Hoxie’s Mykayla Johnson jumps to connect with the ball as she is backed up by teammate Ellery Gillham during the Lady Mustangs’ three-set win over Newport on Sept. 29.

The Hoxie senior high volleyball team remained undefeated in 2020 with victories over Newport and Cave City in 3A Northeast Conference play.


The Lady Mustangs hosted Newport on Sept. 29 and swept the Lady Greyhounds, 25-18, 25-10, 25-12.

For Hoxie, Chloe Prater had five digs, three kills and served 7/7 with an ace. Ellery Gillham had five digs, eight kills, two blocks and served 11/12 with three aces. Cara Forrester had 13 assists, a dig, 10 kills, a block and served 7/7 with an ace. Mya Pinkston had two digs and served 12/12 with three aces. Jaedyn Brown had 10 digs, nine kills, a block and served 9/9 with two aces. Olivia Palmer had 19 assists, two kills and was 24/24 serving. Mykala Johnson had a kill and a block, and Jazmin Blakeney had four assists.

The Hoxie junior high team defeated Newport 25-6, 25-15.

Bailey Prater had three digs, seven kills, a block and was 7/7 serving. Hannah Riggs had three assists, four kills and served 6/6 with an ace. Blaze Loren had an assist, a kill and served 3/3. Nadia Greer had nine assists, four kills, a block and served 7/7. Gracie Felton had two digs and was 19/19 serving with three aces. Madison Wells had three digs and served 3/3 with an ace, and Saydee Pratt had an assist and an ace.

Cave City

Hoxie traveled to Cave City on Sept. 28 and earned wins in both the senior and junior high matches.

The Lady Mustangs won the senior high match 25-10, 25-21, 25-17.

Prater had two assists, nine digs, four kills and served 20/20 with two aces. Gillham recorded four digs, 11 kills, six blocks and served 18/19 with three aces. Forrester finished with 17 assists, two kills, a block and served 5/7 with an ace. Pinkston had three digs and served 7/7 with two aces. Brown had eight digs, seven kills, two blocks and was 5/6 serving. Palmer had an assist, two digs, two kills and served 11/12 with an ace. Johnson had a dig and five kills, and Blakeney contributed 17 assists.

Hoxie won the junior high match 25-4, 25-15.

Prater had five digs, seven kills and served 8/8 with an ace. Riggs had six assists, a dig, two kills and served 11/11 with two aces. Lorren had an assist, three digs, eight kills and served 2/2 with an ace. Greer had 16 assists, three digs, five kills, a block and served 17/17 with five aces. Felton had two digs, two kills and served 7/7 with three aces, and Wells added an assist, three digs and a kill.

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