Shelby Snead Kayton Genenbacher

Lubbock-Cooper's Shelby Snead (left) and Frenship's Kayton Genenbacher 

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DENTON -- Lubbock-Cooper roared back from a season-opening loss by dismantling three opponents on the first day of the Denton Ryan Kick-Off Classic on Thursday.

The Lady Pirates romped past Plano Coram Deo Academy 25-13, 25-6, West Mesquite 25-8, 25-4 and Jarrell 25-9, 25-12. Shelby Snead recorded 37 assists and 13 digs to lead the way, while libero Kate Siegel led Cooper (3-1) with 32 digs. Kaitlyn Mayo provided 16 kills and Tatum Farmer had 12. Haleigh Douglass chimed in with 8 aces.

Lubbock High was also in Denton and nabbed its first victory of the season against Pilot Point (20-25, 25-19, 25-21) before falling to Springtown (25-10, 25-21) and Chisholm Trail (25-17, 25-8). The Lady Westerners (1-4) turned in a top-notch team effort in the first match, led by Kennedy Scheppler’s 9 kills, 3 aces and 9 digs. Freshman Samantha Manning recorded 3 kills, 4 aces, 8 assists and 1.5 blocks. Camille Webb paced the offense with 12 assists and Kaitlyn Garcia held down the defense with 11 digs. Scheppler supplied 5 digs, 4 kills and a pair of aces in the loss to Springtown. K'Lee Flores recorded 5 kills and Sarah Arendell had 3 kills and 2 blocks in the final match.

Frenship goes 2-1 on first day at Mansfield event

MANSFIELD -- Frenship bounced back from its first loss of the season to go 2-1 on the first day of the Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Invitational. The Lady Tigers (4-1) stumbled to a loss against Coppell (25-17, 22-25, 25-19) before nabbing victories over North Crowley (25-9, 25-11) and El Paso El Dorado (25-19, 25-20). Junior setter Kayton Genenbacher was a force in the three matches with 57 assists, 10 kills and 9 aces. Madison Ramsey and Gracie Harrison chipped in with 16 kills apiece, Aaliyana Mayfield recorded 14 kills and Devyn Nairn added 11. Hannah Page contributed 47 digs and Kendall Mahaney added 23 digs.

Trinity Christian, Lubbock Christian in action at Spike Down Tournament

FORT WORTH -- The Hub City’s two largest private schools competed at the TAPPS Spike Down Tournament on Thursday with different results. The Lady Lions blazed to three wins, topping FTW Southwest (25-13, 25-15), Kennedale Fellowship (25-14, 25-13) and Waldorf (25-13, 25-15). The Lady Eagles placed third in their pool, splitting two games against Austin Regents (20-25, 25-12) and falling to Arlington Grace (25-16, 25-15) and Parish Episcopal (25-14, 25-13).

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SCOREBOARD & SCHEDULE

Thursday

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Invitational

Coppell def. Frenship 25-17, 22-25, 25-19

Frenship def. North Crowley 25-9, 25-11

Frenship def. El Paso El Dorado 25-19, 25-20

Denton Ryan Kick-Off Classic

Lubbock-Cooper def. Plano Coram Deo Academy 25-13, 25-6

Lubbock-Cooper def. West Mesquite 25-8, 25-4

Lubbock-Cooper def. Jarrell 25-9, 25-12

Lubbock High def. Pilot Point 20-25, 25-19, 25-21

Springtown def. Lubbock High 25-10, 25-21

Chisholm Trail def. Lubbock High 25-17. 25-8

Spike Down Tournament, Fort Worth

Arlington Grace Prep def. Lubbock Christian 25-16, 25-15

Parish Episcopal def. Lubbock Christian 25-14, 25-13

Austin Regents def. Lubbock Christian 25-20; Lubbock Christian def. Austin Regents 20-25, 25-12

Trinity Christian def. FTW Southwest 25-13, 25-15

Trinity Christian def. Kennedale Fellowship 25-14, 25-13

Trinity Christian def. Waldorf 25-13, 25-15

Friday

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Invitational

Frenship vs. LD Bell, noon

Frenship vs. Mansfield, 3 p.m.

Frenship vs. El Paso Franklin, 4 p.m.

Denton Ryan Kick-Off Classic

Lubbock-Cooper vs. Haltom, 2:30 p.m.

Lubbock High vs. Gainesville, 3:15 p.m.

Lubbock-Cooper vs. Aubrey, 4 p.m.

Lubbock High vs. Red River Rattlers, 4:45 p.m.

Lubbock-Cooper vs. Frisco Centennial, 6:15 p.m.

Lubbock High vs. HSAA, 6:15 p.m.

Spike Down Classic, Fort Worth

Lubbock Christian vs. Colleyville Christian, 2 p.m.

Lubbock Christian vs. Waldorf, 3:45 p.m.

Lubbock Christian vs. TWCA, 5:30 p.m.

Trinity Christian vs. Ovilla, 9 a.m.

Trinity Christian vs. San Antonio Holy Cross, 10:15 a.m.

Trinity Christian vs. Tomball Concordia, 11:30 a.m.

Trinity Christian vs. Nolan Catholic, 12:45 p.m.  

Bev Ball Tournament, Abilene

Coronado vs. Wichita Falls, 10 a.m.

Monterey vs. Wylie, 10 a.m.

Monterey vs. Clyde, noon

Coronado vs. Krum, 1 p.m.

Monterey vs. Burleson, 3 p.m.

Coronado vs. Lakeview, 4 p.m.

Coronado vs. Colorado City, 5 p.m.

Monterey vs. Water Valley, 6 p.m.

BSN Shallowater Tournament

Red Dome

All Saints vs. Denver City, 9 a.m.

All Saints vs. Sanford-Fritch, 1 p.m.

All Saints vs. Dimmitt, 2 p.m.

Black Dome

Estacado vs. Andrews, 10 a.m.

Estacado vs. Friona, 11 a.m.

Estacado vs. Plains, 2 p.m.

Saturday

Frenship at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Invitational

Coronado & Monterey at Bev Ball Tournament, Abilene

Lubbock High & Lubbock-Cooper at Denton Ryan Kick-Off Classic

Estacado & All Saints at BSN Shallowater Tournament

Lubbock Christian & Trinity Christian at Spike Down Classic, Fort Worth