Rivercrest High School volleyball

Rivercrest senior Ashlin Johnson, right, passes the ball up to a teammate to start up the offensive possession in a previous district game at Detroit.

Following a dominant sweep over Clarksville, the Detroit Lady Eagles volleyball team scored another district win, this time over Sulphur Bluff, in five sets by a final score of 25-21, 21-25, 18-25, 25-21 and 15-7.

Meanwhile, the Rivercrest Lady Rebels fell at home against Avery in four close sets. The final score was 19-25, 25-19, 17-25 and 17-25.

The Lady Eagles will take the court again at 4:30 p.m. Friday at James Bowie, while the Lady Rebels go for the win at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Clarksville.


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               S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 F

Detroit: 25 21 18 25 15 3

Sulphur Bluff: 21 25 25 21 7 2

Sulphur bluff statistics unavailable

Detroit kill leaders: B. Ricks, 10; Ki. Miller, 9; D. Stature, 6; Ke. Miller, 4; K. Eldridge, 3; A. Smith, 2; H. Long, 1; J. Williams, 1

Detroit dig leaders: J. Williams, 22; A. Smith, 8; A. Harris, 7; B. Ricks, 5; K. Eldridge, 1; Ke. Miller, 1; D. Stature, 1

Detroit assist leaders: K. Eldridge, 18; Ke. Miller, 3

Detroit blocks: D. Stature, 4; B. Ricks, 3

Detroit service aces: B. Ricks, 4; A. Smith, 4; A. Harris, 2; K. Eldridge, 1


Avery drops Rivercrest in 4


            S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 F

Avery: 25 19 25 25 N/A 3

Rivercrest: 19 25 17 17 N/A 1

Avery statistics unavailable

Rivercrest kill leaders: K. Mankins, 8; M. Alford, 5; M. Walton, 4; L. Anschutz, 3; M. Lichtenwalter, 2; K. Franks, 1

Rivercrest dig leaders: M. Lichtenwalter, 20; M. Walton, 13; L. Rushing, 7; L. Huddleston, 4; M. Alford, 3; L. Anschutz, 2; R. Huddleston, 2; K. Mankins, 1

Rivercrest assist leaders: L. Rushing, 19; M. Walton, 3; K. Mankins, 1

Rivercrest blocks: L. Anschutz, 2; K. Mankins, 2

Rivercrest service aces: L. Rushing, 4; M. Alford, 2; M. Lichtenwalter, 2; M. Walton, 1

Geoff Heppes is sports editor for The Paris News. He can be reached at 903-785-6967 or at geoff.heppes@theparisnews.com.

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