Fillies Finish 3-1 at Lee College Invitational

Fillies Finish 3-1 at Lee College Invitational

After a tough loss to Odessa, the Panola College Fillies bounced back this weekend to pick up three wins against Allen, Mountain View, and Victoria College.

Odessa came out strong giving Panola their only loss at the Lee College Invitational Tournament (18-25, 13-25, 25-27). For the Fillies, Mikayla Ware led with eight kills, Mylena Testoni added seven, and Nyah Walker chipped in five. Setter Maria Idjilov dished out 24 assists. Defensively, Hannah Floyd led with 24 digs, Ware followed with 13 and Idjilov added nine of her own. 

Panola then rebounded with the sweep of Allen (25-10, 25-10, 25-13). Offensively, Ware led with nine kills, while Walker added five. Idjilov chipped in 28 assists, along with four kills of her own. Ware and Floyd led the defense with a combined 22 digs (11 digs apiece) while Mylena Testoni and Idjilov chipped in six digs, respectively. 

The Fillies success continued Saturday with another sweep of Mountain View (26-24, 25-6, 25-14). Ware hammered home 14 kills, Testoni followed with 11 and Walker contributed six. Idjilov ran the offense by adding 30 assists. Ware had her second double-double of the year by also leading the defense with 19 digs, while Floyd followed with nine. Ashton Brown and Testoni were forces at the net with 4 block assists apiece.  

The weekend was capped off with a sweep of Victoria (25-11, 25-15, 25-17). Panola used a balanced attack with four players tallying five or more kills in the morning sweep. Ware led with 13, Walker followed with nine, Brown contributed six and April Brown finished with five respectively. Idjilov had 35 assists, while contributing three service aces. Erin Perez anchored the defense with 20 digs, followed by Floyd with nine and Ware with eight. At the net, Walker put up five block assists and Riley Seegers followed with four. 

Panola moves to 8-3 on the season and will return to action Tuesday, September 17th as they travel to compete against Cedar Valley at 5:00 PM. GO FILLIES!