H.S. Volleyball roundup: Bushland dismantles River Road; Hereford clinches share of district crown


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Bushland’s Hallie Conklin (11) goes for a kill over a River Road defender during a District 1-3A match Saturday afternoon at River Road. [Tom Carver/ Press Pass Sports]

The No. 3-ranked Bushland Lady Falcons stayed perfect in district play by dismantling River Road in 25-12, 25-0, 25-14 sweep on Saturday afternoon at the Wildcats Gym.

Bushland held the Wildcats scoreless in the second set, something that’s extremely rare in today’s point volleyball scoring.

The Lady Falcons are now 22-2 overall and 4-0 in District 1-3A. River Road drops to 3-18, 0-4.

Bushland’s Hallie Conklin served up a team-high 14 aces in the match. Kinley Rudder powered down eight kills, and Taryn Schultz dished out 14 assists.


Hereford clinched a share of the District 4-4A title with a sweep against Pampa, 25-10, 25-13, 25-12.

Nickilah Whatley knocked down a game-high 14 kills to go with three blocks. Teammate Rainey Aven had 29 assists, and Miranda Acosta hit the floor for 14 digs.

Amarillo High hit the midway point of District 3-5A winning its 11th straight match beating Caprock 25-10, 25-15, 25-15. The Lady Sandies are hot sitting at 11-4 overall and a perfect 5-0 in district. AHS has yet to drop a set through its five district matches. Junior hitter Currie Marusak continued her stellar play with 18 kills.

Tascosa, Palo Duro and Caprock will have makeup games coming up this week. For fans interested to see when and where those will be check out the schedule in Monday’s standings.

Saturday’s scoreboard

District 3-5A

Amarillo High def. Caprock 25-10, 25-15, 25-15

AHS— Kills: Currie Marusak 18, Kenley Weeks 5; Blocks: Elle Krusa 3, Weeks 2; Digs: Maddie Kellogg 17, Brielle Worley 1; Assists: Jaedyn Woolley 17, Jo Moffitt 9; Aces: Kellogg 2.

Records: Amarillo High 11-4, 5-0; Caprock 0-5, 0-3.

Randall def. Plainview 25-11, 25-12, 25-11

Randall— Kills: Kiar Parker 8, Desiree Sotelo 8; Blocks: Delanie Patterson 3, Paris Patterson 3; Digs: Taylor Iviring 17; Assists: Maretta Ramirez 16, Merritt Snell 10; Aces: Iviring 3.

Records: Plainview 7-5, 2-2; Randall 6-3, 2-2.

District 4-4A

Hereford def. Pampa 25-10, 25-13, 25-12

Hereford— Kills: Nickilah Whatley 14, Taytum Stow 9; Blocks: Whatley 3, Stow 2; Digs: Miranda Acosta 14, Bonnie Vallejo 3; Assists: Rainey Aven 29; Aces: Aven 5.

Pampa— Kills: Tynaa Mojica 8, Mikalie Floyd 3, Ruth Andrews 3; Blocks: Mojica 1, Floyd 1; Digs: Celest Ostercamp 11, Floyd 9; Assists: Hallie Sieck 20.

Records: Hereford 19-1, 8-0; Pampa 13-9, 3-5.

Dumas def. Perryton 25-6, 25-15, 25-12

Dumas— Kills: Abree Elsheimer 15, Brenley Rodriguez 7; Blocks: Rodriguez 5.5, Sheda Madit 5; Digs: Jazzy Ortiz 14, Halie Coon 9; Assists: Halie Coon 21, Karyme Castillo 8; Aces: Halie Coon 3, Abree Elsheimer 3.

Record: Dumas 15-8, 5-3

District 1-3A

Bushland def. River Road 25-15, 25-0, 25-12

Bushland— Kills: Kinley Rudder 8, Camryn Barton 6; Digs: Jaycee Adams 10; Assists: Taryn Schultz 14, Logan Culpepper 9; Aces: Hallie Conklin 14, Culpepper 4.

Records: Bushland 22-2, 4-0; River Road 3-18, 0-4.

Dalhart def. Highland Park 25-22, 25-13, 25-21

Dalhart— Kills: Bethany Berngen 13, Rhiana Todd 8; Blocks: Berngen 2; Digs: Caryce Guerrero 9, Todd 8; Assists: Jadyn Trusler 18, Addison Bowers 11; Aces: Guerrero 2, Maddy Stady 1.

HP— Kills: Nevaeh Rodriquez 9, Kendalyn Kosechata 7; Blocks: Hannah Easterday 1; Digs: Cassie McClurg 12, Braylee Lewis 7; Assists: Rodriquez 11, Kosechata 6; Aces: Kosechata 2.

Records: Dalhart 9-7, 3-1; Highland Park 8-11, 1-3.

District 2-3A

Idalou def. Tulia 25-18, 25-22, 25-23

Tulia— Kills: Marti Ramirez 6, Lexi Yarbrough 3; Blocks: Ramirez 5, Yarbrough 3; Digs: Makayla Ramirez 11, Jaedyn Chasco 6; Assists: Jae. Chasco 12, Jeslyn Chasco 9.

Records: Tulia 7-14, 0-4; Idalou 14-9, 2-2.

Shallowater def. Childress 25-13, 25-18, 25-16

Records: Childress 14-5, 2-2; Shallowater 19-7, 4-0.


Dumas JV def. Wildorado 26-28, 25-19, 25-14.

Record: Wildorado 16-6.


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