It’s been tournaments a-plenty for the Kilgore High School volleyball team two weekends running, and currently, Kilgore has impressed in the event ongoing at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall.
Coach Lacy Coldiron’s Lady Bulldogs are 2-0, having defeated both Liberty-Eylau and Redwater on Friday morning. The girls were off the rest of Friday and were to play this morning against either Carthage, Spring Hill or Harmony at 8 a.m.
Kilgore’s home opener is Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. against Sabine (freshmen, then junior varsity and varsity last). Counting the season opener against Nacogdoches and all tournament games, Kilgore is 4-5 on the season so far.
They beat L-E, 22-25, 25-11, 25-18, then beat Redwater, 25-17, 25-23, 25-14. Against L-E, Alexis Anderson had six kills; Rylie Mann and Miah Thomas each had five; and Mackenzie Cavanaugh and Jada Abercrombie each had four. Abercrombie had three blocks.
Skyler Day had 22 digs; Abercrombie had 14, and Cavanaugh, 13. Nicki Rawls led the way in assists (10).
Also on Kilgore's varsity are Dayton McElyea, Haley Page, Shelby Page, and Ashton Vallery.