MCHS, CCHS winless this weekend


Morgan City High School dropped games this weekend to Dutchtown and H.L. Bourgeois Saturday at H.L. Bourgeois.
The Lady Tigers fell to Dutchtown 16-25, 22-25, 25-22, 23-25.
In the loss, the Lady Tigers recorded 60 digs and 13 aces.
Marilynn Bailey had 18 digs, six kills and one ace, while Kloé Liner recorded 14 digs, six kills and one ace; and Savannah Loupe, 14 digs, two kills and an ace.
Other top contributors included Jaiveianna Jones, five aces, 10 kills, 1.5 blocks, one assist and a dig; Layne Reynaud, four aces, one kill, 18 assists and eight digs; Taylor Prince, one ace, one kill, one block, four digs and three assists; and Brandi Ingram, five kills, one assist and a dig.
Against H.L. Bourgeois, the Lady Tigers fell 25-15, 25-16, 25-18.
Liner had four kills, seven digs, a block assist and two assists, while Ingram recorded three kills, one dig, one ace, two assists and 1.5 blocks; and Jones, eight kills.
Other top contributors included Reynaud, a kill, 15 assists and three digs; Bailey, one ace, six kills and three digs; Loupe, eight digs; and Prince, three assists, three digs and a kill.
H.L. Bourgeois entered the match as Division 1’s fourth-ranked squad.
Morgan City’s record now is 12-25.
Central Catholic falls at ESA’s Spooktacular
Central Catholic fell twice Saturday at Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Spooktacular, dropping contests to the top ranked teams in Division 4 and Division 2.
The Lady Eagles fell to Division 4’s Notre Dame, 25-17, 25-14; and Division 2’s St. Thomas More, 26-24, 25-14.
No statistics were kept in the matches.
Central Catholic slips to 27-13 with the losses.
Updated power rankings
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association updated its power rankings Sunday, although the organization said “official” rankings would be released today as well as the brackets for the state’s five divisions of volleyball.
However, the rankings released Sunday include records for teams through action Saturday, the last official day of the regular season.
While Central Catholic already has clinched an automatic playoff berth by winning its district championship, the Lady Eagles appear in line for a first-round bye if Sunday’s rankings hold true.
However, due to a five-game losing streak to close the season against top competition from higher classifications, the Lady Eagles have fallen in the rankings one spot to No. 4 from a week ago.
The top eight teams in each division receive a bye, while 24 teams in each division are selected for the postseason. The district champions and runner-ups of each district receive automatic berths, while the remaining slots are filled by wildcards, according to power rankings.
In Division 3, Berwick currently is No. 11, while Morgan City is No. 16 and Patterson is No. 25. Both Berwick and Morgan City remained the same as last week, while Patterson moved up one spot.

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