The Deer Park volleyball team avenged one of its two district losses Friday, sweeping La Porte at home. With the 25-18, 25-23, 25-18 victory, Deer Park's 22-5A record is now 7-2 and 28-6 overall
Haley Mueller led the Deer with 11 kills over the match. Deer Park has won its last six matches, five coming via sweeps. Their next match is against Pasadena Dobie, the only other team to defeat them in district play. That match is Tuesday at the North Campus at 6:30 p.m.
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Deer Park's second chance at La Porte starts at 6:30 p.m.
Thirteen-year-old Cole Bedford of Deer Park is turning heads across the United States with his pitching performances. Ranked the top player in the Houston area by www.juicybaseball.com, Cole has been selected to travel to Ecuador later this week for the 2009 COPABE PanAmerican 14U Championships. Bedford is one of 18 American players to be selected for the trip out of a pool of 24 teen prospects.
The 6-foot righthander is the son of Chris Bedford and the grandson of Tom and George Ann Bedford, all of Deer Park.
After knocking off previously district unbeaten Pearland, the Deer Park volleyball team did not let up, sweeping the Memorial Mavericks 3-0 at the North Campus.
A defensive struggle netted only nine combined points as Deer Park fell to arch rival La Porte, 7-2. This marks the first time in four years the Deer have lost to the Bulldogs.