Lady Mustangs prevail in five sets against Falls City


Despite being down two sets to one in their match against the visiting Falls City Beaverettes on Tuesday, Aug. 16, the Nixon-Smiley Lady Mustangs did not cave to pressure. Instead, they rose to the occasion and surged to a five-set victory, 20-25, 25-16, 25-27, 25-11 and 15-13.

Next up for the Lady Mustangs is hosting their own varsity tournament this Friday, Aug. 19, and Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Nixon-Smiley High School gym. Match times to be determined.

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, Nixon-Smiley travels west to Stockdale to take on their former district foes, who are now in Class 2A. Match times are at 5 p.m. for freshmen, 6 p.m. for JV and 7 p.m. for varsity. Then, on Aug. 26-27, the varsity plays at the Cuero tournament with match times to be determined.