Varsity Volleyball Wins District Championship

On Friday, the Lindale Lady Eagles competed in their final district match of the season against Whitehouse.  The Freshmen lost, making them second in district for the Freshmen division.  Scores were 21-25 and 19-25.  The JV won, making them Co-District Champions with Whitehouse for the JV division.  Scores were 25-9 and 29-19.
In a five set, two and a half hour long battle that determined who would be district champions, Lindale prevailed victorious and unanimously clinched the District 17 5A Championship with scores of 27-25, 25-21, 20-25, 22-25, and 15-13.  Leading the Lady Eagles at the net was Brina Kuslak (13 kills, 4 blocks), Shelbi Steen (10 kills, 1 block, 6 digs), and Lorin Reue (9 kills, 1 block).  Harleigh Thurman led the offensive effort with 25 assists, 8 digs, and 2 aces on the night.  Kalaya Pierce added 9 assists and 7 digs as well.  In the backrow, libero Alisha Kiser was fiercly consistent with 24 digs during the 5 set battle.  Defensive specialist Jennifer Moyer chipped in 11 digs.  Between her and Kiser, a ball hardly hit the floor without full, relentless effort.
Lindale will play their first round of playoffs in the Bi-district Championship against Temple on Tuesday October 31st at 6:00 p.m. in Palestine.  Keep an eye out for more information to come out soon!
Additional Note: There will be a spirit bus that will provide transportation to and from the game in Palestine. Students can sign up for a spot in the office.