Prosper bounces back to keep top spot in District 5-6A

Rick Bailey
For the Prosper Press

Rock Hill holds onto third spot in district hoping to grab a playoff berth

The Prosper High School (8-1 /10-2) volleyball team found themselves in a dog fight on Tuesday, October 27 as they lost their first district match of the season 2-3 to Denton Guyer. Set scores for the match were 33-31, 20-25, 25-20, 23-25 and 12-15.

Top performers for the Eagles were Sami Jacobs had 19 kills and 17 digs, Bailey Birmingham got 16 kills, Riley Price had 11 digs, Jazzlyn Ford put up 31 assists and 13 digs and Callie Kieffer got 25 assists and eight digs.

On Friday, October 30 the Eagles ran up against a tough Allen squad and got the 3-2 win in five sets. Set scores were 25-18, 25-11, 25-27, 16-25 and 15-3. The Eagles are sitting at the top of District 5-6A at 9-1/11-2. Denton Guyer and McKinney Boyd are fighting it out for the second spot with Allen sitting in third tied with McKinney High. 

Top Prosper performers for the evening were Bailey Birmingham with 14 kills and three blocks, Sami Jacobs got 13 kills and 16 digs, Taylor Youtsey managed seven blocks and six kills and Kendall Hewitt got nine kills. On the defensive side Nikki Steinheiser had 27 digs and Riley Price picked up 17 digs. The setters both had great nights with Callie Kieffer logging 19 assists and Jazzlyn Ford getting 28 assists along with 10 digs. 

On Tuesday, October 27 Rock Hill (6-3/7-10) varsity volleyball racked up another win against The Colony, winning in five sets (25-22, 19-25, 25-20, 18-25, 15-5) and increasing their district record to 6-3. The Blue Hawks are alone in the third spot in District 10-5A behind unbeaten Lovejoy (9-0/11-0) and McKinney North (8-1/14-2). 

Outside hitter Alexa Breslin had a standout night with 15 kills and 19 digs while senior middle Montana Crumbaugh added 10 kills and 24 digs. Outside hitter Mychael Singleton added in another 24 digs to hold down the backcourt while junior middle Hailey Smith took care of the net with 3 blocks. Finally, setter Taylor Bass earned 26 assists to round out the win for the Blue Hawks. 

On Friday night the Rock Hill Varsity Volleyball played hard, but came up short against McKinney North, losing in three sets (13-25, 17-25, 10-25). The Blue Hawks are still sitting in the third spot in the district standing behind Lucas Lovejoy and McKinney North. 

Outstanding performances for Rock Hill included Senior middle Montana Crumbaugh who put down six kills at the hands of senior setter Taylor Bass who dished out 12 assists. In the backcourt, junior libero Willo Hawkins added 10 digs while sophomore outside Ella Nowlin added 8 digs.