SENIORS LEAD LADY WOLVES - Senior members of the 2017-2018 Rayne High School Lady Wolves Volleyball Team who were honored Wednesday during senior night were, Trinity Axtell; standing from left, Kennedie Bourgeois, Peyton Richard, Kendal Edmond, Destini Carrier, Savanna LaCombe and Lindsey Batten. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)
Lady Wolves improve district slate with wins
The Rayne High School Lady Wolves Volleyball Team improved their district slate by collecting three straight wins over the past week.
Following a close, disappointing lost to Iota earlier in the week, the Lady Wolves collected big wins over Church Point, Northwest and Crowley.
Overall, Rayne High stands at 15-11 and 5-2 in district play.
In the Church Point game ((25-20, 26-24, 25-20), the Lady Wolves shook a couple of close calls to pull off the win.
Kendal Edmond and Hannah McKenzie led net play with five kills each. Edmond recorded a block while McKenzie added three assists, an ace and two digs.
Peyton Richard had four kills, while teammates Destini Carier and Emma Pastor recorded three each.
Savanna LaCombe double up on kills and blocks, while Taylor Thevis, Kennedie Bourgeois and Lindsey Batten finished up the kill charter with two each.
Carrier led assists with five, followed by Batten with four and McKenzie at three.
In Rayne’s win over Northwest (25-18, 25-14, 25-7), Pastor led the net with five kills and a block.
Four put-aways were recorded by Edmond, LaCombe and Richard during the win.
Turning in three kills each were Bourgeois, Carrier and Thevis.
Carrier also led assists with a dozen, shared with teammate Batten, who also tallied 11 digs.
Trinity Axtell led back row digs at 10 pickups, along with two aces at the serving line.
For their win over Crowley (25-19, 25-20, 25-15), Lady Wolves spread the wealth when it came to put-aways at the net.
Carrier recorded five kills, while teammaes Pastor and Richard had four apiece. Richard also recorded a block.
Edmond and LaCombe had three kills each.
Batten led assists on the day with five.
In a non-district contest against Sam Houston, the Lady Wolves recorded a hard-fought win needing fo=ive sets for the win (22-25, 26-24, 25-22, 21-25, 15-8).
Pastor hit double digits with 10 kills during the win. Edmond was right behind with nine put-aways along with two blocks.
Carrier donated seven to the cause, while LaCombe had five kills.
Finishing up the offensive attack for Rayne were Batten (3) and Thevis (2). Batten led assists with eight.
The Lady Wolves will travel to Church Point on Tuesday for their last district contest of the season, followed by their annual “Pink Game” on Wednesday when they host The Academy of Sacred Heart at Grand Coteau while raising funds for cancer reasearch.