For the second straight match, the Lady Cats’ volleyball team won a crucial set 5 to take a 3-2 win. Tuesday night as they outlasted Pine Tree on the road, 11-25, 25-20, 26-28, 25-19 and 15-13. Last Friday they won at home over Texas High, 3-2.
Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Justin Maness called Tuesday night’s contest a great match. The Lady Cats assured they will at least stay tied for first place after Tuesday’s game. They are now 9-2 in district play and 26-12 for the season. Pine Tree slips to 7-4 in district play and 21-14 for the season. After a bye Friday, the Lady Cats wrap up district play against Mt. Pleasant at home on senior night.
Tuesday night in Pine Tree, Kaylee Jefferson had a team high 17 kills. Autumn Tanton added 12. Mieke VanBenthem had 8, Erika VanBenthem 6 and Madi Vickery had 2 kills. Setter Anden Hammack had 41 assists. Sadie Stroud had a team leading 4 aces. Libero Maggie McGlamery had 3, Hammack had 2 and Tanton had 1 ace. McGlamery had a team high 19 digs. Hammack had 16. Imani Taylor had 11. Jefferson had 9. Stroud and Erika VanBenthem had 6 digs apiece. Mieke VanBenthem and Vickery had 2 block solos. Jefferson and Tanton had 1 each.