Lady Panthers, 'Jills win at home
BERWICK — The Berwick High School Lady Panthers bounced back from a tough weekend with a 3-0 win against West St. Mary at home Tuesday.
The Lady Panthers won 27-25, 26-24 and 25-21.
Ashton Morales recorded five kills, 17 assists and eight digs for Berwick; Diana Grace Guarisco added 17 digs, three aces and three kills; and Hannah Carpenter, 26 digs.
Other top contributors included Abigail Askew, nine kills, one dig and two aces; Maddie Gray, eight kills and four digs; Lauran Delco, three kills, four digs and one block; McKenzie Baumgartner, five kills and five digs; and Rennen Delatte, nine digs.
The Lady Panthers will return to action Thursday when they travel to face Franklin. Junior varsity action is set for a 4 p.m. start with varsity play to follow at 5 p.m.
The Patterson Lumberjills remained undefeated with a 3-1 win against Highland Baptist Tuesday in Patterson.
Gaylen Grogan led the Lumberjills with six aces, seven kills, two blocks and nine points, while Rachel Easley added seven aces, 11 points and two kills.
Other top contributors included Arian Grogan, six aces, four points and five kills; Kailyn Johnson, six points, two kills and 11 assists; Jazmin Evans, three aces, eight points and 10 assists; Nyria Robinson, two aces, three points and four kills; Tamia Washington, three aces, eight points and three kills; and Katelyn Thibodaux, seven digs.
Patterson was victorious in junior varsity play with a 25-21, 25-23 win.
Nia Broussard led the squad with nine aces, one point, two kills and four assists; Jasmine Roberson added three points, two kills and two digs; and Madison Goolsby, three digs.
Patterson will return to action Thursday when it hosts Thibodaux, with action beginning at 4 p.m.
by Morgan City
Morgan City fell to Newman, 3-0 (13-25, 15-25, 8-25) in Morgan City Tuesday.
The Lady Tigers (0-6) were led by Kloé Liner, who recorded two kills, one block assist, one assist and six digs, while Jaiveianna Jones added one ace, two kills and four blocks against Newman, last year’s Division 4 state runner-up.
Other top contributors included Layne Reynaud, eight assists, one dig and one block assist; Brandi Ingram, two kills, one assist and two digs; Savannah Loupe, two kills and four digs; Taylor Prince, eight digs; and Alex Thompson, two kills and two blocks.
In junior varsity action, Morgan City started the contest on a positive note with a 25-22 win in game 1 but dropped the next two contests, 19-25, 10-15.
Dwanna LeBeau recorded one ace, two kills and four digs for the Lady Tigers, while Cecily Feliciano added one kill, one block assist and two assists.
Other top contributors included Elicia Dorsey, one ace, one kill and one block; and Pearly Rainey, two aces.
Morgan City will continue nondistrict play today and will try to get its first win against another formidable foe from a year ago, St. Martinville, who finished as the Division 2 state runner-up in 2012.
The two schools will play today in freshmen, junior varsity and varsity action, with first serve set for 4 p.m.
CCHS falls to John Curtis
Central Catholic fell 3-2 to John Curtis in volleyball action in River Ridge Tuesday.
The Lady Eagles fell in the contest 14-25, 27-25, 18-25, 25-22, 6-15.
The contest was the second straight in which the Lady Eagles went to five games before losing after falling to Vandebilt Catholic at home Monday.
The contest also was the Lady Eagles’ third game in less than a week in which the squad went to five games as Central Catholic and Lutcher battled to five games Sept. 4 before the Lady Eagles came out on top.
Meo Knight had 26 kills and eight blocks for Central Catholic, while Megan Landry recorded 18 digs.
No other individual statistics were available.
Central Catholic (3-2) will return to action Thursday when it begins play in H.L. Bourgeois’ tournament.
Additional reporting by www.nola.com.