Morgan City High School
The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)
Morgan City may have a large senior class this year, but the squad will feature plenty of youth on the court, too.
Morgan City High School's Trey Derouen runs downfield during the Tigers' scrimmage with Jeanerette Friday in Morgan City. Morgan City scored three touchdowns while limiting Jeanerette to zero. Morgan City will continue preseason prep when it participates in the Morgan City High School Jamboree Friday. Morgan City's junior varsity squad will face Centerville at 5 p.m., while its varsity will face Berwick at 6 p.m. Later in the evening, Patterson and Morgan City will close the scrimmage with a varsity contest. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)
Morgan City had several big plays in Friday’s scrimmage with Jeanerette at Tiger Stadium but struggled with red zone scoring.