Eustace hosts Kemp,
By Sam Epps
EUSTACE–The Eustace Lady Bulldogs hosted the Kemp Lady
Yellowjackets and the Westwood Lady Panthers in a dual match
In the first game of the match, Eustace faced the Westwood girls
and lost in four games; 25-22, 27-25, 25-22 and 25-23.
In the match, Catania Grant had 18 kills and 11 points on serve
including one ace.
Monitor Photos/Sam Epps
Eustace Lady Bulldogs Mallory Keeling (3) and Bethany Strickland
(11) go for a block against Westwood’s MiKayla Benson (5) as
Eustace hosted Kemp and Westwood in a dual match Tuesday.
Casey Bramblitt had 11 kills, one stuff block and seven points
on serve including an ace.
Kacie Richards nailed 14 points on serve with four aces. She
also had seven kills and two stuff blocks.
Josie Collie and Chelsea Oldham each had seven points on serve.
Collie had one ace.
Bethany Strickland had 10 kills and two stuff blocks, while
Mallory Keeling had a kill and an ace.
Eustace also faced the Kemp Lady Yellowjackets, and won in three
games; 25-18, 25-14 and 25-12.
Keeling scored nine points on serve and had an ace. She also
racked up 31 assists, a kill and a stuff block.
Richards scored 11 times on serve and had two aces, five kills
and a stuff block.
Collie scored 10 times on serve, while Grant and Oldham each
scored seven times on serve.
Grant also had 18 kills and an ace, and Oldham had an ace.
Bramblitt added eight kills and six points on serve, while
Strickland had six kills and a stuff block
The Kemp ladies also faced off against the Lady Panthers,
however details from that game were not available at press time.
The Eustace girls traveled to Edgewood Friday, and will host the
Malakoff Lady Tigers Tuesday, before hosting the Teague Lady
Lions Sept. 16.
The Kemp Lady Yellowjackets hosted the Mineola Lady
Yellowjackets Friday, and are set to host the Rice Lady Bulldogs
They will then travel to Quinlan Tuesday, Sept. 20, and will
open their district schedule by traveling to Kaufman Friday,
Eustace participates in ‘Dig
By Sam Epps
EUSTACE–The Eustace Lady Bulldogs will host “Dig Pink”
activities beginning with the Sept. 13 volleyball match against
the Malakoff Lady Tigers. Malakoff is joining with Eustace in
the endeavor to raise money for breast cancer research.
Each fall, schools across the nation participate in the American
Volleyball Coach’s Association (AVCA) sponsored event.
This will be the third year for Eustace to participate in the
event. Last year, also partnering with Malakoff, more than
$6,000 was raised.
In Eustace’s first year of participation, more than $7,000 was
raised when they partnered with Kemp.
This year, Eustace plans on branching out into the community
with bake sales, T-shirt sales and other activities around town.
This year, Eustace is looking to win the friendly competition
with Malakoff by raising $5,000 themselves this year. Last year,
they raised approximately $3,500.
“We set our standards high here,” Eustace senior Catania Grant
Lady Bulldog senior Megan Renteria, as well as Grant, also
explained that in previous years, Eustace donated money in honor
of assistant superintendent Janice Beasley, who has battled
This year, the Lady Bulldogs hope to add more names to the list
“We will wear pink socks and hair ties during games,” Renteria
“We might try to get pink shoelaces as well,” Grant added. The
girls will also wear pink shirts for pregame warmups.
The Eustace Athletic Booster club assists the girls in their
endeavors by providing items and baked goods, as well as support
At the Tuesday, Sept. 13, game against Malakoff, there will be a
silent auction for baked goods to kick off the fundraising
The school that raises the most money will receive a plaque and
an award from the AVCA.
This year, the AVCA is adding an additional incentive with
scholarship awards for the individual girls that raise the most
The “Dig Pink” event will continue for approximately three
weeks, ending when the Lady Bulldogs travel to Malakoff Friday,