Texas High Volleyball Rallies to Top the Lady Cats, 3-2 as Lady Cats Slip to Fourth Place
Texas High rallied to win the last two sets to best the Lady Cats Volleyball Team, 3-2 in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School Tuesday night (October 29) on Senior Night. The Lady Cats won the first set, 25-21. Texas High evened the match with a 25-23 win in set two. The Lady Cats took a 2-1 lead in sets taking set three, 25-20. Texas High forced a fifth set taking set four, 25-23. Texas High easily won the decisive set five, 15-6 as the Lady Cats had quite a few errors. The loss dropped the Lady Cats into fourth place as Royse City took third place with a win over Mount Pleasant. The Lady Cats are now matched up with District 16-5A champion Hallsville in bi-district next week. The Lady Cats have a warm up game Friday at 4:30 p.m. at home against Paris. The Lady Cats end up 4-6 in district play and 22-17 for the season. For the Lady Cats against Texas High, Sadie Washburn had a team high 20 kills, Sydney Washburn had 10, Erika VanBenthem 9 and Brooklyn Burnside 8. Paris Pickett had 18 digs. Peyton Hammack had 50 assists. Lady Cats Coach Bailey Dorner could not remember a higher total of assists in any game so far this year. During Senior Night, the Lady Cats recognized four players and their manager, Braley Vickery. The Lady Cats’ seniors are Aliyah Abron, Erika VanBenthem, Sydney Washburn and Kaylee Malone.