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Lady Cats Win District Championship; Face Wylie East Tuesday

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team won the district championship and the district’s number 1 seed in the playoffs with an impressive 3-1 win over Texas High Friday evening in Mount Pleasant. It was the Lady Cats thirteenth straight win in district games.

The Lady Cats actually had to bounce back after losing the first set to the Lady Tigers, 25-19. The Lady Cats won the next three sets, 25-21, 25-20 and 25-17.

Lady Cat Kaylee Jefferson had an incredible match. She had a team high 19 kills and a team high 18 digs while recording one service ace and three block assists. Autumn Tanton had 15 kills plus a service ace and a block solo. Setter Anden Hammack had 46 assists and a service ace. Imani Taylor had 14 digs, libero Maggie McGlamery added 11 digs and Sadie Stroud had 9 digs. Mieke VanBenthem had nine kills with one block solo and three block assists. Madi Vickery had five kills. Abbi Baier had five kills and Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Justin Maness said she had a huge game. Erika VanBenthem had four kills.

The Lady Cats improve to 28-12 for the season. They will now meet Wylie East in a bi-district match Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Royse City.

Author: Staff Reporter

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