Lady Mustangs beat Grand Saline in home-court sweep
On Tuesday night, the Chisum Lady Mustangs got back in the win column in impressive fashion. Chisum earned its second win in district play in straight sets and got quality contributions across the board. The Lady Mustangs beat Grand Saline by a final score of 25-22, 25-21, and 25-7.
Chisum and Grand Saline previously matched up away from Paris earlier in the season. In that match, Grand Saline handed Chisum a loss in three sets. This time, Chisum returned the favor. The Lady Mustangs beat Grand Saline narrowly in the first two sets, then blew the match wide open in the third.
With the victory, Chisum snapped a four-game losing skid in district play. The home team served 16 aces as a team. Chisum took a set from both Emory Rains and Edgewood in its previous two matches. The Lady Mustangs are currently three games behind Commerce in the win column for the district’s final playoff spot. The teams play again at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23 in Mustang Gymnasium.
Lady Mustangs senior middle Emmy Williams led Chisum with 9 kills and 4 blocks. Meanwhile, senior libero Kaci Williams added 5 digs. Chisum sophomore outside hitter Peyton Holland had 1 kill, 9 digs, and 8 aces. Holland served 14 straight points for Chisum in the third set. Lady Mustang setters in senior Kelsea Ball and sophomore Carley Bell combined for 21 assists, 9 digs, and 5 aces. Chloe Prestridge also helped the Lady Mustangs beat Grand Saline with 7 kills, 5 blocks, and 1 ace. Zoe England chipped in with 3 kills, 1 block, and 2 aces.
Chisum aims to defend its home court again at 4:30 p.m. Friday against Lone Oak. For more sports coverage, click here.