Lady Knights win in volleyball, tennis


ST. PAULS – Two straight.

After a season-opening, eight-match losing streak, the Lady Knights have got something going. On Tuesday, West Bladen earned its second conference win in a row, this one a 25-15, 25-11, 16-25 and 25-17 victory over St. Pauls.

The Lady Knights are now 2-8 overall, 2-5 in the Three Rivers Conference.

West Bladen blasted the Lady Bulldogs with 38 kills in the match and, from the service line whacked a total of 17 aces en route to the win.

Raegan Davis led the Lady Knights with 10 kills, four aces and a block; Mikayla Winebarger had sic aces and two kills; Patience Parker had seven kills and two aces; Alise Pait had six kills and an ace; Elizabeth Allbright had five kills and two aces; Lexie Corrothers had two kills and an ace.

— In Elizabethtown on Tuesday, visiting East Columbus swept the Lady Eagles in straight sets by the scores of 25-10, 26-24 and 25-16.

East Bladen is now 1-8 overall, 1-5 in conference.

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Tennis

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— In St. Pauls on Tuesday, the Lady Knights pushed their winning streak to eight straight with a 9-0 whitewashing of the Lady Bulldogs.

West Bladen, now 8-0 overall and in the Three Rivers Conference, gave up just 19 points en route to the win.

In singles, Conner Brisson won 8-2 at No. 1; Savannah Lee won 8-1 at No. 2; Helen Lopez won 8-3 at No. 3; Autumn Brisson won 8-1 at No. 4; Mireya Sandoval won in an 8-0 shutout at No. 5; and Haleigh Dunn won 8-2 at No. 6.

In doubles, the No. 1 duo of Conner Brisson and Lee took an 8-3 win; No. 2 Lopez and Autumn Brisson won 8-1; and the No. 3 tandem of Sandoval and Dunn won in a hard-fought match 8-6.

— In Elizabethtown on Tuesday, the visiting Lady Gators earned an 8-1 conference win over East Bladen.

The loss drops the Lady Eagles to 2-8 overall and in the conference.

Ting Lin earned the lone win for the Lady Eagles, taking a hard-fought 8-6 victory at No. 2 singles.

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