East Ascension downs Dutchtown

Staff reports
Dutchtown's Taylor Nevils and Kirsten Collins look on as East Ascension's Jaquel Watts and Alecia Gutierrez leap at the ball.

East Ascension held off Dutchtown Thursday night in district action.

The homestanding Spartans fell behind 18-25 in the first game, but won the next three to take a 3-1 victory over their Ascension Parish rivals.

East Ascension improved to 20-9 overall and 3-2 in Division I, District 5.

Leading the way for the Spartans were Jaquel Watts (8 kills, 5 blocks), Kandis Carter (9 kills, 2 blocks) and Celeste Fenley (23 assists).

Jodi Hill finished with 18 kills for the Griffins, while Hayden Wood compiled 23 digs.

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East Ascension's Kandis Carter battles Dutchtown's Jodi Hill at the net Thursday.