Fillies Tested on the Road

Fillies Tested on the Road
The Panola College Fillies picked up three more road wins this weekend by sweeping Cedar Valley (25-17, 25-22, 25-21), taking down Odessa College in 5 (22-25, 24-26, 28-26, 25-19,15-7) and finishing with another (25-20, 25-11, 25-23) sweep of Brookhaven College.
Against Cedar Valley, Panola was led by freshman middle Daphinie Correa and freshman outside Rebecca Rabius with 7 kills each, sophomore right side Jasmine Sanchez added 6, and freshman middle Thaynara Godoi chipped in 5. The setting duo of freshman Molly Harris and sophomore Kinly Carter combined for 35 total assists, 18 and 17 respectively. Godoi also dominated at the net picking up 7 total blocks, with Melanie Casteel and Barbara Sabino each adding 5 block assists. Freshman defensive specialist Hannah Ramirez anchored the floor with 10 digs, Camie Copeland and Audrey Slaten added 6 apiece.

The Fillies found themselves facing a sweep in a 2-set hole against a talented Odessa College team in their second match of the weekend, but battled back to take a 5-set victory. Sophomore outside Jaqueline da Silva pounded out a season-high 18 kills and showed her versatility picking up 19 digs, as well. Sophomore right side Kaitlyn Adams added 11, Daphinie Correa picked up 10, with Barbara Sabino and freshman outside Alyssa Lozoya contributing 8 and 7 respectively. Kinly Carter dished out her season-high 32 assists and Molly Harris added 26. Defensively, libero Camie Copeland picked up 25 key digs with Harris adding 11 of her own.

In their final match against Brookhaven, Godoi stepped up offensively wracking up 12 kills with no errors, Jasmine Sanchez added 6, while Rebecca Rabius and Alyssa Lozoya chipped in 5 each. Molly Harris picked up 17 assists with 8 digs and Kinly Carter added 12. Audrey Slaten led the defense with 10 digs, Shayla Eugene contributed 9, and Chelsea Chadwick added 8.

The Fillies return to Arthur Johnson Gym Wednesday against Navarro College at 7pm to start Region XIV-North conference play.