H.S. Volleyball weekend roundup: Canyon stuns No. 2 Bushland

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Canyon celebrates after knocking off Bushland in four sets Saturday afternoon at the Lady Falcons Gym. [Ashley Eller/ Press Pass Sports]

The Canyon Lady Eagles avenged a season-opening loss in a big way by stunning the No 2-ranked Bushland Lady Falcons from Class 3A on their home floor with a 25-21, 28-26, 12-25, 25-16 victory Saturday.

Bushland had handled Canyon in early August in both teams opening match.

The Lady Eagles came out gunning taking the first set 25-21, then won a very competitive second set 28-26 to take full momentum.

Outside hitters Raylee Bain and Zoey Sparks combined for 27 kills in the win. Bain made a team-high 15 kills, followed by Sparks 15. Sparks also added 7 blocks, while teammate Ryan Roden dished out 42 assists.

Bushland’s Kinley Rudder had a team-best 15 kills with three blocks and three aces.

Canyon improves to 6-2 overall, and now gets set for another big nondistrict match Canyon ISD rival Randall at 7 p.m. at the First United Bank Center in Canyon.

Bushland falls to 10-2, and will play in a triangular with Lubbock Cooper and Amarillo High, starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the AHS Activity Center.

Nondistrict scores

Canyon def. Bushland 25-21, 28-26, 12-25, 25-16

Canyon— Kills: Raylee Bain 15, Zoey Sparks 12; Blocks: Sparks 7; Digs: Makynna Cranmer 18, Aubrey Bellino 11; Assists: Ryne Roden 42; Aces: Bellino 1.

Bushland: Kills— Kindly Rudder 15, Hallie Conklin 10; Blocks: Rudder 3; Digs: Jaycee Adams 25; Assists: Taryn Schultz 28, Logan Culpepper 22; Aces: Rudder 3, Schultz 3.

Records: Canyon 6-2; Bushland 10-2.

Dumas def. WT High 25-13, 25-4, 25-13

Dumas— Kills: Abree Elsheimer 11, Brenley Rodriguez 9; Blocks: Sheda Madit 3, Brenley Rodriguez 3; Digs: Brooklyn Berryman 10, Abree Elsheimer 9; Assists: Halie Coon 18, Karyme Castillo 10; Aces: Halie Coon 3, Karyme Castillo.

Record: Dumas 9-4.

Wildorado def. Olton 25-9 25-18 25-23

Wildorado— Kills: Jessica Merrell 15, Brooke Trayler 8; Digs: Angelica Esparza 11; Ali Matthews 3; Assists: Evers 16, Stevens 11; Aces: Evers 7, Makenna Byrd 2

Records: Wildorado 9–2.

Shallowater def. Highland Park 25-9, 25-11, 25-11

HP— Kills: Nevaeh Rodriquez 4; Kendalyn Kosechata 3; Blocks: Mercedes Harton 2; Marian Cortes 1. Digs: Rodriquez 7, Cassie McClurg 6; Assists: Harton 8; Aces Kosechata 1, Harton 1.

Record: H. Park 3-7.

Dalhart def. Perryton 25-20, 25-21, 25-14

Dalhart— Kills: Rhiana Todd 11, Bethany Berngen 8; Blocks: Todd 1; Digs: Caryce Guerrero 17, Todd 16; Assists: Jordyn Trusler 17, Addison Bowers 6; Aces: Todd 1.

Records: Dalhart 4-6.

Wildorado def. Olton 25-9 25-18 25-23

Wildorado— Kills: Jessica Merrell 15, Brooke Trayler 8; Digs: Angelica Esparza 11; Ali Matthews 3; Assists: Evers 16, Stevens 11; Aces: Evers 7, Makenna Byrd 2

Records: Wildorado 9–2.

Tulia def. River Road 25-15, 25-22, 14-25, 25-15

Borger def. Tulia 25-20, 21-25, 25-12, 25-9

Tulia— Kills: Allie Ramirez 9, Marti Ramirez 6; Blocks: M. Ramirez 6; Digs: Cesi Arellano 25; Assists: Jeslyn Chasco 13; Aces: Chasco 3.

Records: Tulia 4-7.

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