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Bryan assistant volleyball coach Jennifer Pittman will see two of her players, Reagan Smith and Katy Valerius, out and about on campus during class time, cameras in tow. She’ll wonder why they aren’t in class, but they actually are.

CYPRESS — Coco Gillett had 14 kills, six digs and four aces, and Megan Vaughan had seven kills and 33 assists to help pace the Bryan volleyball team to a 25-18, 25-23, 28-26 victory over Cypress Park in District 14-6A play Tuesday.

BRENHAM — Brooke Borden had a season-high 16 digs, and Giulia Hortelan had 15 kills to lead the 15th-ranked Blinn volleyball team past Coastal Bend 25-10, 25-14, 25-20 for its fourth straight sweep Tuesday at the Kruse Center.

SHEPHERD — Asani McGee had 18 kills and four blocks, and Gracie Menchaca had 18 digs and five aces to lead the Rudder volleyball team past Shepherd 21-25, 25-10, 25-19, 25-14 on Tuesday in nondistrict play.

Madison Johnson had 11 kills, and Gracie Menchaca had 19 digs to help lead the Rudder volleyball team past Navasota 25-16, 25-13, 25-13 in nondistrict play Friday at The Armory.

MONTGOMERY — The Bryan Lady Vikings volleyball team dropped a tight first set but rallied to beat Montgomery 26-28, 25-17, 25-15, 25-22 in nondistrict action Tuesday.

The Rudder volleyball team advanced to the championship bracket at the Tyler ISD Invitational after defeating Tyler Lee 25-23, 25-23 and Lindale 17-25, 25-13, 25-21, but falling to Whitehouse 25-21, 25-19. Rudder key performers were Madison Johnson (19 kills); Asani Mcgee (16 kills, 10 block…

The College Station volleyball team fell to Clear Creek 20-25, 27-25, 23-25, 26-24, 15-9. Ana De La Garza led CS with 14 kills and 12 digs. She was supported by Brielle Warren (16 kills); Shreya Sunkari (10 kills); Kate Georgiades (25 digs); Brionna Warren (5 blocks). The CS JV lost 25-9, 25…

The No. 19 Blinn College volleyball team started their season with two wins at the Midland Tournament, beating Western Texas College (25-13, 25-22, 25-22) and Midland College (25-21, 25-21, 25-15). Against Western Texas, Giulia Hortelan had 15 kills and 10 digs. Kya Yanez had 16 digs against…

Sometimes technically sloppy play can lead to a dramatic match. That was the case in the Rudder volleyball team’s home opener against Temple on Tuesday night at The Armory as the Lady Rangers did enough to win 25-7, 23-25, 25-21, 25-22.

Leon dropped from the top spot to No. 2 in this week’s Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 1A/2A volleyball poll, while Iola checked in at No. 3. Leon (16-2) advanced to the finals of the 50th Annual Leon tournament, falling to top-ranked Crawford in the title match 25-20, 25-23.

The A&M Consolidated-Bryan nondistrict volleyball match at Viking Gym on Tuesday will be broadcast by Tom Turbiville on starting at 5:50 p.m.