Linan, Curtoys lead Lady Lions past Hillsboro

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(August 23, 2017) — Dublin dropped a set at home, but has still won every match it has played inside Neff Gymnasium this season, perhaps a good omen of a successful weekend to come as he Lady Lions host the Dublin Athletic Booster Club tourney Thursday and Saturday.

Linan, Curtoys leads the way:
The Lady Lions beat Hillsboro in four sets, 25-11, 14-25, 25-20, 25-16 Tuesday evening behind 12 kills and eight digs by Angelica Linan, who attempted 34 attacks including 15 in the decisive fourth set. Kylie Curtoys doubled up with 24 assists and 12 digs.

Other significant contributions:
Jordyn Ricks – 14 assits, 7 digs, 4 kills
Kyleigh Bamber – 22 digs, 7 kills, 3 service aces
Joley Chisholm –  6 kills, 4 digs, 2 blocks
Bailey Noel – 6 kills
Brooklynn Johnson – 7 digs
Addison Stout – 5 kills

Coach Speak:
“It was nice to see them put together the things they learned from playing this weekend. We were more consistent and did a great job with communication and defense. Tonight they played well as a team.” – Ryan Lewis, sixth year head coach

Last weekend in Gatesville tournament:
Belton def. Dublin, 25-5, 25-10
Academy def. Dublin, 25-19, 25-10
Llano def. Dublin 25-17, 25-21
Waco def. Dublin, 26-24, 19-25, 25-13

Up Next:
The Lady Lions face De Leon at 9 a.m., Abilene Christian at noon and Venus at 3 p.m., in pool play of the Dublin tournament with bracket play to follow in Saturday.


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