Lubbock-Cooper holds off Bushland; Hereford impresses against Tascosa, Wildorado wins


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Bushland’s Madyson Eberly (12) and Abby Howell go for a block during a non-district match against Lubbock-Cooper at Bushland’s Gym on Tuesday night. [Tom Carver/ Press Pass Sports]

For the first time this year Hereford finally played a home game in front of its fans, and the Lady Whitefaces didn’t disappoint.

In front of a packed house, Hereford played strong volleyball earning a sweep of Tascosa in a non-district match, 25-15, 25-18, 25-19, on Tuesday night.

Hereford improves to an eye-opening 30-2 overall, becoming the first Texas Panhandle volleyball program to 30 wins this season.

Standout middle blocker Taytum Stow was her typical force knocking down 15 kills, adding an ace. Bonnie Vallejo also had 15 kills to go with eight digs, while London Baker and Micah Palacios combined for 44 assists.

Tascosa setter Abrey Galt finished with 28 assists, three aces and eight digs.

The Lady Rebels fall to 19-10.

Another very good non-district matchup took place in Bushland on Tuesday. The Class 5A Lubbock-Cooper Lady Pirates fought hard to hold off No. 8-ranked Bushland from Class 3A coming away with a 20-25, 29-27, 25-22, 26-24 victory. Cooper dropped the first set before taking the next three. Dalhart graduate and Cooper head coach Karli Morrison also earned a win against her mentor Jason Culpepper. Culpepper coached Morrison at Dalhart.

Hope Douglass led the Lady Pirates (23-10) with 24 kills and three aces. Sydney Payton made 21 digs

Bushland’s Emma Troxell had a team-high 10 kills with two blocks. Jaycee Adams hit the floor for 20 digs, and Logan Culpepper and Millie Maupin combined for 32 assists.

The Lady Falcons are now 18-4 on the year.

Last but not least, Wildorado from Class 1A jumped up and swept 3A Friona in sweeping fashion, 25-10 25-12 25-17.

Makenna Byrd led the Lady Mustangs with seven kills. Teammate Kyndall Ragland added 10 digs, six kills, and three blocks.

Wildorado improves to 19-10 overall.

Tuesday’s non-district games

Hereford def. Tascosa 25-15, 25-18, 25-19

Tascosa— Kills: Liv Sims 12, Alex Ayres 7, Bebe Irwin 7; Blocks: Irwin 3, Ayres, Abrey Galt 2; Digs: Kat Brown-Roberts 10, Galt 8; Assists: Galt 28; Aces: Galt 3, Irwin 1.

Hereford— Kills: Taytum Stow 15, Bonnie Vallejo 15, Nickilah Whatley 6, Camryn Blair 6; Blocks: Whatley 3, Kyndal Blair 3, Blair 3; Digs: Miranda Acosta 19, Emma Jones 8, Vallejo 8; Assists: London Baker 23, Micah Palacios 21: Aces: Baker 1, Stow 1.

Records: Tascosa 19-10; Hereford 30-2.

Amarillo High def. Lubbock Monterey 25-6, 25-18, 25-22

AHS— Kills: Brielle Worley 16, Currie Marusak 11; Blocks: Addison McLain 3, Joey Pennington 2; Digs: Marusak 12, Jo Moffitt 8; Assists: Moffitt 35, Gracie Williams 6; Aces: Marusak 3, McLain 3.

Record: AHS 19-11.

Lubbock-Cooper def. Bushland 20-25, 29-27, 25-22, 26-24

LC— Kills: Hope Douglass 24, D’Mya Hill 11; Blocks: Hill 4; Digs: Sydney Payton 21, Carli Colbert 7; Assists:Anndee Greenlee 29, Amanda Kell 16; Aces: Douglass 3.

Bushland— Emma Troxell 10, Madyson Eberly 9; Blocks: Eberly 4, Troxell 2; Digs: Jaycee Adams 20, Jada Permenter 13; Assists: Millie Maupin 17, Logan Culpepper 15.

Records: Cooper 23-10; Bushland 18-4.

Highland Park def. West Texas High 25-11, 25-11, 25-16

HP— Kills: Nevaeh Rodriquez 17, Kendalyn Kosechata 15; Blocks: Kyra Courtemanche 5, Melanie Koval 2; Digs: Cassie McClurg 7, Mercedes Harton 6; Assists: Mercedes Harton 41, Rodriguez 2; Aces: Rodriguez 3, Kierra Kosechata 2.

Record: Highland Park 19-7

Pampa def. Childress 25-13, 25-16, 25-12

Pampa— Kills: Mikalie Floyd 16, Mazi Smith 14; Blocks: Floyd 3, Smith 3; Digs: Valeri Anguiano 13, Haley Fossett 13; Assists: Maecie Hawthorne 34; Aces: Ariel Lacher 2, Mikalie Floyd 2, Reagan Dyer 2.

Record: Pampa 19-9.

Dumas def. Palo Duro 25-8, 25-7, 25-17

Dumas— Kills: Abree Elsheimer 11, Brenley Rodriguez 8; Digs: Jazzy Ortiz 8, Karyme Castillo 6; Assists:Castillo 14, Halie Coon 13 Aces: Rodriguez 5, Coon 5.

PD— Kills: Syvihanna Sutton 6, Erin Mims 6; Blocks: Precious Johnson 2, Mims 1; Digs: Salina Alvarez 5; Assists: Mearlina Kelly-Roberts 13; Aces: Sutton 1.

Record: Dumas 23-9.

Wildorado def. Friona 25-10 25-12 25-17

Wildorado— Kills: Makenna Byrd 7, Kyndall Ragland 6; Blocks: Ragland 3, Brooke Trayler 2; Digs: Jovi Perkins 13, Ragland 10; Assists: Giselle Esparza 7, Reyna Segovia 6; Aces: Bailee McAlister 6.

Records: Wildorado 19-10.

Tulia def. Dimmitt 25-20, 25-16, 25-19

Tulia— Kills: Savannah Jack 6, Jeslyn Chasco 4; Blocks: Celia Abeja 2, Karee White 1; Digs: Zoe Balderas 13, Kaleigh Franco 6; Assists: Jaedyn Chasco 7, Jeslyn Chasco 6; Aces: Jaedyn Chasco 4, Jeslyn Chasco 2.

Record: Tulia 6-12.

Lub. Coronado def. Caprock 25-21, 25-20, 26-24

Littlefield def. River Road 25-12, 25-21, 25-17

San Jacinto def. Vega 25-12, 25-15, 25-3


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