Published 11:51 pm Tuesday, October 11, 2016

BEAUMONT — This match truly went down to the wire.

The first two sets between Port Arthur Memorial and Central were decided by two points each, but Memorial pulled out a narrow win in the fifth set to take the match in District 22-5A play. Memorial won 23-25, 26-24, 25-21, 20-25, 15-13.

Nayla Bazile totaled 27 attacks and 22 kills for the Titans, who are tied for fifth place in the district at 4-6. Riyah Collins added nine attacks and eight kills, Diamond Newsome finished with six and four, Jamiyah Dixon had five and four and LaEricca Lambert totaled four and two.

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About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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