Eric Moore accounted for four touchdowns and the Liberty Hill eighth-grade A-team Lions defense posted its fourth shutout in a row in a 38-0 win over Palo Alto on Tuesday.

Moore tossed three touchdown passes and scored on a 1-yard run. Two of the TD passes (12 and 10 yards) went to Terrance Carter as the Lions (4-0, 2-0 conference) rolled to a 12-0 lead in the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Marcus Maple scored the unbeaten Lions’ third TD with a 22-yard catch from Moore.

Nehemiah Costley scored for the defense when he returned an interception 36 yards to give Liberty Hill a 24-0 halftime lead. Anthony Millender capped the scoring with a 1-yard TD run. Malyke Whitted added a PAT.

David Billups and Costley blocked two punts, and both were recovered inside the 10-yard line. Other defensive standouts were Marquil Hattaway and Desmond Brown.

UNION GROVE 8A 48, LIVE OAK RIDGE 8A 0: Tyshon Jammar returned an interception for a touchdown — one of six different Grizzlies to find the end zone — in Union Grove’s victory.

Jacob Ables, Ryan McKenzie, Darrius Wilson, David Ro and Taisamoa Lelauti also scored on touchdowns. Bryce Haws added the extra points and some nice grabs in the contest. Caleb Martinez Ramirez also assisted the offense with multiple runs into LORMS territory.

Defensively, Roderick Pollard had a strip sack and recovered the fumble. Cesar Carrillo, Isaiah Halbach, Larry Tidwell and Michael Berrios were other standouts.

AUDIE MURPHY 8A 19, PATTERSON 8A 0: The Cavs fell to 1-1 in conference play.

The Patterson offense was led by quarterback Howard Johnson, receivers Breon Williams, Christian Rillera and Dominick Allison and running backs Michael Wright and Marquis Valentine.

Mousa Dassama, Elijah Harris, Delon Lindsey, Siaosi Helu (interception) and Dai’Von Kow were defensive standouts.

SMITH 8A 52, NOLAN 8A 7: With just 15 players available, the Mustangs wore down in a loss to the Leopards.

PATTERSON 8B 21, AUDIE MURPHY 8B 0: Jamal WIlliams, Michael Kelly and Zaylin Blackwood each ran for touchdowns to lead the Cavaliers to a victory.

Patterson led all the way after scoring on the first possession.

Kelvin and Kevin Banchs led the defensive effort, along with Josh Cooper. Kevin Banchs had a big hit that produced a safety.

SMITH 8B 26, NOLAN 8B 7.

SMITH 7A 34, NOLAN 7A 0: Jeante Jeanty scored on two long touchdown runs to spark the Leopards to a victory.

Jamarius Stewart had a 64 yards combined yards rushing and receiving. Ronnie Collins had a 32-yard reception from Pablo Picacio. Christoff Bethea, Darius Steverson, Wilbert Martin, Royce Johnson and Jason Sokolowski dominated the game on the offensive line.

The Leopard defense shutout the opposing offense for the second straight week. Joseph Dickerson had an interception, Wilbert Martin forced a fumble and Sean Smith had a safety.

UNION GROVE 7A 48, LIVE OAK RIDGE 7A 0: Re’Shaun Sanford and Aimeer Washington each scored twice in the Grizzlies victory.

Sanford hauled in a 25-yard touchdown pass and scored on a 50-yard run. Washington had a 20-yard TD run and a 54-yard TD pass. Dayne Holden tossed two touchdown passes. Deaubry Hood also ran for a touchdown. Issac Hernandez kicked two extra points. Ashton Wilson also shined for offense.

The Union Grove defense got a safety on their first series. Standouts included De’Anthony Cathey, Ryan Shine, Marcus Mcmillan, Floyd Baldon, Jaydon Chatman, Thomas Connolly, Dylan Dubreuil, Seth Young, Gage Shoop, Evan Chatman, Xavier Pittman and Brandon Irving.

LIBERTY HILL 7A 27, PALO ALTO 7A 7: Key’Won Calhoun and Jamyron Keller returned interceptions for touchdowns as the Lions evened their record at 2-2

Calhoun’s pick-six went for 70 yards, and Keller’s for 45.

Keller opened the scoring with a 35-yard run. King White added a 40-yard TD run. Edward Yu was another offensive standout.

Minuet Lee had four sacks and a fumble recovery to lead the defense. Other standouts were Issac Diaz (two sacks, five TFL), La’Dainian Gonzalez (sack, four TFL), Jeremiah Jones (sack, fumble recovery), Reginald Fortson (sack) and Zacori Eichelberger (two TFL).

Ta’Maja Anderson-Dawn had a long touchdown run down the sideline for Palo Alto. Quarterbacks Jacob Walker and Koby Henry were also offensive standouts for the Patriots.

Nickolus Caldwell recovered a pair of fumbles, Jad’N Shaw recovered one, and Adrien Sheffield led the team in tackles, had a sack and forced a fumble.

VOLLEYBALL

Monday

SMITH 7A DEF. NOLAN 7A 25-12, 25-14: Trynity Hicks served 11 straight points to get the Lady Leopards started to a victory.

Da’Niya Brooks and Kaliyah Rosemond later added five- and six-point runs.

UNION GROVE 7A DEF. LIVE OAK RIDGE 7A 25-5, 25-17: Gloria Iosefo served 13 points, and Sakoya Lopez added 12 as the Grizzlies won their conference opener and improved to 9-0.

Also scoring for Union Grove were Kaley Lelauti (seven points), Faryn Morris and Jaliah Evans (two each) and Alicia Morris, Keonna Otis and Brooke Ross (one each). Other standouts were Alicia Mora, Brooke Moreno and Eloise Shirley.

PATTERSON 7A DEF. AUDIE MURPHY 7A 25-17, 25-12: Elizabeth Eakin served 13 points to help the Lady Cavaliers get the win.

Other contributors for Patterson were Tiana St Cyr (10 points), Deshonay Merchant (eight points, ace), Aryanna Ramos, Ja’liz Simmons and Taleyah Talley (three points each), Lanyjah Ballard-Stoute, Mia Caldwell, Taylor Brodine and Emily Lee.

SMITH 7B DEF. NOLAN 7B 25-21, 25-13: Cianna Cantrell served seven points, including two aces, to lead the Lady Leopards to a victory.

De’Ausinane Roberts added five points.

UNION GROVE 7B DEF. LIVE OAK RIDGE 7B 25-14, 25-17: Nevaeh Halbach served nine points and the Grizzlies won their conference opener to remain perfect on the season.

Other scorers for Union Grove (5-0) were Saniyah Johnson and Aryam Quiroz (eight points each), Judy Irizarry (three) and Faith Leveck (two).

PATTERSON 7B DEF. AUDIE MURPHY 7B 18-25, 25-14, 25-14: Amani Winchester served 17 points, including two aces, in the Lady Cavaliers’ comeback victory.

Other contributors for Patterson were Natalya Senat (eight points, ace), Ale’Ani Ruffin (seven points, ace), Tori McIntyre, Lanijah Harrell (eight points, three aces) and Miracle Gwyn (six points).

LIVE OAK RIDGE 8A DEF. UNION GROVE 8A 17-25, 25-22, 25-21: At Live Oak Ridge, Aryana Martin served 15 points to lead the defeated Grizzlies in their conference opener.

Other scorers for Union Grove (4-4) were Mary Allen (10 points), Alexandria Cloud (seven), Karly Hansen (five) and Temiya Johnson (four).

Other standouts were Jasmine Johnson, Rozalyn Simmons, Lilly Sanchez, Evan Fuller and Janae Deauvearo.

SMITH 8A DEF. NOLAN 8A 25-20, 13-25, 25-21: Taylor Lewis and Karissa Ybarbo each served 11 points to lift the Lady Leopards to a win.

Queenie Humes also contributed to the victory.

Smith rallied from a 17-10 deficit in the decisive set.

Taleiya Aguon, Armani Davis, Alyssa Gomez, Kiarelys Landrau-Santagio and Katesha Lewis were defensive standouts for Nolan. Setter Anastazia Hentz and Kya Brown-Horne also contributed for the Lady Mustangs.

PATTERSON 8A DEF. AUDIE MURPHY 8A 25-10, 25-10: Ariana Moore served 26 points, including two aces, to lead the Lady Cavaliers to a victory.

Evelyn Lorenzo tallied one kill and two digs. Raina Fergurgur also had a kill. Ichani Norman recorded one kill, one block and an ace. Kylie Swanson recorded one kill, one assist and served four points, including an ace. Natalie Penman recorded two kills. Nicole Evans served three points.

LIBERTY HILL 8A DEF. PALO ALTO 8A 25-9, 25-14: Janea White, and Jamesha Reece served two points each for the defeated Lady Patriots.

Summer Aguon Tallada, Mahogany Shaw, Isabel Nautu and Sha’Taveanna Graham each served one point. Jamesha Reece had an amazing kill. Elicia Weaver, Gloria Wambua and Tavajenne Capers were other standouts.

UNION GROVE 8B DEF. LIVE OAK RIDGE 8B 25-10, 25-11: At Live Oak Ridge, Cassandra Vazquez served 10 points and the Grizzlies remained unbeaten.

Other scorers for Union Grove (5-0) were Kanaiya Blackmon (eight points), Keni Moore (six), Micayla Reeves and Savannah Seldon (two each) and Shakira Shackleford and Lauren Grover (one each).

Jocelyn Deaton had the only kill of the match.   

SMITH 8B DEF. NOLAN 8B 25-9, 25-3: Janessa Beckford served 17 points, and Eshay Graves added 10 to lead the Lady Leopards to a victory.

Jashanti Davis, Saniyah Kennedy and Latisha Anderson were standouts for Nolan.

LIBERTY HILL 8B DEF. PALO ALTO 8B 25-14, 25-10: Susan Mayo served three points to lead the defeated Lady Patriots.

Keyshanny Pizarro and Aiyanna Stepp each served two points, and Azirria Becoats one. Britsel Arrendondo, Guadalupe Ferrosquia Rodriguez andAlicia Rolland were other standouts.

PATTERSON 8B DEF. AUDIE MURPHY 8B 25-13, 27-25: Bianca Garcia had four aces and served seven points to help send the Lady Cavaliers to a victory.

Jalacia Cokley recorded two aces and Jazmyn Byron had one. Mya Debose had two kills and an ace. Landry Searcy and Lauren Thomas each had a kill. Angilise Blair recorded a dig.

SALADO JUNIOR HIGH VB

The 8A Lady Eagles struggled in their opener on Oct. 6 in the Belton Tournament against Academy, dropping the match in straight sets. But they rebounded the next day to beat Temple Bonham and Lampasas for the consolation title.

The 8B Lady Eagles lost to Lampasas and Bonham.

Katy Bartek and Holly Giesecke led the 7A Lady Eagles to a runner-up finish. Salado defeated Academy and Lake Belton before falling to a combined seventh- and eighth-grade team from Crawford in the final.

Joanna Steigerwalt, Diamond Leach, Ava Magoulik, Madison Graham and Haley Piatak led the 7B Lady Eagles to a third-place finish. Salado won its opener against Lampasas before falling to Lake Belton. The Lady Eagles defeated Academy in the third-place match.

CROSS COUNTRY

PATTERSON WINS 3 OF 4 TITLES: The inaugural season of Killeen ISD middle school cross country was dominated by Patterson Middle School, which won three of four titles at the district championship meet Oct. 14 at Long Branch Park.

Aubrey Giles capped a perfect season for the eighth-grade Lady Cavaliers with her fifth victory in five races. Six of her teammates finished in the top 10 and Patterson won its fourth team championship on the season.

In the seventh-grade boys race, Patterson’s Miguel Solia Araujo and Ryan Mills finished 1-2 to lead the Cavs to the district championship. Alan Douglas was fourth. Mathew Garrett and Elijah Caputo also ran well.

Michael Kelly posted a sub-12-minute time to help the eighth-grade Patterson boys cap a perfect season. They won all five of their meets. Domingo Ortego and Onyx Rodriguez were also instrumental in the championship.

Patterson’s seventh-grade just missed giving the school a championship sweep. They finished three points (and just 30 seconds) behind the champs.

Kera Harvey and Christian Batista led the way with excellent runs.

