Lady Bears stroll past Jasper
By Van Wade
The Orange Leader
BUNA – It was a walk in the park for the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears in their Class 4A bidistrict playoff match against Jasper as they strolled to a 25-13, 25-10, 25-15 victory over the Lady Bulldogs at Buna High School.
Jasper, the third-place team out of District 21-4A, was simply no match for the Lady Bears, runnerups out of District 22-4A, in any of the games.
Jasper had two leads the entire match, 3-1 in Game One and 1-0 in Game Three.
The Lady Bears will move on to take on District 23-4A champion Tarkington Thursday night at 6 p.m. at Kountze High School.
LC-M senior Madison Taggart was too much for Jasper to handle at the net for second-year head coach Cammie Palmer. Taggart pelted the Lady Bulldogs for 12 kills and six blocks.
Ally White had seven kills for the Lady Bears. Renna Toomey had five kills while Kaitlin Avery had four and Raley Broussard three.
White had 11 service points and an ace for the Lady Bears. Berkley Dobranski chimed in with eight points and an ace. Avery notched seven points and two aces. Toomey collected seven points and an ace while Hallie Stack contributed five points.
Raylee White paced the Jasper attack with eight kills. Carsyn Williams collected seven kills while LaQuasha Batson and Lanni Segrest added three apiece.
The Lady Bulldogs just scored 10 points off their serve the whole night.
Segrest led the way with five points and an ace and Alvia Richardson claimed two points.
After trailing Game One 3-1, the Lady Bears erupted on a 15-5 tear to go up 16-8 and never looked back.
LC-M went on an 11-1 spurt in Game Two to go up 13-3. Jasper got to within 17-8 but the Lady Bears closed with a 8-2 run.
Jasper stayed close early in Game Three, trailing just 10-8 at one point.
The Lady Bears promptly put on the afterburners though, as they went on a 10-3 romp to go up 20-11.
Diboll def. WO-S
KIRBYVILLE — The West Orange-Stark Lady Mustangs fought the Diboll Lady Jacks all the way to the end Tuesday night in Class 4A Region III bidistrict volleyball playoff action but came up just short.
The Lady Mustangs, who had to defeat Hamshire-Fannett last week in a one-game playoff to determine the fourth-place spot out of District 22-4A, battled the 21-4A district champion Lady Jacks all the way before falling 24-26, 25-21, 25-10, 24-26, 15-10 at Kirbyville High School.
Ja’Tayjah Vital paced the Lady Mustangs with 24 kills while Elecia Barlow had 17.
Gabrielle Robinson set up the Lady Mustang offense extremely well, collecting a whopping 87 assists.