POTTSBORO — Sierra Parks had 10 kills and 15 digs as Whitesboro started District 9-3A play with a 25-18, 25-14, 25-23 victory against Pottsboro on Friday.
Jenna Eugster added five kills and seven digs, Cortlyn Cobb totaled five kills and three blocks, Astra Bean chipped in four kills and 10 digs, Maggie McCorkle finished with 14 assists, six digs and three kills, Bailey Galewaler handed out 14 assists to go with 10 digs and Chesney Wolf collected six digs for Whitesboro (11-14, 1-0).
Gunter def. Pilot Point 3-2
PILOT POINT — Beth Gilbreath had 15 kills, seven digs and four aces as Gunter outlasted Pilot Point, 22-25, 25-14, 19-25, 25-9, 15-11, in the 9-3A opener on Friday.
Lakin Satre added 11 kills, five digs and a pair of aces, Jacee Childers handed out 35 assists to go with five kills and five digs and Nyah Ingram finished with 14 digs and four aces for Gunter (18-10, 1-0).
Bells def. Blue Ridge 3-1
BELLS — Bella Smith had 15 kills, seven digs and five aces as Bells opened district play with a 16-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-23 against Blue Ridge on Friday.
Charli Waggoner added 13 kills and seven digs, Alexis Grove totaled eight kills and three blocks, Emma Cobb chipped in four kills and nine digs, Cheyenne Floyd handed out 37 assists, Kennedy Derzapf collected 19 digs and Gabby Smith finished with 13 digs for Bells (13-11, 1-0).
Ellery Martin had seven kills and 13 digs, Abigail Sullivan added five kills and three blocks, Dakota Deckard and Kailea Jenkins each handed out eight assists and Taylor Langwell collected 18 digs for Blue Ridge (14-13, 0-1).
Leonard def. Whitewright 3-1
WHITEWRIGHT — Jy’Rea Johnson had nine kills and seven blocks for Whitewright but Leonard earned the 13-15, 25-16, 25-19, 25-22 victory in the district opener on Friday.
Juliann Kelley and Erin Wood finished with six kills each while Amaya Rice added three kills and three blocks, Gracie Robinson collected 11 digs and Kelsey Hodgdon handed out 19 assists for Whitewright (10-15, 0-1), which as the district bye on Tuesday before hosting Blue Ridge on Friday.
Celina def. Denison 3-0
CELINA — Taryn Gaines had three kills and two blocks for Denison but Celina beat the Lady Jackets, 25-14, 25-14, 25-17, in non-district action on Friday.
Lindsey Dawes added two kills and six digs, Madison Chambless collected five digs and Kenzie Clark handed out four assists for Denison (7-20).
Melissa def. Krum 3-1
MELISSA — Caroline Kasson had 20 kills and 20 digs as Melissa beat Krum, 18-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-22, in non-district action on Friday.
Susan Blake chipped in 17 kills and nine digs, Charley Lane added 16 assists, 14 digs, four kills and two aces, Sophia Davis handed out 26 assists to go with eight digs and two aces, KG Mathews put down five kills and Ella Branson collected nine digs for Melissa (21-9), which hosts Paris North Lamar on Tuesday night.
Dodd City def. Detroit 3-1
DODD CITY — Journie Hilliard had 21 kills and six blocks as Dodd City defeated Detroit, 25-22, 25-23, 24-26, 25-23, in non-district action on Friday.
Sarah Brent put down 17 kills, Delaney Pilliod handed out 39 assists, Cassandra Woodlee chipped in six kills and Tori Dotson added a pair of kills for Dodd City.
Community def. Bonham 3-1
BONHAM — Averi Reeves had 15 kills for Bonham but Community beat the Lady Warriors, 25017, 19-25, 25-17, 25-19, in non-district action on Friday.
Lily Wilson added six kills and Emma Bounds chipped in four kills for the Lady Warriors.