Volleyball Roundup: Vicksburg, Warren Central both take region losses

Published 9:51 pm Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Vicksburg High fared better the second time around against Neshoba Central, but still could not pull out a victory.

Neshoba Central won 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-11) on Tuesday, for its second win over the Missy Gators in a week. Vicksburg won a total of 22 points in last week’s match.

Makynzie Dunmore had nine blocks and five kills for Vicksburg (6-2, 1-2 MHSAA Region 2-6A), while Amari Johnson was a star on the defensive end with eight saves and nine assists. Jordan Grace also had three blocks and five kills.

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“The coaches saw vast improvement from the first game” with Neshoba, Vicksburg coach Deborah Brown said. “There was a lot of hustle and team chemistry.”

Vicksburg will go back on the road Thursday, to play Ridgeland at 6 p.m.

Ridgeland 3, Warren Central 0
Ridgeland handed Warren Central its first region loss of the season, 3-0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-17) on Tuesday.

Melissa Herrle had five kills for the Lady Vikes, Ellie Henderson had four — as well as two blocks — and Calise Henyard had three.

Warren Central (12-4, 1-1 MHSAA Region 2-6A) will take a long road trip Thursday to play Columbus, and then will be back at home on Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. to play crosstown rival Vicksburg High.

Ridgeland also won the junior varsity match on Tuesday, 2-1 (26-24, 22-25, 16-14). Kennedi Zellous had five killes for Warren Central and Ka’Ryn Henderson had four.