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Prep roundup: Gulfport, Vancleave, Ocean Springs and George County all pick up big wins

Gulfport's Alexus Marsh blocks the ball while competing against Biloxi on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at Gulfport High. Marsh helped GHS beat Harrison Central on Tuesday.
Gulfport's Alexus Marsh blocks the ball while competing against Biloxi on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at Gulfport High. Marsh helped GHS beat Harrison Central on Tuesday. amccoy@sunherald.com file

Gulfport swept rival Harrison Central on Tuesday 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-16). Jayden Bishop and Dywana Parker led GHS with nine kills and one block apiece. Brooklynn Montana had a team-high 12 service points. Aley Woodberry added four kills and three blocks, while Alexus Marsh tallied six kills.

Vancleave def. Greene County 3-0 (25-4, 25-9, 25-4): Sierra Buxton led VHS (21-4, 6-0) with 11 kills. Paige Davis had 19 assists and Autumn Pierce added 10 aces.

Ocean Springs def. St. Martin 3-0 (25-15, 25-9, 25-18): Kennedy Bahr led OSHS (20-7, 5-0) with nine digs. Abby Murrell had nine assists and three aces. Kaytie Rutland had nine kills and four aces. Peyton Emperley had 18 assists and four aces. Amberly Blowers added seven aces with three kills. Amelia Moore contributed 10 kills, two aces and eight digs.

George County def. Oak Grove 3-1 (27-25, 25-13, 18-25, 25-23): Samantha Holland led GCHS (10-6, 3-1) with seven kills and five aces. Tori Havens had six kills. Shelby Jones recorded four solo blocks, three assisted blocks and six kills.

East Central def. Alma Bryant 3-2 (25-22, 25-20, 14-25, 16-25, 16-14): Alexis Laughlin led ECHS (8-6) with 15 kills, three aces, 13 assists and three blocks. Jaelyn Golson added 14 kills and Kaleigh Fillingame had 12. Natalie Johnson added nine assists, while Kaitlyn Young and McKall Holder led ECHS with 26 and 11 digs respectively.

Pass Christian def. Bay 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-23): Tori Williams had five kills and Deja Howard added four kills with two blocks. Amber Funderburk had two aces and totaled 20 service points.

Our Lady Academy def. Resurrection 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 25-22): Emma Funk led OLA (18-2, 6-0) with 19 kills, 10 service points, 11 digs and five blocks. Rebecca Walk had 15 kills, seven digs and four blocks. Margaret White added eight kills, six digs and 12 points. Lizzy Mirandy led the defense with 13 digs and added five kills, while Hannah Gest set up the attack with 36 assists.

Other scores: Long Beach def. West Harrison 3-0 (25-10, 26-24, 25-22).

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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