High School Sports

Prep roundup: Vancleave, Ocean Springs, Gautier and Gulfport all win big

Vancleave’s Julianah Overstreet
Vancleave’s Julianah Overstreet

Julianah Overstreet helped set the tone Thursday night for her Vancleave volleyball team. The Lady Bulldogs topped Harrison Central 3-0 (25-11, 25-10, 25-11) thanks in large part to Overstreet’s six aces and 21 assists. Payton McKerchie added 13 kills while Sydney Salter recorded 13 digs.

Ocean Springs def. Biloxi 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-11): Peyton Emperley set up Ocean Springs’ dangerous attack with 13 assists. Amelia Moore led OSHS with eight kills. Chloe Coulter added six, while Abby Murrell and Kaytie Rutland each chipped in four kills apiece. Moore also led OSHS with nine digs. Murrell had a team-best seven aces.

Gautier def. Pass Christian 3-0 (25-22, 25-11, 25-19): Nene Boykin led GHS with 13 kills. Trinity Davis wasn’t far behind with 12. Lanay Williams added seven kills, with Madison Thompson contributing four. Aliyah Klein led GHS with 15 assists.

Gulfport def. Bay 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-13): Dywana Parker and Alexus Marsh led the Lady Admirals with seven kills apiece. Jayden Bishop added six. Marsh, Bishop and Parker also chipped in four, three and two blocks respectively.

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs