Fillies 4-0 at Grizzly Invitational

Fillies 4-0 at Grizzly Invitational
The Panola College Fillies traveled to West Plains, Missouri this past weekend and picked up 4 key victories over tough opponents. 
Panola opened the weekend with a sweep of Hutchinson (25-20, 25-19, 25-20). Rebecca Rabius led the offense with 12 kills, Audrey Slaten added 6, and the trio of Cayman Sutton, Kaitlyn Adams, and Barbara Sabino contributed 5 apiece. Sutton also dished out 29 assists. The floor defense was led by Hannah Ramirez with 24 digs, Slaten picked up 12, and Rabius added 9. At the net Sabino assisted on 5 blocks, with Adams and Daphinie Correa adding 4 each. 

The Fillies completed the day with a win over MS-West Plains in 4 sets: 25-11, 21-25, 25-16, 25-18. Panola used a balanced offensive attack with 5 players tallying 7 or more kills: Barbara Sabino (11), Rebecca Rabius (10), Audrey Slaten (8), Kaitlyn Adams (8) And Daphinie Correa (7). Cayman Sutton dished out 36 assists with Kinly Carter adding 12. Hannah Ramirez notched 15 digs with Slaten and Rabius adding 9 and 8, respectively. Correa continued to be a force at the net, assisting on 7 blocks.

Panola began play Saturday with a 4-set win over Jefferson College: 21-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-20. Kaitlyn Adams and Thaynara Godoi led offensively notching 10 kills apiece, with Barbara Sabino and Audrey Slaten adding 9 each. Cayman Sutton dished out 31 assists. Hannah Ramirez anchored the defense with 21 digs, followed by 10 by Jaqueline da Silva and 8 by Slaten.  Godoi led at the net with 7 block assists, with Adams right behind at 5.

The weekend was capped off with a win against Indian Hills in 4 sets: 25-17, 29-27, 26-28, 25-17. Rebecca Rabius hammered home 15 kills, Jasmine Sanchez followed with 10, while Barbara Sabino, Thaynara Godoi, and Cayman Sutton all chipped in 8 kills apiece. Sutton also racked up a career-high 52 assists and added 9 digs. Hannah Ramirez led with 18 digs, Jaqueline da Silva added 10, and Camie Copeland contributed 9.

With the wins, Panola improves to 19-4 overall on the year headed into the second round of conference play which begins this Wednesday night at Navarro.