October 30, 2013

Volleyball: Panthers celebrate Senior Night with win over Huntingdon

LaGrange celebrated Senior Night with a 3-1 win over Huntingdon in a USA South match at Richter Gym on Wednesday.

Seniors Hayley LaFontaine and Leslie Rhoades were honored before the match. The duo have combined for almost 1,000 kills in their careers with the Panthers.

The Panthers (11-18, 5-9 USA South) won the first set 25-22. Huntingdon (5-24, 1-13 USA South) came back to even the match with a 25-19 second set win.

The Panthers closed out the match by taking the final two sets by scores of 25-19 and 25-16. The Panthers went 3-0 against the Hawks this season.

Freshmen Katie Chancellor and Megan Lee combined for 27 kills for the Panthers. Chancellor had a match-high 15 kills and Lee added 12 more. Mary Katherine Schmitz had 35 assists and Ella Weymiller had 23 digs.

The Panthers face Maryville and Covenant in USA South matches Saturday in Maryville, Tenn.