Sports and Outdoors

Thursday, October 14, 2010

 Lake Info

Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet above Mean Sea Level.
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is: 319.78 Water Temperature:
73  degrees - top
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MHS girls beat Kaufman
Monitor Staff Reports
MABANK–In a key first-round battle, the Mabank Lady Panthers knocked off the visiting Kaufman Lady Lions, 3-1, Friday night.
Now 17-17 on the season, the Lady Panthers finished the first round of District 13-3A volleyball play at 4-1. They were scheduled to visit North Forney in the second-round opener Tuesday night, followed by a visit to Ferris Friday, Oct. 15. MHSvsKaufmanVB.jpg (214617 bytes)
Next Tuesday, Oct. 19, the Lady Panthers will host Crandall, who handed them their only first-round loss Oct. 1.
“Great teamwork! The girls really stepped up and played well, with a lot of heart,” veteran Mabank coach Stacy Shelton said afterward.
“This (win) put us in a great position,” she added. “We are in a three-way tie for first with Crandall and Kaufman.
“We need to keep playing consistently and with heart,” she said. “There really were no standouts in this match, but as a team, we were the standout.”

Monitor Photo/Kerry Yancey
Mabank Lady Panther senior Torrie Garrett (10) tips the ball past Kaufman Lady Lion Dani Blake during the opening game of Mabank's 3-1 District 13-3A victory over the visiting Lady Lions Friday.

The Lady Panthers controlled the match almost from the start, winning the first two games 25-21 and 25-20, before the Lady Lions rallied to win game three 25-20.
Mabank came back to win a tight game four 25-22 to claim the match.
In a battle of excellent front lines, Mabank had a slight edge, collecting 34 kills and eight blocks, but the Lady Panthers showed more hustle as a team, making seven saves in the match.
Senior Torrie Garrett was a force in the middle, collecting 16 kills and making three blocks, along with serving two aces.
Classmate Meagan Royal added nine kills and three blocks, along with a dig and an assist.
Sophomore setter Kourtney Holyfield had her usual steady game, notching 23 assists and one save, while making six digs on defense.
Freshman Makenna Allen had three kills, four digs and a block, while Jena Penney had four kills, one block, one dig and made two saves.
Another freshman, Mikayla Adams, had two kills, four digs and a save, and served two aces.
Defensively, Natalie Torres had two digs and a save, while Sadie Roberts had six digs and a save and Molly Groom added a save.

Lady ’Dogs sweep Mildred
Monitor Staff Reports
CORSICANA–Eustace’s Lady Bulldogs put together a home-and-home sweep of the Mildred Lady Eagles Friday night, winning 3-0.
Now 27-7 on the season and 6-1 in District 14-2A volleyball play, the Lady Bulldogs were scheduled to host Buffalo’s Lady Bison Tuesday night.
Friday, Oct. 15, the Lady Bulldogs will visit nearby Malakoff for a 5 p.m. contest against the Lady Tigers, and next Tuesday, Oct. 19, they will host Blooming Grove.
The Lady Bulldogs were never threatened by the Lady Eagles, winning 25-12, 25-13 and 25-11 behind a dominating front-line attack that produced 35 kills in the match.
As usual, senior Allison Cass led the Lady Bulldogs with 12 kills, two digs and a serving ace.
Senior Harmony Allen, who has been battling a mysterious medical condition all season, returned to the lineup to provide eight kills, three digs and three assists, while also serving up six aces.
Senior Vanessa Lopez added six kills and three digs, while Kacie Richards had five kills, one dig and two aces and Catania Grant had four kills and three digs.
Senior setter Shelley Temple notched 26 assists, as well as getting two blocks, two digs and one ace.
Sophomore Mallory Keeling had two digs and one assist, while Bethany Strickland added one dig and an ace.
In addition to leading the Lady Bulldog volleyball team, Cass and teammate Shelby Stegent both got up early the next morning to run at the Van cross country meet.

EHS girls, boys both top 5 at Van
Monitor Staff Reports
VAN–Eustace boys and girls cross country teams both finished in the top five at the YWAM Van Invitational Saturday.
The varsity girls finished fourth out of nine teams and 121 individual runners.
Freshman Meagan Gunter led the Lady Bulldogs, finishing 14th and clocking 13:47.
Shelby Milton finished 20th in 14:09, followed by Nancy Murff (22nd in 14:11), Crystal Garza (32nd in 14:43) and Tarrah Herrera (33rd in 14:44).
Eustace’s varsity boys finished second overall out of 10 teams and 130 individual runners.
Juniors Michael Yates and Caleb Caldwell led the Bulldogs, taking third and fourth in 17:42 and 17:45, respectively.
Gavin Kirkhart placed ninth in 18:17, followed by Ben Huddleston (17th in 18:51) and Shawn Boulware (44th in 20:24).
Sophomore Skyler Burks led the junior varsity girls, taking 10th in 16:12. Senior Allie Cass placed 16th in 16:36 and Shelby Stegent placed 17th in 16:42.
Trey Russell led the Bulldog junior varsity boys, finishing second overall in 19:02. He was followed by Ryan Brown (sixth in 19:39), Carl Boing (12th in 20:06) and Dakota Parrent (21st in 21:27).



Upcoming Events


Oct. 23
Race Day

Nov. 6
Fun Sail or Make-up race


Oct. 15
MHS @ Ferris*
KHS vs Crandall*
EHS @ Malakoff*

Oct. 19
MHS vs Crandall*
KHS vs North Forney*
EHS vs Blooming Grove*

Oct. 22
EHS @ Teague*

Oct. 26
MHS @ Kaufman*
KHS @ Ferris*
EHS @ Leon*
(end regular season)
(*district contest)


Oct. 15
MHS @ Ferris*
KHS vs Crandall*
EHS vs Palmer*

Oct. 22
EHS @ Grandview*
(*district contest)

Cross country

Oct. 16
MHS @ Eustace meet
KHS @ Eustace meet
EHS hosts meet

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