TATUM -- The Carlisle Lady Indians earned a 25-15, 25-17, 25-14 sweep of Linden-Kildare on Monday night in their Class 2A Region III bi-district volleyball playoff.

Hayley Jordan led Carlisle (29-12) with 18 kills. Aubrey Hart added seven kills and two blocks, Cheyenne Vannier had 37 assists and two aces, while Keylee Adair chipped in with four aces and 15 digs.

Carlisle will face either Bogata Rivercrest or Sulphur Springs North Hopkins on Saturday in the area round of the postseason. The location and time have yet to be determined.


Emory Rains Sweeps Pittsburg

MOUNT PLEASANT -- The Emory Rains Ladycats rolled to a 25-15, 25-21, 25-13 sweep of Pittsburg in a Class 4A Region II bi-district volleyball playoff Monday night.

Rains (35-7) was led by Charlotte Bradshaw, who finished with 14 kills and two aces. Taylor Pruitt added eight kills, Shelbi Sheppard had five kills, 27 assists, and eight digs, McKenna Hildebrant had four kills and six blocks, Delaney Hill and Summer Nerkowski had four blocks apiece, Kenna Kellam finished with 11 digs, while Anna Hooten chipped in with a pair of aces.

The playoffs continue for Rains later this week against either Henderson or Spring Hill.