The Panola College Fillies picked up four more wins at the Kruse Kickoff Klassic hosted by Blinn College over the weekend, improving the team’s overall record to 10-0. The Fillies opened the tournament overcoming a slow start to defeat Brookhaven College (25-20, 16-25, 25-19, 28-26) before sweeping Illinois Central (25-12, 25-20, 25-17), Victoria College (25-17, 25-9, 25-10), and Temple College (25-12, 25-18, 25-10).
Three Fillies registered double-digit kills against Brookhaven, including both Daphinie Correa and Sabrina de Lima leading with 12 followed by Mikayla Ware with 10. Molly Harris dished out 24 assists and Bri McGown recorded 21, while Harris also contributed 2 aces and 9 digs and McGown added 6 digs of her own. Defensively, Hannah Ramirez notched a season-high 20 digs and de Lima added 13.
In their second match of the day against Illinois Central, Panola was led by Alyssa Lozoya with 10 kills on a blistering .648 hitting percentage, Rebecca Rabius followed with 8 kills, and Mikayla Ware added 6 kills with 2 aces. Harris and McGown combined for 40 assists, Ramirez picked up 7 digs along with 3 aces, and McKenzie Dimery added 6 digs to close out the leaders for the match.
In the victory against Victoria College, Correa and Ware lead the offense with 6 kills apiece, Lozoya added 5, and Rabius chipped in 4 of her own. Harris notched her second double-double of the year with 20 assists, 14 digs and 3 aces, while Chelsea Chadwick added 10 digs. Correa dominated the net with 3 solo blocks and 2 assists, Thaynara Godoi and McKenzie Dimery added 3 block assists each, and Riley Seegers and Lozoya picked up 2 assists apiece.
The Fillies completed their weekend with a sweep of Temple College that featured Rabius leading with 10 kills, while Correa and de Lima added 8 apiece. De Lima also served up 4 aces, and Bri McGown dished out 20 assists in the win. Ramirez anchored the floor with 10 digs and Ware added 8. At the net, Godoi and Rabius each picked up 2 block assists.
Panola returns to action Wednesday, September 5th when they open Region XIV-North conference play against Trinity Valley at 7 pm in Arthur Johnson Gym.