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Harker Heights Evening Star
Harker Heights Evening Star

UGMS 8th Grade Volleyball

Union Grove Vs. 

Eastern Hills  

Last night in volleyball action the 8th grade grizzly volleyball teams played matches against the Eastern Hills Panthers at Harker Heights High School.  The team and Coach Dulaney appreciate everyone that came out last night to support them.

The B team was able to remain undefeated improving their record to 4-0 by defeating the Panthers in 2 sets, 25-19 and 25-20.  The team were fierce and determined on the court resulting is spikes from Cassandra Vazquez, Keiley Tierce and Jocelynn Deaton.   Hustle awards went to Kanaiya Blackmon and Zoe Lynn.

Keni Moore lead all scorers with 10 points.  Jocelynn Deaton added 7 points.  Others scoring for UG were: Kanaiya Blackmon 3 points; Savannah Seldon and Micayla Reeves – 2 points each; Clarissa Gutierrez 1 point.

The A team lost their first set 20 to 25 against the Panthers but clawed their way back during the second set to stun the Panthers 26 to 24.  Serve receive errors plagued the team during the final set resulting in the Panther win, 9-25.   The ladies now have a 4-3 record.

McKenzie Mansell was top server with 7 points.  Alexandria Cloud, Aryana Martin, and Mary Allen added 6 points.   Others scoring for the Grizzlies were: Karly Hansen  – 5 points; Temiya Johnson 3 points.

Despite the loss the Grizzly offense had spikes by Mary Allen, Temiya Johnson and Evan Fuller thanks to great digs by Rozalyn Simmons and sets by Mansell & Hansen.

The ladies have an open date next week but will return to action on Monday, October 16th to begin conference play when they travel to play the Live Oak Ridge Lobos.


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