Ruston VB gets pair of wins this week

The Ruston Lady Bearcats (17-8; 6-0 district) took a pair of victories this week; first against Haughton 3-0 and then West Monroe 3-1.

In winning sets 25-12, 25-19 and 25-14, Ruston’s Monday win over Haughton saw Mariah Hintze with 10 kills, Kaylyn Brazzel with 9 kills and Sophie Mae Smith with 34 assists and 4 aces.

Following that victory, Ruston beat West Monroe Wednesday night by final scores of 25-19, 21-25, 25-20 and 25-11.

Hintze finished with 13 kills and 12 digs. Brazzel had 10 kills and 2 blocks, while Smith finished with 38 assists and 8 kills. Hannah Rollins totaled 7 kills, while Riley Oakley and Mckenize McFadden both finished with 6 kills apiece.

Head coach Lucie Hunt is excited to see her squad on the road this weekend to play multiple teams from South Louisiana.

“We are looking forward to a good weekend in south Louisiana playing some tough teams,” Hunt said. “We will play Barbe, Iota, Sulphur, and Denham Springs.  We are hoping to finish out the second half of the season on a strong note heading into playoffs.”


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