Lady Bearcat volleyball takes district

The Ruston High School Lady Bearcats (27-8, 10-0 District) best C.E. Byrd to secure a district title by scores of 25-9, 25-11 and 25-9.

Mariah Hintze led Ruston with eight kills and two aces, while Riley Oakley finished with seven kills and two blocks.

Sophie Mae Smith totaled five kills, six aces, and 32 assists.

Ruston will travel to Natchitoches Central on Thursday and then head to the Dunham Skeleton Classic tournament in Baton Rouge to finish the regular season.

“We are looking forward to this weekend in Baton Rouge,” Lady Bearcat head coach Lucie Hunt said. “It’s always a fun and highly competitive tournament. We are going up against some tough teams, which  will only help us get ready for playoffs. Pairings will be announced Monday and we would love for the community to come out and support these amazing girls who have worked hard all season.” 

Playoff pairings will be announced Monday.

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