Volleyball Report: MCA visits SSA, Country Day treks to Vandebilt
With less than a month before the state playoffs, the prep volleyball season enters the final stretch of the 2017 regular season.
Among the top matches Monday, three-time Division I state champion Mount Carmel (25-5) travels to Covington to take on St. Scholastica (18-4) at 5:30 p.m. The Cubs are coming off of a four-set loss to St. Joseph’s Academy but are No. 1 in the most recent LHSAA Division I power ratings. The Doves have won four straight matches and are sixth in the latest Division II power ratings.
Country Day (19-2) travels to Houma to take on Vandebilt Catholic (17-4). The defending Division V state champion Cajuns are the second-ranked team in the Division V power ratings while the Terriers are the top-ranked team in the Division III power ratings. Country Day has won 10 straight matches, including a three-set win over Vandebilt Catholic in the St. Joseph’s Academy tournament on Sept. 23. The Terriers have won three straight matches and reached the Division III final a year ago.
Area Prep Volleyball Schedule for Monday, Oct. 9
New Orleans Area
Carver at Ursuline, 5:30 p.m.
Crescent City at Riverdale, 4:30 p.m.
Warren Easton at Academy of Our Lady, 4 p.m.
Franklinton at Lakeshore, 4:30 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson at Patrick Taylor, 4:30 p.m.
Lake Area New Tech at McMain, 4:30 p.m.
Mount Carmel at St. Scholastica, 5:30 p.m.
Pine at Loranger, 4:30 p.m.
Sci Academy at Lusher, 5:30 p.m.
St. Katharine Drexel at John Ehret, 4:30 p.m.
Baton Rouge Area
Ascension Catholic at Catholic (PC), 6 p.m.
Denham Springs at Ascension Christian, 4 p.m.
Donaldsonville at Glen Oaks, 6 p.m.
Family Christian at Dunham, 6 p.m.
Northeast at Episcopal, 5 p.m.
Port Allen at Capitol, 5 p.m.
Scotlandville at Livonia, 5 p.m.
Southern Lab at The Church Academy, 5 p.m.
St. John at False River, 5 p.m.
West Feliciana at Madison Prep, 5 p.m.
Country Day at Vandebilt Catholic, 5:30 p.m.
Destrehan at H.L. Bourgeois, 4 p.m.
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