Even though playing against larger schools can be intimidating at times, that did not stop the Lady Bucks from putting up a fight.
The Lady Bucks went 2-4 in the tournament but head coach Jeana Yarbrough was proud of how the team played.
“My goal for the girls was to get to that gold bracket this year,” said coach Yarbrough. “I am so proud of the girls for fighting tough to meet that goal. We just had a really hard time getting anything started on Saturday versus those larger, quicker teams. It was a good experience for us and gave us a great idea of where we need to go.”
Breckenridge was 2-2 in pool play on Friday.
The Lady Bucks lost their first match to Sterling City 25-23, 25-23, but came back to defeat Temple in three sets, 20-25, 27-25, 25-22.
Carri Yarbrough led the way for Breckenridge with seven kills and one dig against Sterling City, while she had 14 kills against Temple. Emma Davis had eight assists in the match against Sterling City and 32 against Temple.
Breckenridge defeated Graham in their next match 25-16, 25-19.
Carri Yarbrough recorded one ace, nine kills and two digs to set the pace for the Lady Bucks.
The Lady Bucks were defeated by Abilene High in their final match Friday, 12-25, 14-25.
Breckenridge was 0-2 in bracket play on Saturday.
The Lady Bucks fell to eventual champion Lubbock Trinity Christian 15-25, 9-25.
(See complete story in the Wednesday, Aug. 20 edition of the Breckenridge American)