Prep volleyball roundup: New Hope stays unbeaten with sweep of Choctaw County



Theo DeRosa



ACKERMAN -- The New Hope volleyball team stayed undefeated with a sweep of Choctaw County in Thursday's road match.


Set scores were 25-7, 25-10 and 25-10. The Trojans (8-0) have still not dropped a set in regular-season competition all year.


Madyson McBrayer led New Hope with 10 kills, and Micaela Hudgins had seven. MaKayla Johnson and Annie Woolbright each had four.



Woolbright had 26 assists to lead the team, and Hudgins led with three blocks.


Kensley Woolbright led New Hope with 12 digs and five aces. Hudgins had four aces, and Daylyn Nettles had seven digs.


New Hope will play at the Tupelo VolleyFest on Saturday. In pool play, the Trojans will face Lake Cormorant at 9 a.m., Pontotoc at 10 a.m. and host Tupelo at 1 p.m. A winner will be determined in elimination rounds later Saturday.


Caledonia 3, Pontotoc 1


PONTOTOC -- Caledonia earned a 3-1 district win in its match at Pontotoc on Thursday.


Set scores were 25-21, 25-23, 21-25 and 25-21.


Zoe Hansen led the way with 25 digs and six kills for Caledonia (4-3, 3-0 district).


Emily Clark had 15 digs and 31 assists, while Lily Rose Nodine also had 15 digs.


Megan Chandler and Kordelia Bergstrom both had two blocks.


Caledonia will join New Hope at the Tupelo VolleyFest on Saturday. In pool play, Caledonia will face Regents School of Oxford at 9 a.m., Amory at 11 a.m. and New Albany's junior varsity team at noon.


Other scores


East Webster 3, West Lowndes 0



Theo DeRosa reports on high school sports and Mississippi State softball for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @Theo_DeRosa.


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