After falling to #11 Tyler Junior College, the 13thranked Fillies picked up 4 solid road wins this weekend at the Missouri State-West Plains Grizzly Invitational, improving to 22-5 overall on the season.
In the mid-week conference showdown when Panola fell to TJC (21-25, 23-25, 20-25), the duo of Rebecca Rabius and Alyssa Lozoya led the offense with 8 kills apiece while MiKayla Ware added 6. Setter Bri McGown led with 16 assists and Molly Harris added 12. Hannah Ramirez led defensively with 10 digs and MiKayla Ware picked up 7; while Thaynara Godoi notched 2 block assists and 1 solo.
In their first match of the weekend, Panola defeated Hutchinson CC (25-23, 25-11, 22-25, 25-22). Rebecca Rabius led with 13 kills, Thaynara Godoi picked up 8, and Sabrina de Lima added 6. Molly Harris dished out 39 assists with 12 digs in the win. Godoi dominated at the net with 6 block assists, Rabius added 5 block assists and 1 solo, and Alyssa Lozoya added 4 block assists with 1 solo. Hannah Floyd matched her then career high and led the floor defense with 31 digs.
Against the home team, Missouri St West Plains, the Fillies battled out a 5-set victory (25-21, 23-25, 25-20, 20-25, 15-12). Daphinie Correa stepped up offensively with 14 kills, Rabius pounded out 13, MiKayla Ware added 9, and Alyssa Lozoya chipped in 8. Molly Harris controlled the offense by dishing out a career-high 53 assists, while Godoi picked up 2 block assists with 1 solo. Defensively, Hannah Floyd bested her career-high in digs racking up 32, while Hannah Ramirez stepped up notching 23 of her own.
In day 2 of the Grizzly Invite Panola swept Jefferson College (25-13, 25-20, 25-17). Thaynara Godoi led with 11 kills, Rebecca Rabius tallied 10, and Alyssa Lozoya chipped in 8. Molly Harris dished out 22 assists and Bri McGown added 20. Defensively, MiKayla Ware led with 14 digs, while the duo of Hannah Floyd and Hannah Ramirez picked up 10 apiece followed by 9 from McGown.
The final match of the weekend came with a hard fought 4-set victory over Indian Hills (23-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-21). Once again Rabius led offensively with 10 kills, Ware added 8, and Godoi chipped in 7. Harris dished out 20 assists with McGown adding 14. Hannah Ramirez led with 19 digs, Ware and Harris picked up 8 each, and McKenzie Dimery added 7 of her own. Godoi led at the net with 2 block assists and 3 solo blocks.
Panola returns to action Wednesday night as they host Navarro College for their final match of Region XIV zone play at 7pm in Arthur Johnson Gymnasium.