. 7 White Oak. Jessica Hampton had six kills and one ace, and Madison Sampson added three kills, 20 assists, six digs, and two aces.
New Diana got a team-high 14 digs from Kayli Morvan, as well as three kills and an ace from Bailee Birdsong and two kills and two digs from Christy Hjorth.
New Diana travels to Ore City on Friday, while Tatum visits Jefferson on Saturday.
Arp Wins in Four at Winona
WINONA — Tinikia Lacy had 12 kills, one block, six digs, and one ace, while Lauren Littlefield had 11 kills, two digs, and three aces in Arp’s come-from-behind win at Winona on Tuesday, 24-26, 25-11, 25-17, 25-14.
Arp’s Rebecca Daniels added two kills, 23 assists, two digs, and one ace, while Taylor Burnett had seven kills, three blocks, and two digs. Alicia Summer had nine assists, 21 digs, and three aces, and Kaci Kuykendall chipped in with four kills, 12 digs, and one ace.
Sheyenne Atchley contributed 12 digs and one ace. Jessica Daniel added one kill and seven digs. Megan Campbell had two kills, one digs, and one ace, and Mikayla Frost had four digs.
Frankston visits Arp on Friday. Winona hosts Troup.
Beckville Sweeps Leverett’s Chapel
LAIRD HILL — Beckville roared past Leverett’s Chapel, 25-12, 25-11, 25-11, Tuesday night in District 20-A action.
Carson Blair had nine kills and seven digs to lead the way for Beckville (17-10, 7-2). Shelbi Dodson added six kills and 11 digs, while Emma Smith provided 17 assists.
Beckville returns to action Friday at home against Overton.
Tyler Grace Falls in a Sweep to Dallas Christian
TYLER — Dallas Christian spoiled Tyler Grace’s senior night, coming away with a 25-19, 25-18, 25-20 win against the Lady Cougars on Tuesday.
Tyler Kingsley led Grace (17-10) with seven kills, while Rilee Miller added five kills, 13 assists, and eight digs. Emma Yeatts had five kills and 11 assists, and Kristen Braughton had seven digs. Madelene Williams had a team-high 12 digs.
The loss dropped Grace to 4-4 in TAPPS District 2-4A.