AHS sweeps season series from Tascosa in 3-5A showdown; Area round small school playoff roundup


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Amarillo High outside hitter Currie Marusak (2) delivers a kill past Tascosa defender Abrey Galt during a District 3-5A match at the THS Activity Center on Tuesday night. [Tom Carver/ Press Pass Sports]

Amarillo High stayed red hot in District 3-5A play taking the season series from arch-rival Tascosa with a, 25-21, 25-16, 25-18, sweep on Tuesday night at the THS Activity Center.

The win not only pushes AHS (13-4 overall) to a 13th straight win and a 7-0 district mark, but the Lady Sandies also clinch a Class 5A playoff spot.

Tascosa has now dropped back-to-back matches falling to 8-7 overall and 4-3 in district.

Lady Sandies outside hitter Currie Marusak continues her outstanding play through the district season. The junior once again was trouble for the Lady Rebels by dominating the net with 11 kills, hitting the hardwood for nine digs, adding four blocks.

District 3-5A scores

Amarillo High def. Tascosa 25-21, 25-16, 25-18

AHS— Kills: Currie Marusak 11, Ashlyn Vinyard 8; Blocks: Symone Quiles 5, Marusak 4; Digs: Maddie Kellogg 10, Marusak 9; Assists: Jaedyn Woolley 20, Jo Moffitt 13; Aces: Kenley Weeks 6, Kellogg 2.

Tascosa— Kills: Liv Sims 14, Bebe Irwin 9. Blocks: Irwin 5, Alex Ayres 3. Digs: Abi Rogers 14, Abrey Galt 9. Assists: Galt 15, Jade Smart 9.

Records: AHS 13-4, 7-0; Tascosa 8-7, 4-3.

Randall def. Caprock 25-13, 25-11, 25-12

Randall— Kills: Kiar Parker 12, Kylee Williams 9; Blocks: Parker 2, Paris Patterson 2; Digs: Lauren De Santiago 7, Merritt Snell 5; Assists: Maretta Ramirez 15, Snell 15; Aces: Ramirez 3.

Records: Caprock 2-7, 2-5; Randall 10-3, 5-2

Plainview def. Palo Duro 25-19 26-21 25-12

Records: Palo Duro 1-12, 0-7; Plainview 8-8, 3-4.

Area round small school playoffs

Pampa celebrates with the area round trophy after defeating Andrews on Tuesday night. [Charla Schults/ For Press Pass Sports]

District 4-4A showed its strength once again in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs.

Hereford, Canyon and Pampa all advanced into the regional quarterfinal round thanks to key wins on Monday and Tuesday night.

Dumas almost made it a district sweep, however, fell in heartbreaking fashion to Monahans, 19-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-18, 15-12.

The Demonettes season comes to an end at 17-10.

Pampa, the No. 4-seed out of District 4-4A, played another great match getting past Andrews 22-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-8 25-8. The Lady Harvesters improve to 16-10 overall, while Andrews ends its year at 22-5. Celest Ostercamp did her part in the victory for Pampa racking up an eye-opening 35 digs.

Senior Hallie Sieck had 41 assists.

Hereford had no issue with Clint, cruising to a 25-9, 25-8, 25-4 victory in Monahans on Tuesday.

Bonnie Vallejo made 11 kills, Miranda Acosta had 18 digs and Ryne Roden dished out 43 assists.

Hereford (24-1) will square off with rival Pampa in the regional quarterfinals at a time and place to be determined.

In Class 3A, It was no surprise to see Bushland roll once again bu routing Littlefield 25-3, 25-6, 25-9 in Hereford. Senior standout Kinley Rudder pounded out 12 kills with four digs.

The Lady Falcons improve to 26-2 and will face Shallowater in a regional quarterfinal at a time and place to be determined.

Area round scores

Class 4A

Canyon def. Seminole 25-6, 25-18, 25-18

Canyon— Kills: Raylee Bain 12, Carlee Henderson 11; Blocks: Sparks 6; Digs: Sadie Boyles 18; Assists: Ryne Roden 43; Aces: Aubrey Bellino 3.

Records: Canyon 16-5; Seminole 9-7.

Hereford def. Clint 25-9, 25-8, 25-4

Hereford— Kills: Bonnie Vallejo 11, Taytum Stow 10; Blocks: Stow 2, Vallejo 2, Nickilah Whatley 2; Digs: Miranda Acosta 18, Emma Jones 11; Assists: Rainey Aven 37; Aces: Jones 4, Acosta 3.

Records: Hereford 24-1.

Pampa def. Andrews 22-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-8

Pampa— Kills: Mikalie Floyd 11, Tynaa Mojica 11, Hallie Sieck 7; Blocks: Mojica 5, Floyd 3; Digs: Celest Ostercamp 35, Haley Fossett 14; Assists: Sieck 41; Aces: Floyd 2, Hallie Hawthorne 2.

Records: Pampa 16-10; Andrews 22-5.

Monahans def. Dumas 19-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-18, 15-12

Dumas— Kills: Abree Elsheimer 15, Brenley Rodriguez 9, Brooklyn Sianez 9; Blocks: Sheda Madit 8, Rodriguez 7; Digs: Elsheimer 12, Jazzy Ortiz 11, Halie Coon 11; Assists: Karyme Castillo 25, Coon 17; Aces: Karyme Castillo 1; Elsheimer 1.

Records: Dumas 17-10; Monahans 23-6.

Class 3A

Bushland def. Littlefield 25-3, 25-6, 25-9

Bushland— Kills: Kinley Rudder 12, Hallie Conklin 11; Blocks: Maddison Ebberly 3, Conklin 1; Digs: Jaycee Adams 8, Rudder 4; Assists: Taryn Schultz 19, Logan Culpepper 7; Aces: Schultz 6, Adams 2.

Records: Bushland 26-2; Littlefield 9-8.

Brownfield def. Childress 25-18, 25-13, 25-12

Records: Brownfield 25-2; Childress 16-7.

Class 2A

Sanford-Fritch def. Forsan 25-6, 25-10, 25-13

Record: Sanford-Fritch 15-5.

West Texas High def. Fort Hancock 25-12, 25-17, 25-17

Record: WT High 14-10.

Class 1A

Van Horn def. Wildorado 18-25 20-25 25-9 16-25

Wildorado— Kills: Jessica Merrell 11, Chloe Aduddell 10; Blocks: Brooke Trayler 1, Merrell 1; Digs: Angelica Esparza 11, Merrell 7; Assists: Kayla Stephens 29; Aces: Aduddell 6, Merrell 2.

Records: Wildorado 18-8.


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