Volleyball: Salmen handles Easton, Country Day rallies past Curtis
Area Prep Volleyball Report for Tuesday, October 15
After a slow start to the season, Salmen has picked up momentum.
The Spartans rolled at home over Warren Easton 25-23, 25-12, 25-12 Monday afternoon.
Senior Alexandra Skidmore led Salmen with 13 kills, four blocks, four digs and three assists while senior Timmia Reed had five kills and five blocks. Senior Theresa Brown had a kill, 19 assists and three blocks and senior Bethany Nicaud had 13 digs and four assists.
Salmen (12-8) has now won nine of its last 12 matches. After a fast start, the Eagles (16-10) have now lost five straight matches
The Spartans return to action at St. Scholastica today at 4 p.m. while the Eagles return to District 7-II action Wednesday at McMain.
In Metairie, Country Day remained unbeaten but it was not easy against surging John Curtis Christian.
The Patriots won the first set before the Cajuns settled in and won the final three in a 26-28, 25-18, 25-13, 25-23 victory.
Nia Washington paced the Cajun attack with 11 kills, 24 digs and a pair of aces, Ashlyn Barwick had 53 assists and 17 digs and Kelsey Dinvaut had 10 kills.
Remi Hebert topped John Curtis (22-6) with 14 kills and 21 digs while Sierra Sacco had 10 kills and 17 digs. Danielle Tax produced 42 assists.
Ranked first in Division V, Country Day (27-0) will host Ridgewood today at 4:30 p.m. while John Curtis will host Patrick Taylor at 5:30 p.m.
Area Prep Volleyball Results from Monday, October 14
Academy of Our Lady over Lusher Charter 25-15, 25-21, 25-15
Country Day over John Curtis Christian 26-28, 25-18, 25-13, 25-23
Fisher over Lutheran 25-9, 25-1, 25-4
Fontainebleau over Dutchtown 25-12, 25-20, 25-14
Morris Jeff Community over Livingston Collegiate 25-14, 25-15, 25-23
Salmen over Warren Easton 25-23, 25-12, 25-12
Area Prep Volleyball Schedule for Tuesday, October 15
Cabrini at Livingston Collegiate, 5:30 p.m.
Central Lafourche at Ecole Classique, 4 p.m.
Christ Episcopal at Northlake Christian, 5:30 p.m.
Chalmette at West Jefferson, 5:30 p.m.
Cohen at Carver, 4:30 p.m.
Covington at Fontainebleau, 4:30 p.m.
Crescent City Christian at East St. John, 4:30 p.m.
Dominican at Mount Carmel Academy, 5:30 p.m.
Douglass at B.T. Washington, 4:30 p.m.
East Jefferson at Bonnabel, 4:30 p.m.
John Ehret at Higgins, 4 p.m.
Ben Franklin at Archbishop Chapelle, 4:30 p.m.
Haynes at Kenner Discovery, 4 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson at St. Charles Catholic, 4:30 p.m.
J.F. Kennedy at Abramson Sci Academy, 4 p.m.
Lakeshore at Franklinton, 3:30 p.m.
Landry-Walker at Karr, 4:30 p.m.
Lusher Charter at Sophie B. Wright, 5:30 p.m.
McDonogh 35 at M.L. King Charter, 4:30 p.m.
McGehee at South Plaquemines, 6 p.m.
Northshore at Ponchatoula, 5:30 p.m.
Pearl River at Archbishop Hannan, 5:30 p.m.
Ridgewood at Country Day, 4:30 p.m.
Runnels at Destrehan, 5 p.m.
Salmen at St. Scholastica, 4 p.m.
Slidell at Mandeville, 4 p.m.
Springfield at Pine, 4:30 p.m.
St. Helena at Bogalusa, 4:30 p.m.
St. Katharine Drexel at Academy of Sacred Heart (NO), 5:30 p.m.
St. Thomas Aquinas at Pope John Paul II, 4:30 p.m.
Patrick Taylor at John Curtis Christian, 5:30 p.m.
Thibodaux at Hahnville, 6 p.m.
Ursuline at De La Salle, 5:30 p.m.
Varnado at First Baptist Christian, 4:30 p.m.
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