Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Justin Maness said he told his team they needed to take care of securing second place in district before really thinking about anything else. The Lady Cats took care of that on their to do list defeating Marshall, 3-0 on the road Tuesday night. The Lady finished with a 9-3 mark in district play.
Coach Maness said his team impressed him as they played really well. He said they were able to focus on some of the things they would need to do in the playoffs.Kaylee Jefferson had a big game at the net getting 14 kills. Coach Maness said it was a big game for all his hitters. He said the Lady Cats were able to run their offense using really good passes and really, really good serving. Coach Maness said the Lady Cats had Marshall on their heels from the start as the Lady Cats had control of the match the entire time.
The Lady Cats have a warm up match for the playoffs at Emory Rains Friday at 5 p.m. Coach Maness said Rains would provide an opportunity for the Lady Cats to work on a lot of the things they would need to do in the playoffs. The bi-district match against Forney is scheduled for Tuesday, November 1 at Edgewood at 7 p.m. The Lady Jackrabbits defeated the Lady Cats in tournaments at Garland and at Wills Point early in the season. Coach Maness said the Lady Cats had grown a lot since then. He said the playoffs are exciting times adding if the Lady Cats get by the bi-district match, they might be playing for awhile. The Lady Cats enter the playoffs wit a 30-10 record.