Lady Tigers place fifth at Godley, welcome Midlo Heritage Friday

Jay Hinton
Glen Rose Reporter

GLEN ROSE — For the second week in a row, the Glen Rose Lady Tigers placed fifth in a weekend tournament, and this time they brought home the hardware from the Godley Tournament.

Glen Rose middle blocker Aimee Flippen denies a shot at the net Tuesday night.

The Lady Tigers (15-8) opened pool play on Friday with wins over Odessa-Permian and Fort Worth-Paschal, while dropping a three-setter to White Settlement-Brewer.

Glen Rose advanced to gold bracket play on Saturday and lost in three sets to Mansfield-Timberview in the quarterfinals. The Lady Tigers then knocked off Krum and Bridgeport to claim fifth place.

On Tuesday night, the Lady Tigers (15-won the home opener over Maypearl in three sets, and they host former district rival Midlothian Heritage on Friday at 4:30 p.m. (varsity).

• GLEN ROSE 3, MAYPEARL 0: The Lady Tigers made quick work of Maypearl in the 25-13, 25-9, 25-21 sweep at Tiger Arena.

Brooklynn Vara had six of the Lady Tigers’ service aces in the win. Matti Young and Gabrielle Bordeaux led the Lady Tigers with nine and eight kills, respectively, while Cam Hinton tallied 20 digs and Avery Gray recorded 25 assists.

Vara and Aimee Flippen also had six kills each for the Lady Tigers.

Glen Rose hitter Brooklynn Vara tips the ball over a Maypearl defender Tuesday night at Tiger Arena.

Godley Tournament

• GLEN ROSE 2, FW PASCHAL 1: Young recorded a double-double with 10 kills and 15 digs in leading the Lady Tigers to the 25-20, 23-25, 25-23 win over the Class 6A Lady Panthers. Hinton finished with 23 digs and Vara added 10, and Gray had 21 assists.

• BREWER 2, GLEN ROSE 1: Ava Sehnert led the Lady Tigers with 10 kills and Young and eight kills and 12 digs in the 23-25, 25-28, 19-25 loss. Gray recorded 29 assists.

• GLEN ROSE 2, PERMIAN 0: Vara recorded eight service aces and the team hit .275 with 21 kills in beating the eventual tournament champion.

• TIMBERVIEW 2, GLEN ROSE 1: Leading by a set, the Lady Tigers squandered a 19-13 lead in the second set, and then couldn’t hold on in the third set in losing 25-20, 21-25, 17-25. Vara led the Lady Tigers with seven kills, and Hinton had 15 digs, while Gray tallied 24 assists.

• GLEN ROSE 2, KRUM 1: The Lady Tigers bounced back after losing the first set to beat Krum 24-26, 25-19, 26-24. Sehnert recorded nine kills, while Bordeaux added eight and Flippen and Young had seven each. Hinton led the Lady Tigers with a season-high 24 digs, and Gray recorded a season-high 33 assists.

• GLEN ROSE 2, BRIDGEPORT 0: The Lady Tigers wrapped up fifth place behind 11 kills and nine digs from Young, and seven kills from Flippen. Hinton had 23 digs, while Gray had 25 assists.