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No. 10 Leonard Lady Tigers beat Commerce, 3-1
By Allen Rich
Aug 9, 2022
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Leonard, Texas -- The Leonard Lady Tigers, the No. 10 Class 3A team in the Texas Girls Coaches Association Preseason Poll, defeated the Commerce Lady Tigers, 3-1, to open their season with a win.

Commerce came to play and picked up a 25-20 win in the opener, but Leonard rallied to win three competitive matches, 25-23, 25-22 and 26-24 to earn an exciting victory in front of their hometown fans.

Leading in hits were Lainey Johnson and Jacey Foster led the hitting for Leonard and blocking was led by sophomore Sydnee Richardson. Johnson and Abby Cavender had the most aces. Leading in assists were Cavender and Triniti Zachary.

Leonard will host Quinlan Ford on Tuesday, August 9.