Union Grove placed second in the seventh-grade boys standings. Dayne Holden led the Grizzlies with a third-place finish of 13:00. Other runners for Union Grove were Michael Garrison (sixth, 13:20), Michael Griffin (eighth, 13:27), Jesus Molina (12th, 13:40), Malik Devine (13:45), Ryan Shine (14:13), Garrett Greer (15:04), Evan Melvin (15:28) and Chance Heck (15:34).

The eighth-grade Grizzly boys also finished in the team standings. Evan Ernst led Union Grove with a fourth-place run of 12:31. Other Grizzlies were Alex Quiroz (15th, 14:00), Derek Morales (16th, 14:11) and Cesar Carrillo (25th, 15:24).

SUBVARSITY CROSS COUNTRY

SALADO JV BOYS, GIRLS 4TH IN DISTRICT: Grace Graham’s 15th-place finish of 15 minutes, 48 seconds helped the Lady Eagles finish fourth Oct. 13 at the District 19-4A Meet in Lampasas.

Other Salado runners were Erin McBryde (16th, 15:52), Rachael Jett (24th, 16:25), Hannah Seymore (25th, 16:43) and Lily Lougheed (26th, 16:46).

The JV boys also placed fourth as a team. Dustin Wilson was 17th individually. Cole McKinney placed 27th, Chris Ortiz placed 32nd, Juaquin Tobias placed 36th, Collin Wilson placed 49th, Jacob Sellers placed 55th and Nevin Santana placed 56th.

SUBVARSITY VOLLEYBALL

SALADO FRESHMEN OUTLAST BURNET: Lorena Perez helped lead the Lady Eagles to a 15-25, 25-19, 25-16 win at Burnet on Oct. 13.

The SHS junior varsity squad lost 24-26, 25-20, 25-12. Taylor Rich was top scorer for the Lady Eagles.

Eric Moore accounted for four touchdowns and the Liberty Hill eighth-grade A-team Lions defense posted its fourth shutout in a row in a 38-0 win over Palo Alto on Tuesday.

Moore tossed three touchdown passes and scored on a 1-yard run. Two of the TD passes (12 and 10 yards) went to Terrance Carter as the Lions (4-0, 2-0 conference) rolled to a 12-0 lead in the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Marcus Maple scored the unbeaten Lions’ third TD with a 22-yard catch from Moore.

Nehemiah Costley scored for the defense when he returned an interception 36 yards to give Liberty Hill a 24-0 halftime lead. Anthony Millender capped the scoring with a 1-yard TD run. Malyke Whitted added a PAT.

David Billups and Costley blocked two punts, and both were recovered inside the 10-yard line. Other defensive standouts were Marquil Hattaway and Desmond Brown.

 UNION GROVE 8A 48, LIVE OAK RIDGE 8A 0: Tyshon Jammar returned an interception for a touchdown — one of six different Grizzlies to find the end zone — in Union Grove’s victory.

Jacob Ables, Ryan McKenzie, Darrius Wilson, David Ro and Taisamoa Lelauti also scored on touchdowns. Bryce Haws added the extra points and some nice grabs in the contest. Caleb Martinez Ramirez also assisted the offense with multiple runs into LORMS territory.

Defensively, Roderick Pollard had a strip sack and recovered the fumble. Cesar Carrillo, Isaiah Halbach, Larry Tidwell and Michael Berrios were other standouts.

AUDIE MURPHY 8A 19, PATTERSON 8A 0: The Cavs fell to 1-1 in conference play.

The Patterson offense was led by quarterback Howard Johnson, receivers Breon Williams, Christian Rillera and Dominick Allison and running backs Michael Wright and Marquis Valentine.

Mousa Dassama, Elijah Harris, Delon Lindsey, Siaosi Helu (interception) and Dai’Von Kow were defensive standouts.

SMITH 8A 52, NOLAN 8A 7: With just 15 players available, the Mustangs wore down in a loss to the Leopards.

PATTERSON 8B 21, AUDIE MURPHY 8B 0: Jamal WIlliams, Michael Kelly and Zaylin Blackwood each ran for touchdowns to lead the Cavaliers to a victory.

Patterson led all the way after scoring on the first possession.

