Ladycats stay undefeated; Win over Booneville and Magnolia
The Mena Ladycats senior high volleyball team traveled to Booneville High School on Monday to begin their busy week. The Ladycats matched up with a Booneville squad coached by former Ladycat Bailey Stringer.
Mena had their hands full in the first set, just edging Booneville 25-22. The Ladycats recorded a more comfortable win 25-17 in the second set, but had their work cut out for them to complete the sweep. Booneville stuck right with Mena, however, Mena escaped with a 26-24 set win to complete the match sweep 3-0.
Madi Lyle tallied 36 digs on Monday evening against Boonevillle. Carmen Puckett struck 10 kills on the evening. Grayson Fairless recorded 8 kills and 7 blocks. Emmi Hines contributed with 15 assists in the contest, along with 4 aces while serving.
On Tuesday night, the Ladycats hosted the Magnolia Lady Panthers. Mena got off to a hot start on the night, and won the first set 25-10. Magnolia edged closer in the second set, but the Ladycats were still victorious 25-15. In the third set, the Ladycats completed their second match sweep of the week with a 25-10 set win.
Katie Valdovinos recorded 8 kills agains the Lady Panthers. Emmi Hines led with 10 assists. Bethany Godwin tallied 12 digs, as both Hines and Emma Threlkeld both had two aces.
The Ladycats are set to travel to Ar