Overton volleyball

Overton’s Mary Fenter (right) faces off with Quinlan Boles’ Caroline Helmberger. The Lady Mustangs took Boles four sets, but lost in the UIL Class 2A playoffs last weekend.

The playoff journey ended over the weekend for Overton High School volleyball, but it was one of the program’s best seasons in many years.

Overton took Quinlan Boles to four sets on Saturday in Grand Saline, but lost, 23-25, 17-25, 25-21, 14-25. Overton ended its season with a 29-12 record.

Mary Fenter had 16 kills, 19 digs, two blocks, two assists and an ace for Overton. Kayla Nobles had six kills and two blocks. Chloe Laws had five kills and 13 digs. Kaley McMillian had five kills, a block, 14 digs, 24 assists and an ace.

Avery Smith had four kills and 19 digs. Alex Brown had two kills, 22 digs, an assist and two aces, and Makayla Gurley had seven digs.

The Lady Mustangs, coached by Rickey Hammontree and his wife, Patty, had finished second in the district in the regular season, then beat Shelbyville in the first round.

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