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    Bryson’s Brinkley Richardson returns a serve during the three-game sweep of Bluff Dale Oct. 29. Photo/Brian Smith

Bryson Cowgirls sweep past Lady Bobcats

Bryson’s volleyball team continued its scenario of playing down to its opponents Tuesday night, getting off to a quick start before letting the visiting Lady Bobcats make things interesting in game two before pulling away to post a 25-13, 25-21, 25-11 win at Bryson Gym.

The Cowgirls will be the top Class A seed in the playoffs out of their combined district. The postseason begins for Bryson with a first round bye.

Bryson will have an area round match vs. Forestburg, which the girls swept earlier, Nov. 7 in Jacksboro. As part of a potential doubleheader, gamete has not been set yet.

Cowgirl Coach Kim Hauger said it’s hard to play your best against a team against a weaker team like Bulff Dale.

“I think we did what we needed to do,” Hauger said following the Senior Night match. “It’s just hard to get into a rhythm and momentum.”

Bluff Dale jumped out to a 2-0 lead before Hannah Robinson rolled off three straight, with some help from a Brinkley Richardson dink for a 5-3 lead. Freshman Tracy Hauger’s 11-point string, mostly caused by Bluff Dale floor errors, put Bryson up 18-5.

The visitors would get within nine at 12-21 before single serving points from Robinson and Richardson, the finale put home by a Windsor Godfrey kill, finished game one.

Bryson started out strong in game two, A three-point Robinson string and four in a row from Richardson helped the squad go up 10-2. Emery Fisher’s pair extended the lead to 16-5.

For more on this story, see the Wednesday, November 6 edition of the Jacksboro Herald-Gazette.

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