Bushland rolls by River Road; Hereford wins No. 40; Tascosa and Canyon are playoff bound

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Bushland’s Jaycee Adams is all smiles after the No. 5-ranked Lady Falcons swept River Road in a District 1-3A match at Bushland on Tuesday night. [Ben Jenkins/ Press Pass Sports]

The No. 5-ranked Bushland Lady Falcons kept on rolling blowing out River Road with a three-set sweep, 25-9, 25-8, 25-10, at home Tuesday night.

The Lady Falcons are heating up with the University Interscholastic League playoffs looming improving to 27-4 overall, and kept a strong grip on the District 1-3A lead at 4-0.

Bushland also pushes its Texas Panhandle-best district win to 75 straight games dating back to 2011.

Lady Falcons head coach Jason Culpepper is closing in on a special milestone. The veteran coach, who is in his 21st season with previous stints at Dalhart and Randall, won his 695 career match Tuesday. Culpepper (695-166 overall) is only five matches away from his astounding 700th career victory.

Kaelie Neie had a game-high eight kills against River Road. Senior Jaycee Adams made 15 digs, and Logan Culpepper along with Millie Maupin combined for 25 assists.

Tuesday’s highlights

Hereford became the first Texas Panhandle team to 40 wins after downing Pampa, 25-10, 25-8, 25-20, at home Tuesday.

The No. 2-ranked Lady Whitefaces clinched a share of the District 4-4A championship in the process moving to 40-2 overall and a perfect 8-0 in district play.

Standout middle blocker Taytum Stow led the way with 11 kills with six blocks.

Dumas won its 30th game of the year sweeping Perryton on the road, 25-10, 25-14, 25-7. It’s the first 30-win season for Demonettes fourth-year head coach Brittani James.

Hallie Coon had a big night for Dumas with 15 assists, seven digs and six aces.

Dumas is now 30-11 overall and 6-2 in District 4-4A.

Both Tascosa and Canyon are playoff bound after getting victories in their respective districts.

The Lady Rebels defeated Caprock 25-7, 25-13, 25-14, improving to 4-4 in District 3-5A and 23-16 overall.

Canyon went on the road and swept Borger, 25-21, 25-15, 25–18, to earn a Class 4A postseason spot. The Lady Eagles (16-23) are now 5-3 in District 4-4A.

Sanford-Fritch won a huge match at West Texas High to stay in the District 4-2A hunt in a five-set thriller, 20-25, 25-23, 25-21, 23-25, 15-12.

The Lady Eagles (16-11) gain ground at 5-1 in district, while the Lady Comanches (14-14) fall to 6-1 in league play.

Bella Price was stellar for Fritch knocking down 23 kills to go with 14 blocks for a double-double.

Tuesday’s scores

District 3-5A

Amarillo High def. Plainview 25-7, 25-14, 25-20

AHS— Kills: Brielle Worley 13, Currie Marusak 11; Blocks: Ella Krusa 2, Joey Pennington 2; Digs: Kaylee Ledbetter 12, Marusak 10; Assists: Jo Moffitt 28, Ledbetter 5; Aces: Ledbetter 1, Moffitt 1.

Records: AHS 30-11, 8-0; Plainview 27-13, 4-4.

Randall def. Palo Duro 25-6, 25-4, 25-7

Randall— Kills: Paris Patterson 12, Jordyn Gove 7; Blocks: Patterson 1, Julia Woolsey 1; Digs: Patterson 10, Taylor Irving 6; Assists: Maretta Ramirez 15, Zenaida Murrillo 12; Aces: Brooklyn Garcia 4, Gove 3.

PD— Kills: Anisha Ibarra 1, Erin Mims 1; Blocks: Erin Mims 1; Digs: Mearlina Kelly-Roberts 7, Anisha Ibarra 3; Assists: Kelly-Roberts 3; Aces: Ashley Gomez 1.

Records: Randall 25-13, 7-1; Palo Duro 6-30, 0-8.

Tascosa def. Caprock 25-7, 25-13, 25-14

Tascosa— Kills: Bebe Irwin 11, Liv Sims 6; Blocks: Abrey Galt 3, Irwin 2; Digs: Kat Brown-Roberts 10, Warren 6, Davis 6, Fuentes 6; Assists: Galt 22, Sanning 8; Aces: Galt 3.

Records: Tascosa 23-16, 4-4; Caprock 12-28, 1-7.

District 4-5A

Lubbock-Cooper def. Abilene Wylie 18-25, 27-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-13

Records: Lub-Cooper 33-10, 8-0; Wylie 28-13, 6-2.

