Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress
GARY — Cheney Cover, Carly Dyess, Josee Ross and Bethany Mason sparked the Troup Lady Tiger volleyball team to a 3-0 start in the Gary Varsity Tournament on Thursday.
The Lady Tigers defeated Kilgore (25-23, 20-25, 25-21) before smacking Waskom in straight sets (25-12, 25-13).
Troup also had an easy time against Overton's Lady Mustangs, winning 25-15, 25-20.
For the three matches, Cover led the way with 26 kills, 22 digs, five aces and five blocks. Ross swatted down a dozen kills to go along with seven blocks, 34 digs and five service aces. Dyess accounted for 43 assists, five aces, three kills and seven digs. Mason ended up with 29 digs and a pair of aces.
The Lady Tigers will now move on to bracket play on Saturday morning.