Lady Lions earn district crown
The New Boston Lady Lions beat Hooks in four sets last night, and in doing so, they claim the undisputed district championship. And the winning continues.
The Lady Lions came from behind to beat the Lady Hornets on their own floor, by a score of 21-25, 25-13, 25-14 and 25-20.
Senior Carleigh Reeves and Lauren Hurst provided the brute force up front for New Boston, as each ended the night with a dozen kills. Reeves added three blocks to round out a superb performance.
Tamiya Smith was also a force for Hooks to reckon with as she had six kills and a pair of blocks and senior Carlee Ratcliff added four kills and 24 digs.
On the service stripe, senior Grace Duffer was on fire, with 22 points in the contest. Duffer also chipped in with three kills and 25 assists, and teammate Maggie Taylor added 15 digs to the onslaught of New Boston hustle.
For Hooks, Emma Farquhar put in another good night with 11 points from service, 13 kills and 18 digs. In her usual manner of play, Lady Hornet Lexie Frachiseur was tough up on the net with 18 kills and 17 blocks, and fellow senior Abby Russ had nine kills, 18 digs and four blocks.
In the JV action, the ladies from Hooks took both matches.
In the JV2 match, Hooks won 25-17 and 25-20 as Kayahna Harrison had seven service points for New Boston and Kaclyn Nelson had nine for the Lady Hornets.
In the JV1 contest, Hooks won 25-17 and 25-11 with Hooks’ Lindra Burchette leading all scorers with 13 points.
In 2-A volleyball action Tuesday night, the James Bowie Lady Pirates won the first two sets but gave up the final three and were beaten by Sulphur Bluff by a score of 26-24, 25-9, 10-25, 18-25 and 11-15.
Khloe Walker paced the Lady Pirates with 15 points from the service line, Emily Latham notched 11 assists and Kate Jo Vaughn had 11 kills.