Kelvin and Kevin Banchs led the defensive effort, along with Josh Cooper. Kevin Banchs had a big hit that produced a safety.

SMITH 8B 26, NOLAN 8B 7.

SMITH 7A 34, NOLAN 7A 0: Jeante Jeanty scored on two long touchdown runs to spark the Leopards to a victory.

Jamarius Stewart had a 64 yards combined yards rushing and receiving. Ronnie Collins had a 32-yard reception from Pablo Picacio. Christoff Bethea, Darius Steverson, Wilbert Martin, Royce Johnson and Jason Sokolowski dominated the game on the offensive line.

The Leopard defense shutout the opposing offense for the second straight week. Joseph Dickerson had an interception, Wilbert Martin forced a fumble and Sean Smith had a safety.

UNION GROVE 7A 48, LIVE OAK RIDGE 7A 0: Re’Shaun Sanford and Aimeer Washington each scored twice in the Grizzlies victory.

Sanford hauled in a 25-yard touchdown pass and scored on a 50-yard run. Washington had a 20-yard TD run and a 54-yard TD pass. Dayne Holden tossed two touchdown passes. Deaubry Hood also ran for a touchdown. Issac Hernandez kicked two extra points. Ashton Wilson also shined for offense.

The Union Grove defense got a safety on their first series. Standouts included De’Anthony Cathey, Ryan Shine, Marcus Mcmillan, Floyd Baldon, Jaydon Chatman, Thomas Connolly, Dylan Dubreuil, Seth Young, Gage Shoop, Evan Chatman, Xavier Pittman and Brandon Irving.

LIBERTY HILL 7A 27, PALO ALTO 7A 7: Key’Won Calhoun and Jamyron Keller returned interceptions for touchdowns as the Lions evened their record at 2-2

Calhoun’s pick-six went for 70 yards, and Keller’s for 45.

Keller opened the scoring with a 35-yard run. King White added a 40-yard TD run. Edward Yu was another offensive standout.

Minuet Lee had four sacks and a fumble recovery to lead the defense. Other standouts were Issac Diaz (two sacks, five TFL), La’Dainian Gonzalez (sack, four TFL), Jeremiah Jones (sack, fumble recovery), Reginald Fortson (sack) and Zacori Eichelberger (two TFL).

Ta’Maja Anderson-Dawn had a long touchdown run down the sideline for Palo Alto. Quarterbacks Jacob Walker and Koby Henry were also offensive standouts for the Patriots.

Nickolus Caldwell recovered a pair of fumbles, Jad’N Shaw recovered one, and Adrien Sheffield led the team in tackles, had a sack and forced a fumble.

MANOR 7A 28, AUDIE MURPHY 7A 0: Amare Johnson, Ishmond Ware, De’Van’te Johnson and Jakobe Deloach led the offense in the Rams’ victory.

To’O To’O Maugaotega and Aaron Barnwell led the Manor defense.

MANOR 7B 25, AUDIE MURPHY 7B 12: Jontae Williams and Treaveion Brooks led the Rams past the Falcons.

Leonard Groves was a defensive standout.

VOLLEYBALL

Monday

SMITH 7A DEF. NOLAN 7A 25-12, 25-14: Trynity Hicks served 11 straight points to get the Lady Leopards started to a victory.

Da’Niya Brooks and Kaliyah Rosemond later added five- and six-point runs.

UNION GROVE 7A DEF. LIVE OAK RIDGE 7A 25-5, 25-17: Gloria Iosefo served 13 points, and Sakoya Lopez added 12 as the Grizzlies won their conference opener and improved to 9-0.

Also scoring for Union Grove were Kaley Lelauti (seven points), Faryn Morris and Jaliah Evans (two each) and Alicia Morris, Keonna Otis and Brooke Ross (one each). Other standouts were Alicia Mora, Brooke Moreno and Eloise Shirley.

PATTERSON 7A DEF. AUDIE MURPHY 7A 25-17, 25-12: Elizabeth Eakin served 13 points to help the Lady Cavaliers get the win.