Lubbock Coronado def. Lubbock Monterey 25-20, 25-16, 25-19

Records: Monterey 17-20, 3-5; Coronado 14-22, 5-3.

Abilene Cooper def. Lubbock High Cooper 25-17, 25-19, 25-17

Records: Lubbock High 9-23, 0-8; Ab. Cooper 15-22, 2-6.

District 4-4A

Hereford def. Pampa 25-10, 25-8, 25-20

Pampa— Kills: Mazi Smith 6, Mikalie Floyd 4; Blocks: Floyd 1; Digs: Haley Fossett 9, Floyd 5; Assists: Maecie Hawthorne 14; Aces: Hallie Hawthorne 2, Smith 1, Valeri Anguiano 1.

Hereford— Kills: Taytum Stow 11, Camryn Blair 9; Blocks: Stow 6, Blair 2; Digs: Miranda Acosta 17, Bonnie Vallejo 9; Assists: London Baker 17, Micah Palacios 12; Aces: Blair 5.

Records: Pampa 22-15, 3-5; Hereford 40-2, 8-0.

Dumas def. Perryton 25-10, 25-14, 25-7

Dumas— Kills: Sheda Madit 11, Brenley Rodriguez 7; Blocks: Rodriguez 7; Digs: Jazzy Ortiz 13, Halie Coon 7; Assists: Karyme Castillo 18, Coon 15; Aces: Coon 6,Jazzy Ortiz 3.

Records: Dumas 30-12, 6-2; Perryton 11-23, 0-7.

Canyon def. Borger 25-21, 25-15, 25–18

Canyon— Kills: Ava Haugen 7, Brooklyn Kinsey 6; Blocks: Ryne Roden 1, Kinsey 1; Digs: Maclin Culwell 24; Assists: Roden 24; Aces: Culwell 3.

Records: Canyon 16-21, 5-3; Borger 16-18, 2-6.

District 1-3A

Bushland def. River Road 25-9, 25-8, 25-10

Bushland— Kills: Kaela Neie 8, Emma Troxell 7, Camryn Barton 7; Blocks: Madyson Ebberly 3, Troxell 2; Digs: Jaycee Adams 15, Jada Permenter 9; Assists: Logan Culpepper 15, Millie Maupin 10; Aces: Ebberly 3, Culpepper 3.

Records: River Road 14-21, 1-3; Bushland 29-4, 4-0.

Highland Park def. Dalhart 25-22, 25-13, 25-22

HP— Kills: Nevaeh Rodriquez15, Kendalyn Kosechata 8; Blocks: Mercedes Harton 3, Melanie Koval 3; Digs: Rodriguez 18, Kierra Kosechata 14; Assists: Mercedes Harton 31.  Aces: Rodriguez 2, Harton 2.

Records: Dalhart 14-18, 1-3; Highland Park 23-11, 2-2.

District 2-3A

Shallowater def. Childress 25-21, 25-19, 25-16

Records: Shallowater 33-4, 4-0; Childress 18-11, 1-3.

Idalou def. Tulia 25-18, 25-6, 25-16

Records: Idalou 22-14, 3-1; Tulia 7-20, 0-4.

District 3-3A

Brownfield def. Lamesa 25-9, 25-7, 25-19

Records: Brownfield 28-4, 9-0; Lamesa 4-26, 1-8.

Denver City def. Dimmitt 25-13, 25-7, 25-21

Records: Denver City 15-25, 6-3; Dimmitt 2-23, 0-9.

Littlefield def. Friona 25-12, 25-22, 25-14

Records: Littlefield 20-16, 7-2; Friona 9-24, 4-5.

District 4-2A

Sanford-Fritch def. WT High 20-25, 25-23, 25-21, 23-25, 15-12

SF— Kills: Bella Price 23, Avery Connor 14; Blocks: Price 14: Assists: Kennedy Dallas 23,

Kinley Roberts 17.

Records: Fritch 16-11, 5-1; WT High 14-14, 6-1.

District 4-1A

Wildorado def. Fort Elliott 25-14, 25-23, 25-23

Wildorado— Kills: Bailee McAlister 10; Blocks: Brooke Trayler 2; Digs: Kyndall Ragland 11, Jovi Perkins 8; Assists: Giselle Esparza 19

Records: F. Elliott 13-16, 2-5; Wildorado 26-13, 5-2.

Miami def. Darrouzett 25-5, 25-8, 25-9

Records: Miami 26-7, 7-0; 5-11, 0-7.

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