The Central Catholic Lady Eagles clinched the District 5, Division 5 championship Tuesday with a victory on the road against Houma Christian, followed it up with a victory Wednesday against E.D. White at home and split its matches Thursday at Episcopal School of Acadiana’s “Spooktacular” Tournament.
The Lady Eagles defeated Houma Christian 3-0 (25-13, 25-7, 25-10) and E.D. White on Senior Night (25-17, 25-23, 25-16).
On Thursday, the Lady Eagles fell to St. Thomas More (21-25, 9-25) but rebounded to defeat John Curtis (25-14, 25-6).
Against Houma Christian, Meo Knight recorded nine kills, nine digs and three solo blocks, while Celine Flores added five kills, an ace and 10 digs and Caroline Byrne, a kill, 16 assists and seven aces.
Other top Lady Eagle contributors included Amanda Barron, five kills and an assist; Gee Garrett, four kills and three solo blocks; Megan Landry, three kills, two digs and a block assist; Maddie Conrad, eight assists, an ace, and a dig; Olivia Crawford, three aces and two digs; and Abbie Bergeron, six digs.
Against E.D. White, Knight had a double-double with 14 kills and 12 digs, while she also recorded six blocks.
Other top Central Catholic performers included Byrne, 43 assists and five digs; Hill, 12 kills and four blocks; Garrett, nine kills and four blocks; Flores, six kills, two blocks and 13 digs; and Bergeron, nine digs.
In the loss to St. Thomas More, Hill had seven kills, while Knight added three kills, two digs and two solo blocks.
Other top Central Catholic performers included Garrett, three kills and two solo blocks; Byrne, 12 assists and two digs; Flores, a kill, an ace and five digs; and Bergeron, eight digs.
In the win against John Curtis, Byrne recorded three kills, 11 assists, three aces and three digs, while Knight recorded four kills, three digs, three solo blocks and a block assist.
Other top Lady Eagle contributors included Hill, seven kills and two solo blocks; Flores, two kills, an ace, two digs and a solo block; and Garrett, two kills, an assist and two block assists.
The Lady Eagles will return to action Saturday at the Episcopal School of Acadiana tournament.
Morgan City clinches
Morgan City defeated South Lafourche on the road 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 26-24) Thursday in both teams’ final Division 2, District 6 game.
With the win, the Lady Tigers finished as co-runners-up with South Terrebonne, who also won its district final Thursday.
However, Morgan City received the district’s automatic berth into the playoffs as the district’s No. 2 seed “by mutual agreement,” MCHS coach Christy Theriot said.
Katelyn Adams recorded a double-double with 19 assists and 10 digs as well as three aces, two kills and a block assist.
Other top Lady Tiger contributors included May Grogan, nine kills, two blocks and three digs; Marilynn Bailey, seven kills, 18 digs and two aces; Ariel Trimm, five kills, three digs, an ace and a block; Savannah Loupe, 10 digs and an ace; Elizabeth Esteban, five digs and an ace; Genesis Esteban, a kill, a block assist, a dig and an assist; and Alexandra Thompson, two blocks, a kill and two digs.
In junior varsity action, the Lady Tigers won 25-11, 25-19.
Taylor Prince led the Lady Tigers with a solid stat line of a kill, 20 assists, eight digs and four aces, while Tyler Hebert added three aces, three kills, two assists and 10 digs.
Other top Lady Tiger contributors included
Grogan, 11 kills; LeeAnne Price, an ace and 14 digs; Brandi Ingram, two aces, eight kills and three digs; Thompson, three kills and two digs; and Cecily Feliciano, an ace, two assists and seven digs.
In freshman action, the Lady Tigers fell to South Lafourche, 7-25, 25-27.
Thompson led the squad with two kills and an impressive eight aces, while Sara Gaudet recorded two assists and an ace, and Dwanna Lebeau, two kills and an ace.
On Wednesday, Morgan City fell to New Iberia in five games, 17-25, 25-18, 25-19, 21-25, 9-15 at home.
Adams recorded a double-double with 21 assists and 10 digs as well as three kills, while Kloé Liner added nine kills, a block, a block assist and 15 digs in the lengthy match.
Other top Lady Tiger contributors included Grogan, seven kills, four digs, two blocks and a block assist; Loupe, two aces and 21 digs; Bailey, three kills and nine digs; Thompson, two kills, two digs and a block; Trimm, three kills and two digs; and Esteban, six digs.
In junior varsity action, Morgan City defeated New Iberia, 25-10, 25-5.
Feliciano led Morgan City with a mindboggling 11 aces as well as a dig, while Layne Reynaud also had a solid game with three aces, three digs, a kill and two assists.
Other top Lady Tiger contributors included Prince, three aces, a kill and two assists; Thompson, two kills, a dig and two aces; Price, six digs; and Grogan, two kills and a block.
The Lady Tigers will return to action Saturday when they play Newman and Ascension Catholic at Newman.
Patterson falls in three
The Patterson Lumberjills dropped their final district game of the season to E.D. White 3-0 (11-25, 7-25, 15-25) on the road Tuesday.
Caitlyn Fontenot led the squad with an ace, a point, four digs, four kills and an assist, while Carissa Fontenot added two points, an ace, a dig and five assists.
Other top Lumberjill contributors included Kailyn Johnson, two digs, two kills and an assist; Rachel Easley, three points, four digs and a kill; Carli McIntyre, five digs; and Courtnie Boudreaux, two kills.