Volleyball: Curtis, Belle Chasse, AOL, Mandeville among Tuesday winners
Area Prep Volleyball Report for Wednesday, Oct. 6
In a solid performance by a solid team, John Curtis Christian won at Patrick Taylor by scores of 25-22, 25-17, 25-18 Tuesday.
After a competitive first set, the Patriots controlled play the rest of the way.
Junior Jacke Melancon had eight kills, freshman Marissa Taix had seven kills, eight digs and three assists and junior Madison Decker added four kills, four aces, four digs and an assist. Madison Laiche had 22 assists, six digs, two kills, one ace and one block.
John Curtis (8-4) returns to action Thursday at St. Charles Catholic at 5:30 p.m.
Patrick Taylor (2-2) travels to Chalmette today at 4:30 p.m.
Belle Chasse won at Helen Cox 25-14, 25-10, 25-7 in a District 8-II contest at Helen Cox.
Junior Nya St. Cyr led the way with 13 kills, six blocks sophomore Kassidi Barthelemy had five kills, 13 assists and 13 digs and sophomore Tylen Bell had five kills, five digs and two aces. Senior Mae Olsen had four aces. Junior Ellen Rehrig had eight digs, one kill and an assist. Junior Jerne Colin had seven assists, six digs and three kills.
The Cardinals (10-2, 2-1) return to action today, hosting Live Oak at 5:30 p.m.
The Cougars (1-2, 0-2) will host Landry Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
Also in District 8-II, Academy of Our Lady bounced Karr 25-10, 25-9, 25-8 at home.
Emily Eschette had seven kills, Abbie Robichaux had 20 assists, Katie Harlow had three digs and three aces and Destinee Williams had two blocks for the Penguins.
Academy of Our Lady (9-3, 4-0) will host Haynes Academy today at 4:30 p.m.
Karr (3-6, 2-1) returns to action today, hosting West Jefferson at 4:30 p.m.
Mandeville handled rival Covington 25-11, 25-14, 25-10 at Covington in a District 5-I matchup.
Junior Keira Beverley led the Skippers with nine kills, three blocks and a dig. Sophomore Maison Vigil had eight kills, four digs and a block. Junior Mary Lauren Nelson added eight kills and a dig. Senior Geneva Thompson had five kills, seven assists and four digs. Senior Clara Flynn served four aces and eight digs. Senior Madeline Marquez had 21 digs and four assists. Senior Laura Ferrier dished up 23 assists.
Mandeville (18-2, 6-1) has won six straight matches. Ranked fourth in the most recent Division I statewide power rankings, the Skippers return to action today, hosting Archbishop Hannan at 5:30 p.m.
Covington (4-10, 1-5) lost its fourth straight match. The Lions travel to Ponchatoula Thursday at 5:30 in district play.
Area Prep Volleyball Results from Tuesday, Oct. 5
Academy of our Lady over Karr 25-10, 25-8, 25-9
Amite over St. Helena 25-5, 25-8, 25-6
Archbishop Hannan over Country Day 23-25, 25-22, 25-22, 24-26, 15-11
Belle Chasse over Helen Cox 25-14, 25-10, 25-7
Cabrini over Abramson Sci Academy 25-19, 25-13, 25-11
Christ Episcopal over Varnado 25-3, 25-6, 25-15
John Curtis Christian over Patrick Taylor 25-22, 25-17, 25-18
De La Salle over Grace King 19-25, 25-13, 25-11, 25-12
Denham Springs over Loranger 25-16, 25-20, 25-17
Destrehan over Hahnville 25-19, 25-16, 25-22
Dominican over Archbishop Chapelle 25-12, 25-11, 22-25, 25-10
Douglass over Sophie B. Wright 25-6, 25-18, 25-7
Hammond over Ponchatoula 18-25, 25-15, 25-23, 16-25, 15-8
Kenner Discovery over Livingston Collegiate 25-17, 25-25-19, 25-16
Lakeshore over Franklinton 25-5, 25-6, 25-8
Lutcher over Central Catholic 25-15, 25-23, 25-27, 25-11
Mandeville over Covington 25-11, 25-14, 25-10
Mount Carmel Academy over Fontainebleau 25-18, 25-18, 25-21
Northshore over Slidell 25-15, 25-20, 27-29, 25-15
Pope John Paul II over Bogalusa 25-7, 25-8, 25-5
Riverside Academy over Crescent City Christian 25-12, 25-21, 25-9
St. Charles Catholic over Thomas Jefferson 26-24, 25-10, 25-16
St. Martin’s Episcopal over Ecole Classique 25-9, 25-22, 25-9
St. Thomas Aquinas over Pine 25-15, 25-20, 25-15
Ursuline Academy over Booker T. Washington 25-14, 25-8, 25-6
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