Other contributors for Patterson were Tiana St Cyr (10 points), Deshonay Merchant (eight points, ace), Aryanna Ramos, Ja’liz Simmons and Taleyah Talley (three points each),  Lanyjah Ballard-Stoute, Mia Caldwell, Taylor Brodine and Emily Lee.

SMITH 7B DEF. NOLAN 7B 25-21, 25-13: Cianna Cantrell served seven points, including two aces, to lead the Lady Leopards to a victory.

De’Ausinane Roberts added five points.

UNION GROVE 7B DEF. LIVE OAK RIDGE 7B 25-14, 25-17: Nevaeh Halbach served nine points and the Grizzlies won their conference opener to remain perfect on the season.

Other scorers for Union Grove (5-0) were Saniyah Johnson and Aryam Quiroz (eight points each), Judy Irizarry (three) and Faith Leveck (two).

PATTERSON 7B DEF. AUDIE MURPHY 7B 18-25, 25-14, 25-14: Amani Winchester served 17 points, including two aces, in the Lady Cavaliers’ comeback victory.

Other contributors for Patterson were Natalya Senat (eight points, ace), Ale’Ani Ruffin (seven points, ace), Tori McIntyre, Lanijah Harrell (eight points, three aces) and Miracle Gwyn (six points).

LIVE OAK RIDGE 8A DEF. UNION GROVE 8A 17-25, 25-22, 25-21: At Live Oak Ridge, Aryana Martin served 15 points to lead the defeated Grizzlies in their conference opener.

Other scorers for Union Grove (4-4) were Mary Allen (10 points), Alexandria Cloud (seven), Karly Hansen (five) and Temiya Johnson (four).

Other standouts were Jasmine Johnson, Rozalyn Simmons, Lilly Sanchez, Evan Fuller and Janae Deauvearo.

SMITH 8A DEF. NOLAN 8A 25-20, 13-25, 25-21: Taylor Lewis and Karissa Ybarbo each served 11 points to lift the Lady Leopards to a win.

Queenie Humes also contributed to the victory.

Smith rallied from a 17-10 deficit in the decisive set.

Taleiya Aguon, Armani Davis, Alyssa Gomez, Kiarelys Landrau-Santagio and Katesha Lewis were defensive standouts for Nolan. Setter Anastazia Hentz and Kya Brown-Horne also contributed for the Lady Mustangs.

PATTERSON 8A DEF. AUDIE MURPHY 8A 25-10, 25-10: Ariana Moore served 26 points, including two aces, to lead the Lady Cavaliers to a victory.

 Evelyn Lorenzo tallied one kill and two digs. Raina Fergurgur also had a kill. Ichani Norman recorded one kill, one block and an ace. Kylie Swanson recorded one kill, one assist and served four points, including an ace. Natalie Penman recorded two kills. Nicole Evans served three points.

LIBERTY HILL 8A DEF. PALO ALTO 8A 25-9, 25-14:  Janea White, and Jamesha Reece served two points each for the defeated Lady Patriots.

Summer Aguon Tallada, Mahogany Shaw, Isabel Nautu and Sha’Taveanna Graham each served one point. Jamesha Reece had an amazing kill. Elicia Weaver, Gloria Wambua and Tavajenne Capers were other standouts.

UNION GROVE 8B DEF. LIVE OAK RIDGE 8B 25-10, 25-11: At Live Oak Ridge, Cassandra Vazquez served 10 points and the Grizzlies remained unbeaten.

Other scorers for Union Grove (5-0) were Kanaiya Blackmon (eight points), Keni Moore (six), Micayla Reeves and Savannah Seldon (two each) and Shakira Shackleford and Lauren Grover (one each).

Jocelyn Deaton had the only kill of the match.   

SMITH 8B DEF. NOLAN 8B 25-9, 25-3: Janessa Beckford served 17 points, and Eshay Graves added 10 to lead the Lady Leopards to a victory.

Jashanti Davis, Saniyah Kennedy and Latisha Anderson were standouts for Nolan.

LIBERTY HILL 8B DEF. PALO ALTO 8B 25-14, 25-10: Susan Mayo served three points to lead the defeated Lady Patriots.

Keyshanny Pizarro and Aiyanna Stepp each served two points, and Azirria Becoats one. Britsel Arrendondo, Guadalupe Ferrosquia Rodriguez andAlicia Rolland were other standouts.

