Volleyball: Pope John Paul II, John Curtis, Riverside Academy win Monday

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Area Prep Volleyball Report for Tuesday, Oct. 25

Pope John Paul II handled Sarah T. Reed 25-5, 25-7, 25-5 in a District 5-IV contest Monday in New Orleans.

Chloe Smith led the attack with 14 kills, eight digs and three aces, Ali Tullis had 40 assists and three kills, Kayla Benedic had nine kills, nine digs and three aces and Gabby Beadette had eight kills and four digs.

The Jaguars (22-7, 4-0), second in the Division IV power ratings behind Newman, have won four straight matches and will host Pine today at 4:30 in district play.

The loss was the eighth straight for the Olympians (10-10, 0-4), who host Northlake Christian today at 5:30 p.m.

John Curtis Christian continued its last season surge, earning their eighth straight victory by downing Crescent City Christian 25-11, 25-9, 15-12 at home.

Jacke Melancon led John Curtis with 12 kills, Marissa Taix had four aces and 10 digs, Madison Laiche dished up 21 assists and Imani Daniel had three blocks.

Fourth in the most recent Division IV power ratings, John Curtis (26-8) will host Assumption Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

The Pioneers (12-13) will play their final regular season match today at home against First Baptist Christian at 4:30 p.m. in a District 7-V contest.

Riverside Academy is getting hot at the right time. The Rebels made it five straight wins and 10 of 11 with a 26-24, 25-20, 27-25 win over South Lafourche at Reserve.

Myracle Revon led the attack with 13 kills, four digs and an assist.

Riverside (17-13) was ninth in the most recent LHSAA Division V power ratings but should move up. The Rebels will play a good power points match against a very highly ranked Division I team at Chalmette Wednesday at 4:30 in their final regular season match.

Area Prep Volleyball Results from Monday, Oct. 24
Ben Franklin over Warren Easton 25-9, 25-21 25-7
Carver over Kenner Discovery 25-19, 25-21, 19-25, 25-20
Country Day over Cohen 25-3, 25-2, 25-4
Covenant Christian over West St. John 25-11, 25-3, 25-16
East Jefferson over Riverdale 25-17, 25-17, 25-9
Ellender over Helen Cox 27-25, 25-14, 18-25, 25-21
John Curtis Christian over Crescent City Christian 25-11, 25-9, 25-12
Loranger over Pine 25-23, 26-24, 25-19
Morris Jeff over St. Mary’s Academy 25-11, 25-15, 25-17
Northlake Christian over Ponchatoula 3-1
Pearl River over Christ Episcopal 25-18, 20-25, 25-13, 25-17
Pope John Paul II over Sarah T. Reed 25-5, 25-7, 25-5
Riverside Academy over South Lafourche 26-24, 25-20, 27-25
Salmen over Franklinton 23-25, 20-25, 29-27, 25-9, 15-9
Terrebonne over Academy of Our Lady 25-18, 25-19, 25-7

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Born and raised in the New Orleans area, CCSE CEO Ken Trahan has been a sports media fixture in the community for nearly four decades. Ken started NewOrleans.com/Sports with Bill Hammack and Don Jones in 2008. In 2011, the site became SportsNOLA.com. On August 1, 2017, Ken helped launch CrescentCitySports.com. Having accumulated national awards/recognition (National Sports Media Association, National Football…

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