Volleyball: Northshore beats Slidell to stay perfect in district, Ursuline sweeps Lake Area New Tech
Northshore remains the team to beat in District 5-1.
The Panthers rolled at home over crosstown rival Slidell 25-9, 25-23, 25-18 Monday.
Amanda Giardina led the way for the Panthers with eight kills, 20 assists and 11 digs, Carly Merry led Northshore nine kills while Rachel Rodriguez contributed eight digs and served four aces.
Northshore (14-5, 5-0) travels for a tough match at defending Division V state champion Country Day Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. while Slidell (12-10, 3-3) returns to district play at home Wednesday against Hammond at 5:30 p.m.
Ursuline handled Lake Area New Tech 25-6, 25-5, 25-10 in District 9-III action at home Monday.
The Lions (21-3, 2-0) were led by Natalie Richard with 10 kills, Macie Grubbs with 21 assists and Natalie Richard with 10 kills. Mynah Brown served six aces. Ursuline returns to district play Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at De La Salle while Lake Area (2-8, 0-2) will host Landry-Walker Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in a non-district contest.
Prep Volleyball Results from Monday, Oct. 2
New Orleans Area
Crescent City Christian over Covenant Christian 25-14, 25-22, 21-25, 25-15
Karr over East St. John 25-7, 25-15, 33-31
Northshore over Slidell 25-9, 25-23, 25-18
Ponchatoula over Hammond 25-10, 25-17, 25-20
Salmen over Warren Easton 25-22, 25-19, 13-25, 25-21
Baton Rouge Area
Ascension Catholic over White Castle 25-12, 25-8, 28-26
St. John over Catholic (PC) 25-22, 25-20, 25-19
St. Joseph’s Academy over St. Thomas More 25-23, 25-22, 25-23
St. Martinville over Port Allen 25-8, 25-11, 25-10
Assumption over Central Catholic 22-25, 25-18, 18-25, 25-22, 15-13
South Terrebonne over Central Lafourche 25-14, 25-11, 25-20
West St. Mary over Franklin 26-24, 14-25, 25-20, 25-16
Prep Volleyball Schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 3
New Orleans Area
Academy of Our Lady at Landry-Walker, 4 p.m.
Academy of The Sacred Heart at St. Scholastica, 5:30 p.m.
Archbishop Hannan at Bogalusa, 5:30 p.m.
Belle Chasse at Helen Cox, 5:30 p.m.
Christ Episcopal at First Baptist Christian, 4:30 p.m.
Cohen at International High, 4:30 p.m.
Ben Franklin at Warren Easton, 5 p.m.
Hahnville at Destrehan, 4 p.m.
Haynes at John Curtis Christian, 5:30 p.m.
Higgins at John Ehret, 4 p.m.
Independence at Northlake Christian, 4:30 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson at M.L. King Charter, 4:30 p.m.
Karr at KIPP-B.T. Washington, 4:30 p.m.
KIPP Renaissance at Clark, 4:30 p.m.
Grace King at Chalmette, 4 p.m.
Lakeshore at Mandeville, 5:15 p.m.
Loranger at Springfield, 6 p.m.
McDonogh 35 at Cabrini, 5:30 p.m.
Newman at Fisher, 4:30 p.m.
Northside Christian at Clark, 5 p.m.
Pearl River at Covington, 3:30 p.m.
Pine at St. Thomas Aquinas, 4:30 p.m.
Riverdale at East Jefferson, 4:30 p.m.
St. Amant at Mount Carmel, 5:30 p.m.
St. Charles Catholic at Riverside, 5:30 p.m.
St. Helena at Pope John Paul II, 5:30 p.m.
St. Katharine at South Plaquemines, 5:30 p.m.
St. Martin’s Episcopal at Archbishop Chapelle, 5:30 p.m.
Varnado at Lutheran, 3:30 p.m.
West Jefferson at Bonnabel, 4 p.m.
West St. John at St. James, 5:30 p.m.
Sophie B. Wright at Patrick Taylor, 4 p.m.
Baton Rouge Area
Belaire at Plaquemine, 4 p.m.
Brusly at Baker, 5 p.m.
Dutchtown at Denham Springs, 4 p.m.
East Ascension at Walker, 4 p.m.
Glen Oaks at Southern Lab, 6 p.m.
Livonia at West Feliciana, 5 p.m.
Madison Prep at Lutcher, 6 p.m.
McKinley at St. Joseph’s Academy, 6 p.m.
Port Allen at Mentorship Academy, 5 p.m.
Scotlandville at Live Oak, 5 p.m.
St. Michael at Parkview Baptist, 6 p.m.
Tara at Lee, 6 p.m.
White Castle at False River, 5 p.m.
Woodlawn (BR) at Broadmoor, 5 p.m.
Zachary at Baton Rouge, 6 p.m.
Berwick at Houma Christian, 5 p.m.
East St. John at H.L. Bourgeois, 4 p.m.
Patterson at Franklin, 4 p.m.
Runnels at Central Catholic, 4:30 p.m.
South Terrebonne at Assumption, 4 p.m.
Terrebonne at Ellender, 4 p.m.
Thibodaux at Central Lafourche, 4 p.m.
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