Panthers capture Lake Mead Fall Classic title


Pahranagat Valley’s volleyball team felt right at home on a former rival’s court this weekend.

The Panthers won all six of their matches — including a 25-18, 25-21 victory over Calvary Chapel in the final — en route to capturing the title in the Lake Mead Fall Classic.

After winning their three pool matches Friday, the Panthers completed pool play Saturday with a 25-20, 25-9 win over the host Eagles, Pahranagat Valley’s arch-rival when Lake Mead competed in the Class 1A Southern League. A 29-27, 25-19 win over Bishop Gorman’s junior varsity sent the Panthers into the title match.

Calvary Chapel’s Brooke Davis had 10 assists and eight digs in the final. Brettani Davis added 12 digs for the Lions, who got seven digs from McKenna Beckwith, six kills from Deja Harris and five kills from Jamie Mejia.

The Panthers’ Kyla Mortensen was named the tournament’s most valuable player and was joined on the all-tournament team by teammate Halie Lewis, Calvary Chapel’s Brettani Davis and Deja Harris, Lincoln County’s Kourtney Gloeckner, Lake Mead’s Taylor Vetter, Basic's Tori Foutz, and Bishop Gorman’s Victoria Harris and Alexa Weidenfeld.

Pahranagat Valley 2, Lake Mead 0 — The Panthers breezed to a 25-20, 25-9 win in their final pool-play match.

Vetter paced Lake Mead with three aces, three assists and two blocks. Shannon Regan added five kills, and Megan Watkins supplied three assists and three digs for the Eagles.

Lake Mead 2, Agassi Prep 0 — Watkins dished out 13 assists and had four digs and two aces in the Eagles’ 25-18, 25-14 win over the Stars.

Tessa McQuillan supplied eight digs and four kills, and Colleen Zumaran had 13 digs for Lake Mead, which got nine digs and two aces from Vetter, and three kills and two aces from Regan.

Calvary Chapel 2, Lincoln County 0 — Brooke Davis distributed 13 assists, and Brettani Davis contributed 10 digs and five aces as the Lions topped the Lynx, 25-9, 25-16 to advance to the final.

Deja Harris had eight kills, and Beckwith and Jamie Mejia each added three kills for the Lions. Athena Harris had three digs for Calvary Chapel.

Calvary Chapel 2, Bishop Gorman Freshmen 0 — Brettani Davis compiled seven digs and five aces as the Lions closed pool play with a 25-11, 25-16 win over Gorman’s freshmen.

Brooke Davis added nine assists, five kills and three aces, and Sami Cimino supplied four digs for Calvary Chapel.
 

Calvary Chapel 2, Bishop Gorman Freshmen 0
Gorman Freshmen     11    16
Calvary Chapel           25    25
Highlights—
Cal: Brettani Davis 7 digs, 5 aces; Brooke Davis 3 aces, 9 assists, 5 kills; Deja Harris 3 kills; Jamie Mejia 3 kills; Sami Cimino 4 digs.

Calvary Chapel 2, Lincoln County 0
Lincoln County       9    16
Calvary Chapel     25    25
Highlights—
Cal: Brettani Davis 10 digs, 5 aces; Brooke Davis 13 assists; Deja Harris 8 kills; Jamie Mejia 3 kills; Athena Harris 3 digs; McKenna Beckwith 3 kills, 3 aces.

Lake Mead 2, Agassi Prep 0
Agassi Prep     18    14
Lake Mead       25    25
Highlights—
LM: Shannon Regan 3 kills, 2 aces; Tessa McQuillan 4 kills, 8 digs; Taylor Vetter 2 aces, 9 digs; Colleen Zumaran 13 digs; Megan Watkins 2 aces, 13 assists, 4 digs; Shelbie Lewis 2 aces; Taylor Webb 3 digs.

Pahranagat Valley 2, Calvary Chapel 0
Pahranagat           25    25
Calvary Chapel     18    21
Highlights—
Cal: Brettani Davis 12 digs; Brooke Davis 10 assists, 8 digs; Deja Harris 6 kills, 2 blocks; Jamie Mejia 5 kills; Athena Harris 4 digs; McKenna Beckwith 7 digs.

Pahranagat Valley 2, Lake Mead 0
Pahranagat     25   25
Lake Mead      20     9
Highlights—
LM: Shannon Regan 5 kills; Taylor Vetter 3 aces, 3 assists, 2 blocks, 2 digs; Taylor Webb 2 assists; Megan Watkins 3 assists, 3 digs.