Volleyball: Mandeville, Academy of Our Lady win Thursday in straight sets
Area Prep Volleyball Report for Friday, Oct. 15
In a District 5-I match, Mandeville handled Ponchatoula 25-9, 25-12, 25-18 at home Thursday.
Junior Keira Beverley had eight kills while senior Geneva Thompson had seven kills, 11 assists and four digs. Senior Clara Flynn served four aces and had four digs. Sophomore Maison Vigil had a pair of aces and a dig. Senior Laura Ferrier dished up 15 assists, had six digs and served two aces. Senior Madeline Marquez contributed eight digs
Mandeville (19-4, 8-1) returns to district play next Tuesday at Fontainebleau at 4:30 p.m. while the Green Wave (9-12, 2-7) will host Slidell next Tuesday at 5 p.m.
In a District 8-II showdown, Academy of Our Lady dismissed Belle Chasse in straight sets, winning 25-23, 29-27, 25-17.
Kylie Howell led the Penguins with 17 kills, Abbie Robichaux had 33 assists and Emily Eschette finished with 11 digs. Essence Wren had two blocks and served two aces.
AOL (16-4, 5-0) returns to District 8-II action next Tuesday at Helen Cox at 4:30 p.m. Belle Chasse (19-4, 3-2) will entertain New Orleans Military & Maritime Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Destrehan won at home over Grace King 25-6, 25-4, 25-7.
Senior Ryley Borne had 10 kills while juniors Lily Hayes and Enaya Kimbel each had five kills. Junior Madison DeFrisco served five aces, senior Skylar DeFrisco had 22 assists and served four aces and sophomore Kamryn Borne also had four aces for the Wildcats.
Destrehan (11-5, 2-0) returns to action next Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. while Grace King (1-12) will host East Jefferson Monday at 5 p.m.
Area Prep Volleyball Results from Thursday, Oct. 14
Abramson Sci Academy over McMain 25-17, 25-20, 25-20
Academy of Our Lady over Belle Chasse 25-23, 29-27, 25-17
Academy of Sacred Heart (NO) over Crescent City Christian 25-5, 25-10, 25-15
Archbishop Chapelle over Bonnabel 25-5, 25-3, 25-7
Archbishop Hannan over Pearl River 25-9, 25-8, 25-8
Booker T. Washington (NO) over Rosenwald Collegiate 25-11, 25-20, 25-14
Chalmette over West Jefferson 25-4, 25-9, 25-9
Destrehan over Grace King 25-6, 25-4, 25-7
East Jefferson over Kenner Discovery 26-24, 25-22, 27-25
John Ehret over Higgins 26-24, 25-15, 17-25, 25-20
Lakeshore over Franklinton 25-10, 25-8, 25-6
Lutcher over Berwick 25-22, 25-19, 25-13
Mandeville over Ponchatoula 25-9, 25-12, 25-18
McDonogh 35 over Morris Jeff Community 25-17, 25-20, 25-9
Patrick Taylor over St. James 25-16, 25-11, 25-8
Northshore over Fontainebleau 25-22, 25-16, 25-20
Springfield over Bogalusa 25-4, 25-10, 25-6
St. Scholastica over Salmen 25-6, 25-7, 25-10
Terrebonne over Hahnville 25-16, 25-21, 25-17
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