Reported volleyball results from this week:
Dowell’s eighth-grade team beat Faubion in all three matches.The Dowell Lionettes Eighth grade volleyball teams gained momentum all night and ended with all three wins this evening against the Faubion Lionettes.
The Blue “B” team won their set in a tremendous battle of three games, 17-25, 25-18, and 25-19. Outstanding players for these three games were Hannah Sweeney for offensive with 4 kills, 1 tip and 1 ace and Maggie Scales for defensive player with 10 saves on the night.
The Gold “A” team also commanded in two games, 25-4 and 25-7. Overall defensive player was Lulu
Hancock with 2 saves and consistent coverage of the court, outstanding offensive player was Kelsey
Vineyard with 24 total serves, and Jillian Duffin was the all-around player of the set with 7 kills and 6
The White “C” team closed in steady fashion with two wins of 25-17 and 25-10. Outstanding all-around
players for these matches were Taylor Smith for offensive player with 1 ace, 2 kills and 2 tips, Kenzi
McTague with 4 saves and 5 aces for defensive player and Whitney Givens for overall action with 2 aces,
3 assists and overall leadership.
Next set is against the Evans Panthers on September 15th at McKinney Boyd High School, starting at 5:00pm. We are going to support our girls with a “YELLOW OUT” night. Please show your Dowell support by wearing yellow on this night to the game.
The role was reversed in the seventh-grade match. Faubion beat Dowell in all three matches. Its C-team won 25-14, 25-11; B-team won 25-17, 25-8; and A-team won 25-7, 25-12.
Dowell seventh-grade reported in with some individual honors. The Blue Team honors went to offensive player of the night Gabby Symmank with 5 aces. Carson Gasca battled in with 3 big saves to be named our defensive player of the game and Brynn McConnell had an all-around great night with nearly error-free passing to go along with her 9 serves and 3 aces.
The gold team got a great hitting night from offensive player of the game Jessica Searles, who came up with 2 impressive kills. A steady defensive effort came from Karoline Gray who provided an overall consistent passing game and was named our defensive player of the night. Ashley Ladd had a great all-around game by being aggressive on the net, covering the floor, and providing consistent passing.
The White team’s Paige Nicklas was the offensive player of the game with 3 aces. Cecelia Clark and Gretchen Omholt led our defensive fight with good saves and steady passing. Kailyn Sheahan was the overall player of the game providing great effort in serving and passing.