Spikers fall to league champs

2012 season was a roller coaster rode


Amanda Boyd recorded 23 assists in the Lady Tigers’ final two volleyball outings of the season. 
Reporter/Cliff Dungan Amanda Boyd recorded 23 assists in the Lady Tigers’ final two volleyball outings of the season. Reporter/Cliff Dungan The Rockdale Lady Tigers closed out their 2012 season with a 25-20, 25-17, 21-25, 25-8 loss to District 18-3A champion College Station on the road Tuesday night.

The Lady Tigers end the year 9-20 overall and 2-8 in league play.

“This season was an interesting ride,” said Coach Jason Williams, who just completed his fourth season here. “We went up and down quite a bit. We got better at certain strategies and skills.

“We saw a glimmer of what it takes to make it to the playoffs and the mentality required for it. The seniors did a great job this year in improving their skill to help the team.”

Against College Station (25-12, 9-1), middle blocker Shelby Evans pulled the trigger on 12 kills and scooped up 17 digs.

Lisa Vest followed with eight kills, while Morgan Laughlin recorded 10 digs and served up two aces, Mirissa Mireles 14 assists, Amanda Boyd 11 assists and Morgan Fischer 10 digs.

Rockdale fell to Madisonville (17-18, 5-5) on Friday 19-25, 25-17, 25-14, 25-23 in a battle in which the Lady Tigers jumped out early.

Evans paved the way with 12 kills and 12 digs, while Mireles logged 16 assists and 16 digs, Boyd 12 assists and Haley Wright 12 digs.


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