Volleyball: Academy of Our Lady wins own tourney

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Academy of Our Lady proved to be a gracious but tough host over the weekend.

The Penguins won their own volleyball tournament, downing McGehee in the title match 26-24, 23-25, 15-11 in a very close match.

Kylie Howell had 12 kills, Abbie Robichaux finished with 30 assists, Essence Wren had 14 digs, Destinee Williams produced seven blocks and Ella Treadway served two aces.

AOL also posted wins over John Curtis Christian, Crescent City Christian and Cabrini in reaching the title match.

McGehee had wins over Haynes Academy and Ursuline Academy.

Cabrini had victories over Crescent City Christian and John Curtis Christian.

The Patriots defeated Crescent City Christian.

Haynes had a victory over De La Salle.

Ursuline Academy had a victory over De La Salle.

Academy of Our Lady (14-3), which has now won six straight matches, will host Country Day today at 4:30 p.m.

AOL Tournament Results:

Ursuline Academy 25 25
De La Salle 5 5

Louise McGehee 25 25
Haynes Academy 17 21

Haynes Academy 25 25
De La Salle 19 21

Louise McGehee 25 25
Ursuline Academy 9 16

Haynes Academy 25 25
Ursuline Academy 18 22

Academy of Our Lady 25 25
Cabrini 9 20

John Curtis Christian 25 25
Crescent City 17 8

Academy of Our Lady 25 25
John Curtis Christian 15 12

Cabrini 25 25
Crescent City Christian 10 17

Cabrini 25. 25
John Curtis Christian 6 18

Academy of Our Lady 25 25
Crescent City Christian 11 16

Championship Match:
Academy of Our Lady 26 23 15
Louise McGehee 24 25 11

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