VOLLEYBALL: Lady Tigers thrive on road trip to Sulphur
By: Staff Reports
The Morgan City volleyball team stayed busy over the weekend with two games in Sulphur.
First up was Sam Houston and the Lady Tigers won 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-15).
Brooke Singleton led the team with 13 assists, eight kills, two blocks, seven digs and a block assist; Katelyn Adams had eight assists, five aces, 13 digs, a block and a block assist; Brittney Durham had three assists, six digs and an ace; Savannah Loupe had an ace and a dig; Reina Fernandez had 10 digs, four kills, two aces and a block assist; Kailyn Turner had seven kills, three blocks, three block assists and two digs; Jaiveianna Jones had three kills; Genesis Esteban had three assists, two kills and three digs; and Allie Dragna had a dig.
In the second game of the day, the Lady Tigers faced Sulphur and picked up another win 3-2 (25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 2-25, 15-5).
Fernandez led the team with 20 digs, nine kills, three block assists and an ace; Adams had 24 assists, 15 digs, four kills and three aces; Singleton had 18 kills, 11 assists, 12 digs, a block and three aces; Loupe had three aces and eight digs; Turner had seven kills, three block assists and a block; Jones had two kills and two block assists; Durham had 17 digs and two assists; Esteban had three digs, two assists and a block assist; Marilynn Bailey had four kills, three digs, one assist and a block assist; and Dragna had five digs.
Last week, the Lady Tigers lost to Ellender in district play. Stats were unavailable at press time.
Adams had 14 assists, six digs, three kills and an ace; Durham had 22 digs and an ace; Singleton had 11 kills, four digs, nine assists and an ace; Loupe had eight digs and two aces; Turner had five blocks and three kills; Fernandez had 23 digs, seven kills and a block; Jones had two kills, a block and two block assists; and Esteban had five digs and two block assists.
The junior varsity lost to Ellender 2-1 (25-16, 18-25,6-15).
Bailey led the team with seven digs, two kills and an ace; Loupe had four digs and two aces; Taylor Prince had seven assists, two digs and two aces; Tyler Hebert had three aces, three kills and a dig; Eliannys Cabrera had an ace and a dig; Layne Reynaud had two assists and a dig; Kloe’ Liner had two kills and a dig; Courtney Pasqua had two kills; Esteban had a kill and two digs and Brandi Ingram had a dig.
The Lady Tigers freshmen won 2-1 (25-22, 14-25, 15-10).
Elizabeth Businelle led the team with 13 assists, three digs, four aces and a kill; Hebert had 11 digs, seven kills and two aces; LeeAnne Price had eight digs and two aces; Celestina Williams had four kills and four digs; and Ingram had four digs and three kills.
Morgan City will face Assumption at 5 p.m. today at home.
Lumberjills struggle on the road against Vandebilt
The Patterson volleyball team lost to Vandebilt Catholic 3-0 (25-10, 25-10, 25-0) on Thursday.
Keisha Kinchen led the team with seven digs and a block; Kaylan Johnson had five kills and an assist; Chynna Williams had a kill and a block; Carissa Fontenot had two assists, a dig and a kill; Caitlyn Fontenot had six digs and an assist; Jessica Decuir had an ace and a dig; Carli McIntyre had a dig; and Katelyn Sonnier had a dig.
The Lumberjills junior varsity also picked up a tough loss 2-0 (25-6, 25-10).
Rachel Easely led the team with six kills; Rebecca Taylor had a kill; Shiana Phillips had three kills; Nia Madise had a kill; Jazmin Evans had a kill; and Katelyn Thibodaux had an ace.
Patterson will host Berwick today at 5 p.m.
Lady Tigers JV runners-up at Assumption’s Bayou Classic
The Lady Tigers junior varsity finished runners-up in their pool with two wins over South Terrebonne and Assumption and losses to Parkview Baptist and Assumption. Reynaud led the team with 12 assists, 13 digs, four aces and one kill. Hebert followed with 16 digs, six kills and three aces; Ingram added seven aces, five kills and three digs; Price had 12 digs; Esteban added six kills; Prince had seven assists and five aces; Chandler Pasqua had four kills and nine digs; and Williams had an ace and a kill.