Salado is 22-5 on the year going into district play
Salado Lady Eagles handled Veritas Academy in quick fashion, winning in three straight, 25-13, 25-9 and 25-15 last week. The girls also swept the Groesbeck Lady Goats in three sets to improve to 22-5 on the year.
The girls start district play against Taylor at home on Sept. 25. Varsity starts at 5 p.m. so that fans can watch the varsity volleyball match and then attend the home football game Sept. 25.
Burnet is ranked at #21 in state by the Texas Girls Coaches Association poll released Sept. 21. The Lady Bulldogs are the only state-ranked team in District 25-4A with Salado. Burnet has a 20-10 record as of the ranking.
Salado will face Burnet in the first round of district play Oct. 6 on the road.
SHS 25 25 25
VHS 13 9 15
Against Veritas, the girls had nine service aces. Cheyenne Vaca had three, followed by Kerrigan Hearne, Amy Coleman and Lindy Martin with two aces each.
Vaca also led the girls in attacking the net, where she had nine kills in the match. Tori Dekay had five kills, Brianna Washington had four kills, Payton Dreitz had three, Kierstan Osborn had two and Hearne and Malory Schattle had one kill each.
Osborn led the defense at the net with three blocks, followed by Schattle, Dreitz and Meagan Hill with one block each.
Osborn also had 14 digs defensively. Hill had seven digs, Schattle had five, Hearne and Martin had four each, Coleman had three, Vaca had two and Dreitz and Dekay had one dig each.
Hill led the team with 21 assists, while Martin had two and Hearne and Osborn had one each.
SHS 25 25 25
GHS 20 22 11
Salado swept Groesbeck on the road Sept. 18. winning 25-20, 25-22 and 25-11.
The girls had four aces in the match, scored by Cheyenne Vaca, Kerrigan Hearne, Malory Schattle, and Meagan Hill.
Vaca had 11 kills to lead the Salado attack at the net. Also recording kills were Schattle, five, Payton Dreitz and Tori Dekay, four each, Brianna Washington, three and Hill, one.
Schattle led the defense with three blocks. Hill and Washington had one each.
Schattle also had 16 digs, followed by Hearne, 14, Kierstan Osborn and Hill, 12 each, Lindy Martin, nine, Dekay, six and Amy Coleman and Washington, one each.
Hill had 27 assists in the game and Martin had one for Salado.