Agate VB takes down Lady Hurricanes

After falling to state ranked LaVernia in their week of action, Poteet responded well Friday night against Sam Houston. The Agates were able to sweep the Lady Canes in three straight, to improve to 8-15 overall and 1-4 in district.

LaVernia- Last Tuesday, September 20th Poteet traveled to LaVernia to face the # 9 state ranked Lady Bears. LaVernia’s offensive game plan proved to be too hot for Poteet to handle, as they dominated the Agates from start to finish. LV took Poteet out of their rhythm early as the Agates never recovered, falling 25-11, 25-13, 25-12.

Stat Leaders: Aces- Courtney Criswell 2, Katie Davidson 2, Clarissa Carrasco 1. Kills- Criswell 4, Samantha Amaya 2, Emily Akers 2. Assists- Aly Heredia 10. Digs- Carrasco 8, Criswell 7, Heredia 4.

Sam Houston- Hard work and dedication finally paid off for the Agates, as they found their first district victory on the road at Sam Houston. Poteet was led by Emily Akers and Courtney Criswell offensively, as they combined for 15 out of Poteet’s 20 total kills in the contest.

The Agates were able to down Sam Houston, 25-18, 25-13, 25-21 to improve to 1-4 in district play.

“We played well against Sam Houston. We still need to be more aggressive in the way we finish a contest. The girls were confident tonight and it showed,” stated Coach Angelica Garcia.

Stat Leaders: Aces- Criswell 4, C. Carrasco 2. Kills- Criswell 10, Akers 5, Davidson 2. Assists- Heredia 17. Blocks- Alyssa Salinas 1, Akers 1. Digs- Criswell 17, C. Carrasco 12, Heredia 7.

Upcoming Games- On Friday, September 30th the Agates will host the Gonzales Lady Apaches in a 5:30 p.m. varsity contest. On Tuesday, October 4th the Agates travel to Yoakum to face the Lady Bulldogs in a 7: 00 p.m. varsity contest.

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