Bullard volleyballers advance to regional tourney


Class 4A, Region II, Regional quarterfinal champions

TYLER — Bullard punched its ticket into the Class 4A, Region II Championship Tournament on Tuesday night at Wagstaff Fieldhouse on the Tyler Junior College campus by smacking Van 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-14.

The Lady Panthers (41-6) will play Celina at 6 p.m. Friday at the Mesquite Poteet High School Gymnasium in a regional semi-final.

Celina put away Sanger to advance to regionals.

In the other semi-final contest Kennedale will take on Farmersville. Farmersville is the No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A.

With 15 kills Sara McKeethan led the Bullard attack.

Sarah Lewinski tossed in nine kills to go along with a pair of blocks and Kelli Richmond tallied 10 spikes.

Libby Eitel racked up 33 assists for the Lady Panthers.

The Lady Vandals end the year with a 32-17 record.

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