Jamboree ignites volleyball season

Written by John Dupont on .

Local teams served up impressive showings in the season opener for high school volleyball.

Brusly and Port Allen each went 2-1 in the Westside Jamboree last Tuesday at Brusly High School

St. John was the only team among 16 schools to finish undefeated in the tournament.

SJHS dealt Brusly its only loss of the tourney (25-20). BHS posted wins over Scotlandville (25-4) and Donaldsonville (25-10).

“I was happy with how we did, although I thought we could’ve done a little better against St. John,” Brusly coach Karen Wooley said. “But I think we’re looking good at this point.”

Port Allen, meanwhile chalked victories over White Castle (15-14) and False River Academy (25-16). Walker toppled the Lady Pelicans 25-16.

Other teams that participated in the tournament included Plaquemine, West Feliciana, Catholic-Pointe Coupee, Livonia, Family Christian, Broadmoor, Tara, Scotlandville, Southern Lab and Runnels.

In upcoming action, Port Allen entertains False River Academy today (Thursday) at 4 p.m., while Brusly travels Thuirsday and Saturday to Napoleonville for the Assumption Tournament. Other teams slated to compete include Berwick, Chalmette, Thibodeaux, Vandebilt, Morgan City, Ascension Episcopal, Southern Lab, E.D. White, St. Charles, South Lafourche, Central Lafourche, H.L. Bourgeois, South Terrebonne and Notre Dame.

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