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Harker Heights Evening Star
Harker Heights Evening Star

UGMS 8th Grade Girls Volleyball

UNION GROVE VS.  LIBERTY HILL

The 8th grade grizzly volleyball teams hosted the Liberty Hill Lions in the Grizzly Den Monday, 9-11-17.   Thanks to everyone that came out to support the team!

The Grizzly B team defeated the Lions in three sets, 25 – 21, 18 – 25 and 25 – 12.

Top server of the match was Ariana Martin with 11 points.  Kanaiya Blackmon added 6 points and Keni Moore served for 5.  Micayla Reeves and Jocelynn Deaton contributed 3 points each.  Cassandra Vasquez and Emma Salazar scored 1 point each.

Savannah Seldon was the defensive standout for the Grizzlies.

The Grizzly A team was also victorious defeating the Lions in 2 straight sets 25-17 and 25-16.  Top server of the match was Mary Allen with 15 points.  Alexandria Cloud served for 10 points to help the Grizzlies secure the win.  McKenzie Mansell served for 5 points while Temiya Johnson added 2.  Evan Fuller and Karly Hansen scored 1 point each.

Mary Allen had the only kill of the night.

Both teams are 1-0.

Coach Dualney is excited after both teams first win and know they will continue to improve each and every match.

UNION GROVE VS. Palo alto

The 8th grade Grizzly volleyball teams traveled to play the Palo Alto Patriots last night and both teams came home victorious improving their team records to 2 and 0.

The B team came out fired up and stunned the Patriots 25 to 7 and 25 to 15.    Keni Moore lead the charge for the Grizzlies with 13 points.   Savannah Seldon had an outstanding night from the service line and scored 12 points.  Others scoring for UGMS were: Lauren Grover 3 points; Jocelynn Deaton 2 points; Cassandra Vazquez and Shakira Shackleford had 1 point each.

The A team also defeated the Patriots in 2 sets, 25 to 12 and 25 to 18.  The ladies came together as a team to have 4 pass set kill plays resulting in kills from Mary Allen and Temiya Johnson.  Alexandria Cloud lead all servers with 14 points.  Others scoring for UGMS were Temiya Johnson 8 points; McKenzie Mansell 4 points; Mary Allen and Nayelis Sanchez 3 points each; Rozalyn Simmons and Karly Hansen 1 point each.

The ladies want to thank everyone that came out to support them.

The A team will begin play in the KISD Invitational Tournament on Thursday at Nolan MS at 6:30 pm against the Nolan Mustangs.

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