The Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks swept the first 3 matches of their season at the first day of pool play at the Tyler volleyball tournament Thursday.
The Lady Hawks beat Mount Plesant 2- games to- one (22-25, 25-14 &25-15), they beat Carthage 2 -games to – one (25-21, 18-25 & 25-14 and they swept Mabank 2 games- to- none (25-23 &25-17).
The Lady Hawks were led in the win over Mount Plesant by senior Adi Koller who scored 14 service points, and 6 digs. Madison Carpenter and Lauren Stewart each had 5 kills.
In the Lady Hawks win over Carthage, Koller had 7 kills while Abigail Boehmke pitched in with 7 service points and 5 digs. Reese Gibbs and Carpenter each had 7 service points.
In the game 3 victory over Mabank; Pleasant Grove was led by Reese Gibbs who was the top server with 11 service points while Carpenter had 10 kills. Gibbs also had 8 assists and so did Mackenzie “MJ” Williams.
Lady Hawks head coach said her girls fought hard
“The team came out and fought for every point,” Amy Collvins, Plesant Grove Lady Hawks head softball coach said. “I’m happy where we are for now in the season, but this group has a high ceiling to reach.”
Coach Collvins said that here team has to get better each game and gel.
The Lady Hawks play 3 more games Friday at the Tyler tournament at Noon, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. All 3 of Friday’s games will be broadcast live on 94.1 FM ESPN-Texarkana. Bob DelGiorno will call the play-by-play,