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5A No. 1 Midlothian takes 18-1 record into first-ever district match against Midlothian Heritage

Ellis County Sports Sports report

The Midlothian Lady Panthers opened the season with a home sweep of Keller Timber Creek and did not look back — for 18 consecutive matches.

The Lady Panthers dropped the opening set of that opening match, 20-25. They quickly recovered to run out the ensuing three sets for a four-set season-opening victory, 20-25, 25-14, 25-18, 25-21, on Aug. 8 inside the arena at Midlothian High.

Midlothian is currently 18-1 on the season, having won 39 of its 47 sets played. The Lady Panthers had their undefeated run end during tournament play Saturday against Richland (25-22, 19-25, 23-25). Midlothian captured the Mansfield Methodist Medical Center Tournament championship in the process.

However, the records go out the window Tuesday, as the Lady Panthers are set to face in-town [assumed and probable] rival Midlothian Heritage for the first time in program history. The District 8-5A match is slated for a 5:30 p.m. first serve inside the arena at Midlothian High.


All photos by Fred Phipps/Ellis County Sports Sports during the Lady Panthers’ win against Keller Timber Creek on Aug. 8, 2022. 

About Travis M. Smith

Travis M. Smith is the owner and content director of Ellis County Sports and has over a decade of award-winning sports coverage. He most recently served as the digital sports director for Ellis County Sports 1390AM/99.1FM. He is the former managing editor of the Waxahachie Daily Light, Midlothian Mirror and Glen Rose Reporter.

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