PATTERSON 8B DEF. AUDIE MURPHY 8B 25-13, 27-25: Bianca Garcia had four aces and served seven points to help send the Lady Cavaliers to a victory.

Jalacia Cokley recorded two aces and Jazmyn Byron had one. Mya Debose had two kills and an ace. Landry Searcy and Lauren Thomas each had a kill. Angilise Blair recorded a dig.

 SALADO JUNIOR HIGH VB

The 8A Lady Eagles struggled in their opener on Oct. 6 in the Belton Tournament against Academy, dropping the match in straight sets. But they rebounded the next day to beat Temple Bonham and Lampasas for the consolation title.

The 8B Lady Eagles lost to Lampasas and Bonham.

Katy Bartek and Holly Giesecke led the 7A Lady Eagles to a runner-up finish. Salado defeated Academy and Lake Belton before falling to a combined seventh- and eighth-grade team from Crawford in the final.

Joanna Steigerwalt, Diamond Leach, Ava Magoulik, Madison Graham and Haley Piatak led the 7B Lady Eagles to a third-place finish. Salado won its opener against Lampasas before falling to Lake Belton. The Lady Eagles defeated Academy in the third-place match.

CROSS COUNTRY

PATTERSON WINS 3 OF 4 TITLES: The inaugural season of Killeen ISD middle school cross country was dominated by Patterson Middle School, which won three of four titles at the district championship meet Oct. 14 at Long Branch Park.

Aubrey Giles capped a perfect season for the eighth-grade Lady Cavaliers with her fifth victory in five races. Six of her teammates finished in the top 10 and Patterson won its fourth team championship on the season.

In the seventh-grade boys race, Patterson’s Miguel Solia Araujo and Ryan Mills finished 1-2 to lead the Cavs to the district championship. Alan Douglas was fourth. Mathew Garrett and Elijah Caputo also ran well.

Michael Kelly posted a sub-12-minute time to help the eighth-grade Patterson boys cap a perfect season. They won all five of their meets. Domingo Ortego and Onyx Rodriguez were also instrumental in the championship.

Patterson’s seventh-grade just missed giving the school a championship sweep. They finished three points (and just 30 seconds) behind the champs.

Kera Harvey and Christian Batista led the way with excellent runs.

Union Grove placed second in the seventh-grade boys standings. Dayne Holden led the Grizzlies with a third-place finish of 13:00. Other runners for Union Grove were Michael Garrison (sixth, 13:20), Michael Griffin (eighth, 13:27), Jesus Molina (12th, 13:40), Malik Devine (13:45), Ryan Shine (14:13), Garrett Greer (15:04), Evan Melvin (15:28) and Chance Heck (15:34).

The eighth-grade Grizzly boys also finished in the team standings. Evan Ernst led Union Grove with a fourth-place run of 12:31. Other Grizzlies were Alex Quiroz (15th, 14:00), Derek Morales (16th, 14:11) and Cesar Carrillo (25th, 15:24).

SUBVARSITY CROSS COUNTRY

SALADO JV BOYS, GIRLS 4TH IN DISTRICT: Grace Graham’s 15th-place finish of 15 minutes, 48 seconds helped the Lady Eagles finish fourth Oct. 13 at the District 19-4A Meet in Lampasas.

Other Salado runners were Erin McBryde (16th, 15:52), Rachael Jett (24th, 16:25), Hannah Seymore (25th, 16:43) and Lily Lougheed (26th, 16:46).

The JV boys also placed fourth as a team. Dustin Wilson was 17th individually. Cole McKinney placed 27th, Chris Ortiz placed 32nd, Juaquin Tobias placed 36th, Collin Wilson placed 49th, Jacob Sellers placed 55th and Nevin Santana placed 56th.

 SUBVARSITY VOLLEYBALL

SALADO FRESHMEN OUTLAST BURNET: Lorena Perez helped lead the Lady Eagles to a 15-25, 25-19, 25-16 win at Burnet on Oct. 13.

The SHS junior varsity squad lost 24-26, 25-20, 25-12. Taylor Rich was top scorer for the Lady Eagles.

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