Panthers prepare for Big 5 with another sweep


File photo – McKinleyville’s Kylee Townsend had an errorless night at libero on Tuesday.

The Panthers will carry some momentum into league play later this week, after sweeping St. Bernard’s in volleyball on Tuesday night by a score of 25-11, 25-16, 25-14.

And so too will junior libero Kylee Townsend, who had an errorless night for McKinleyville, finishing the match with 15 digs and 12 service receptions.

Also starring for Mack, Hailee Henry continued her impressive early season with a team-high 15 kills, to go with two and half blocks.

Lexi White added 30 assists for the Panthers, who will go into league play with an overall record of 10-4.

Rian Heenan also had a big night for the Panthers, finishing with seven kills, 11 digs and five service aces.

No stats were available for St. Bernard’s.

The Panthers open the Big 5 at home on Thursday against Del Norte at 6:30 p.m.

Arcata travels to Fortuna on the same night.

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