Scurry-Rosser volleyball team ends season with bi-district title

The Scurry-Rosser volleyball team ended their season with a 32-7 overall record, a bi-district championship, and a litany of awards from their district.

 

The Scurry-Rosser Wildcat volleyball team wrapped up its season with a bi-district title in hand and a 32-7 overall record.

After smashing through the district round of competition without losing a single set, the Wildcats advanced to the bi-district round of the postseason where they stomped Rio Vista in another 3-0 blowout. But the Wildcats finally met their match against the Troy Trojans in the area round.

The teams were extremely competitive for five sets, trading wins back and forth. Troy got off to the early lead with a 25-21 win in set one, but the Wildcats fought back in set 2 to take it 25-23. Troy answered in the third with a 25-20 win and forced the Wildcats to fight hard to stay in it in an intense match that ultimately ended in favor of Scurry-Rosser 30-28. Finally, the Trojans claimed the final set and the game with a 15-12 win over the Wildcats, putting an end to a league-defining season.

Head coach Taryn Mitchell, who is wrapping up her first year as head coach of the Scurry-Rosser volleyball team, called the season “amazing” and announced the team’s superlative awards from 3A District 18 this week. They include MVP - Kristin Bishop, Hitter of the Year - Hannah Mote, Server of the Year - Hannah Word, First Team All District - Becca Jestis and Jillian Tillett, Second Team All District - Chloe Sims and Honorable Mention - Abigail Joyner and Ryley Taylor. Coach Mitchell was also distinguished as Coach of the Year and Kristin Bishop, Hannah Mote, Hannah Word, Becca Jestis and Emily Story were all Academic All District.

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