Rock-A-Noos chalk up 2 of 3 in Huffman tournament

Published 12:16 am Friday, August 11, 2017

The News staff reports
HUFFMAN — Port Neches-Groves had its fill of volleyball Thursday.
PNG went the distance in one match, was swept in another and swept another team in another in the first day of the Huffman tournament. The Rock-A-Noos (3-1) beat Crosby 25-14, 15-25, 15-11 before losing to Alvin Shadow Creek 25-12, 25-22 but bounced back to defeat Sheldon C.E. King 25-8, 25-16.
PNG earned the second seed in the Gold bracket with one match to play. Huffman Hargrave will host PNG at 10 a.m. Saturday before tournament play begins.
Kaitlyn Gil converted 35 kills combined to lead the Indians. Elizabeth Bolyard contributed 13 and Layla Stansberry added 10.
Baylee Priddy and Cece Garcia each totaled five aces. Stalee Adams totaled three blocks, Stansberry and Gil each blocked two, while Priddy (25), Rachel Hammersmith (20), Newby (17) and Gil (15) stayed active in the dig game.
Libbie LeJeune had nine digs and seven kills.
PNG visits Silsbee tonight.

WOODVILLE — The Bulldogs are 3-0 on the season after winning two matches in a Woodville tournament Thursday.
Nederland came back from a 21-25 setback against Central Heights to take the final two sets 25-15, 15-13, and beat Corrigan-Camden 25-22, 25-10 to make it into the Gold bracket. Nederland will take on Vidor at 9 a.m. Saturday.

BAYTOWN — Bob Hope began its run in the Baytown Christian tournament and came up with two ties.
Scores were not available, but the Eagles tied Baytown Christian 1-1, lost 2-0 to Clear Lake Christian and tied Houston Homeschool Association 1-1.
Sabine Pass also participated at Baytown Christian, but no results were available.
The tournament will resume Saturday.

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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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