Seguin cruises past Medina Valley, plays for share of district lead Friday
(Castroville) – Seguin is in position to claim a share of first place in the District 26-5A volleyball standings after a 3-0 sweep of Medina Valley on Tuesday in Castroville, the Matadors’ fourth consecutive district win.
The 25-18, 25-20, 25-12 win pushed Seguin to 5-1 in district play, 21-11 overall. The Mats are tied with Boerne-Champion for second place and wrap up the first round of the 26-5A schedule Friday with a home match against district leader Dripping Springs (6-0, 25-12) at Goldie Harris Gym.
Abby Cheek led Seguin’s offensive attack against Medina Valley with 13 kills, Megan Wilke set for 26 assists, and each player came up with 10 digs. Ariann Canales sent a team-high four aces over the net, and Carsyn Dietz tallied three blocks.
Seguin’s Friday match against Dripping Springs starts at 6:30 p.m.
Navarro sweeps Gonzales for 2-0 district start
(Gonzales) – The Navarro High School volleyball team swept Gonzales 25-11, 25-9, and 25-10 on the road Tuesday night to notch a 2-0 start in District 27-4A play.
The Panthers are 29-3 overall and ranked No. 6 among 4A teams in this weeks TGCA state poll.
Allie Benner and Kelly Helms each recorded seven kills against the Apaches. Bailey Wozniak set for 12 assists, and Kyndall Andrews added 10. Benner, Wozniak, and Carolyn Burch each served for two aces. Sydney Sahd paced the defensive effort with seven digs.
Navarro chases its third district win Friday with a 6 p.m. home match against Austin-Eastside Memorial.
Marion wins sixth straight district match
(Marion) - Marion overcame a slow start Tuesday night to keep its stronghold on first place in the District 27-3A volleyball standings with a 3-1 home win over Randolph.
The Bulldogs dropped the first set 25-18, but recovered to beat the Ro-Hawks 25-23, 25-23, and 25-18 in the next three.
Kyleigh Mulanax and Brianna Randle both turned in strong all-around performances to lead Marion. Mulanax put away 18 kills to go with 12 digs, four service aces, and four blocks. Randle chipped in with 16 kills and collected a team-high 18 digs. Madelyn Abrameit distributed 40 assists, Samantha Hopper came up with 10 digs, and Eva Ashley contributed seven kills.
Marion is 6-0 in district play, 13-10 overall. The Bulldogs play host to Schulenburg this Friday at 5 p.m.