The Greenville Lady Lions jumped out to a fast start and then rolled to a 25-15, 25-8, 25-18 non-district volleyball home win over Quinlan Ford on Tuesday.
Greenville built a quick 9-1 advantage in the first set as Brooke Hutchings, Emily Saenz, Kelsi McNair and Sydney Walker all scored big points.
McNair helped Greenville pull away for a 10-3 advantage in the second set.
The visiting Lady Panthers made a better showing in the third set, getting to within 9-8 and 13-10 before Greenville closed out the match.
“Offensively we have to be bigger at the net,” said Ford coach Ashley King. “We still have some kinks to work out, but we will be ready for district play.”
Tori Geisert led the Lady Panthers with eight kills and eight digs. Jaci Whitehead set for eight assists.
“Offensively we looked really good,”said Greenville coach Jenna Sickels. “We put the ball away like we were supposed to. We looked good on defense tonight. Everyone was doing their job.”
McNair and Jayde Sickels each tallied 10 kills to lead Greenville, while Hutchings recorded seven.
MaCayla Bush led in digs with 11, followed by Sydney Walker’s five.
Walker recorded 11 assists, while Carley Cathey tallied seven.
Hutchings led the team with three blocks.
Walker served for a team-high five aces, while McNair tallied two.
Greenville, now 16-11 for the season, and will play McKinney North on Friday at the Lions Den.
Ford will travel to Commerce on Friday to take on the Lady Tigers.
Greenville took the junior varsity match, 25-18, 25-15, and the freshman contest, 25-13, 25-20.
FARMERSVILLE — No. 1 Farmersville handed the Commerce Lady Tigers a 25-14, 25-15, 25-22 volleyball loss on Tuesday.
Farmersville, now 26-1 for the season, is ranked first in Class 4A by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. Commerce, now 17-8, is ranked No. 7 in 3A.
Allie Wittkopf and Mya Wilson both put away eight kills to lead Commerce. Wilson also led in digs with 18.
Landry Davidson led in assists with nine and tallied eight digs.
Cailynn Beane finished with 15 digs and Breanna Mulcahy added nine digs.
Commerce plays again at home on Friday against Quinlan Ford, with the varsity match starting first at 4:30 p.m.
beats Lone Oak
CADDO MILLS — The Caddo Mills Lady Foxes upped their volleyball season record to 14-12 with a 25-12, 25-18 25-14 win over Lone Oak on Tuesday.
Regan Woodall led Caddo Mills with 13 kills. Zailey Moses put away seven kills. Kylee McGee and Kaydee Bennett both finished with six.
Brooke Schmitz set for a team-high 29 assists.
Jaycee Lemmon topped Caddo Mills in digs with 12. Schmitz and Kacie Clark both finished with six digs.
Caddo Mills will next face Prairiland at home on Friday, starting with the varsity at 4:30 p.m.