HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Benjamin tops Gold-Burg vball

By DANI BLACKBURN
sports@bowienewsonline.com

The Benjamin Lady Mustangs swept Gold-Burg in three games when the teams faced off Aug. 26.
The Lady Bears were defeated 25-15, 25-21, 25-20 as they struggled to get a ball past the visiting team.
“Our team played well, but we could not get anything by them,” said Gold-Burg head coach Cheryl Cromleigh. “They got to everything.”
Benjamin brought a strong team who has played together since they were little, including a tall hitter who had the ability to play from every position.
Gold-Burg improved on their serving in the game against the Lady Mustangs with a total of 18 aces. Hannah Franklin provided six of those, with Haley Davis adding five.
Shelby Horton supplied 10 of the team’s 24 assists.
Every member of the team provided at least one kill in the game for a total of 27.

Sanger smothers Nocona in three

The Nocona High School varsity volleyball team suffered a three-game sweep to Conference 4A Sanger on Friday night.
This marked the Lady Indians’ home debut.
Sanger won by scores of 25-23, 25-16, 25-8.
The Lady Indians record dropped to 7-10 overall.
Magye Fenoglio, the all-state libero, contributed 18 digs. Angel Rhudy served up a team-best three aces.
Trystin Fenoglio dished off 14 assists while teammate Karson Phipps had five. Read more volleyball recaps in the Aug. 31 Bowie News.

Gold-Burg’s Shelby Horton sends the ball across during Friday’s match with Benjamin. The Lady Bears lost in straight sets. (News photo by Dani Blackburn)