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December 2, 2013

LC-M's Piper, Woods lead All-Leader Volleyball Team

ORANGE — Once again, Orange County volleyballers put on quite a show in 2013.

So much so, that three teams made the postseason in the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears, the Orangefield Lady Bobcats and the Bridge City Lady Cardinals.

Long-time LC-M Lady Bear coach Vicki Castino once again led the Lady Bears to the playoffs after just barely missing out in 2012.

LC-M racked up 25 wins, went 10-4 to place second in District 20-4A and advanced to the Class 4A bidistrict round. Also, kudoes to Coach Castino for always getting her kids noticed by sending or calling in local media stats of all of the Lady Bear matches whether it was a win or loss.

Over at Orangefield, second-year coach Meagan Adams led an inexperienced Lady Bobcat team to the playoffs.

Orangefield, which advanced to the 3A regional semifinals in 2012, returned just one starter but made the postseason again and tied for second in the District 21-3A standings.

The Lady Cardinals dug themselves an early hole in 21-3A play but had a nice surge at the end of the district campaign to notch the fourth-place playoff spot.

Picking a Most Valuable Player was tough for this season so we decided to go with two players that both brought a lot to the table and they are LC-M junior hitter Sarah Woods and setter Jade Piper, who both had outstanding campaigns and will help lead the Lady Bears even more next season.

Woods piled up a team-high 426 kills and 48 blocks. She also contributed 105 digs, 76 service points and 21 aces.

Meanwhile, Piper was all over the court.

She was second on the team with 490 assists, second in digs with 373 and led the way with 261 service points and also had 39 aces. She was also strong at the net, collecting 220 kills and 20 blocks.

Woods and Piper and a host of Lady Bears return next season as do players at Orangefield, Bridge City, West Orange-Stark and Vidor, which could make the 2014 campaign even more action-packed.



Here is the 2013 All-Orange Leader Volleyball Team:

CO-MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS: Sarah Woods, LC-M; Jade Piper LC-M

FIRST TEAM

Malayzia Winbush, LC-M

Alexus Henry, Bridge City

Taylor Benoit, Orangefield

Sabryn Crain, Orangefield

Josie West, LC-M

Caylin Choate, Bridge City

SECOND TEAM

Aaliyah Teel, WO-S

Derian Franklin, Vidor

Dayja Arnold, LC-M

Priscilla Garza, Orangefield

Jessi Glover, Bridge City

Gabby Smith, Bridge City

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