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Sunday, September 26, 2010
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|EHS sweeps Malakoff, 3-0
Monitor Staff Reports
EUSTACEAfter a slow start, the Eustace Lady Bulldogs dominated the net en route to a 3-0 district win over the visiting Malakoff Lady Tigers Tuesday night.
Now 24-6 on the season and 3-0 in District 14-2A volleyball play, the Lady Bulldogs were scheduled to visit Blooming Grove Friday night before returning home for the final two first-round matches.
Monitor Photo/Kerry Yancey
Eustace Lady Bulldog senior Harmony Allen (4) hits around the defense of Malakoff Lady Tiger Brianna Denis (5) during the second game of the Lady Bulldogs' 3-0 district sweep of the visiting Lady Tigers Tuesday.
Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Lady Bulldogs will host Teague, and Friday, Oct. 1, Eustace will host third-ranked Leon in a matchup of the districts top two teams. Sub-varsity matches will open at 5 p.m. against Teague and 4:30 p.m. against Leon.
At home against the Lady Tigers Tuesday, the Lady Bulldogs controlled the match from the early going, sweeping Malakoff 25-19, 25-13 and 25-8.
Last years district Newcomer of the Year, junior Catania Grant, again played sparingly, trying to rest an injured shoulder, finishing with four kills, two digs and two blocks.
Seniors Allison Cass and Harmony Allen led the Lady Bulldog offense, combining for 33 kills in the match 20 for Cass and 13 for Allen. Cass added two blocks, three digs and two assists, while Allen added two digs and four assists.
Senior setter Shelley Temple racked up 38 assists and added a kill, while classmate Vanessa Lopez had three kills, three digs and three assists.
The Lady Bulldogs also got two kills and a dig from Kacie Richards, two digs from Shelby Stegent, one kill from Bethany Strickland and nine digs from Mallory Keeling. Kayla Ward, newly elevated from the junior varsity, added one dig.
Eustace teams also swept the sub-varsity matches. The junior varsity lost the first game 25-18, but came back to win the next two, 25-21 and 25-19.
The Lady Bulldog freshman dominated in a sweep, 25-10 and 25-7.
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