09 Sep Cavins earns career win 300 as NC takes 4
ABILENE — Andy Cavins secured his 300th career head coaching victory as unbeaten, third-ranked Navarro won four matches at the Wrangler/Ranger Round Up hosted by Cisco and Ranger Colleges.
The Bulldogs overcame an 0-2 deficit in their first match against seventh-ranked Division II Cowley, but rallied for a decisive fifth-game victory. Afterward, Navarro rolled to consecutive 3-0 sweeps over Seminole State, Ok., Laredo and host Cisco.
Navarro 3, Cowley 2
NC came back from losses of 25-22, 26-24 to defeat Cowley, 25-19, 25-15, 15-4 as Jordan Russell had a team-high 25 kills and 53 total attacks. Emily Witt added 48 assists. Patricia Pantoja recorded her first kill-dig double-double (10/14). Carla Boudal totaled a team-high 22 digs for the Bulldogs.
Friday’s match was the first this season in which the Bulldogs were extended to a fifth game.
Navarro 3, Seminole State 0
The Bulldogs hit .474 in a 25-8, 25-8, 25-10 sweep of Seminole State as Madison Schultz led NC with 12 kills. Emily Witt provided 34 assists and Carla Boudal added 13 digs in the three-game match. Ola Rojecka made her debut with four kills and four block-assists.
Navarro 3, Laredo 0
The ‘Dawgs scored a 25-12, 25-21, 25-14 win over their Region XIV foes in a non-conference matchup as Russell (12), Schultz (8) and Monica Wood (7) accounted for 27 of Navarro’s 40 kills. Pantoja had a team-high 15 digs and Emily Witt contributed another 31 assists.
Navarro 3, Cisco 0
The weekend’s final win came at the expense of the host Cisco Wranglers, 25-12, 25-10, 25-12 as Russell totaled 15 kills and Deja Arnold added five kills, three block solos and two block-assists. Wood added a block solo and three block assists for NC, which hit .451 in the match.
Navarro (9-0) hosts North Lake at 6 pm Wednesday at the Wolens Special Events Center.