Volleyball: Pope John Paul II, Cabrini roll on with victories Thursday
Area Prep Volleyball Report for Friday, Oct. 11
Make it 10 consecutive wins for Pope John Paul II.
The Jaguars whipped Pine 25-8, 25-6, 25-16 in a District 4-IV match Thursday in Slidell.
Eighth-grader Kayla Benedic continued her very impressive season and has a wonderful future. Benedic put away 15 kills while Kendall Battistella had 25 assists and three kills.
The Jaguars (21-5, 3-0) return to district action next Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at home against St. Thomas Aquinas while the Raiders (10-9, 1-2) will host Loranger Monday at 4:30 p.m. in a non-district contest.
Cabrini posted a solid 25-10, 24-26, 25-12, 25-14 victory over a good Belle Chasse squad.
Kai Williams and Rachel St. Martin led the way for the Crescents with 12 kills each.
Senior Jamila Day had 11 kills, 14 digs, seven blocks and seven assists for Belle Chasse.
Both teams return to action next Tuesday. Cabrini (20-3) returns to action against Livingston College at 5:30 p.m. while Belle Chasse (25-6) will host Academy of Our Lady at 5:30 p.m.
Area Prep Volleyball Results from Thursday, Oct. 10
Academy of Our Lady over Karr 25-16, 25-14, 25-9
Academy of Sacred Heart over Ursuline Academy 25-23, 25-22, 25-22
Archbishop Hannan over Hammond 25-6, 26-6, 25-7
Cabrini over Belle Chasse 25-10, 24-26, 25-12, 25-14
Christ Episcopal over First Baptist Christian 25-20, 25-21, 23-25, 17-25, 15-12
John Curtis Christian over Donaldsonville 25-9, 25-15, 25-6
Dominican over John Ehret 25-6, 25-7, 25-12
Fontainebleau over Hammond 25-14, 25-23, 25-13
Lutcher over St. Charles Catholic 25-17, 26-24, 25-16
N.O. Science and Math over Sophie B. Wright 18-25, 28-26, 19-25, 26-24, 15-11
Northshore over Mandeville 20-25, 25-23, 25-22, 22-25, 15-13
Pope John Paul II over Pine 25-8, 25-6, 25-16
Salmen over Franklinton 25-6, 25-9, 25-17
Springfield over Bogalusa 25-5, 25-9, 25-12
St. Charles Catholic over Lutcher 25-17, 26-24, 25-16
Area Prep Volleyball Schedule for Friday, Oct. 11
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