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November 6, 2013

Local sports news - Nov. 6, 2013

Poolville ends volleyball playoff season with bi-district loss to Petrolia

Staff Report

Poolville’s varsity volleyball team took the first set of a Class 1A, Region I bi-district match against the Petrolia Lady Pirates at Bowie High School on Monday, 27-25. The momentum swung back to Petrolia for the balance of the match, as the Lady Monarchs dropped the last three games, 15-25, 10-25, 16-25, to finish their 2013 playoff run.

Poolville, led by head coach Teri Simpson, ends its season with a runner-up finish in District 8-1A, sporting a 8-2 mark.

 

Lady Eagles sweep Whitney, advance  to Area round

Staff Report

The Brock Lady Eagles, currently ranked at No. 4 in the Texas Girls’ Coaches poll for Class 2A, took care of business on Monday at Tarleton State University in Stephenville. Brock dispatched the Whitney Lady Wildcats in straight sets, 25-15, 25-14, 25-9, in the bi-district round in Region II play.

The Lady Eagles were led by junior Kanyon Klein, who logged 14 kills, eight digs and an ace. Classmate Bailey Snow had 10 kills, with six digs, and 10 assists. Senior Kaylin Wurster led the defensive effort with nine digs. Sophomore Sabra Washington had three blocks with fellow soph Shannon Watkins setting up 20 assists.

The Class 2A defending state champion Lady Eagles move to the Area round, playing the winner of Tuesday’s  Gunter-Bells bi-district match at a site and time to be determned. The Gunter-Bells result was not available at press time.

 

Coyotes open regular season at Collin 

Staff Report

The Weatherford College men’s basketball team played in the Collin College tourney over the weekend, coming out of the season kickoff with a 1-1 mark.

Juozas Balciunas (15 pts), Tonko Vuko (14 pts) and Sam Osina (11 pts) led the WC men to a 78-73 win over Richland College on Saturday. On Sunday, the Coyotes met 16th-ranked Howard, falling to the Dragons down the stretch, 64-58. Anthony Roberson, Tonko Vuko and  Thaddeus Smith were WC’s top scorers, with 12, 11 and 10 points, respectively.

The WC men get very busy starting on Saturday, as they travel to Snyder to play Western Texas in a 2 p.m. game. On Sunday, the Coyotes host Dallas Diesel at the Crumm-Graber Athletic Center at 4 p.m., following up with more non-conference games on Monday and Tuesday.

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