Ladyhorns spiked from playoffs

The numbers just didn’t work out for the Harper High School volleyball team as the Ladyhorns found themselves on the wrong side of a threeset match against Weimar in the UIL Region IV 2A Area playoffs.

The postseason competition was played at the Toney Burger Center in Austin on Friday evening.

After taking the first game by a margin of 25-20, Weimar kept the pace to their liking by staying on-task and winning the next two 25-16 and 25-17 to advance in the playoffs.

Weimar will move on to face Burton in the regional quarterfinals.

Harper vs Weimar

Wildcats in volleyball

Marti Lumpkins topped Harper in the assists category with 18. Meanwhile, Mercy Garcia and Quinn Stevenson each accumulated 11 digs, while Keeley Marschall added 10 more.

Briana Stevens recorded a perfect 6-for-6 effort at the service line, while Stevenson went 4-for-4.

Harper’s season now comes to an early conclusion as the District 27 champions roll up the nets until next year. The Ladyhorns (29-8) won the league title — their sixth consecutive — with a perfect 10-0 district record.

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