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October 09, 2019 - 00:00
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Cheyenne Huskey has been recognized for her volleyball performance.

The Columbus High School graduate was named Sept. 30 as the Sun Belt Conference offensive player of the week.

The Texas State University senior outside hitter and setter was cited for her play in three matches, the latter two against conference opponents.

In the team’s first conference match, she had a season-high 21 kills in a win over University of Louisiana at Lafayette, for which former Cardinal Hali Wisnoskie plays. Huskey led players from both teams in kills and added 11 digs.

Huskey led Texas State with 14 kills during a win over Louisiana Monroe and had eight digs. She had five kills and four digs in a loss to then-unbeaten Baylor in the first match of the Sept. 23 week.

As of Thursday, she ranked fifth in the conference in service aces per set and sixth in kills per set.

More women’s volleyball

Wisnoskie led Louisiana at Lafayette with 12 kills against Texas State. The junior outside hitter had nine digs.

University of Houston sophomore Isabel Theut had eight kills against Memphis. The past Cardinal had five block assists and one solo block.

Wharton County Junior College right side Jada Johnson had five kills against Tyler. She played for Rice Consolidated.

Gabby Weido of Victoria College had seven digs against Tyler. The sophomore is out of Columbus.

Football

Alexce Marshall of Southeastern Oklahoma State University matched his season high of three tackles during a loss to Southern Nazarene. The defensive lineman competed for the Cardinals.

Men’s rodeo

Rock Island resident Trey Benton III placed second in bull riding at a Stephenville event. The Rice graduate earned $3,417.

Send updates about area athletes to Barbara Boxleitner at jdanddoc@gmail.com.