Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


August 15, 2013

GC Volleyball Roundup: Corsicana, Wortham, Frost all have big days in tournaments

Corsicana — Corsicana’s Tigers took two out of three matches on Thursday to advance in the Fairfield Tournament as one of the the top seeds and play again Saturday.

Corsicana beat Mildred 25-11, 25-12, and then lost in a close three-game match to College Station, 16-25, 25-23, 25-18. The Tigers wrapped up the first day of pool play, beating Ferris, 25-12, 25-10.

Caroline Biltz and Briana Biltz led the team in kills while MaKenzie Lee led the team in blocks. Carly Cates was the team leader in service aces. Briana Biltz led Corsicana in assists and Cecillia Lopez and Kim Moreno led the team in digs. Corsicana plays at noon on Saturday.


Frost heats up

Frost’s volleyball team bounced back from a tough opening night loss on the road to Abbott on Tuesday and had a stromg performance in the opening round at the Dawson Tournament on Thursday.

The Lady Polar Bears beat Chilton, 25-18, 25-18, handled Cleburne Christian Academy, 25-15, 25-22, and split two sets with Abbott, 25-22, 14-25, winning five of the six sets and left Dawson as the top seed in their pool. The Lady Polar Bears play again when the tournament continues on Saturday.

Jae Moore had 21 kills, two blocks, two digs, and six aces, and Hillaree Schwartz had 12 aces and eight assists to go along with three kills.

Heather Montgomery had 10 kills and two aces. Kaycee Bowling had a whopping 24 assists and two kills and two aces. Madison Reville had eight digs and two kills and Morgan Elmore had five aces and four kills.

Mildred struggles without two starters

Mildred was without two starters who were out with illness, and had a tough time at the Fairfield Tournament, losing to Corsicana, College Station, 17-25, 15-25, and Ferris, 18-25, 25-18, 19-25.

The Lady Eagles had their moments. Abbie Burnham had six kills and 13 digs, Callie Bland had five kills and 11 digs and Morgan McCreary had four kills and 12 digs. Mildred is on the road tonight against Wortham.

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