Volleyball: Academy of Our Lady downs Warren Easton in straight sets

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Area Prep Volleyball Report for Tuesday, Oct. 13

Perhaps it has not been noticed.

After reaching the Division II quarterfinals a year ago, Academy of Our Lady returned a solid nucleus of players in 2020.

Don’t look now but AOL is unbeaten more than halfway through the season.

The Penguins went on the road Monday and handled Warren Easton 25-11, 25-16, 25-12.

Kacey Lyon and Kylie Howell each had six kills to lead the way, Madison Romano served three aces, Emily Eschette had seven digs and Essence Wren finished with 15 assists.

Academy of Our Lady is ranked third in the Division II power rankings behind Lafayette powers St. Thomas More and Teurlings Catholic.

AOL (13-0) returns to action, hosting Landry today at 4:30 p.m. in a District 8-II contest while the Eagles (8-5) saw a four-match win streak end. Warren Easton will host West Jefferson today at 4:30 p.m.

Area Prep Volleyball Results from Monday, Oct. 12

Academy of Our Lady over Warren Easton 25-11, 25-16, 25-12

Country Day over Central Lafourche 25-9, 25-12, 25-16

Destrehan over Belle Chasse 25-16, 23-25, 22-25, 25-23, 16-14

Ben Franklin over Lusher Charter 25-9, 25-11, 25-12

Hammond over Slidell 26-24, 23-25, 25-23, 25-27, 15-12

Kenner Discovery over Fisher 25-15, 25-13, 15-25, 26-24

Newman over Riverside Academy 25-17, 25-17, 25-20

Pearl River over Covington 25-21, 25-16, 25-12

Pine over First Baptist Christian 25-20, 25-14, 25-15

St. Thomas Aquinas over Springfield 24-26, 23-25, 25-19, 25-9, 15-11

West St. John over White Castle 25-14, 25-23, 25-11

Area Prep Volleyball Schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 13

Abramson Sci Academy at John F. Kennedy, 4 p.m.

Ascension Christian at Destrehan, 6 p.m.

Booker T. Washington (NO) at Douglass, 4:30 p.m.

Cohen at Sacred Heart (NO), 4 p.m.

Dominican at Chalmette, 5:30 p.m.

Dunham at Country Day, 4:30 p.m.

Ecole Classique at Crescent City Christian, 4:30 p.m.

E.D. White at Lutcher, 5:30 p.m.

Hahnville at Thibodaux, 4 p.m.

Karr at Helen Cox, 4 p.m.

Kenner Discovery at Haynes Academy, 4 p.m.

Landry-Walker at Academy of Our Lady, 4:30 p.m.

Loranger at Archbishop Hannan, 5:30 p.m.

Mandeville at Slidell, 5 p.m.

McMain at St. Mary’s Academy, 4:30 p.m.

M.L. King Charter at Morris Jeff Community, 4:30 p.m.

Mount Carmel Academy at Archbishop Chapelle, 6 p.m.

New Orleans Science & Math at Ursuline Academy, 4:30 p.m.

Northlake Christian at Christ Episcopal, 5:30 p.m.

Patrick Taylor at Higgins, 4:30 p.m.

Pine at Bogalusa, 4:30 p.m.

Ponchatoula at Northshore, 5:30 p.m.

Riverside at Lutheran, 4:30 p.m.

Salmen at Franklinton, 4:30 p.m.

South Plaquemines at McGehee, 5 p.m.

Springfield at Pope John Paul II, 5:30 p.m.

St. Helena at St. Thomas Aquinas, 4:30 p.m.

St. James at St. Charles Catholic, 4:30 p.m.

St. Martin’s Episcopal at West St. John, 5 p.m.

St. Scholastica at Lakeshore, 5:30 p.m.

Varnado at First Baptist Christian, 4:30 p.m.

West Jefferson at Warren Easton, 4:30 p.m.

Sophie B. Wright at Lusher Charter, 5:30 p.m.

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Born and raised in the New Orleans area, CCSE CEO Ken Trahan has been a sports media fixture in the community for nearly four decades. Ken started NewOrleans.com/Sports with Bill Hammack and Don Jones in 2008. In 2011, the site became SportsNOLA.com. On August 1, 2017, Ken helped launch CrescentCitySports.com. Having accumulated national awards/recognition (National Sports Media Association, National Football…

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