West knocks off East in tennis, volleyball

DUBLIN — West Bladen and East Bladen clashed at The Castle in Dublin on Tuesday in a Three Rivers Conference volleyball match, and the Lady Knights held off the visiting Lady Eagles for a three-game sweep by the scores of 25-15, 25-18 and 27-25.

The win improved West Bladen to 3-9 overall and 3-6 in the conference. East Bladen fell to 2-10, 2-7.

“It was a great match,” said West Bladen coach Gaye Davis. “I am so proud of my girls. They fought hard and did what was asked of them.”

The Davis sisters played a big part in the Lady Knights’ win. Raegan Davis had 15 kills and six aces, while Caroline Davis contributed 22 digs and a kill.

Mikayla Winebarger tallied seven kills and an ace for West Bladen; Elizabeth Allbright had four kills and an ace; Alise Pait had four kills and an ace; and Patience Parker had three kills and an ace. Lexi Corrothers and Callie Lewis each had a kill.

For East Bladen, Faith Johnson had nine service winners; Kaley Smith had five service points; and Ashley Hardin had five service points.




In Dublin on Tuesday, the Lady Knights swept the six singles matches en route to an 8-1 Three County Conference win over county rival East Bladen.

The win kept West Bladen perfect on the season at 9-0, while a young East Bladen squad fell to 3-9.

“… it was a good match for the Knights and the girls enjoyed getting together with East for a friendly rivalry match,” said West Bladen coach Mary White.

In singles, the Lady Knights got wins from Conner Brisson at No. 1, 6-4 and 6-2; Savannah Lee at No. 2, 6-4 and 7-5; Helen Lopez at No. 3, 6-0 and 6-1; Autumn Brisson at No. 4, 6-0 and 6-1; Mireya Sandoval at No. 4, 6-0 and 6-1; and Alyssa Smith at No. 6, 6-0 and 6-0.

In doubles, the East Bladen duo of Jayme Lee Frady and Ting Lin gave the Lady Eagles their lone win at No. 1, 8-6. West Bladeen’s Lopez and Autumn Brisson teamed for an 8-5 win at No. 2; and the Lady Knights’ tandem of Sandoval and Smith earned an 8-0 win.