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October 16, 2013

Greenville Lady Lions in on 'Jam the Gym' night




GCS jams gym

and wins in three

  Greenville Christian School celebrated its “Jam the Gym” night on Tuesday with a 25-16, 25-13, 25-16 volleyball victory over East Texas Christian Academy of Tyler.

  GCS coach Natalie Brown said the crowd was “roaring.”

  “The Lady Eagles love the GCS fans,” she said.

  Lacy Sorrells put away six kills and served for 12 points.

  Larissa Buchanan also managed six kills for GCS and registered four blocks.

  Lynsie Brown led the defense with 17 digs.

  “Our Lady Eagles are learning that hard work pays off and seeing it come into fruition,” said the GCS coach.

No. 4 Caddo Mills

spikes Kaufman

  CADDO MILLS — No. 4 state-ranked Caddo Mills upped its season volleyball record to 29-4 with a 25-15, 26-14, 25-19 non-district win over Class 3A Kaufman on Tuesday night.

  The Lady Foxes are ranked fourth in 2A by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

  Hallie Smith led Caddo Mills with 10 kills and three aces.

  Natalee Wright set for 24 assists.

  Jaylynn Gracy finished with 14 digs.

  The Lady Foxes will return to District 12-2A play on Friday at Pilot Point.

  Kaufman won the junior varsity match, 25-16, 25-11, and the freshman contest, 25-4, 25-11.

Boles claims two

district matches

  QUINLAN — The Boles Lady Hornets swept two recent 19-A volleyball matches.

  They downed North Hopkins, 18-25, 25-7, 25-15, 23-25, 15-11, and handed Miller Grove its first district loss, 25-22, 25-23, 11-25, 19-25, 15-13.

  Boles hit 98 percent of its serves against Miller Grove with only two service errors. Kassi Carmichael and Jessica Susunaga both put away four kills for Boles, which also collected three kills from Katelynn Phillips and two from Victoria Monroe.

  Phillips also had seven digs and three blocks. Mariah Helmberger managed five solo blocks and 18 digs. Callie Norwood had 12 digs and Susunaga finished with 22 digs. Monroe had three solo blocks and four assists and Brittany Cruse finished with three assists and six digs.

  Phillips paced Boles against North Hopkins with 16 digs and three solo blocks. Helmberger had eight digs and Norwood finished with 14. Susunaga managed six kills, five solo blocks and 11 digs. Monroe had six digs and Cruse finished with five digs.


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