High School Sports

Prep roundup: Vancleave volleyball makes quick work of Gautier

Vancleave’s Payton McKerchie
Vancleave’s Payton McKerchie

Vancleave picked up a convincing 3-0 (25-20, 25-9, 25-17) win over Gautier on Thursday. Payton McKerchie had 18 kills and four blocks. Sierra Buxton had 13 kills, while Paige Davis had a whopping 41 assists. Sydney Salter added 22 serves, six aces and 11 digs.

Gulfport def. D’Iberville 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-10): Dywana Parker and Jayden Bishop paced Gulfport’s attack with 14 and 11 kills apiece. Aley Woodberry added eight. Maranda Cowan had a team-best 20 service points.

George County def. Pascagoula 3-2 (25-21, 16-25, 27-25, 17-25, 16-14): Kylie Meitz led the Rebels with 10 kills. Shelby Jones was big defensively with five solo blocks to go along with 3 assisted blocks. Olivia Simpson had five aces and 19 service points.

Hancock def. Ocean Springs 3-1 (25-20, 24-26, 25-15, 25-22): Peyton Emperley sparked Ocean Springs’ attack with 13 assists. Kennedy Bahr recorded 18 digs. Amelia Moore added 11 digs, five blocks, four aces and a team-high 13 kills. Kaytie Rutland did a little of everything with five aces, three kills and four blocks. Amberly Blowers led OSHS with seven blocks.

Other scores: Long Beach def. Pass Christian 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-21).

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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