Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

October 19, 2012

Volleyball roundup: Season coming to a close for Jacksonville, Rusk and Bullard

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Maiden volleyball team will close out the 2012 campaign by hosting Whitehouse at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon and by welcoming Corsicana to Tomato Town next Tuesday for a 6:30 p.m. match.

In its last outing on Tuesday, Lindale thumped the Maidens 3-0 (25-9, 25-12, 25-15).

Jacksonville is 10-25 overall, 0-8 in District 16-4A.

Lindale also won the freshman match, 2-0 (25-13, 25-18), and the junior varsity affair, 2-0 (25-5, 25-10).

Lady Eagles host Palestine in season finale

RUSK — The 2012 season will draw to a close tonight for the Rusk Lady Eagles as they are scheduled to host Palestine at 4:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, Rusk fell to Mexia, 3-0, in District 19-3A play.

Shayla Townsend had nine kills and two blocks to lead the Lady Eagles (16-20, 2-5) in that match.

Juliann Bowling came away with 17 assists and Lexi Harvey had eight digs.

Rusk's freshman team improved to 22-4 by stomping Mexia 2-0 (25-12, 25-15), while the Lady Eagle junior varsity unit took a 2-1 (26-24, 23-25, 25-17) decision over the Lady Cats.

The Rusk JV will take a 14-13 record into tonight's season ender.

Bullard to celebrate Senior Night, Pink Out this afternoon

BULLARD — Bullard and Chapel Hill will square off at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon at Panther Gymnasium as Bullard will honor its seniors on Pink Out.

This will be the Lady Panthers' final home match of the year.

On Tuesday, Bullard fell 3-1 (23-25, 26-24, 12-25, 17-25) to Gilmer in a match that was played in Gilmer.

Mackenzie Fish had a double-double (10 kills, 15 digs) to lead the Lady Panthers (13-23, 2-8).

Meredith Daly made four blocks and Emily Tekell had a pair of aces while going 14-of-14 from the service line.

Lexi Abercrombie added 12 digs on the defensive side, with Bri Ridgley leading the Lady Panthers in assists with a dozen.