BECKVILLE — Amber Harris had 10 aces, Avery Morris had 11 kills and Allison Baker and Sophie Elliott combined for 41 assists as the No. 2 Beckville Ladycats whipped San Augustine Tuesday at home.
The Ladycats improve to 23-2 for the season and 7-0 in District 20-2A with the 25-7, 25-15, 25-6.
The win was No. 302 for Beckville Head Coach Cherry Downs, who picked up her 300th win on Oct. 6 on the road against Shelbyville.
Besides reaching double figures in aces — Harris had 10 of the teams’ 15 aces — she also had eight kills, six digs and a block.
Baker had 22 assists, five kills and four digs, while Elliott had 19 assists, an ace and a dig. Morris also had four aces and four digs.
Other standouts for the Ladycats include: Kinsley Rivers with six kills, five digs and a block; M.J. Weatherford had seven kills and two blocks; Lindsey Baker had two kills and a dig and Hannah Sharpless had four digs.
The Ladycats were scheduled to play at Timpson on Friday.
Their showdown with second-place Gary is next Tuesday in Beckville.
Gary comes back for 5-set win
GARY — The Lady Bobcats overcame a big obstacle to stay just a game back of Beckville, coming back from a 2-0 deficit to beat Timpson in a five-setter.
Gary improved to 15-4 overall and 6-1 in District 20-2A with the 16-25, 18-25, 25-17, 30-28, 15-7 win.
They were at Garrison on Friday.