The Bandera Lady Bulldogs dropped a hardfought match to the Boerne Lady Greyhounds on Friday, September 24, at home, losing their first district match of the season.
During the first game, Bandera pushed ahead at the end by capitalizing on Boerne’s errors and poor serving. Shaely Rogers’ power spikes had the Greyhounds reeling on the court. Bandera came from behind to win the game 25 to 23.
During the second game of the match, the Lady Bulldogs showed how strong skills were basic to their play. The Bulldogs came out aggressive at the net with both teams jockeying for the lead.
The Bulldogs really got their team work together but could not catch up to the Lady Greyhounds. The result was a 20 to 25 loss for the Bulldogs.
Bulldog errors in the third game caused the team to lose the serve while Boerne stepped up their game.
The play was heavy on the outer edges of the court and the Bulldogs showed a lot of hustle but could not catch up to the Lady Greyhounds. Maci Morrison showed her leadership as she easily shifted from setter to spiker within the game.
Unfortunately, the Bulldogs came up short with the game ending Boerne 25 points to the Bulldogs’ 15 points.
The final game of the match showed a lack of Bulldog recovery after spikes.
Shaely Rogers and Stella Brown continued their attacks at the net serving up powerful spikes to the Greyhounds.
This game was all about blocking at the net.
While the Bulldogs stayed neck and neck with the Greyhounds, they could not maintain their advantage and lost the game 24 to Boerne’s 26.
The Lady Bulldogs played Wimberley in a district game on Tuesday, September 28, and will travel to Davenport High School on October 1.
Results of Tuesday’s game were not available by the Bulletin’s press deadline.