Lady Sandies Volleyball Wins Rematch with Randall
Tenth-ranked Amarillo High swept sixth-ranked Randall 3-games to none last night at the Sandies Activity Center.
The win puts Amarillo High into a first-place tie with the Lady Raiders in the District 3 5-A volleyball race. The Lady Sandies won 25-22, 25-18, 25-18, after Randall won the first district meeting between the teams a few weeks ago at Randall High. Both teams are now 11-1 in district.
Canyon won a big match over Dumas in four sets. That puts the two teams in a tie for third-place in 3 5-A.
Hereford defeated Palo Duro, 25-15 25-20 25-23
Tascosa won over Odessa High 25-15, 25-13, 25-21 to clinch a playoff berth in District 2-6A.
Bushland stopped Borger 25-11, 25-16, 25-5. The Lady Falcons are now 36-1 on the season and 7-0 in district 1-4A.
Highland Park downed Childress 25-20, 25-22, 25-20 to clinch the1 3-A title.
River Road also won over Tulia: 25-17, 25-22, 25-17.
- West Texas A&M downed Eastern New Mexico in four sets in Lone Star Conference volleyball in Canyon last night. WT improves to 13-9 overall and 7-5 in the LSC.
- The team tennis playoffs began yesterday with Tascosa, Amarillo High, and Randall all winning Bi-District matches. Canyon lost in the first round to Lubbock High. Hereford also lost to Coronado.
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