The Lady Cats’ volleyball team took a hard fought 3-1 win over a talented Pleasant Grove team in Wildcats Gym Friday. The Lady Cats won the opening set, 25-21 but then dropped set two to the Lady Hawks, 25-21. In sets three and four, the teams played even with each other until the Lady Cats got more big points near the end.
The Lady Cats won set three, 25-19 and set four 25-23. Erika VanBenthem came off the bench to play in the third and fourth sets and gave the Lady Cats some quality minutes. Kaylee Jefferson hit the ball hard all game long and ended up with 14 kills. Autumn Tanton added 8 kills, Lexie Whisenhunt and Madi Vickery had 4 kills apiece and Mieke VaBenthem had 2. Setter Anden Hammack had a team high 42 assists and she also contributed two service aces. Maggie McGlamery had 18 digs and Jefferson added 17. Sadie Stroud had 8 digs. Tanton, Erika VanBenthem and Mieke VanBenthem all had one block solo. Jefferson and Mieke VanBenthem had 3 block assists.
The Lady Cats now have a season record of 17-10. Next they open district play at Texas High Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m.