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Volleyball roundup: PN-G stays alive

Rock-A-Noos keep playoff hopes alive
BEAUMONT — The Port Neches-Groves Rock-A-Noos kept their playoff hopes alive Friday with a three-game sweep of the Beaumont Ozen Lady Panthers.
PN-G won the match 25-22, 25-13 and 25-23 to improve to 22-14 overall and 8-5 in the District 22-5A standings.
The win put the Rock-A-Noos in a three-team tie for third place along with Ozen and Lumberton. The Lady Raiders fell to Goose Creek Memorial. The Lady Patriots’ win put them 13-0 in district and clinched the championship.
PN-G travels to face Goose Creek on Tuesday while Ozen plays at Nederland (11-2 in 22-5A) and Beaumont Central (0-13) is at Lumberton. PN-G has not missed the playoffs since 1982.
A win over Goose Creek would clinc third place for the Rock-A-Noos.
Jessica Harper led the Rock-A-Noos Friday with 15 service points and also had 12 digs. Carley Roccaforte had 13 points and six kills, Hannah Jones finished with 12 points, Emily Taubert had a team-high 19 digs while Rachel Hammersmith finished with 14 digs and 30 assists. Libbie LeJeune had 13 kills, Kailey Oliver had nine and Kaitlyn Gill finished with five kills.

Nederland sweeps Lee
NEDERLAND — The Nederland Lady Bulldogs moved to 26-11 overall and 11-2 in District 22-5A play Friday with a sweep of the Baytown Lee Lady Ganders.
Nederland won the match 25-16, 25-8 and 25-9.
Darcie Jones had four aces and six digs while Emma Forsythe finished with 12 kills, 10 assists and three digs.
Abbey Montalvo put in three aces, two kills and 19 assists; Caroline Noel had two blocks and two kills; Courtney Noel finished with three aces, five blocks and five kills; Katelynn Huckabay finished with two blocks and Marlie Lee had one ace, 10 kills and five digs.

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Gabriel Pruett has worked with both the Port Arthur News and Orange Leader since 2000. A majority of the time has been spent covering all aspects of Southeast Texas high school sports. Pruett's claim to fame is...being able to write his own biographical information for this website.

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