Lady Bulldogs sweep Axtell in three

By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports Editor

All the attention last Friday seemed to be focused on the opening weekend of Texas High School Football, which left the Wortham Lady Bulldog volleyball team in a scrabble to get ready for their home match against the Axtell Lady Longhorns.
Not only did the team have to wait for the pep rally to end, topped with an early start due to the Bulldogs playing at home, warming up for the match was out of the question.
Facing those adversities, it didn’t faze the Lady Bulldogs one bit as they swept Axtell in three sets, 25-22, 25-14, 25-8.
Going in with a cold start, the Lady Bulldogs sluggish, missing their first four serves.
However, the girls came back to eventually tie Axtell in the first set and later took a slim lead and held on for a three-point win.

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