After defeating Frisco in its first game of the season, Lake Dallas won two of three games in the Ryan Kick-off Classic tournament at Ryan High School.
The Lady Falcons lost their first game to Sherman 23-25, 20-25, 18-2, but they were able to recover and win their next two games.
They defeated Dallas Woodrow Wilson 25-16, 25-11, 26-24 in their second match and defeated Fort Worth Trimble Tech 25-12, 25-16, 26-24 in their third contest.
Megan Dando had 39 kills and 19 digs in the tournament, while Keegan Gossett had 29 kills, 32 digs and six aces. Cassie Garnett added 11 aces, 13 kills, 21 digs, while Chrisa Head had five aces, 14 kills, 39 digs, and Caroline Chapman had 44 assists and 17 digs. Macey Bauman also had 60 assists and 13.
âThe morning was rough because of our nervousness and anxiety, but the girls fought through and won their last two games,â Lake Dallas head coach Heather Van Noy said. âNow we are headed for the bronze bracket semifinals on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., and if we win that game, weâll be in the championship at 6:30 p.m. that night.â
The Lady Falcons improved to 3-1 on the season.
In the gold bracket, Argyle came away with three victories to clinch a spot in Saturdayâs semifinals.
The Lady Eagles (3-1) defeated Denison 25-14, 25-15, 25-15 in the first game before defeating Waxahachie in four sets 25-16, 25-19, 17-25, 25-23. In the third game, Argyle earned defeated Dallas Parish Episcopal 25-16, 19-25, 25-12, 25-18.
A win in the semifinals will send the Lady Eagles into Saturday nightâs championship match.
Argyle will finish round-robin play at 5 p.m. today against Prosper.
SAGINAWâ" The Liberty Christian Lady Warriors (2-1) split their two games Thursday, losing to Weatherford 18-25, 17-25 in the opener before rebounding for a 25-16, 25-21 win over Fort Worth Chisholm Trail.
Against Weatherford, Ali Eager had four kills and six digs, while Olivia Asprey had 24 assists and six digs. Against Chisholm Trail, Ali Eager had eight kills and three digs, Hanna Elsey had six kills and Katie Smith had 16 digs. Olivia Asprey also added 15 assists and Paige Jeary had seven assists, two digs and one ace in the victory.
Denton Calvary d. Frisco Legacy
FRISCO â" The Denton Calvary Lady Lions (1-1) recorded their first win of the season after beating the Frisco Legacy Eagles in three sets, 25-15, 25-20, 25-19.
Cory Grant had 13 kills and 15 digs to lead the Lady Lions, while Madeline Mayer had nine kills and two aces. Peyton Stewart led the team with 22 assists.
âI was really proud of them after losing Tuesdayâs match,â Calvary head coach Jennifer Bramlett said. âThey played really well.â