The Lady Lion volleyball teams traveled to Kyle on Friday night to face off with the Lehman Lady Lobos, opening District play for the season with resounding victories over the home team.
The Freshman “A” Team started the evening by winning in two over Lehman.
“The Lady Lions fought hard both sets of the match to come out victorious,” Coach Shelly Warner said.
The JV Lady Lions followed up on the victory by dropping the Lady Lobos 25-13 and 25-16.
Gloria Horton recorded three aces and five assists. Destinee Brown recorded three kills and one ace, while Lauren Yanez picked up two aces and two digs. Marissa Rios had two kills; Taylor Foroughi recorded one kill and three assists, and Courtney Rotzler recorded 10 digs.
Following the momentum set up by their sub-varsity peers, the Varsity Lady Lions rounded out the night with a five-set win, coming out on top of a roller-coaster night.
“This was an amazing win for your Lady Lions,” said Coach Michelle Washington. “[They] persevered and came out on top! Way to ‘dig deep,’ Lady Lions!”
The scores for the Varsity Lady Lions on the night were (22 – 25), (25 – 16), (11-25), (25-22) and (15-12).
Alex Howard let the team in aces, with three. Cassidy Schmidt logged 13 assists, and Reagan Voigt had 11 kills. Macy Riddle had two-and-a-half blocks, and Brooke Hoskins recorded 34 digs.
The Lady Lions played at Hays on Tuesday, and will return to the Lion’s Den on Friday night when they host the Lady Antlers of Kerrville Tivy.