The Munroe Lady Cats picked up two wins last week with one of them their biggest match of the season thus far. In a busy six-game week, which included a tournament in Chipley on Saturday, the team dropped four matches to go 2-4 on the week.
JOHN PAUL II
The Lady Cats dropped three straight to their former district rival in a non-district game last week. The second game was the only close one with JPII eking out a 25-23 win. Maddey Pappadakis and Karleebeth Perkins had five kills each. Perkins had six digs and Victoria Anderson had five digs.
MUNROE VS FAMU
The Lady Cats entered the key district matchup needing not only a season win, but a district win as well. The team got both by virtue of a 17-15 win in the fifth game of the match. Katie Howell served eight aces and had five blocks. Karleebeth Perkins had 11 kills and Victoria Anderson added nine.
Munroe defeated Vernon in the third game 15-4 as game one of the Chipley Invitational Tournament last Saturday. Vernon won the first game 25-23 and Munroe won the second 25-19. Ramsey Higdon led Munroe with five kills. Coach Rich Tenney named her Player of the Match for her overall play, saying, “Ramsey made points at critical times for us in this match.”
Walton took the Munroe team 25-18, 25-17 in game two of the tournament. Maddey Pappadakis was Player of the Game with fine overall play. The junior setter had six kills, five assists and three digs.
Freshman Katie Howell had a season-high nine aces to lead Munroe in a three game loss to Laurel Hill in game three. Laurel Hill took the first contest 25-21 but the Lady cats bounced back and won the second game with an identical score. Laurel Hill won the third game 15-11.
Olivia Fletcher had two blocks and a kill in Munroe’s last game in Chipley. Altha won in two straight, 25-15, 25-16.
The long week saw the Munroe team finish with a 2-9 record overall.