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Volleyball Round-Up: Lady Lopes go 2-2 last week, set for challenging tournament Friday, Saturday

Photo by Ron Francis Senior and libero Laci Gonzales goes for a dig against Coahoma. The Lady Lopes lost to Coahoma last Tuesday, Aug. 10th.

Photo by Ron Francis
Senior and libero Laci Gonzales goes for a dig against Coahoma. The Lady Lopes lost to Coahoma last Tuesday, Aug. 10th.

Photo by Ron Francis Juniors Leah Moreno and Jaylen Pittman go up for a double block against Coahoma. The Lady Lopes lost to Coahoma 3-2 last Tuesday, Aug. 10th.

Photo by Ron Francis
Juniors Leah Moreno and Jaylen Pittman go up for a double block against Coahoma. The Lady Lopes lost to Coahoma 3-2 last Tuesday, Aug. 10th.

By Brennan Riker

Special to The Post Dispatch

After falling to Idalou 3-0 last Monday in the season opener, the Lady Lopes lost to Coahoma 3-2 last Tuesday afternoon in the first game of a dual at home. The Lady Lopes won the first two sets in that match, but after suffering a 25-9 3rd set loss, the Lady Lopes struggled to find a lead in the following sets. Post lost the 4th set 25-23, and then they lost the 5th set 15-13.

The Lady Lopes won their first game of the season Tuesday night against Lamesa 3-1 in the second game of their dual. After Lamesa won the first set 25-22, Post took the next three sets, winning each set by at least 9 points. Post then hit the road Thursday night to visit Olton. The Lady Lopes swept the Fillies in three sets, evening out their overall record at 2-2.

This past Tuesday, the Lady Lopes played in a dual against Benjamin and Newcastle at Benjamin. The Lady Lopes will play in the Graham Tournament August 20-21. On Friday, Post will play four pool play games. The Lady Lopes will play Graham at 9 a.m., Wichita Christian at 12 p.m., Nocona at 2 p.m., and Midland Greenwood at 5 p.m. In next week’s edition, The Post Dispatch will recap the games from the dual and all results from the Graham Tournament, including Saturday’s bracket results.

Photo by Ron Francis The Post Lady Lope Volleyball team in a huddle after a timeout. The Lady Lopes lost to Coahoma last Tuesday, Aug. 10th.

Photo by Ron Francis
The Post Lady Lope Volleyball team in a huddle after a timeout. The Lady Lopes lost to Coahoma last Tuesday, Aug. 10th.

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