Fillies split in weekend tri-match

Photo courtesy Kraig Cain
Alyssa Lozoya and Daphinie Correa block a TJC attacker at the Wednesday, Sept. 12 game.

Panola College Fillies traveled to Cedar Valley Saturday, Sept. 15 for a tri-match where they finished with a sweep of host Cedar Valley and a tough 5-set loss to Hill College.

In the first match of the day, Panola defeated Cedar Valley (25-23, 25-17, 25-20). Offensively, the Fillies were led by Alyssa Lozoya with 11 kills and Sabrina de Lima with 10. Lozoya also assisted on 5 blocks and de Lima picked up 7 digs. Bri McGown and Molly Harris dished out 20 and 18 assists, respectively, and tallied 6 digs apiece. At the net, Thaynara Godoi led with 3 solo blocks and 6 assists, with Daphinie Correa adding 6 assists of her own. Hannah Ramirez led the floor defense with 20 digs.

In the final match of the day, Region 5 powerhouse Hill College outlasted PC in a 5-set battle (25-20, 24-26, 25-23, 19-25, 12-15). Rebecca Rabius led the offense with 16 kills, followed by Daphinie Correa with 7. Bri McGown dished out 23 of the Fillies’ 33 assists. Thaynara Godoi assisted on 7 blocks and three Fillies registered double-digit digs. Ramirez led with 18, McKenzie Dimery picked up 11, and de Lima chipped in 10.

Panola will resume conference play Wednesday, Sept. 19, on the road at Navarro to take on the Lady Bulldogs at 7 p.m.

In addition to Imani Hampton’s photos in this gallery, you can see more game photos, courtesy of photographer Kraig Cain in the Google Photo gallery Panola Fillies defeat TJC – 9-12-18.