VOLLEYBALL: Lady Eagles continue to impress
By: Staff Reports
Central Catholic’s top-ranked volleyball program continued its strong run of play, going 3-1 at the Ascension Episcopal tournament this past weekend.
The Lady Eagles beat St. Thomas Aquinas, Westminster and Cecilia. Their only loss came against Terrebonne.
Against St. Thomas Aquinas, CCHS won 2-0 (25-23, 25-19) with Meo Knight leading the team with nine kills and two digs.
Abbie Bergeron had five digs; Brieanna Hill had four kills and four blocks; Caroline Byrne had 20 assists; Celine Flores had four kills, eight digs and three aces; Gerelynn Garrett had six kills and a block; Maria Templet had five digs; and Olivia Crawford had seven digs.
CCHS beat Westminster, 2-0 (25-21, 25-17), with Byrne leading the team behind 21 assists, four kills and three digs; Flores had five digs, three aces and two kills; Bergeron had five digs; Amanda Barron had six digs, one kill and a block; Garrett had six kills, two blocks and a dig; Templet had five digs; Knight had nine kills, a block and three digs; and Crawford added three digs.
The most dominant win of the tournament came against Cecilia, 2-0 (25-15, 25-8).
Flores and Knight each had seven kills; Bergeron had five digs and three aces; Barron filled up the stat sheet with two kills, two blocks, two assists, two aces and six digs; Byrne had 22 assists, two digs and an ace; Garrett had four kills, two blocks and a dig; Templet had six digs and three aces; Megan Landry had five kills, one block and two digs; and Crawford had three digs.
The only loss was to Terrebonne, 2-0 (23-25, 23-25), with Crawford leading the way on seven digs and two aces; Bergeron had six digs; Barron had two blocks and two digs; Hill had four kills and five blocks; Byrne had 14 assists, three digs, an ace and a kill; Flores had five kills, two blocks, five digs and an ace; Garrett had two kills; Templet had four digs; and Knight had five kills.
Lady Tigers struggle against Houma Christian
Morgan City’s volleyball team traveled to Houma to face a tough Houma Christian squad, coming away with a 3-1 loss (20-25, 25-16, 27-29, 26-28).
Katelyn Adams led the team with 18 assists, 10 kills, 14 digs and four aces; Brooke Singleton had 13 assists, 13 kills, 14 digs, two block assists and two aces; Reina Fernandez had 10 digs and three kills; Genesis Esteban had two assists, two kills, two digs and a block assist; Jaivianna Jones had six kills and one block assist; Kailyn Turner had three kills, three blocks, two block assists and two digs; and Savannah Loupe had three digs.
The junior varsity lost 2-0 (11-25, 17-25) with Layne Reynaud leading the team with four assists; Kloe’ Liner had three kills; Brandi Ingram had a kill; and Loupe had two digs.
The Lady Tigers freshmen won 2-0 (25-14, 15-1) with Elizabeth Businelle leading the team with seven assists and two kills; Tyler Hebert had an ace, three kills and a dig; Ingram had three aces and two digs; Celestina Williams had four digs and two kills; Sky Acosta had a kill; Jones had three kills and a dig; and LeeAnne Price had a dig.
Lumberjills went 2-1 last week
The Patterson volleyball team continues to look like a playoff-caliber squad with two wins over West St. Mary and a loss to Class 4A South Terrebonne last week.
In the first meeting with WSM, the ’Jills won 3-1 (25-18, 25-14, 23-25, 25-14) with Caitlyn Fontenot leading the way with 19 aces, six kills, six digs and a block; Chynna Williams had 10 kills and three aces; Kaylan Johnson had nine assists, four digs and an ace; Keisha Kinchen had four kills, seven digs and an ace; Carissa Fontenot had 10 assists, two kills and an ace; Katelyn Sonnier had four kills, four digs and an ace; Jessica Decuir had three digs, one kill and an assist; Kasey Stratton had two kills, two digs and an ace; and Rebecca Taylor had a dig.
The junior varsity lost 2-1 (18-25, 25-11, 11-15).
On Wednesday, the ’Jills traveled to South Terrebonne and struggled to a 3-0 loss (8-25, 12-25, 14-25).
Johnson led the ’Jills with five digs, four kills and two assists; Caitlyn Fontenot had five digs and three kills; Carissa Fontenot had six assists and five digs; Kinchen had seven digs and a kill; Williams had one kill; Sonnier had two digs; Carli McIntyre had three digs; Rebecca Taylor had one ace and a dig; and Decuir had five digs.
Patterson finished up the week with a rematch against WSM on Saturday. It was much closer the second time around but the ’Jills came out on top, 3-20 (26-24, 22-25, 26-24, 22-25, 15-13).
Caitlyn Fontenot had 10 kills, six aces, six digs and an assist; Johnson had seven assists, six kills and five aces; Kinchen had six kills, three digs, one ace and one assist; Carissa Fontenot had 13 assists, three digs; three aces and three kills; Williams had four aces, three kills, one assist and a dig; Sonnier had four digs, three kills and an ace; McIntyre had four digs and an assist; and Decuir had two kills, two aces and two digs.