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L.J.H. volleyball wins district championship

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8th Grade “A” Team vs. Wallace
The 8th grade “A” volleyball team ended a fantastic season by defeating the
Wallace Lady Rangers in a two-game battle, 25-17 and 25-14, on Monday night, Oct. 31.
The victory gave the Lady Lions the District Championship title with a district record of 9-1.
In the first game, Desiree Roland led the team serving 10 points

in a row, including 5 aces. Jordyn Platt led the offense with precise setting, and solid court leadership. Lauren Moore played well in the first game with several strong plays at the net, including a block.
In the second game, Jesi Greer served well with 10 points in a row just when the team needed them. The Lady Lions were behind 2-8, when Greer stepped up to serve. She helped the team recapture the lead, and it was all over from there. Alison Clark had a solid game with 5 serves and several precise sets to Kelsey Daily in the front row. Daily finished the game with 5 kills.
Game balls were given to Jacki White, who played a solid first game with two kills and several difficult tips at the net.
Daily and Greer also received game balls for outstanding play. The girls ended their season with an outstanding overall record of 15-2.
“I am very proud of this team, and honored to be their coach,” Coach LeAnn Sibley said. “They played at a high level and won tough matches when they needed to. I have a tremendous amount of respect for their character, heart, and leadership.”
The volleyball teams celebrated their winning season by attended the University of Texas vs. Texas State volleyball match in San Marcos on Tuesday night, Nov. 1.
(Courtesy of LeAnn Sibley)

8th Grade “B” Team vs. Wallace
On Halloween night, the Lady Lions 8th grade “B” volleyball team ended their season with a win over Wallace Middle School.
In the first game, the Lady Lions had no mercy with a 25-6 win. Audrey Aguilar had an outstanding serving performance with 19 serves in a row. This is the most serves in a row this season for a “B” team player. Desirea Winn added a few more points with 3 kills at the net.
In the second game, the Lady Lions wanted to give Coach Homann a “scare” as they inched passed Wallace with a 28-26 win. Cortney Ferris, who struggled with her serve all season, showed great technique as she served the ball hard over the net to give the Lady Lions an added point.
The Lady Lions end their run for the district title in second place, closely behind Dahlstrom Middle School, who has one loss given to them by the Lady Lions.
“The girls had an excellent season and I am very proud of their accomplishments!” Coach Alisha Homann said.
The Lady Lions end with a district record of 8-2 and an overall record of 13-4.

(Courtesy of Alisha Homann)

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