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FREDERICKSBURG — The Burnet High School volleyball team lost to a state-ranked Fredericksburg team 17-25, 18-25, 17-25 on Sept. 16.

Despite the setback, Lady Dawgs head coach Salye Coles said she saw some positives.

“The girls played a phenomenal match against the eighth-ranked Fredericksburg Billies,” she said. “I was extremely pleased with our play.”

Fredericksburg features three players who stand 6 feet 2 inches.

“We certainly stepped up to the challenge that their blockers presented,” Coles said. “We played a really tough match.”

ON OFFENSE: Kills – Jill Rosow 7, Madison Hall 7, Sarah Poe 4, Kasey Taylor 4, Danielle Lindley 2; assists – Sami Hogan 12, Taylor 10; aces – Taylor 1, Hogan 1

ON DEFENSE: Digs – Hall 11, Rosow 3, Lindley 10, Samantha Edwards 12

RECORDS: Burnet is 11-11 overall.

UP NEXT: Burnet vs. Austin Gateway, 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at The Doghouse, 1000 The Green Mile in Burnet


Burnet 8th Spirit def. Burnet 8th Pride

BURNET — The Burnet Middle School eighth-grade Spirit defeated the Burnet Middle School eighth-grade Pride 25-10, 25-16 in an intersquad scrimmage Sept. 17.

In the first set, the Spirit team took an early lead thanks to some amazing serves from Madison Glaspy, who had six unanswered serves, and Madison Slocum, who had 12.

In Game 2, Team Pride took the lead with some great serves from Jaime Edwards and passes from Heather Hahn and Gisselle Valdez.

Team Spirit responded with solid serves from Glaspy, Slocum and Harli Springer.

TOP SERVERS: Spirit – Madison Glaspy, Madison Slocum, Harli Springer. Pride – Jaime Edwards

TOP PASSERS: Pride – Heather Hahn, Gisselle Valdez

QUOTABLE: “I am very proud of all our Spirit and Pride teams for playing hard and improving so much,” coach Crystal Syphrett said.

Burnet 7th Pride def. Burnet 7th Spirit

The Burnet Middle School seventh-grade Pride defeated the Burnet Middle School seventh-grade Spirit 25-15, 25-18 in an intersquad scrimmage Sept. 17.

The Pride took an early lead, coaches said, thanks to Kya Martinez, who served nine straight serves, and Leslie Rodriguez, who served four unanswered points.

The Spirit mounted a comeback behind solid serves from Tatum Davis and great net play from Melissa Perez.

In the second set, the Spirit had an early lead behind serves from Shayna Bartlett and Baylea Breeden. But the Pride recovered behind great passing from Stacy Schlosser and Jolie Walker to pull away for their first win.

“It was great to see the improvement from these ladies since our first practice,” coach Tamura Hurst said. “I look forward to seeing the growth continue throughout the season.”

TOP SERVERS: Pride – Kya Martinez, Leslie Rodriguez. Spirit – Tatum Davis, Shayna Bartlett, Baylea Breeden

ON OFFENSE: Pride – Stacy Schlosser, Jolie Walker.

ON DEFENSE: Spirit – Melissa Perez