Ascension Catholic eliminates Lady Lions in first round sweep

Staff reports

DONALDSONVILLE — Elaine Pearce, Alaina Poirrier and Anna Lassere teamed to lead Ascension Catholic to a 3-0 volleyball playoff victory over Ascension Christian on Tuesday night.

Poirrier had 20 assists and two digs for the Bulldogs (11-14), who won by scores of 25-10, 25-15, 25-11. Ascension Catholic advances to face White Castle in the Division I-Classes 1A, B, C regional round.

Lassere had seven kills and three digs, while Pearce tallied four kills, three digs and two blocks.

Krystal Braud helped lead Ascension Christian (10-18) with four kills and three blocks. Megan Pellegrin added three kills and four assists while Sophie Schexnayder had two kills, three assists and two digs.