The Nocona Lady Indians hosted Lindsay on Tuesday night in the game before its hosted Buckle Up for Lane Tournament.
The Lady Indians came away with a straight sets victory against the Lady Knights.
The first two sets were only won by the thinnest of margins, but Nocona came away with wins 25-22 and 25-23. The third set saw the Lady Indians a little more in control as they won 25-20.
Statistical leaders for Nocona included Laramie Hayes leading the team with 19 digs, Trystin Fenoglio leading the team with 28 assists and Averee Kleinhans leading the team with 19 kills and three aces. Ella Nunneley was second with 13 kills, but led the team with four blocks.
The Lady Indians won their pool on Thursday and will play in the gold bracket on Saturday. Their results will be in Wednesday’s paper.
Nocona next plays at Whitesboro at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3.
The Saint Jo Lady Panthers rebounded from a disappointing loss last week with a win at home on Tuesday night against the 3A team City View.
The Lady Panthers won in straight sets against the Lady Mustangs with scores of 25-21, 25-18 and 25-23.
The big win at home against a high classification team is just what Saint Jo needed following its loss at Prairie Valley on Aug. 23.
Statistical leaders included Paityn Holley with six kills and two blocks, Kaitline Harris with 15 assists and Kassidy Pitman with six digs. Hannah Reyling added five kills along with Kymber Pitman getting three.
The Lady Panthers next play Wichita Christian at 5 p.m. on Sept. 3 at home
The Gold-Burg Lady Bears traveled to Perrin-Whitt on Tuesday night to take on the Lady Pirates.
Wanting to head into their own hosted tournament on a win streak after winning in Forestburg on Aug. 23, the Lady Bears won 3-1 in a tough match on the road with no set being won by more than five points.
Gold-Burg won the first two sets with similar scores 25-21 and 25-20. Unfortunately, Perrin-Whitt would not quit as it won a closely decided third set by the thinnest of margins 26-24 to force a fourth set.
The Lady Bears were determined not to let the Lady Pirates back into the match as it won the fourth set 25-20 to win the match 3-1.
Gold-Burg next plays Olney at 5 p.m. on Sept. 3 at home.
The Prairie Valley Lady Bulldogs lost at home on Tuesday night to Vernon Northside.
Coach Jeannie Carpenter said the Lady Indians are the best team the Lady Bulldogs have faced this season and it showed in the score. Vernon Northside won in straight sets with scores of 25-17, 25-23 and 25-16.
Coming off a cathartic victory against county team Saint Jo on Friday and seeing itself in the Texas Girls Coaches Association Poll top 25 poll for the first time all season, the game was a reminder to always keep working.
Prairie Valley plays at district rival Gold-Burg this weekend for its final tournament. The Lady Bears seem hell-bent on trying to take the district title away from the Lady Bulldogs this season. Saturday will be a preview for both teams of things to come.
Prairie Valley hosts Alvord at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3.
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