The Lady Cats Volleyball Team, playing a match they had to win to claim sole possession of the district championship, dropped the first set to Longview before coming back to win three straight sets in a 3-1 win in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School Friday, Nov. 13.
The Lady Lobos took the first set, 25-19. Then, the Lady Cats took the last three sets in the match, 25-16, 25-20 and 25-18.
The Lady Cats finished up district play at 10-2. They are 13-7 for the season.
The Lady Cats got another monster game from Dallas Baptist commit Sadie Washburn. Washburn had team highs in digs with 13 and kills with 24. Lady Cats Coach Bailey Dorner said Washburn now has more than 1,000 career kills. Washburn also had a block and 3 service aces.
Setter Peyton Hammack led the team with 39 assists while adding 8 digs, a kill, 4 blocks an 3 aces. Brooklyn Burnside had a team high 7 blocks to go along with 2 digs, 10 kills and 2 aces. Libero Parris Pickett had 7 digs, an assist and 2 aces. Addisyn Wall had 3 digs and 5 kills. Kaslyn Hurley had a dig, a kill and 2 blocks. Caroline Hurley had 3 kills. Nylah Lindley had a dig and a kill. Bre’Asia Ivery had 10 digs and 4 service aces. Laney Hurst had 4 digs and an ace.
The Lady Cats now face Tyler in a bi-district playoff match. The teams will play next Friday at Grand Saline at a time to be determined.