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Loboette Volleyball Invitational Opens on Friday

loboloyaltyThe Levelland Loboettes are prepping for their second tournament of the 2018 campaign and the good news is you don’t have to travel much to watch as the Levelland Volleyball Invitational opens on Friday.

For the varsity side of the card Levelland will be joined by Plains, the Permian JV, Littlefield, Lubbock Christian, the Lubbock Cooper JV, Lamesa, and Brownfield.

Pool A will run as follows with all games in Gano Tubb Gymnasium:
11:00am —  Levelland vs. Plains
12:00pm —  Permian JV vs. Plains
1:00pm —  Levelland vs. Permian JV
2:00pm —  Plains vs. Littlefield
3:00pm —  Permian JV vs. Littlefield
4:00pm —  Levelland vs. Littlefield

Pool B will be played in the back gym and runs as follows:
11:00am —  Lubbock Christian vs. Lamesa
12:00pm —  Lubbock Cooper JV vs. Brownfield
1:00pm —  Lubbock Christian vs. Brownfield
2:00pm —  Lubbock Cooper JV vs. Lamesa
3:00pm —  Lamesa vs. Brownfield
4:00pm —  Lubbock Christian vs. Lubbock Cooper JV

The Junior Varsity Pools will be in split locations including Levelland High School and Levelland Middle School:

Pool A is as follows:
9:00am —  Levelland JV vs. Lubbock Christian JV Blue (High School Main Gym)
9:00am — Plains JV vs. Lamesa JV (High School Back Gym)
10:00am —  Levelland JV vs. Lamesa JV (High School Main Gym)
10:00am –  Plains JV s. Lubbock Christian JV Blue (High School Back Gym)
1:00pm —  Levelland JV vs. Plains JV (Levelland Middle School Front Court)
1:00pm —  Lubbock Christian JV Blue vs. Lamesa JV (Middle School Back Court)

Pool B (All Levelland Middle School Front Court)
9:00am —  Lubbock Christian JV Gold vs. Lubbock Cooper Freshman
10:00am — Odessa White vs. Loop
11:00am —  Lubbock Christian JV Gold vs. Loop
12:00pm —  Odessa White vs. Lubbock Cooper Freshman
2:00pm —  Lubbock Cooper Freshman vs. Loop
3:00pm —  Lubbock Christian Gold vs. Odessa White

Pool C (All Levelland Middle School Back Court)
9:00am —  Odessa Red vs. Levelland Freshman
10:00am —  Brownfield JV vs. Plains Freshman
11:00am —  Plains Freshman vs. Odessa Red
12:00pm —  Brownfield JV vs. Levelland Freshman
2:00pm —  Levelland Freshman vs. Plains Freshman
3:00pm —  Odessa Red vs. Brownfield JV

Bracket play begins on Saturday.

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Loboettes Struggle at Lubbock Monterey and Move to Three-and-Seven

loboloyaltyIt was a struggle for the Loboettes on Tuesday as Lubbock Monterey hung 15 service aces to defeat Levelland 25-14, 25-14, and 25-14 to move the Levelland Loboettes record to three-and-seven on the year.

Levelland was in the hunt all three games as they were down 12-to-11 in game one before the Lady Plainsmen out scored Levelland 13-to-three down the stretch.

Game two and three went much the same way as the game one. Levelland led both game two and game three early, however, Lubbock Monterey out scored Levelland 15-to-seven down the stretch in the second and 15-to-four in the third to sweep Levelland 25-14, 25-14 and 25-14.

Lubbock Monterey won the kill column 18-to-17 and the block column five-to-two but it was service that hurt the most.

Lubbock Monterey collected 15 ace service against four faults while Levelland scored just five aces against seven faults.

Kazzi Spears led the kills with five while Annie Dewbre added three kills and Kaylee McCarter added two kills and an ace block.

Adaline Utley and Gisel Gonzales served for four points each while Utley and Chloe Dunn picked up two aces each.

Kinzi Hudson was the go to Lady Plainsmen as she finished with six kills and 12 service points to go along with four aces.  Addison Nieman added three kills and three blocks while Taylor Salsky added 11 service points in the win.

The Loboettes move to three-and-seven on the year as they prep to host their home tournament coming up on Friday and Saturday.

High School Football Hits Opening Scrimmages This Week

letstalkfbbanner5High school football in the area is through the first week of practices and that means the opening scrimmages are just ahead.

Here is a schedule of the area scrimmages:

Friday August 17th
Cotton Center @ Whiteface (5:00pm)
Sundown @ Friona (6:00pm)
Littlefield @ Levelland (Freshman/JV 6:15pm & Varsity 7:30pm)
Ropes with Borden County/Paducah (at Gail Time TBA)
Meadow @ Grady (TBA)

Saturday August 18th
Morton @ Whitharral (10:00am)
Shallowater @ Panhandle (11:00am)

We will add more teams and times as information becomes available.

Young Loboettes Go Three-and-Four in Shallowater Tournament

loboloyaltyThe young Levelland Loboettes took their show on the road over the weekend and netted a three-and-four run in a very solid Shallowater Tournament Field.

Levelland opened the tournament with back-to-back pool wins defeating Littlefield 25-15, 23-25 and 25-19 and Amarillo River Road 29-27, and 25-20.

They hit their first stumble with a 25-12, 25-19 lost to Andrews to wrap up Pool Play at two-and-one and earn a spot in the Silver Bracket on Saturday.

The Loboettes opened Saturday well with a 18-25, 26-24, and 25-21 win over Brownfield but fell on hard times as the bracket got deeper.

