Salado beats Taylor to hold on to third place in District 19-4A
Salado Lady Eagles will face the La Grange Lady Leopards in the first round of the playoffs at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at Cameron YOE High School.
The Lady Eagles took third place in District 19-4A while LaGrange is the second place from District 20-4A.
Salado beat Taylor in four sets to secure the third place spot.
SHS 25 23 25 25 — 3
THS 19 25 10 19 — 1
Salado beat the Lady Ducks Oct. 21 in four sets, losing the second in a close one 23-25.
The girls had 17 aces in the match, led by Katie Robinson and Natalie Fort, who each had five aces. Also recording aces were Mikaela Heiner, three, Brettney Fuller, two and Kerrigan Hearne and Lindy Martin, one each.
Victoria DeKay killed 15 shots for Salado to lead the attack at the net. Robinson followed with 14 kills. Also recording kills were Brianna Washington, Lindy Martin, three each and Fuller, Jamie Rich, Mariah Vaillancourt, one each.
Vaillancourt dominated the net defensively with seven blocked shots. Also blocking shots were Washington and Robinson, one each.
Heiner led the girls in defending attacks with 11 digs while Robinson had 10 digs. Others who recorded digs were Hearne, nine, Martin, six, Fort, five, Fuller, four, Rich, three, and Washington, Vaillancourt and DeKay, one each.
Martin had 19 assists and Fuller had 18 assists.
SHS 10 10 19 — — 0
THS 25 25 25 — — 3
Salado Lady Eagles lost on the road to the #5 Liberty Hill Lady Panthers in three straight sets Oct. 18.
Salado had just five aces in the match with Hearne and Fort recording two and Robinson having one.
Salado blocked 17 shots, led by DeKay, eight, Robinson, six, Vaillancourt, two and Washington, one.
Vaillancourt blocked two shots. Washington and Robinson blocked one each.
Salado had 28 digs on defense, led by Robison, eight. Also recording digs were Martin, six, Fort, five, DeKay, three, Fuller, two, Washington, Rich, Hearne and Heiner, one.
Martin had nine assists and Fuller had eight.
Congratulations to our Lady Eagle Varsity Volleyball team for advancing to the 4A State Playoffs. We will face La Grange in the 1st round of the playoffs. The game will be on Monday, October 31st at 7:00 PM at Cameron Yoe High School.