Thursday’s H.S. Volleyball playoff roundup: Canyon, Pampa, Bushland cruise to area round
Canyon outside hitter Raylee Bain goes for a kill against Big Spring during a Class 4A bidistrict match at Frenship on Thursday night. [Ashley Eller/ For Press Pass Sports]
District 4-4A showed of its strength as Canyon and Pampa each dominated opponents from District 3-4A to open the Class 4A playoffs Thursday night.
The Lady Eagles, a No. 3-seed from 4-4A, had no issues with second place Big Spring from 3-4A, earning a 25-11, 25-9, 25-16, bidistrict victory at Frenship.
Pampa, the fourth and final seed from 4-4A, was equally impressive by handling District 3-4A champion Snyder in a 25-14, 25-12, 25-13, sweep in a bidistrict match at Childress.
Canyon moves to 15-5 overall on the season, while the Lady Harvesters go to 15-10.
In the Lady Eagles sweep of Big Spring (13-15) outside hitter Carlee Henderson made a game-high 14 kills followed by Raylee Bain’s 12. Setter Ryne Roden did her job handing out 38 assists.
In Pampa’s win against Snyder (12-17) sophomore hitter Mikalie Floyd led the way with 11 kills and two blocks. Celest Ostercamp and Haley Fossett were great hitting the hardwood for Pampa. Ostercamp tallied a game-high 18 digs while Fossett added 14 digs.
Bushland downs Tulia
As expected the No. 3-ranked Bushland Lady Falcons cruised at home taking out Tulia thanks to a 25-14, 25-9, 25-11 sweep in a Class 3A bidistrict round matchup Thursday.
Bushland is now 25-2 overall. Tulia ends its year at 7-17.
Kinley Rudder and Hallie Conklin combined for 23 kills in the match, as teammates Taryn Schultz and Logan Culpepper dished out a combined 47 assists.
Canyon def. Big Spring 25-11, 25-9, 25-16
Canyon— Kills: Carlee Henderson 14, Raylee Bain 12; Blocks: Zoey Sparks 2; Digs: Sadie Boyles 10; Assists: Ryne Roden 38; Aces: Maclin Culwell 3, Kenda Evans 3.
Records: Canyon 15-5; Big Spring 13-15.
Pampa def. Snyder 25-14, 25-12, 25-13
Pampa— Kills: Mikalie Floyd 11, Tynaa Mojica 8; Blocks: Ruth Andrews 2, Floyd 2, Marcee Troxell 1; Digs: Celest Ostercamp 18, Haley Fossett 14, Shelbi Burrows 14; Assists: Hallie Sieck 30: Aces: Hallie Hawthorne 1, Fossett 1.
Records: Pampa 15-10; Snyder 12-17.
Bushland def. Tulia 25-14, 25-9, 25-11
Bushland— Kills: Kinley Rudder 13, Hallie Conklin 10, Keala Neie 10; Blocks: Conklin 3, Rudder 2; Digs: Jaycee Adams 10; Assists: Taryn Schulz 22, Logan Culpepper 15; Aces: Schultz 2, Culpepper 2, Adams 2.
Tulia— Kills: Allie Ramirez 2; Blocks: Myla Marnell 3; Digs: Makayla Ramirez 13.
Records: Bushland 25-2; Tulia 7-17.
Post def. Memphis 25-10, 25-16, 25-18
Klondike def. Fort Elliott 25-20, 25-17, 25-17