The Levelland Loboettes would drop their next contest to eventual tournament runner-up Graham.  They would drop the first game but rallied to force a full match losing 25-18, 22-25, and 25-20.

Levelland would then run into Andrews once again and the Loboettes struggled with the Lady Mustangs again dropping the contest 25-12 and 25-19.

They would wrap up Saturday and the tournament with a wild match against the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles.

The Lady Eagles ran away with game one 25-to-14 but the Loboettes returned the favor winning the second game 25-to-15.  Game three was blow by blow but the Loboettes would drop game three 25-23 and the match two-and-one.

Overall, the Levelland Loboettes went three-and-four over the tournament and move to three-and-six on the season.

“We did some good things and got better,” said Loboette Coach Kayla Koerner late in the day Saturday. “Lots of things to work on but we played good solid teams and we got better.”

The Levelland Loboettes return to action with another busy week as they head to Lubbock Monterey on Tuesday and return home for the Levelland Volleyball Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

Tuesday games are set with Freshman and Junior Varsity at 5:00pm and Varsity at 6:00pm and the Levelland Tournament brackets should be release sometime on Monday.

Remember to tune into the Loboettes Tuesday night with Loboette Pregame Show at 5:30pm and first serve a 6:00pm on KLVT AM1230 and http://www.klvtradio.com!

Loboettes Drop Battle to Graham Lady Blues at Shallowater Tournament

loboloyaltyIt was a hard fought battle for the Levelland Loboettes but they lost a three game tilt to Graham Lady Blues on Saturday afternoon 25-18, 22-25, and 25-20 to move to three-and-four on the season.

Levelland out killed Graham 29-to-26 while the blocks went even at three each.

Levelland put up 10 aces against five service faults while Graham scored eight aces against three faults.

Michaela Watkins had a break out game with ten kills and a block to lead Levelland while Kazzi Spears added five kills and Mahalie Stafford and Kaylee McCarter took four kills each in the loss.

Adaline Utley led in service with nine points and a pair of aces while Kazzi Spears served for nine points and four aces.

Graham got seven kills from Celeste Aguirre and six each from Britain Thayer and Chloe Menard in the win.

Levelland moves to three-and-four over all and into the consolation side of the 2018 Shallowater Tournament Silver Bracket.

They will have another meeting with the Andrews Lady Mustangs coming up Saturday around 2:00pm.  Levelland fell to Andrews on Friday afternoon 25-16, and 25-21 in pool play.

Stay tuned into KLVT AM1230 and http://www.klvtradio.com for continued coverage of the Levelland Loboettes from the 2018 Shallowater Tournament!

Loboettes Outlast Lady Cub Rallies for Three Game Win Over Brownfield

loboloyaltyThe Levelland Loboettes opened the Silver Bracket of the 2018 Shallowater Invitational on Saturday morning leading all three games but having to fend off Brownfield Lady Cub rallies for a 18-25, 26-24 and 25-21 win.  The win moves the Loboettes to three-and-three on the season.

Levelland led to 14 in game one before getting outscored 11-to-four down the stretch and giving up game one 25-18.

Game two the Loboettes stretched the lead to 13-to-five early but had to rally from a 23 all tie to win 26-to-24.

Game three much the same.  Levelland led 20-to-nine and clung to the lead for a 25-21 win to win the match 18-25, 26-24 and 25-21.

Levelland out killed Brownfield 24-to-15, won the block column two-to-nothing and the ace service column 15-to-11.

Junior Kazzi Spears led the way with six kills and ten service points while going 15-of-16 in service with two aces.

Jordan Campbell and Michaela Watkins collected five kills each while Hannah Scifres popped off the bench with three kills and nine services points.

Chloe Dunn added seven service points and six aces in the win.

Brownfield got nine kills from Tia Johnson and four from Jaqualia Reed while Dayna Romero served for 11 points on two aces in the loss.

Levelland moves to three-and-three on the year and three-and-one in the Shallowater tournament while advancing to play the Graham Lady Blues in the quarterfinals of the Silver Bracket from the Shallowater Tournament.

Catch the Loboettes live on KLVT AM1230 and http://www.klvtradio.com with game time around 11:30am.

Levelland Survives Wild One with River Road to Move to Two-and-Oh at Shallowater

loboloyaltyThe Levelland Loboettes had to survive a wild one with the Amarillo River Road Lady Cats but managed to hang on for a 29-27 and 25-20 sweep to move to two-and-oh in pool play at the Shallowater Tournament.

Levelland built a 17-to-three lead in game one on a 10 point service run from Chloe Dunn but that lead evaporated quickly as Amarillo River Road countered with 13 point run from Jenna Downs.  That turned it back into a blow by blow game until Levelland managed to escape with a 29-to-27 win in the front game.

Despite trailing the Lady Cats midway through the second, Levelland managed to pull away late on a six point run from Hallie Satterwhite and with a 25-to-20 win in the second game, the Loboettes completed the sweep  29-27 and 25-20.

Levelland out-killed the Lady Cats 18-to-10 while the block column went even at one each.

The Loboettes hung up 10 service aces against seven faults while River Road collected eight aces against four faults.

The win moves Levelland to two-and-two on the young season and two-and-oh in pool play at the 2018 Shallowater Invitational Tournament.

That grants the Loboettes a bid to at least the Silver Medal Bracket on Saturday and a possible trip to the Gold Medal Bracket as they have one pool game left, that being against the Andrews Lady Mustangs.

Levelland takes on Andrews around 1:30pm Friday afternoon and you can catch the action on KLVT AM1230 and http://www.klvtradio.com!