Volleyball: Ben Franklin, Country Day continue win streaks Monday
Make it six straight wins for Ben Franklin.
The Falcons overcame an early deficit to fight off Fontainebleau 22-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-19 at home Monday.
Grace Delpit led Ben Franklin with 15 kills, Zoe Bell had 43 digs, Annabel Allen had 32 digs, Cori Staes had 11 assists and Emma Fisackerly served a pair of aces.
Abby Hunt topped the Bulldogs with 16 kills, 22 digs and four aces while Alaina Townsend finished with 18 assists.
The Falcons (16-4) will host De La Salle today at 5:30 p.m. while the Bulldogs (15-5) entertain Covington today in a District 5-I match today at 5:30 p.m.
Make it four straight wins for Country Day.
The Cajuns went to Marrero and downed a good Academy of Our Lady squad 25-23, 25-22, 25-17.
Nia Washington put away 26 kills and had two blocks while Emma Launey dished up 40 assists. Ellison Vosbein had 17 digs while Jane Gambel added a pair of blocks.
Kylie Howell had 10 kills for the Penguins, Abbie Robichaux finished with 17 assists, Katie Harlow had 12 digs and Destinee Williams finished with six blocks.
Both teams return to action today as Country Day (15-3) hosts St. Mary’s Academy at 4:30 p.m. while Academy of our Lady (14-4) is at Landry at 4:30 p.m.
Area Prep Volleyball Results from Monday, Oct. 11
Ben Franklin over Fontainebleau 22-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-19
Country Day over Academy of Our Lady 25-23, 25-22, 25-17
Covenant Christian over St. James 25-22, 25-11, 25-12
Delcambre over Northlake Christian 25-22, 25-20, 25-22
Dominican over Vandebilt Catholic 25-15, 25-9, 25-3
Helen Cox over Ellender 14-25, 25-22, 16-25, 25-18, 15-9
Live Oak over Hammond 25-22, 25-23, 25-20
Mount Carmel Academy over Destrehan 25-15, 25-13, 25-18
Pearl River over Amite 25-9, 25-20, 25-6
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