Lady Tigers drop a pair with district on horizon

Blue spikers swept by Burnet, Bellville on the road


Amanda Boyd had 10 digs and seven assists in the Lady Tigers loss to No. 9 Bellville Tuesday night. 
Reporter/Cliff Dungan Amanda Boyd had 10 digs and seven assists in the Lady Tigers loss to No. 9 Bellville Tuesday night. Reporter/Cliff Dungan The Rockdale Lady Tigers dropped their second straight match, the latest to No. 9 Bellville 25-11, 25-13, 25-16 Tuesday night on the road.

The Lady Tigers stand 12-11 on the season.

Against Bellville (23-9), middle blocker Shelby Evans banged out five kills, 10 digs and four blocks.

Dae Dae Robertson posted six kills and three digs, while Amanda

Boyd had 10 digs and seven assists, Morgan Laughlin eight digs, Joli Carpenter seven digs and Keeli McKeehan seven digs.

The freshman lost 25-8, 25-10 with player of the game going to Reyan Henderson.

Against Burnet, the Lady Tigers fell in a tight match, 25-13, 25-23, 25-22.

Evans pounded out 11 kills with eight digs and two blocks.

Robertson added six blocks, four kills and four digs. Boyd dished 12 assists and four digs as Laughlin and Emily McCoy posted four digs.

The Lady Tigers will be taking some time off and after Friday’s pre-Battle of the Bell match at Tiger Gymnasium and then on the road Tuesday at Hempstead, they will not see action again until Sept. 24 when they host Lago Vista.

Rockdale then opens District 18-3A action on Sept. 27 on the road against defending league co-champion College Station.

The Lady Tigers will get some home cooking with the next two matches at Tiger Gymnasium against Madisonville and district co-champion Caldwell.


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