From Staff Reports
The Lady Raiders’ volleyball teams improved to 2-2 in District 15-5A with a 21-25, 25-14, 25-18, 25-17 victory over Royse City on Tuesday, Sept. 19. East, now 9-15 overall will play 5:30 p.m. Friday at North Forney High School, with the next game being Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Lovejoy.
Wylie is 0-4 in District 6-6 after fall 15-25, 12-25, 19-25 to Plano on Tuesday. They’ll host Plano East 5:30 p.m. Friday and then play Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Denton Guyer.
Wylie East tennis
The Raiders fell 18-1 to Lovejoy, with Morgan Whitesell get5ting the lone win. The next match will be next Tuesday, Sept. 26 against West Mesquite.
The Pirates had some success in singles and doubles, but still fell 15-4 on Tuesday to Denton Guyer. Wylie was victorious at No. 2 and No. 3 boys doubles, mixed doubles, and lines four and five for boys singles.Winning matches for Wylie were Ashley Sellers, Bryan Vo, Jordin Ly, Landon Brownlow, Garet Cooper, Grant Winger, Parker Zucha and Davis Roe.
The eighth-grade Cooper Maroon dropped a 38-12 decision to Burnett, with Gage Phillips scoring touchdowns in a losing effort. Logan Jeske and Hyrum Loveless also had some great catches, and Cory Pelton and Jacob Turner led the defense. Burnett’s offense was led by by quarterback Christian Williams and running bacl Tyler Jackson.
Cooper’s eighth-grade White lost 12-10 to Burnett, with Daniel Arias, Braelyn Sullivan and Grant Revo leading the offesne. Bakr Al Khalidi and Sam Pewitt were defensive standouts. The Bucs’ top players were quarterback Jed Snow and running back Travon McDaniel.
Burnett beat the Cooper seventh-grade A team 38-20, as the Bucs lead by less than a touchdown at halftime before pulling away in the second half. Cooper did get an excellent defensive effort from Christian Resurreccion. The Bucs’ seventh-grade B team won 25-13, with quarterback Noah Bickley and wide receiver Sawyer Altobelli leading the way.