AREA VOLLEYBALL: Water Valley, Miles Sweep Way to Regional Tournament
SAN ANGELO, TX— The Water Valley Lady Wildcats squared off with the Veribest Lady Falcons for a fourth time this season. This meeting at Central High School on Tuesday was for the right to go to the Region I tournament.
The first set was fairly one sided as the Lady Wildcats come out and went on a 20-3 run when the score was at 7-5. The final score of the first set was 25-10.
The second set was a lot more competitive. Neither team had more than a two point score until the very end when the Lady Wildcats took the set 25-23.
Kenzie Jordan played strong for Water Valley scoring the final two points of the set for her team.
“We got a little complacent,” said Water Valley head coach Brenda Greebon. “When I called the time out I told them to go for everything and fight for every point”
The third set looked a lot like the first one as the Lady Wildcats went on to win the set 13-25.
Other key players for the Lady Wildcats were Kristyn Greebon, Kalysta Minton-Holland and Chesney Baker.
“Kenzie did a great job,” Coach Greebon. “She took care of the ball. She is consistent, but it took all of us to get the win.”
Water Valley will face either Klondike or Miami at Central on Friday at 3:00 p.m.
Veribest finishes the season with a 31-9 record.
Miles Advances to Regional Tournament
The Miles Lady Bulldogs, also out of District 7-2A like Veribest and Water Valley, were able to punch their ticket to the regional tournament on Tuesday.
Miles traveled to Eastland to face Hico.
The Lady Bulldogs came away with a sweep, winning 25-17, 30-28 and 25-9.
Miles will face the winner of Sanford-Fitch and Plains at Central on Friday at 5:00 p.m.
Defending Champ Bronte Sweeps Vernon Northside
The Bronte Lady Longhorns, the final team in action from 7-2A, also booked their ticket to Babe Didrikson Gym on Tuesday.
Bronte swept Vernon Northside 25-17, 25-22 and 25-14.
The Lady Longhorns will play in the regional tournament at 1:00 p.m. Friday.
Sonora's Season Comes to a Close Against Shallowater
The Sonora Lady Broncos were bucked from the playoffs by the Shallowater Fillies on Tuesday.
Sonora lost in straight sets 30-28, 25-21 and 25-19.
The Lady Broncos finish the season 25-15.