Lady Lions can’t keep it up after winning first set

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Hailey Ortega made eight digs for Dublin at Comanche Saturday. The Lady Lions were unable to tie Comanche at the top of the district standings but have secured a playoff spot and can still finish second. || Flash photo file

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(October 16, 2017) — Dublin showed in the opening set why the Lady Lions are the top challenger to Comanche in District 6-3A.

And the Maidens proved in the fourth they remain ahead of Dublin as the league’s best team.

In between were second and third set nail biters, both going the way of Comanche, ultimately giving the Maidens a 3-1 win by counts of 18-25, 26-24, 25-22, 25-14, and a two-match lead over the Lady Lions and Breckenridge atop the district standings.


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Dublin secured a playoff spot with the result of other matches Saturday. The Lady Lions hold the head-to-head advantage with Breckenridge and host their second meeting in the friendly confines of Roy and Lynn Neff Gym.

COACH SPEAK:
“We played well throughout the match but just struggled to get into a grove offensively. The girls played hard and did a bunch of good things into Tuesday.”
-Dublin head coach Ryan Lewis.

LEADING THE LADY LIONS:
Maelgeigh Geijsel – 5 kills, 7 blocks
Kyleigh Bamber – 5 kils, 11 digs
Angelica Linan – 3 kills 6 aces 2 digs
Jordyn Ricks – 2 kills, 7 assists, 2 aces, 2 digs
Joley Chisholm 3 kills, 1 ace, 1 dig, 3 blocks
Addison Stout – 3 kills, 5 digs
Kylie Curtoys – 9 assists, 3 digs
Hailey Ortega – 8 digs

Next up, senior night:
Eastland at Dublin
6:30 p.m. Tuesday
Roy and Lynn Neff Gym


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