Lady Warriors volleyball takes two of three in Roswell

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The Lady Warriors volleyball team competed in the Zia Classic Tournament in Roswell over the weekend, taking two of their three matches to improve officially to 7-3 on the season.

In their first match against Chaparral on Friday, Socorro ran through the Lobos in three straight sets, 25-11, 25-10 and 25-10. Bryahna Baca was the player of the match for Socorro with 13 recorded kills and a dig, while Marissa Sarate added six kills and three digs and Ashley Pyke tossed in four kills, four digs and four aces. Maudie Mauldin had 25 points on serve for Socorro, including 12 aces.

The Ruidoso Warriors got the best of Socorro in Saturday morning's match, beating the Lady Warriors in straight sets, 25-23, 25-21 and 25-16. Pyke tallied nine kills, an ace and a dig, and Baca had 10 kills and a block.

Socorro came back on Saturday evening, however, to defeat the 4A Deming Wildcats in five sets, 23-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-27, 15-8. Mauldin was the player of the match as she recorded seven kills, 15 points on serve with seven aces, handled 39 balls with only two errors and notched eight digs. Baca had 21 kills, a block and three digs, while Pyke recorded 20 kills of her own, two aces, two blocks and six digs. It was the Lady Warriors second victory over a 4A team this year.

Socorro returns home on Tuesday, Oct. 2 when it plays host to Cobre at 3 p.m.