The Melissa Lady Cardinals won Pool B at the Denison Tournament on Thursday with wins against Leonard, Pilot Point and Van Alstyne.

The Lady Cardinals had a 25-10, 25-17 victory over Leonard, a 25-16, 25-12 win over Pilot Point and a 25-14, 25-11 victory over Van Alstyne.

For the day, Susan Blake had 20 kills, Caroline Kasson added 18 kills and 16 digs, Charley Lane handed out 20 assists to go with nine aces and seven digs, Sophia Davis totaled 25 assists and eight digs, Chelsea George collected 24 digs, Ella Branson chipped in 10 digs and Anna Fortenberry finished with seven kills and three blocks for Melissa (9-5), which will compete in the championship bracket at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

North Hopkins Tournament

Dodd City goes 1-2

BIRTHRIGHT — The Dodd City Lady Hornets went 1-2 on the first day of the North Hopkins Tournament with a 25-14, 25-18 victory over Cumby being offset by a 25-23, 25-23 loss to Maud and a 25-23, 25-23 loss to Community.

In the victory over Cumby, Journie Hilliard had 10 kills and four blocks, Sarah Brent added eight kills, three digs and two aces, Delaney Pilliod handed out 22 assists, Cassandra Woodlee finished with four kills, four digs and four aces and Kylee Graves collected four digs.

Hilliard had seven kills against Maud while Brent added six kills, Pilliod handed out 15 assists and Woodlee chipped in two kills and two digs.

In the loss to Community, Hilliard had nine kills and three blocks, Brent added seven kills and three digs, Pilliod handed out 21 assists, Woodlee put down four kills and Tori Dotson chipped in four aces for Dodd City.

FW Brewer Tournament

Gainesville loses pair

FORT WORTH — The Gainesville Lady Leopards opened the Fort Worth Brewer Tournament with a pair of losses on Thursday.

Host Brewer earned a 25-6, 25-12 victory over Gainesville and the Lady Leopards also suffered a 25-13, 25-15 loss against YWLA.

Tournament play continues through Saturday.


Anna def. Collinsville 3-1

COLLINSVILLE — The Anna Lady Coyotes defeated the Collinsville Lady Pirates, 25-21, 20-25, 25-19, 25-13, in non-district action on Thursday.

Collinsville will compete in the Denison Tournament on Friday while Anna is at Van Alstyne for a non-district match on Tuesday night.