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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Lady Kats down Hawks in 4 sets

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The visiting 4A Kennedale Lady Kats were not kind to their host, the 5A Birdville Lady Hawks on Tuesday evening. Kennedale took an early advantage winning the first two sets before Birdville had a chance at winning one.

Not an easy one …

Kennedale won set one and two by the same score 25-19. But, Birdville turned the tables on the Kats and won set three by 25-19. In set four, Kennedale held off a determined Hawks team to win 25-23 and the match.

The win moved Kennedale to 11-1. Note: An earlier story by the Kennedale News had reported that the Kats were 11-1 before this game was played. Thanks to the Kats for making it a true statement.

Birdville fell to 2-2 on the year (5A and 6A teams have only recently been able to start their seasons). Last year the Lady Hawks finished 35-13 and made it to the second round of the UIL 5A playoffs. Two years ago the Hawks went five deep to the regional finals before finishing the year at 41-8.

Everman Friday …

Kennedale continues play Friday against 5A Everman at home. Purchase tickets at https://www.kennedaleisd.net/Page/6303. Tickets are $4 each. This team may be the best at KHS this year, catch them at home while you can.

Individual Stats:

Bryley Steinhilber (Sr) Kills 18, 6 Dig, 12 Receptions
Madeline Pyles (Jr) Kills 12, 2 Blks, 13 Digs, 1 Reception
Bridget Barton
 (Jr) 10 Kills, 2 Blks, 2 Digs
Katherine Spell
 (Sr) 5 Kills, 1 Blk, 1 Dig, 8 Receptions
Casey Guerry (Jr) 2 Kills, 1 Blk, 2 Digs
Alexandria Youngblood (So) 2 Kills, 2 Aces, 3 Blks, 2 Digs, 1 Asst, 1 Recption
Gracyn Reed (Jr) 1 Ace, 3 Digs, 20 Asst
Taylor Poore (Jr) 7 Digs, 1 Asst, 15 Receptions
Tatum Pavey (Sr) 4 Aces, 1 Asst, 24 Receptions
True Johnson (So) 3 Asst, 5 Digs, 22 Asst
Amaya Constantino (Jr) 4 Digs, 14 Receptions

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