Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

September 14, 2012

16-3A volleyball: Kilgore quiets Bullard in 3 in league opener

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress


The Bullard Lady Panther volleyball team trekked to Kilgore Tuesday night for it first District 16-3A match of the fall.

The Lady Bulldogs, who dropped down from Class 4A to the Class 3A ranks this year, spoiled things for the Lady Panthers in defeating Bullard 3-0 (25-20, 28-26, 25-22) at Bulldog Gymnasium.

Hana Woyt led the Lady Panthers with four kills and maintained a .300 hitting average.

Defensively, Bullard received 11 digs from Lexi Abercrombie.

The Lady Panthers are now 11-14 overall, 0-1 in league play.

Bullard returns home tonight to continue conference play by hosting Longview Spring Hill at 4:30 p.m.

Sub-varsity: The Lady Panther junior varsity team (10-20, 1-0) downed the Lady Bulldogs 2-0 (25-23, 25-14) behind the strong play of Jacey Preston and Maddy Slayter. In the freshmen match, Bullard (4-5, 1-0) prevailed 2-0 (25-12, 25-13). Players of impact for the winners were, Katie Bell and Olivia Rodrigues.