(2) Ascension Episcopal 3, (7) McGehee 0

at Pontchartrain Heart, Thursday (Nov. 8), Division V quarterfinals match


  • McGehee received off to a powerful begin and appeared to have an opportunity at pulling off the upset taking an 8-Four lead within the first set. Ascension Catholic’s plethora of hitters started to seek out their rhythm, although, and a kill by senior Katherine Broussard preceded back-to-back aces by senior Addie Vidrine to get the Blue Gators proper again in it. McGehee later prolonged its benefit to 12-9 after a serving error by Ascension Episcopal however misplaced seven of the following 11 factors to fall behind 16-13. The remainder of the match was tight together with ties at 18, 19, 21, 22 and 23 factors however the Blue Gators snuck by with a 25-23 win with Vidrine scoring on a block to finish the set.
  • Ascension Episcopal did not fiddle within the second set storming out to a 12-5 lead that ultimately received as excessive 17-7 and 20-10 on aces by Vidrine and Ashlee Sandridge. McGehee was capable of put just a few factors on the board down the stretch however a kill by Blue Gator senior Alaina Hardy closed out a 25-15 win for Ascension Episcopal in set two.
  • The third set seemed very like the second with Ascension Episcopal establishing itself early with a 15-5 lead. The Blue Gators led by as a lot as 21-9 within the third and closing set en path to a 25-13 victory to wrap up the match in straight units.
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Addie Vidrine, Ascension Episcopal

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Vidrine used a powerful mixture of highly effective swings and well timed tricks to preserve McGehee off-balance all through the match. She completed with match-highs in each kills and aces with 17 and 5, respectively, and was additionally second within the workforce in digs with 20 showcasing her defensive prowess as nicely.

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Data: Ascension Episcopal, 29-19; McGehee, 23-12


McGehee | 23 | 15 | 13 – 0

Ascension Episcopal | 25 | 25 | 25 – 3

NEXT UP: Ascension Episcopal will tackle third-seeded Central Catholic within the semifinals on Friday at 10 a.m. within the Ponchartrain Heart.


Josh Preston might be reached at [email protected] or 504.220.3264. Observe him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/JPrestonSports


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