The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

November 8, 2013

Cumby, Rains win playoff matches


Herald-Banner Staff

MINEOLA —   The Cumby Lady Trojans outlasted Gary, 25-19, 17-25, 6-25, 25-22, 17-15, in a Class A bi-district volleyball playoff match.

  Candice Horrocks tallied eight points, six assists and four aces for Cumby.

  Grace Campbell served for 10 points, plus had five kills and seven digs.

  Alex Duck managed eight points, eight kills and six digs.

  Julia Goncalves tallied seven points and a team-high 11 assists.

  Demi McDonald served for 10 points and led in digs with 12.

  Madison Thomas had 10 digs, four points and four kills, while Kaylee Giles tallied five kills.

  Mackenzie Fyke had a kill and a dig for Cumby, which will face the Avery Lady Bulldogs for the area championship at 6 p.m. on Friday at Paris High School.


Rains beats Henderson in five sets

TYLER — Shye Meador-McCray put away 24 kills to lead the Rains Lady Wildcats to a 25-21, 20-25, 25-19, 23-25, 15-9 Class 3A area volleyball victory over Henderson on Thursday.

Briley Cole also managed 15 kills, including the match-winning point for Rains and had four blocks.

  Rains, now 30-9 for the season, advances to the regional quarterfinals to play either North Lamar or Gilmer.

  Henderson finished at 30-10.