Patterson Lumberjills, from left, Nyla Alexander, Emma Marin, Briyanna Butler, Kylia Gregory, Gabby Marcel and Alyssa Perkins, celebrate a point during the Lumberjills' District 2-IV contest against Delcambre at Patterson Thursday. Patterson won the contest in three sets by scores of 25-15, 25-15, 25-19. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Patterson tops Delcambre in straight sets
The Patterson Lumberjills defeated Delcambre 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-19) in District 2-IV action at Patterson Thursday.
The win snapped a five-game losing streak for Patterson.
In Thursday’s win, Gabby Marcel and Emma Marin led Patterson. Marcel had 15 kills and 12 digs, while Marin recorded three aces, five digs and 22 assists. Other top Patterson contributors were Briyanna Butler, 10 kills, seven digs and three solo blocks; Alyssa Perkins, two aces, 12 kills and three digs; and Nyla Alexander, one ace, one kill and seven digs.
Patterson (12-9 overall, 2-3 in district) will continue District 2-IV action Monday when it travels to face Lafayette Christian, which is ranked No. 1 in the latest Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division IV power rankings.
CCHS wins district title
The Central Catholic Lady Eagles clinched the District 2-V title with a 3-0 (25-3, 25-9, 25-17) victory against Episcopal School of Acadiana in Morgan City Thursday.
The contest was a matchup of Division V’s Nos. 2 and 3 squads, according to the latest Louisiana High School Athletic Association power rankings. Central Catholic entered the contest ranked No. 2, while Episcopal School of Acadiana is ranked No. 3.
“The team is playing really well right now, and the chemistry is good,” Central Catholic Coach Latashia Wise said Friday. “It’s a good time to be a Lady Eagle volleyball player.”
Wise said her team is “playing well at the right time of the year.”
In Thursday’s victory, Yani Johnson and Katie Hoffpauir led Central Catholic. Johnson had 18 kills, one ace, four digs and seven solo blocks, while Hoffpauir recorded one kill, 25 assists, three aces and 11 digs. Other top Central Catholic contributors were Ava Nicar, four kills and 10 digs; Symone Wiggins, one assist and 11 digs; and Lexi Landry, four aces.
Tuesday, Central Catholic defeated Covenant Christian 3-0 (25-7, 25-9, 25-4) in district play.
Hoffpauir and Johnson led Central Catholic. Hoffpauir had three kills, 24 assists, three aces and five digs, while Johnson recorded 15 kills, two aces and two digs. Other top Central Catholic contributors were Nicar, nine kills, one assist, one ace and four digs; Kennedy Grizzaffi, eight kills; Rayne Hotard, one ace and 10 digs; Wiggins, one assist, three aces and four digs; Emily Lipari, three aces and three digs; Katie Luc, six assists; and Landry, one kill and five digs.
Central Catholic (24-10) will return to action Monday when it travels to Donaldsonville to face Ascension Catholic, which is ranked No. 9 in the latest Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division V power rankings.
MCHS falls to
The Morgan City Lady Tigers fell to E.D. White 3-0 (25-8, 25-11, 25-16) in District 7-III play in Thibodaux Thursday.
Tia Estay led Morgan City with one ace, eight assists and five digs. Other top Morgan City contributors were Haylie Crappell, nine digs and six kills; Brynn Stephens, 10 digs; Jamia Francois, one block, two kills and two digs; and Faith Bailey, five digs.
In junior varsity action, Morgan City fell 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-7).
Tuesday, Morgan City fell to Berwick 3-1 (25-18, 17-25, 21-25, 14-25) in varsity action in Berwick.
Estay led Morgan City with two kills, 25 assists and 15 digs. Other top Morgan City contributors were Crappell, two aces, 10 kills, two assists and 15 digs; Francois, 11 kills, five solo blocks and three digs; Stephens, two aces, one kill and 13 digs; Bailey, two aces, five kills, one solo block and 12 digs; Hailey Aucoin, one ace and seven digs; and Mariah Pleasant, one block assist, one assist and two digs.
Morgan City (10-11, 0-2) will return to action Tuesday when it hosts Lutcher in district play.
Additional reporting by www.houmatoday.com/sports.