The Mansfield Jr High Lady Tigers sat undefeated 13-0 before heading into the semifinals of the 2A West District Tournament Tuesday, October 13. Last night, #1 Mansfield took on #4 Life Way Christian to battle it out for a chance in the championship round. And in true Jr Lady Tiger volleyball fashion, Mansfield won with two sets of 25-10 and 25-10 upgrading their record to 14-0 and sealing their spot to compete for District greatness. “Jr High has not lost a single set all year,” expressed coach, Kaylie Pyles. “This is a great opportunity for the Mansfield volleyball program to win a District title which has not been done in 6 years!”
Cole Smith walked away from the semifinals match with 1 ace and 8 assists. Harlie Fuller got 7 aces, 1 kill, and 5 assists. Kaylee Ward got 2 aces and 4 kills. Alyson Edwards earned 5 aces, 7 kills, 3 assists, and 4 digs. Kynslee Ward netted 6 aces, 3 kills, and 7 digs. Rachel Johnson obtained 2 aces, 4 kills, and 3 digs. And Trinity Triska got 3 digs.
The Jr Lady Tigers will take on the #2 Lavaca Jr Lady Arrows on Thursday, October 15 at 6 pm for the District Championship. Plaques will be presented to the Jr Conference Champions and the District Champions following the game.