Freshman MiKayla Ware had a career night and led all hitters with 18 kills on an impressive .421 hitting efficiency, while the combination of Alyssa Lozoya and Thaynara Godoi picked up 8 kills each followed by Rebecca Rabius adding 7. Bri McGown and Molly Harris dished out 20 assists apiece. Ware sealed up her highlight performance racking up 27 digs with Hannah Floyd adding 19 of her own. At the net, Godoi and Riley Seegers led with 4 block assists each.
With the loss, Panola finished Region XIV zone play 2-4 and will be the 4th place seed from the north in the Region XIV tournament.
In their annual Dig Pink match Saturday, the Fillies swept Brookhaven College (25-8, 25-17, 25-16). Offensively, Ware led again with 9 kills, followed by Carol Santana with 6, and Godoi with 5. McGown dished out 16 assists with Harris adding 12. Daphinie Correa led at the net with 2 block assists and 1 solo, and Hannah Floyd led the floor defense with 22 digs. Ware added 9 digs and Harris 8 in the win.
The Fillies will use next weekend as one final tune-up before the Region XIV Tournament, taking on Temple College and Blinn College Saturday, October 27th, in AJ Gym at noon and 4 pm.