PRINCETON — Alexis Jackman had 13 kills, 18 digs and four blocks for Sherman but Princeton outlasted the Lady Bearcats, 25-13, 13-25, 25-14, 21-25, 15-9, in the District 10-5A opener on Tuesday night.
Sarah Graham added 11 kills, seven digs and two aces, Kylie Jackman chipped in nine kills and 16 digs, Avery Charske put down nine kills, Cameron Wecker collected 18 digs and Samantha Graham handed out 41 assists to go with three aces for Sherman (11-16, 0-1), which hosts Wylie East on Friday.
McKinney North def. Denison 3-0
Taryn Gaines had nine kills and five blocks for Denison but McKinney North beat the Lady Yellow Jackets, 25-9, 25-14, 25-14, in the District 10-5A opener at Denison on Tuesday night.
Hannah Bilderback added two kills, Kenzie Clark and Maddie Marr each handed out five assists, Hannah Grinspan chipped in six digs and Rylie Buttrill collected seven digs for Denison (7-23, 0-1), which hosts Lovejoy on Friday.
Whitesboro def. S&S 3-0
SADLER — Maggie McCorkle had 11 kills, 11 assists and five digs as Whitesboro beat S&S, 25-12, 25-14, 25-8, in district action on Tuesday night.
Sierra Parks added seven kills and seven digs, Bailey Galewaler added five kills and eight assists, Astra Bean put down four kills, Elly Harper handed out eight assists and Jenna Eugster collected eight digs for Whitesboro (12-16, 2-2).
Howe def. Whitewright 3-1
WHITEWRIGHT — Ally Harvey put down 10 kills as Howe beat Whitewright, 25-22, 25-21, 21-25, 25-17, in district action on Tuesday night.
Kaylin Bouse added seven kills and nine digs, Cassidy Anderson totaled five kills, 11 assists and six digs, Jenna Honore chipped in two kills and six digs, Kylie Hopper finished with four aces and eight assists and Molly Wilson had five aces and three kills for Howe (8-19, 2-2).
Amaya Rice and Jy’Rea Johnson each had nine kills, Callie McGee put down eight kills, Erin Wood added seven kills, Kelsey Hodgdon handed out 37 assists to go with five aces, Gracie Robinson chipped in six aces and Emily Looney finished with eight digs and four aces for Whitewright (10-17, 0-3), which takes on Bonham at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Blue Ridge def. Bonham 3-1
BLUE RIDGE — Ellery Martin had 18 kills, eight blocks, 13 digs and four assists as Blue Ridge beat Bonham, 26-24, 25-20, 16-25, 27-25, in district action on Tuesday.
Skylar Gerner finished with 18 kills and five blocks, Kylie Mathers chipped in six kills and 21 digs, Cierra Spurgin and Kenna Walker each put down five kills, Dakota Deckard handed out 27 assists to go with 12 digs and Taylor Langwell collected 17 digs for Blue Ridge (17-13, 3-1).
Melissa def. Nocona 3-2
MELISSA — Caroline Kasson had 17 kills and 22 digs as Melissa beat Nocona, 19-25, 25-12, 25-27, 25-18, 15-9, in non-district action on Tuesday.
Susan Blake added 17 kills and six digs, Charley Lane totaled nine kills, 14 digs and 23 assists, Sophia Davis finished with 24 assists and 16 digs, KG Matthews put down five kills and Chelsea George collected 43 digs for Melissa (24-9).
Gunter def. Anna 3-1
ANNA — Beth Gilbreath had 20 kills, 11 digs and six aces as Gunter beat Anna, 31-33, 25-9, 25-16, 25-20, in non-district action on Tuesday night.
Jacee Childers handed out 47 assists to go with 10 digs and Nyah Ingram finished with 13 digs and six aces for Gunter (21-10), which hosts Callisburg in District 9-3A action with the winner gaining sole possession of first place.
Bells def. Tom Bean 3-0
BELLS — Bella Smith had 11 kills and three aces as Bells beat Tom Bean, 25-21, 25-12, 25-10, in non-district action on Tuesday night.
Charli Waggoner added six kills and four digs, Alexis Grove put down five kills, Cheyenne Floyd handed out 19 assists, Kennedy Derzapf collected five digs and Emma Cobb finished with three kills, five digs and a pair of aces for Bells (14-13).
Lexi Ellis had four kills, Chloe Farrer totaled seven digs and two kills, Taylor Whitehurst handed out five assists and Courtnie Cherry collected five digs for Tom Bean.
Dodd City def. CHESS 3-0
DODD CITY — Sarah Brent had 19 kills as Dodd City swept CHESS, 25-12, 25-22, 25-23, in non-district action on Tuesday night.
Journie Hilliard added 12 kills, Delaney Pilliod handed out 35 assists and Cassandra Woodlee chipped in six kills for Dodd City (11-10), which starts District 12-2A play by hosting Trenton on Friday.