H.S. Volleyball roundup: Hereford rolls by Randall; Dumas stays hot

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Hereford’s Taytum Stow (10) celebrates after earning a point during a non-district clash at Randall on Tuesday night. [Ben Jenkins/ Press Pass Sports]

It felt like more of a November playoff atmosphere despite it being late August at Randall High School on Tuesday night as the No. 5-ranked Hereford Lady Whitefaces battled the Randall Lady Raiders in a matchup of two of the top teams from the Texas Panhandle.

In an electric environment, it was Hereford going on the road and nabbing an impressive four-set win by taking down Randall, 26-24, 25-20, 19-25, 25-19.

When called upon like she’s done her entire four-year career 6-foot-3 middle blocker Taytum Stow stepped up when needed for the Lady Whitefaces.

Stow used back-to-back kills to end a Randall rally and help Hereford take the first set, 26-24. Going forward the senior and West Texas A&M commit displayed her dominance knocking down a game-high 23 kills to go with seven blocks, and two aces.

However, it wasn’t just Stow’s effort that led Hereford (18-2 overall) to the victory. Teammates London Baker and Micah Palacios did a tremendous job in the passing game dishing out a combined 55 assist.

Miranda Acosta played excellent defense with 33 digs, followed by Bonnie Vallejo’s 18, as Camryn Blair added 14 kills and four blocks.

The Lady Raiders (7-9 overall) were led by Paris Patterson. The senior outside hitter tallied 15 kills, 23 digs, three aces, and two blocks. Taylor Irving chipped in with 31 digs.

The Dumas Demonettes stayed red hot coming off a tournament championship in Graham over the weekend. Dumas (16-6) pushed its winning streak to 11 straight matches with sweeps against Caprock and Lubbock Monterey on Tuesday night.

The Demonettes took down the Lady Longhorns, 25-21, 25-11, 25-15, then made quick work of the Lady Plainsman 25-12, 25-12, 25-22.

Outside hitter Abree Elsheimer combined for 29 kills and 14 digs in the two wins. Teammate Halie Coon totaled 33 assists.

Highland Park is off to a great start in 2021. The Lady Hornets (12-3) had no issues with Class 5A Palo Duro with a 25-12, 25-20, 25-20 victory.

Senior standout Nevaeh Rodriguez paved the way thanks to 12 kills, eight digs, and three aces.

Tuesday’s non-district scores

Hereford def. Randall 26-24, 25-20, 19-25, 25-19

Hereford— Kills: Taytum Stow 23, Camryn Blair 14; Blocks: Stow 7, Blair 4; Digs: Miranda Acosta 33, Bonnie Vallejo 18; Assists: London Baker 29, Micah Palacios 26; Aces: Stow 2.

Randall— Kills: Jordyn Gove 15, Patterson 15; Blocks: Julia Woolsey 2, Patterson 2; Digs: Taylor Irving 31, Patterson 23; Assists: Retta Ramirez 27; Aces: Patterson 3, Ramirez 3.

Records: Hereford 18-2; Randall 7-9.

Amarillo High def. Abilene Wylie 25-22, 25-15, 25-22

Amarillo High def. Weatherford 28-26, 25-21, 25-16

Record: Amarillo High 10-6.

Dumas def. Caprock 25-21, 25-11, 25-15

Dumas— Kills: Abree Elsheimer 13, Brenley Rodriguez 6, Brooklyn Sianez 6; Blocks: Sheda Madit 3, Karina Puentes 2; Digs: Jazzy Ortiz 9, Elsheimer 7; Assists: Halie Coon 17, Karyme Castillo 9; Aces: Halie Coon 8, Jazzy Ortiz 2.

Dumas def. Lub. Monterey 25-12, 25-12, 25-22

Dumas— Kills: Abree Elsheimer 16, Karina Puentes 5; Blocks: Brenley Rodriguez 12, Sheda Madit 7.5; Digs: Jazzy Ortiz 17, Elsheimer 7 Brooklyn Sianez 7; Assists: Halie Coon 16, Karyme Castillo 13; Aces: Halie Coon 1

Record: Dumas 16-6.

Canyon def. Levelland 24-26, 25-20, 25-14, 25-20

Canyon— Kills: Taylor Thomas 17, Brooklyn Kinsey 11; Blocks: Kinsey 4; Digs: Maclin Culwell: 26; Assists: Ryne Roden 34; Aces: Rylee Snelson 2.

Highland Park def. Palo Duro 25-12, 25-20, 25-20

HP— Kills: Nevaeh Rodriquez 12, Kendalyn Kosechata 6; Blocks: Kyra Courtemanche 3, Melanie Koval 3; Digs: Rodriguez 8, Kosechata 8; Assists: Mercedes Harton 17; Aces: Rodriguez 3, Kosechata 3.

PD— Kills: Shvihanna Sutton 10, Precious Johnson 5; Digs: Sutton 6, Aniyah Burley 4; Assists: Burley 20; Aces:Erin Mims 2, Johnson 1.

Record: Highland Park 12-3.

Pampa def. Sanford-Fritch 25-12, 25-22, 25-14

Kills: Mikalie Floyd 17, Haley Fossett 6: Blocks: Maecie Hawthorne 2, Floyd 2; Digs: Fossett 12, Valeri Anguiano 9, Floyd 9; Assists: Hawthorne 26; Aces: Floyd 6, Hawthorne 4.

Record: Pampa 11-5.

Childress def. Wichita Falls Hirschi 25-18, 25-19, 28-26

Kills: Adah Henderson 20, Corbin Daniel 17; Blocks: Adah Henderson 3, Lily Stephens 2; Digs: Kenzlee Carroll 19, Daniel 8; Assists: Stephens 28, Jena Preston 17. Aces: Chloe Churchill 7, Henderson 3. Record: Childress 7-6.

Wildorado def. San Jacinto 25-12, 25-18, 25-18

Wildorado— Kills: Kyndall Ragland 9, Makenna Byrd 5; Blocks: Ragland 2, Falon Rendon 1.5; Digs: Byrd 10, Jovi Perkins 9; Assists: Giselle Esparza 14, Reyna Segovia 10; Aces: Segovia 5.

Record: Wildorado 8-5.

Miami def. Holy Cross 25-11 25-11 25-9

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