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La Feria begins District against Zapata

By Ruben Rodriguez
La Feria News

The La Feria Lionettes began District play of the 2022 Texas High School Volleyball Season. The Zapata Lady Hawks came to town and proved to be a tough test for La Feria.

Set one was a back and forth contest between the Lionettes and Lady Hawks, looked to
Dominate on both offense and defense. Ultimately, Offense stole the show as both teams went to battle in a thriller. La Feria’s strong offense managed to outlast the Zapata Lady Hawks in set one 25-23.

Set two saw a more intense defense displayed by the Lionettes as they held off Zapata early on to build a more comfortable lead to win set two 25-19. Now down two sets, Zapata played a standout brand of volleyball as both offense and defense was exceptional to capture the last three sets 25-14, 25-15, and 15-9.

A tough test to open up District 32-4A Play, The Lionettes showed they can tangle with the best District 32-4A can throw at them. Remaining district opponents include Raymondville, Grulla, Hidalgo, Brownsville Jubilee, Harmony School of Innovation and Port Isabel before round two begins October 1st.

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