The Country Day Cajuns continued their stranglehold on the Division V Volleyball scene, capturing their sixth-consecutive state championship with a 25-9, 21-25, 27-25 and 25-9 win over Ascension Episcopal Saturday morning in Kenner.
With the win, the Cajuns (40-6) move into fourth-place all-time for overall state championships with nine. Their six state championships are also the third-longest streak in LHSAA history, trailing only Newman 7 (1995-2001) and ESA’s 16 (1987-2002).
Country Day was led by Jenna Ibeta, who had 42 assists and Simone Becnel and Caroline Perlis, who each had 13 kills.
Ascension Episcopal was led by Sydney Vidrine, who had 15 kills.
In Division IV:
It was a clean sweep for Pope John Paul.
With title-mach MVP Allison Hartmann leading the way, the top-seeded Jaguars (40-5) took a 3-0 victory over No. 6 Newman at the AllStateSugar Bowl/Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Volleyball tournament.
The Jaguars won by scores of 25-18, 25-13 and 25-16. Newman finishes 29-14.
In Division III:
Teurlings Catholic defeated Ursuline Academy 26-24, 25-19, 25-22.
Teurlings Catholic did not They didn't lose a set in five playoff games this season. It was the second consecutive state title for the Rebels.
Madison Proctor was named the most valuable player in the Division III tournament for Tuerlings (36-9)
Ursuline, which had won three state titles since 2009, finished 38-11.
In Division II:
St. Thomas More defeated Assumption 25-13, 25-22, 25-14.
The win for STM (35-8) is the third consecutive state championship for the Cougars and fourth in the last five years.
In the third game, the Cougars scored the final three points to go up 2-0 en route to the three-game sweep.
In Division I:
Second-seeded Mount Carmel defeated St. Joseph's 25-23, 25-17, 26-24 to close out the state tournament.
Mount Carmel (47-2) was led by most valuable palyer Katie Kampen, who had 21 kills.
St. Josephs finished the season at 44-3.