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Leading Tigers to face second-place Hallsville

by From Staff Reports | October 10, 2021 at 10:00 p.m.

TEXARKANA, Texas -- Two 20-game winners, Texas High and Hallsville, will collide in a key volleyball match Tuesday between District 15-5A's top two teams.

The varsity match is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday on Hallsville's home court.

The Lady Tigers, coached by Melissa Trotter-Hardy, are 24-10 overall and 8-0 in district. They hold a two-game lead over Hallsville (20-9, 6-2) with four league games remaining.

Texas High was pushed to the maximum before defeating Sulphur Springs in five sets Friday in the Tiger Center. The Tigers won 25-14, 18-25, 21-25, 25-16, 15-10.

Texas High leaders were: Jaycee Kennedy (16 kills, 11 points, 8 blocks), Valeria Perez (32 digs, 31 points), Bella Cherry (23 kills, 20 assists, 18 point, 10 digs), Kailyn Williams (31 assists, 16 points), Mally Lumpkin (22 digs, 14 points, 13 kills) and Ashanti Northcross (14 point, 11 digs).

Texas High lost the junior varsity match, 25-20, 17-25, 25-18. Caroline Taylor had 12 points for THS.

Sulphur Springs also won the freshmen match, 25-10, 25-19. Morley Turner served eight points for the Tigers.

PG remains unbeaten

TEXARKANA, Texas -- Pleasant Grove stayed unbeaten in District 14-5A volleyball action with a four-set victory over second-place Paris in Hawk Gym.

Pleasant Grove won 25-23, 29-27, 23-25, 25-19.

The Hawks, coached by Amy Collins, are 23-10 overall and 5-1 in district. Paris (20-8-1) falls to 4-1 in league play.

Pleasant Grove will host Pittsburg (17-18, 1-4) Tuesday.

Rabbs edge Queen City

QUEEN CITY, Texas -- Queen City won the first two games, but visiting district-leading Atlanta bounced back and took the next three and the volleyball match.

The Lady Rabbs (18-6, 8-0 District 14-3A) won 23-25, 24-26, 25-16, 25-18, 15-13.

AnnMarie Hanner served 12 points for Atlanta, and teammate Cara Taylor served 7 winners. The Rabbs hold a three-game lead in district over DeKalb and Redwater.

The Lady Dawg leaders were: Chyna Stiger (14 kills, 8 points, 5 digs), Jamecia Cook (8 kills, 7 blocks), Mallori Stringer (35 assists, 16 points, 4 kills), and Jauren Carrell (6 kills, 3 digs).

Queen City travels to New Boston on Tuesday to play the last-place Lady Lions.

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