Lady Panthers top Lumberjills in three sets

Patterson’s Arian Grogan hits a shot, while Berwick’s Abigail Askew defends and fellow Lady Panther Ashton Morales looks on during the squads’ district matchup Tuesday. Berwick came away with the home win in straight sets.

Staff Report

BERWICK — The Berwick Lady Panthers earned their second win in Division 3, District 6 action with a 25-14, 25-12, 25-14 victory against Patterson Tuesday.

Brie Hill led the Lady Panthers with four aces, 16 kills, five blocks and six digs, while Ashton Morales added a kill, 19 assists and 12 digs.

Other top contributors included Diana Grace Guarisco, three aces, one assist and 17 digs; Hannah Carpenter, 16 digs; Abigail Askew, eight aces, four kills and two digs; Maddie Gray, one ace, four kills, one block assist and two digs; McKenzie Baumgardner, one kill, one block assist, two assists and one dig; and Rennen Delatte, three aces.

Gaylen Grogan had six points, three kills, three digs and a block for Patterson, while Kailyn Johnson had two points, a kill, six digs and six assists.

Other top contributors included Arian Grogan, one ace, a point, three kills, a dig and a block; Katelyn Thibodaux, 12 digs; Rachel Easley, four points and nine digs; and Nyria Robinson, two points, a kill and a block.

Berwick entered the match ranked No. 14 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association power rankings released Tuesday morning, while Patterson is ranked No. 26.

Twenty-four teams in each of Louisiana volleyball’s five divisions qualify for the postseason.

Berwick (11-7 overall, 2-1 in district) will return to district play today when it hosts E.D. White, the No. 3 team in Division 3.

CCHS falls to Ursuline

Central Catholic fell to Ursuline 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-20) in New Orleans Tuesday.

Meo Knight had 22 kills, seven digs and two solo blocks for the Lady Eagles, while Kaitlyn Gros added 29 assists, Megan Landry, 14 digs; Brittany Longman, two aces; and Gee Garrett, three solo blocks.

Ursuline is the No. 4 team in Division 3 in the latest unofficial Louisiana High School Athletic Association power rankings, while Central Catholic is the No. 4 team in Division 5.

Central Catholic (12-8) will begin Division 5, District 6 play Thursday when it hosts Houma Christian for varsity action, beginning at 4 p.m.

Morgan City falls to Lutcher

The Morgan City Lady Tigers fell at Lutcher Tuesday, 3-1 in Division 3, District 6 play.

While the Lady Tigers won the first set 25-23, they fell in the next three, 15-25, 17-25, 15-25.

No individual stats were available today.

Lutcher entered the contest ranked No. 2 in Division 3 in the latest power rankings, while Morgan City is ranked No. 17.

Morgan City (7-16, 1-2) will continue district play Thursday when it hosts Donaldsonville in freshmen, junior varsity and varsity action. Action will begin at 3:30 p.m.

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