Volleyball Report: Archbishop Hannan, St. Martin’s, Ursuline with solid wins

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Ursuline volleyball players Natalie Richard, Olivia Weinstein, Macie Grubbs, Jessica Addvensky

Three teams with state high power ratings and state championship aspirations helped their causes with victories Monday.

Archbishop Hannan bounced back from losses to Cabrini and St. Scholastica in the Country Day tournament with an impressive 25-22, 25-15, 25-16 victory over Division I power St. Joseph’s Academy.

Allee Morris led the Hawks with 26 kills and seven blocks while Grace Lagalante had 35 assists and Mia Migliore finished with 14 digs.

Hannan is sixth in the latest Division IV power ratings while St. Joseph’s is third in the Division I power ratings.

The Hawks (23-9) conclude their regular season today at St. Thomas Aquinas at 4:30 p.m. The Redstickers (22-11) finish off their regular season by hosting three-time defending Division IV state champion Pope John Paul II Wednesday at 5 p.m.

In Metairie, St. Martin’s Episcopal bounced back from losing three of four matches in the Country Day Tournament, rebounding from a first set loss to defeat De La Salle 22-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-23.

Ruby Reeves led the way with 16 kills, 15 digs and two blocks for the Saints. Lillian Doskey added 32 assists and Khaja Bradley produced 14 digs. St. Martin’s is sixth in the latest LHSAA power ratings in Division V while De La Salle is ninth in Division III.

The Saints (23-11) host John Curtis Christian Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. while the Cavaliers (17-16) conclude their regular season Wednesday at home against Academy of Our Lady at 6 p.m.

Ursuline celebrated Senior Night, whipping Belle Chasse 25-16, 25-15, 25-10.

The four seniors came through in a huge way. Macie Grubbs led the way with 13 kills, Jessica Addvensky had 10 kills, six blocks and three aces, Olivia Weinstein had 34 assists and three blocks and Natalie Richard had eight kills and two blocks. Junior Erin Goebel finished with 12 digs for the Lions.

The Lions are fourth in the latest Division III power ratings while the Belle Chasse is 13th in the Division II rankings.

Ursuline (30-6) ends its regular season Wednesday at Cabrini at 5:30 p.m. The Cardinals (19-18) end their regular season Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Academy of Our Lady.

In Tuesday’s top match, Dominican (26-15) plays at Mount Carmel (33-7) at 5:30 p.m. in District 8-I action. The Cubs won at Dominican in straight sets on Oct. 4. Mount Carmel is No. 1 while Dominican is sixth in the Division I power ratings.

Area Prep Volleyball Results from Monday, Oct. 23

New Orleans Area

Archbishop Hannan over St. Joseph’s Academy 25-22, 25-15, 25-16

Covenant Christian over Christ Episcopal 25-9, 25-22, 25-11

Warren Easton over Lusher 18-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-20

Ecole Classique over Lutheran 25-9, 25-17, 25-15

Haynes over Bonnabel 25-16, 25-17, 21-25, 27-25

Riverside over Thomas Jefferson 25-14, 25-11, 25-17

Salmen over Franklinton 25-20, 25-13, 25-20

St. Martin’s Episcopal over De La Salle 22-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-23

St. Scholastica over Mandeville 23-25, 25-16, 25-19, 25-21

Ursuline over Belle Chasse 25-15, 25-15, 25-10

Baton Rouge Area

The Church Academy over Runnels 25-21, 9-25, 28-26 25-16

Dutchtown over Assumption 18-25, 26-24, 25-27, 25-20, 15-13

Episcopal over Central 21-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-21

Port Allen over Mentorship Academy 25-10, 25-20, 25-23

St. John over Ascension Catholic 25-14, 25-13, 25-15

University High over St. Amant 25-16, 20-25, 27-25, 25-23

Bayou Area

Hahnville over Terrebonne 25-23, 25-10, 25-20

Vandebilt Catholic over E.D. White Catholic 25-20, 25-27, 25-23, 25-17

Area Prep Volleyball Schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 24

New Orleans Area

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

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

Archbishop Hannan at St. Thomas Aquinas, 4:30 p.m.

Bogalusa at Independence, 4 p.m.

Bonnabel at Chalmette, 4 p.m.

H.L. Bourgeois at Destrehan, 4 p.m.

Central Lafourche at East St. John, 4 p.m.

Christ Episcopal at Varnado, 4 p.m.

Clark at Hamilton Christian, 5 p.m.

Cohen at Thomas Jefferson, 4:30 p.m.

Covington at Hammond, 5:30 p.m.

Dominican at Mount Carmel, 5:30 p.m.

East Jefferson at McDonogh 35, 4:30 p.m.

Warren Easton at Ben Franklin, 4:30 p.m.

John Ehret at West Jefferson, 4 p.m.

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

M.L. King Charter at Sophie B. Wright, 4 p.m.

Landry-Walker at Helen Cox, 4:30 p.m.

Pearl River at Springfield, 4 p.m.

Ponchatoula at Northshore, 5:30 p.m.

Pope John Paul II at Northlake Christian, 4 p.m.

Riverdale at Cabrini, 4:30 p.m.

Slidell at Fontainebleau, 5:30 p.m.

St. Helena at Pine, 4:30 p.m.

St. Katharine Drexel at Crescent City Christian, 4:30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Academy at KIPP Renaissance, 4:30 p.m.

St. Scholastica at Lakeshore, 5 p.m.

Patrick Taylor at International High, 4:30 p.m.

Thibodaux at Hahnville, 4 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Ascension Christian at St. John, 5 p.m.

Belaire at Woodlawn (BR), 5 p.m.

Brusly at West Feliciana, 4 p.m.

Central Catholic at Madison Prep, 4:30 p.m.

Country Day at Parkview Baptist, 4:30 p.m.

Denham Springs at St. Amant, 5:30 p.m.

East Ascension at Dutchtown, 4 p.m.

Glen Oaks at Walker, 6 p.m.

Livonia at Mentorship Academy, 5 p.m.

McKinley at Baton Rouge, 6 p.m.

Plaquemine at Live Oak, 5 p.m.

Scotlandville at Lee, 6 p.m.

St. Charles Catholic at Ascension Catholic, 5 p.m.

St. Michael at Lutcher, 6 p.m.

Tara at Broadmoor, 5 p.m.

University High at Dunham, 5 p.m.

Zachary at Central, 4 p.m.

Bayou Area

Berwick at E.D. White Catholic, 5:30 p.m.

Catholic (NI) at Patterson, 6 p.m.

Delcambre at Franklin, 4 p.m.

South Lafourche at Assumption, 4 p.m.

Terrebonne at South Terrebonne, 4 p.m.

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