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By Dan Perrine
For the Record 

Lady Bobcats start district with win

 

Last updated 9/13/2022 at 11:12am

Mackenzie Haley has been a leader for the Lady Bobcats' volleyball team and was named to the All Tournament Team at the recent YMBL tournament in Beaumont

The Orangefield Lady Bobcats volleyball team opened district action on Friday. The Lady Bobcats won in five sets over the Kirbyville Lady Wildcats.

Orangefield grabbed the first two games 25-21 and 25-19. Kirbyville rallied to win the next two sets 25-18 and 25-17 forcing a deciding fifth game. The Lady Bobcats won the thrilling contest 15-12 to take the match.

Mackenzie Haley had a huge night leading the Lady Bobcats in kills with 19 and tied with Kylie Mouton with the most blocks having 3 in the five sets. Libby Thurman contributed a team leading 17 digs. Brianna Moore had the most assists with 28 for the Lady Bobcats. Hannah Block had 3 aces to lead Orangefield.

The following is a list of all the leaders for the Lady Bobcats against Kirbyville.

Aces - Hannah Block 3, Kaitlyn Jenkins 2, Kaylea Gravett 2

Digs - Libby Thurman 17, Mackenzie Haley 14, Kaylea Gravett & Harleigh Rawls 12

Blocks - Kylie Mouton & Mackenzie Haley 3, Lela Francis 2

Kills - Mackenzie Haley 19, Greenlea Oldham 12

Assists - Brianna Moore 28, Harleigh Rawls 16

The freshmen and junior varsity for Orangefield won their matches in straight sets.

Orangefield competed in the YMBL volleyball tournament last weekend. The Lady Bobcats competed in the Third Place game in the large school division and was awarded the Sportsmanship Award by the YMBL. Senior Mackenzie Haley was named to the all-tournament team.

Orangefield resumed district play on Tuesday against the Warren Lady Warriors. On Friday the Lady Bobcats play at East Chambers.

 

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