Saturday Volleyball: Beckville Finishes Third At Leon Tourney
JEWETT -- The Beckville Ladycats won two of three matches Saturday to finish in third place of the Jewett Leon volleyball tournament.
Beckville (14-6) defeated Franklin, 25-14, 25-13, lost to Huffman Hargrave, 26-24, 25-14, and defeated Leon, 25-23, 18-25, 25-13.
Jordan Tondreau led Beckville on the day with 25 kills, four blocks, and 22 digs. Payton Jones added 24 kills, three blocks, three aces, and 22 digs, Miranda Mize had 20 kills, three blocks, five aces, and four digs, Kinsley Rivers finished with 13 kills, an ace, and 13 digs, while Lindsey Baker chipped in with six kills and seven blocks.
Kinley Pepper racked up 76 assists and 11 digs, while Courtlyn Nail had 27 digs and seven aces.
Beckville returns to action Tuesday at Troup.
Carlisle Wins Consolation At West Rusk Tournament
NEW LONDON -- The Carlisle Lady Indians went 2-1 on Saturday to win the consolation title at the West Rusk volleyball tournament.
In its 25-15, 26-24 loss to West Rusk, Heather Craig led Carlisle (7-7) with 12 kills and 10 digs, while Jennifer Elias had 11 digs.
Craig led Carlisle in its 25-22, 25-11 win over Gary with 19 kills, two aces, and seven digs. Camdyn Gray added five kills, two blocks, and seven digs, while Tori Esters had 23 assists and two aces.
Carlisle took care of Timpson, 27-25, 25-23. Craig led the way with 18 kills, two blocks, three aces, and eight digs. Emily Pendleton added three kills and four blocks, Esters had 19 assists and 12 digs, while Elias had 11 digs.
The season continues for Carlisle on Tuesday at Hawkins.
Emory Rains Drops Two At Wills Point Tourney
WILLS POINT -- The Emory Rains Ladycats lost two matches Saturday at the Wills Point Tournament.
Texas High defeated Rains, 25-19, 25-18. Leo Terry led Rains (3-4) with four kills, while Summer Nerkowski added two kills and six digs, Emily Cross had two kills and four assists, Jasmine Mott finished with four assists, and Elissa Elliott chipped in with five digs.
In Rains' 25-19, 25-17 loss to Wills Point, Nerkowski led the way with three kills and seven digs. Chanlee Oakes added two kills and four blocks, Kaitlin McIntyre had two kills and seven and-one-half blocks, Cross added three assists and seven digs, Mott had three assists, and Elliott contributed nine digs.
Rains' seasons resumes Tuesday at Crandall.