So far: San Jon has broken even in two matches, while House, Logan and Tucumcari are still searching for their first wins. San Jon beat Vaughn 3-0 and lost to Dora 3-1. Tucumcari lost to Elida 3-0. House lost to Melrose 3-0. Logan lost to Melrose 3-0 and Springer 3-2.
Stars: Nicole Collins had 10 kills for the Lady Longhorns against Springer. ... Ashley Muncy and Whitney Cordova had 12 digs and Christen Landrey had 11 in their game against Springer.
Quotble: “We are working with a new offense. We lost four starters and are having to fill in those spots. The team is learning as they play.” — Logan Coach Cecil Boatman.
“The team played with a lot of energy throughout the game (against Elida). They kept in the game despite falling behind. They finished what they started.” — Lady Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon.
“We have two eighth-graders on our team that are stepping up. The rest of the team has been adjusting to (a) new offense.” House Coach Josh Ward
Praiseworthy: Lorri Harmon, Tori Carmichael, Laura Fought and Mariah Meier played strong on both offense and defense for the Rattlers, showing teamwork and leadership skills, Coach Alarcon said.
What’s next: Tucumcari hosts Elida at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday. “We need to take initiative and communicate with each other on the floor to produce a productive offensive attack,” Harmon said.
Logan is at Santa Rosa at 5 p.m. Thursday. Key to the game: “We are a young team and they need to keep working on their assignments,” Coach Bonds said.
House is at New Mexico Military Institute at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
San Jon is at Roy at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.