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Lady Cats Win 3, Lose 1 in First Day at Garland Tournament

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It was a good day at the office for the Lady Cats’ volleyball team as they won three matches and lost just one in a Garland tournament Friday. Playing in Rowlett, the Lady Cats finished second in their pool, which put them in the championship bracket. Once there the Lady Cats got a huge victory over a district nemesis.

In pool play, the Lady Cats opened with a win over South Garland, 2-0 by scores of 25-8 and 25-7. Then the Lady Cats got a hard fought 2-1 win against Carrollton Newman Smith, 25-19, 18-25 and 25-15. The Lady Cats lost to a big Mesquite Horn team, 2-0. The score was 17-25 and 16-25. Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Justin Maness said he thought Horn was a favorite to win the tournament. In the championship bracket, the Lady Cats got a big victory over Hallsville, last year’s district champion when the Lady Cats finished second. The score Friday was 2-0 with set scores of 25-22 and 25-19.

The Lady Cats will resume play Saturday in Sachse against an opponent to be determined by later play Friday. Some coaches pleased Coach Maness by telling him the Lady Cats’ fast play made them a tough team. Coach Maness said Autumn Tanton and Kaylee Jefferson played well all day Friday.

The Lady Cats are now 4-2 for the season.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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