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Ladycats send down No. 5 Red Oak in three games

August 17, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News

The Aledo Ladycats celebrate after a point during game two of their three-game sweep over state-ranked No. 5 Red Oak. Shown are Mallory Powell, Jordan Jacobs, Taylor Brown, Lindsey Baird and Christa Daniel.

Ladycats win key road match, 25-15, 25-21, 25-17

Paced by a quick front row and resilient back row, the Aledo Ladycats swept Class 4A No. 5 Red Oak, 25-15, 25-21, 25-17, Tuesday night (Aug. 17) in a non-district volleyball match at Red Oak.

The win raises the Ladycats overall mark to 6-3. Aledo will play next at the Northwest ISD tournament, which runs Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21.

The Ladycats will begin pool play at 9 a.m. Friday (Aug. 20) against Waxahachie at Medlin Middle School in Trophy Club. Aledo will continue pool play at Medlin Middle School with a 1:30 p.m. game against Magnolia and a 3 p.m. contest against Midlothian. Bracket play will begin on Saturday, Aug. 21, at Byron Nelson High School.

Tuesday night at Red Oak, the Ladycats cruised to a 10-point victory in the first game, and after falling behind 15-9 in game two, stormed back by scoring 15 of the next 20 points to take a 24-20 lead. A kill in the middle by sophomore hitter Brianna Sharrett sealed game two.

In game three, Aledo jumped out to a 12-3 lead and never looked back. Sharrett and senior hitter Jordan Jacobs combined for 10 kills in the third and deciding game.

Jacobs led Aledo with 12 kills, Sharrett added nine, senior hitter Christa Daniel and junior hitter Tyler Gromann each recorded six, and senior hitter Lindsey Baird added five.

Sophomore setter Mallory Powell registered a match-high 41 assists, while senior libero Taylor Brown recorded 19 digs. Daniel added 10 digs and Powell had eight digs.

For the complete story, and for comments by head coach Kathy Goings and the players, please see the Aug. 20 issue of The Community News.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr at Aledo High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 10

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