BRONTE – The Early Lady Horns chalked up two wins in three matches at the Bronte tournament Friday to advance to Saturday's 11 a.m. bracket championship match against Wink.
Early (7-6) swept Comanche in two sets and notched a three-set victory over Brady, but fell to host Bronte in straight sets.
In the win over Comanche, Trinity Tomlinson recorded five kills followed by two each from Taylor Summers and Alexa Portillo, and one apiece from Gwen Phillips and Carrigan Norris.
Vance-Cady Gordon collected eight assists, while aces belonged to Gordon, Portillo, Summers and Tomlinson.
Defensively, Tomlinson tallied seven digs trailed by Haley Spieckerman with six, Summers and Portillo with five each, Gordon with three and Norris with one.
Against Brady, Summers led the way with five kills followed by three from Portillo, two each from Phillips and Tomlinson and one by Spieckerman.
Gordon also notched eight assists along with two aces, while Norris and Portillo contributed one ace apiece.
Spieckerman's 12 digs were a team best followed by seven from Summers, six from Portillo, Tomlinson with four, Norris and Gordon with three each, Khyra Bell with two and Kenzie Poindexter with one.
Phillips collected the lone block.
In the loss to Bronte, Tomlinson recorded five kills, Summers added two and Phillips and Poindexter finished with one each.
Gordon dished out seven assists while Tomlinson contributed one, and Norris served the only ace.
On defense, Tomlinson amassed eight digs followed by seven each from Spieckerman, Gordon, Portillo, and Summers, and two from Bell.