VOLLEYBALL: Think Pink tournament makes for a busy weekend
By: Staff Reports
Morgan City’s volleyball team competed in the Think Pink Volleyball Festival this past weekend in New Orleans.
The Lady Tigers lost the first match of the tournament to Lakeshore 2-1 (23-25, 25-17, 16-18).
Katelyn Adams led the team with 16 assists, eight digs, two aces and two kills; Brooke Singleton had nine kills, six digs, five assists, an ace and a block assist; Brittney Durham had 16 digs, five aces and a kill; Kailyn Turner had seven kills, two block assists and a block; Jaiveianna Jones had two kills, a dig and a block assist; Reina Fernandez had two kills and three digs; Genesis Esteban had three digs, an assist, a block assist and a kill; Savannah Loupe had a dig; and Allie Dragna had two digs.
In the second game of the tournament, the Lady Tigers lost 2-0 to H.L. Bourgeois (19-25, 22-25).
Adams had five kills, five digs, two aces and two assists; Dragna had an ace; Fernandez had two digs, two block assists, two kills, an ace and a block; Singleton had six assists, seven digs, two kills and a block assist; Esteban had four digs; Loupe had four digs; Durham had six digs; and Kloe’ Liner had two block assists.
The Lady Tigers got on track in the third game of the tournament with a 2-1 win over McGehee (16-25, 25-19, 15-5).
Adams had seven assists, seven digs, three kills and two aces; Durham had two aces, an assist and a dig; Singleton had seven kills, four digs, a block assist and three assists; Fernandez had seven digs, two kills and an assist; and Turner had three block assists, one block and two kills.
Morgan City continued its strong play with a win over Chalmette 2-1 (22-25, 25-19, 15-11).
Durham had 12 digs and two aces; Adams had 16 assists, four kills, 13 digs and an ace; Singleton had 11 kills, 10 assists, seven digs and two blocks; and Turner had six kills and two blocks.
The last game of the tournament pitted MCHS against rival Assumption and the Lady Tigers fell short 2-0 (16-25, 17-25).
Singleton had 10 kills, two digs, six assists and a block assist; Adams had nine assists, three digs and a kill; Turner had five kills, two block assists and a dig; and Durham had three digs and an assist.
MCHS junior varsity finishes second
The Lady Tigers junior varsity finished second in the tournament but lost the first match to Lakeshore 2-0 (17-25, 17-25).
Reynaud had four assists and an ace; Chandler Pasqua had six digs, a kill and an ace; Liner had two digs, a kill and a block assist; Cabrera had a block assist; Loupe had two digs; and Prince had three assists.
The jayvee moved on to beat Ursuline Academy 2-0 (25-15, 25-11).
Bailey had nine digs and an ace; Liner had five digs, a block and an ace; Reynaud had two aces; Prince had two aces and a dig; Savannah Loupe had two digs and an ace; Jones had a dig; and Pasqua had six digs.
The Lady Tigers continued tournament play with a win against Higgins 2-0 (25-21, 25-17) with Bailey leading the team with four kills, two aces, two digs and an assist; Pasqua had an ace and a dig; Prince had five assists and two aces; Reynaud had nine assists; Liner had seven kills; Eliannys Cabrera had a kill; Esteban had a kill; and Jones had two kills and a block.
In the last game of the tournament, MCHS lost to Lakeshore 2-0 (12-25, 17-25).
Reynaud had three assists, a kill, a dig and an ace; Prince had five assists, two digs and a kill; Liner had two kills; Pasqua had a kill and a dig; Esteban had two kills; Bailey had three kills and four digs; and Loupe had three digs.
The Lady Tigers freshmen won the freshman bracket with a 3-1 record.
Lady Eagles bounce back in district
The Central Catholic volleyball team regrouped after its first loss in district play to Houma Christian last Tuesday for a win over West St. John 3-0 (25-13, 25-10, 25-10).
Abbie Bergeron had 10 digs, four aces and a kill; Amanda Barron had three digs, two aces and two kills; Brieann Hill had five kills and two blocks; Caroline Byrne had 24 assists, three digs, an ace and a kill; Geralyn Garrett had 12 kills, two aces, two digs and a block; Meo Knight had seven kills, two blocks and two digs; and Olivia Crawford had six aces and a dig.
Lady Panthers down Patterson
The Berwick volleyball team picked up an important district win on Thursday against district rival Patterson 3-0 (25-15, 28-26, 25-17).
Abigail Ohlin led Berwick with nine kills, seven aces and 17 digs; Megan Fegenbush had eight digs, two aces and three kills; and Elizabeth Hover had six kills, two aces and two assists.