D’Hanis, Sabinal to
battle for 2nd in Utopia
D’Hanis won its final two volleyball matches of the regular
season in the past week, to set up a second place playoff in
And Sabinal did likewise.
On Friday, Oct. 24, the Cowgirls (22-15) defeated Knippa in
straight sets, 25-14, 25-16, 25-11, then put away La Pryor on
Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Roy Kile Gymnasium, 25-10, 25-9, 25-17.
Sabinal, which had recorded a straight set win over La Pryor
last Tuesday, Oct. 21, came back to beat Comstock on Friday,
25-19, 25-9, 25-14, then defeated Knippa on Tuesday 25-15, 25-11,
The Cowgirls and Lady Jackets ended the district race with 7-3
marks, tied for second place. The teams both lost twice to league
champion Brackett, and split their two district matches.
D’Hanis and Sabinal will now play once more, this Saturday,
Nov. 1, at 1 p.m. in Utopia. The winner will advance to the
bi-district round of the playoffs to face the third-place team
from 27-AA, Center Point. The loser of Saturday’s match will
play the 27-AA runner-up, Medina.
The bi-district playoffs for both teams will take place in a
Tuesday, Nov. 4 doubleheader, also in Utopia. However the pairings
work out for D’Hanis and Sabinal, they’ll play their
bi-district matches at either 6 or 7:30 p.m.