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Volleyball: Paris gets tournament win

Paris defeated Green Forest in the 3A state volleball tournament Tuesday.

Paris defeated Green Forest 23-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-20.

Daisy Mitchell had 23 kills for Paris. Kyra Austin had nine kills and Lycia Peevy had eight. Morgan Highfield, Peevy and Makenna Hudson each had five aces and Hudson had 45 assists.

Paris, which went to the championship match last year, plays Piggott at 6 p.m. today.

Mansfield (31-3) began defense of its state title with a win in straight sets.

Mansfield defeated Little Rock Episcopal, 25-13, 25-16, 25-11

Kaylie Pyles had eight kills and Erin Reano and Mallory Ward had six each.

“They had a really good defense and good libero,” Mansfield coach April Howell said. “We didn’t get as many kills as usually, but we kept playing good team volleyball.”

The Tigers play Hoxie, which upset Conway St. Joseph, today in the second round.

3A

At Harrison Parks and Recreation

Tuesday

Match 1 — Hoxie def. St. Joseph 25-16, 25-14, 25-14.

Match 2 — Mansfield def. Episcopal 25-13, 25-16, 25-11.

Match 3 — Alpena def. Conway Christian 25-11, 25-21, 25-21.

Match 4 — Jessieville def. Crowley’s Ridge 26-24, 25-22, 25-21.

Match 5 — Piggott def. West Fork 25-20, 23-25, 26-28, 25-22, 15-8.

Match 6 — Paris def. Green Forest 23-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-20.

Match 7 — Fountain Lake def. Bergman 25-10, 25-21, 25-11.

Match 8 — Harrisburg def. Atkins 25-14, 25-15, 25-21.

Today

Match 9 — Hoxie vs. Mansfield, 4 p.m.

Match 10 — Alpena vs. Jessieville, 4 p.m.

Match 11 — Piggott vs. Paris, 6 p.m.

Match 12 — Fountain Lake vs. Harrisburg, 6 p.m.

Thursday

Match 13 — Match 9 winner vs. Match 10 winner, 4 p.m.

Match 14 — Match 11 winner vs. Match 12 winner, 6 p.m.

Saturday

At Russellville High School

Championship — Match 13 winner vs. Match 14 winner, 1 p.m.

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