Posted Date: 09/06/2019
by Allen Rich
Dodd City, Texas -- Journie Hilliard hammered away at the Sulphur Bluff defense, finishing with 28 kills to help Dodd City come away with a five-set victory.
Dodd City had everything going right in a 25-10 win in the opener, but Sulphur Bluff turned back Dodd City, 25-22, in the second set.
Dodd City took the third set, 25-21, however once again Sulphur Bluff evened up the match with a 25-23 victory in the fourth set to bring the teams back onto the court for the tiebreaker.
In the fifth set, Dodd City finally put Sulphur Bluff away, 15-12, to seal the match.
Dodd City's Ali Preas contributed eight kills and seven blocks.
Tori Dotson also played a prominent role in the victory with six kills and a pair of aces.
Delaney Pilliod doled out 32 assists to her Lady Hornet hitters.
Dani Baccus had six assists to go along with her team-high three aces.
Kylee Graves finished with two aces and Rion Baccus had one ace.
Dodd City beats Sulphur Bluff in 5
25-10, 22-25, 25-21, 23-25, 15-12
Ali Preas: 8 kills, 7 blocks
Journie Hilliard: 28 kills, 6 blocks
Delaney Pilliod: 32 assists, 1 ace, 3 digs
Tori Dotson: 6 kills, 2 aces
Dani Baccus: 6 assists, 4 digs, 3 aces
Rion Baccus: 1 ace
Kylee Graves: 3 digs, 2 aces