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Orangefield busy in Lady Bobcat tourney

ORANGEFIELD — There was plenty of busy action at the Orangefield Lady Bobcat Tournament Thursday as 10 teams were in the field as the tournament will conclude Saturday.

Teams in the field includes the host Lady Bobcats along with Beaumont Kelly, Hardin-Jefferson, Silsbee, Evadale, Port Arthur Memorial, Kirbyville, East Chambers, Deweyville and Liberty.

The Lady Bobcats split a pair of early matches Thursday morning as they fell to Beaumont Kelly16-25, 25-17 and 25-18.

Orangefield then nippd a solid Deweyville team 25-21, 22-25, 15-10.

Deweyville led Game One 21-20 but the Lady Bobcats closed it with a 5-0 run. The Lady Pirates responded by scoring Game Two’s last seven points to win by three. The Lady Bobcats broke away from a 4-4 tie in Game Three and built a 12-6 cushion before closing the match out.

The Lady Bobcats received plenty of nice hitting from the likes of Faith Fregia and Madison Greenway throughout both matches.

Deweyville was led by top hitters Reagan Chance and Maylaysia Jones.