Volleyball roundup

Ball High 3, South Houston 0

SOUTH HOUSTON — Ball High hasn’t lost a match and hasn’t lost a game in its young season, improving to 2-0 after defeating South Houston, 25-17, 25-13, 25-7, on the road Friday.

Sheridan Hopkins led the Lady Tors in kills with eight. Gillian Nelsen added five kills and a team-high 19 assists. Courtney Mack led in digs with 12. Rosa Hernandez racked up seven aces.

Ball will look to remain on its roll in its next match hosting Sam Rayburn at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Dickinson 2, Frisco Lone Star 0

GRAPEVINE — After a 0-2 start, the Dickinson Lady Gators ended their first day at the Grapevine Tournament on Friday on a positive note with a 25-13, 25-14 win over Frisco Lone Star.

Nayo Warnell was Dickinson’s kills leader with 10, followed by Kaitlyn Larner with nine. Bailee Berringer had all but one of the team’s 19 assists.

Dickinson returns to action at the tournament at 11 a.m. today against an opponent to be determined.


Richland 2, Dickinson 1

GRAPEVINE — Richland handed Dickinson an opening-match defeat Friday in the Grapevine Tournament, defeating the Lady Gators, 25-14, 19-25, 19-25.

Nayo Warnell led Dickinson in kills with 10, followed by Arien Joyce with eight. Joyce was the team leader in digs with 18, followed by Mallory Moore with 15. Bailee Berringer had 24 assists.


McKinney Boyd 2, Dickinson 1

GRAPEVINE — The Lady Gators again won their opening game but saw their opponents come roaring back in a 25-23, 17-25, 10-25 loss to McKinney Boyd at the Grapevine Tournament.

The kills category was a team effort for Dickinson with Nayo Warnell, Bailee Berringer, Arien Joyce, Kaitlyn Larner and Jasmine Spriggins recording seven, six, five, four and three, respectively. Larner was the digs leader with 19, and Berringer paced the team in assists with 17.


Clear Creek 2, Fort Bend Austin 1

PEARLAND — Clear Creek bounced back from a loss earlier in the day to end its Friday with a win, defeating Fort Bend Austin, 23-25, 25-17, 25-21, at the Texas Volleyball Invitational.

Melissa McNeil led the ’Cats in kills with 12, followed by Melody Horton with 10. Horton and Olivia Rigby tied for the team lead in digs with 13 each. Mariah Pardo had 34 assists, and Hannah Froeschl had five total blocks.

The Wildcats face Houston John Cooper at 10 a.m. today at the Searcy Center in their opening match of the final day of the tournament.


Lucas Lovejoy 2, Clear Creek 0

PEARLAND — Clear Creek suffered a sweep at the hands of Lucas Lovejoy in its first match of the day in the Texas Volleyball Invitational on Friday at the Searcy Center, losing, 20-25, 17-25.

Melody Horton and Melissa McNeil tied for the team lead in kills with seven each. Horton and Olivia Rigby tied for the team lead in digs with seven each. Mariah Pardo had 17 assists.


Clear Springs 2, San Antonio Johnson 0

PEARLAND — Clear Springs charged into Day 2 of the Texas Volleyball Invitational with a 25-22, 25-18 win over San Antonio Johnson on Friday at the Searcy Center.

Kylie Jedlicka led the Chargers with nine kills.


Pearland Dawson 2, Clear Springs 0

PEARLAND — The second game of the day for Clear Springs at the Texas Volleyball Invitational on Friday saw the Chargers come short, losing to Pearland Dawson, 23-25, 12-25.

Savannah Alcazar had a team-high eight kills.


Clear Springs 2, Trinity Christian 0

PEARLAND — After losing to Pearland Dawson, Clear Springs rebounded with a 25-23, 25-15 win over Dallas Trinity Christian in the Chargers’ final match of the day at the Texas Volleyball Invitational.

Savannah Alcazar and Kylie Jedlicka tied for the team lead in kills with nine each.

The Chargers begin the final day of the tournament with a 9 a.m. match against Highland Park today at the Searcy Center.


Concordia Lutheran 2, Santa Fe 1

PEARLAND — Santa Fe opened its day Friday at the Texas Volleyball Invitational at Pearland Dawson with a tough three-game defeat at the hands of Tomball Concordia Lutheran, 25-18, 16-25, 19-25.

Keegan Melms led the Lady Indians in kills with 13 and in digs with 16. Cayla Hockenbury had 21 assists.


Santa Fe 2, Boerne Champion 0

PEARLAND — The Lady Indians swept Boerne Champion in their second match Friday at the Texas Volleyball Invitational, defeating the Lady Chargers, 26-24, 25-20.

Santa Fe was led in kills by Keegan Melms with 17. Jordan Jewell had a team-high eight digs. Cayla Hockenbury led the Lady Indians in assists with 16.


Deer Park 2, Santa Fe 0

PEARLAND — Santa Fe moved to the Searcy Center for its final match of the day at the Texas Volleyball Invitational, losing to Deer Park, 19-25, 22-25.

Keegan Melms was the Lady Indians’ kills leader with 12. Jordan Jewell led the team in digs with 13.

The Lady Indians begin Day 3 of the tournament with an 11 a.m. match against El Paso Eastlake today at the Searcy Center.


Friendswood 2, Plano West 0

PEARLAND — The Lady Mustangs opened their second day of the Texas Volleyball Invitational on Friday with a 29-27, 27-25 win over Plano West at the Pearland Recreation Center.

Sarah Redding was the team leader in kills with 10.


Other scores

Friendswood lost its final two matches of the day Friday at the Texas Volleyball Invitational, falling to Bishop Lynch, 14-25, 13-25, and Houston John Cooper, 19-25, 23-25.

Friendswood begins its final day at the tournament with an 8 a.m. match against Fort Bend Austin today.

Clear Falls went 0-2 in its two games Friday at the Texas Volleyball Invitational, losing to Alamo Heights, 23-25, 19-25, and The Woodlands, College Park 22-25, 21-25.

The Knights face New Braunfels Canyon at 9 a.m. at the Pearland Recreation Center in their first match of the day today at the tournament.

The Texas City Lady Stings split matches Friday at the Texas Volleyball Invitational, losing to Clear Lake, 22-25, 11-25, and defeating Fort Bend Elkins, 25-21, 25-16.

Texas City opens the final day of the tournament 8 a.m. today at Pearland Turner against Magnolia West.

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