Volleyball: Pope John Paul II hands Country Day first loss

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Area Prep Volleyball Report for Thursday, Oct. 17

Country Day is unbeaten no more.

The Cajuns traveled to Slidell to face another traditional power in Pope John Paul II and could get not escape unscathed.

The Jaguars overcame a first set loss to win the final three sets in a 19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-13 victory Thursday to remain red hot. The win was the 12th straight for Pope John Paul II.

Seniors Ansley Tullis and Rachel Hartman each had 22 kills. Tullis added 32 digs, four assists and three blocks and an ace while Hartman had three digs, three assists and two blocks. Kendall Battistella had 51 assists for the Jaguars.

Pope John Paul II (23-5) returns to action Monday at 4:30 p.m. at Northshore while Country Day (27-1) will also play Northshore next, coming up next Wednesday in Metairie at 4:30 p.m.

Area Prep Volleyball Results from Wednesday, Oct. 16

Assumption over John Curtis Christian 14-25, 25-16, 29-27, 14-25, 15-11

Chalmette over Christ Episcopal 25-11, 25-7, 25-10

Dominican over Vandebilt Catholic 26-28, 25-19, 21-25, 25-20, 15-8

East Jefferson over Carver 25-20, 25-16, 19-25, 25-16

Warren Easton over McMain 25-15, 25-13, 25-8

East St. John over West St. John 25-11, 21-25, 25-12, 25-12

Fisher over Einstein Charter 25-17, 25-17, 25-17

Hammond over Loranger 25-12, 25-17, 25-14

Thomas Jefferson over Donaldsonville 25-13, 25-11, 29-27

Mandeville over Mount Carmel Academy 25-21, 18-25, 25-19, 25-23

Pope John Paul II over Country Day 19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-13

Riverside Academy over Lutheran 25-3, 25-9, 25-15

St. Charles Catholic over Patrick Taylor 25-10, 25-8, 25-18

Area Prep Volleyball Schedule for Thursday, Oct. 17

Academy of Our Lady at Helen Cox, 4:30 p.m.

Bonnabel at Archbishop Chapelle, 4:30 p.m.

Cabrini at Academy of Sacred Heart, 5:30 p.m.

Cohen at McMain, 4:30 p.m.

De La Salle at Archbishop Hannan, 5:30 p.m.

East Jefferson at B.T. Washington, 4:30 p.m.

Warren Easton at St. Mary’s Academy, 4:30 p.m.

First Baptist Christian at Northlake Christian, 4:30 p.m.

Fontainebleau at Northshore, 5:30 p.m.

Hammond at Slidell, 4 p.m.

Haynes at Newman, 4:30 p.m.

Morris Jeff Community at M.L. King Charter, 4:30 p.m.

Karr at Belle Chasse, 4:30 p.m.

J.F. Kennedy at Sophie B. Wright, 4:30 p.m.

Kenner Discovery at Ridgewood, 4 p.m.

Grace King at Higgins, 4:30 p.m.

Lakeshore at Salmen, 4:30 p.m.

Landry-Walker at Douglass, 4:30 p.m.

Mount Carmel Academy at Chalmette, 5:30 p.m.

New Orleans Science & Math at Carver, 4:30 p.m.

Pearl River at Loranger, 4:30 p.m.

Ponchatoula at Mandeville, 5 p.m.

Riverdale at St. Katharine Drexel, 5:30 p.m.

Riverside Academy at Ecole Classique, 4:30 p.m.

South Plaquemines at Einstein Charter, 4:30 p.m.

St. Helena at Springfield, 5:30 p.m.

St. Martin’s Episcopal at Lutheran, 4:30 p.m.

Terrebonne at Hahnville, 6 p.m.

West Jefferson at John Ehret, 4 p.m.

West St. John at Crescent City Christian, 4:30 p.m.

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