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Volleyball Opens Season with Wins

Volleyball Opens Season with Wins

Prosper Volleyball opened the season on Monday night in Frisco by sweeping the Waxahachie Indians 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-17).

Senior Hope Gramly had nine kills and freshman Sami Jacobs had an impressive eight kills against the Indians. Senior Haley Killinger had 14 digs and junior Madi Whitmire, 31 assists.

Coming off the momentum of the sweep, the Lady Eagles immediately faced Frisco Wakeland, whom they have struggled against in the past. After five energetic sets, Prosper came out ahead of Wakeland 3-2 (20-25, 25-17, 25-14, 23-25, 15-6).

Texas Tech commit, Haley Killinger, led the team’s play against Wakeland with 25 kills, 12 digs and four aces. Hope Gramly added six blocks and six kills to her night and Sami Jacobs contributed another 10 kills.

“Haley (Killinger) was a rock star tonight,” said Prosper head coach Erin Kauffman.

Also on the board for Prosper were juniors Kayla Martin, Kylie Mote, and also Whitmore. Martin, a Northwestern commit, had 13 digs, Mote had 10 digs and 3 aces, and setter Whitmore ended the match with 57 assists and seven digs.

The Lady Eagles will travel to Pearland on Wednesday for the John Turner Adidas Volleyball Invitational, where they are seeded 12th out of more than 80 teams.

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