Lady Bulldogs snap five-game skid with win over LWHS

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Kingman’s Desirae Gonzalez attempts a back-row kill during Thursday’s match at Lee Wiliams.

JC AMBERLYN/Miner<BR> Kingman’s Desirae Gonzalez attempts a back-row kill during Thursday’s match at Lee Wiliams.

KINGMAN - After dropping the first set in extra-points, the Kingman High volleyball team took the next three to beat Lee Williams Thursday at LWHS 25-27, 25-20, 25-23, 25-22. The win snapped a five-match losing streak for the Lady Bulldogs.

Kingman (6-9, 0-5 Section VI) has its hands full in its next match, hosting Sunrise Mountain (12-1, 5-0 Section VI) at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The Division II No. 3-ranked Mustangs are tied with Deer Valley for the section lead.

Sadie Snay led Lee Williams (5-5, Division III) with 23 assists and 13 kills.

"Sadie had an outstanding game," said LWHS coach Traci Rosenbach. "She is really starting to see the court."

Holly McFadyen stepped up her game with seven kills and four total blocks.

"Holly probably played her best game of the season," Rosenbach said. "I was proud of everyone's attitude and work ethic. They played like true athletes."

Caiti McNiven had five total blocks for the Lady Vols, and Madi Arave came up with 28 digs.

The Lady Vols host Kingman Academy (2-12, 0-7 Section II) in a non-section match at 6 p.m. Monday. The Lady Tigers have lost eight matches in a row that include losing 24 consecutive sets. Academy fell to Paradise Honors (7-6, 3-3 Section II) Thursday, 3-0.

BOYS GOLF

Vols streak halted

Lee Williams saw its three-match win streak stopped Thursday at Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott Valley. Liberty won the team event with a 22-over-par 166. Prescott (167) finished second, Lee Williams (175) third and Deer Valley (190) was fourth.

Chase Williams came in third place for the Vols with a 4-over-par 40, one shot behind co-winners Aliece Pierce and Chad Smucker from Prescott.

Brandon Carver (44), Corey Smith (45) and Savion Levrets (46) contributed to the Vols' scoring.

Lee Williams will be at the Mingus Invitational Friday in Cottonwood.Bulldogs finish fifth in Prescott

Kingman came in last out of five teams in Thursday's match at Prescott Country Club. Centennial won the match with an 8-over-par 152. Sunrise Mountain (158) was second, Bradshaw Mountain (172) third, Mohave (206) fourth and Kingman (225).

The Bulldogs' Kurtis Toledo and Logan Dollarhide (51) came in tied for 17th. Joshua Wyant shot a 56, and Brad Duszynski (57) also scored.

Kingman also plays at the upcoming Mingus Invitational.

GIRLS GOLF

Lady Vols and Bulldogs meet

Lee Williams played its final match of the year Thursday in an 18-hole affair at Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course against Kingman. Lee Williams did not have enough qualifying golfers, so the Lady Bulldogs won the team match.

Kingman swept the top four spots in the individual portion.

Rebekah VanKirk won with a 12-over-par 84.

Samantha Hernandez (94) finished second, Mariah Sammeli (96) was third and Connie Peterson (104) came in fourth.

Lee Williams' Kaci Kay (105) was fifth and was followed by Sarah White (118) and Taylor Johansen-Gordon (128).

Kingman played at the Ridge Open Saturday in Glendale. Results were not available by deadline.